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Recycling Rubbish into Revenue, Plan Brings Hope to Women in Jordan

Recycling Rubbish into Revenue, Plan Brings Hope to Women in Jordan

Sameera Al Salam folds a discarded piece of newspaper into a long strip then loops it round her finger to...

Motorists in Crime-ridden Caracas Seek Safety Through ‘Buddy’ App

Motorists in Crime-ridden Caracas Seek Safety Through ‘Buddy’ App

Two men on motorbikes approached a broken-down vehicle in Caracas one day earlier this month in what could have been...

Across Asia’s Borders, Trafficking Survivors Dial in for Justice

Across Asia’s Borders, Trafficking Survivors Dial in for Justice

When Neha Maldar testified against the traffickers who enslaved her as a sex worker in India, she spoke from the...

China Calls Trump Threat of More Tariffs ‘Blackmail’

China Calls Trump Threat of More Tariffs ‘Blackmail’

China calls President Donald Trump’s threat to slap more tariffs on Chinese exports to the U.S. “extreme pressure and blackmail”...

Trump’s Tariffs: What They Are and How They Would Work

Trump’s Tariffs: What They Are and How They Would Work

Is this what a trade war looks like? The Trump administration and China’s leadership have threatened to impose tariffs on...

OPEC Oil Ministers Gather to Discuss Production Increase

OPEC Oil Ministers Gather to Discuss Production Increase

The oil ministers of the OPEC cartel were gathering Tuesday to discuss this week whether to increase production of crude...

Russia’s Record-Breaking $15 Billion World Cup Price Tag: What Does It Buy?

Russia’s Record-Breaking $15 Billion World Cup Price Tag: What Does It Buy?

The World Cup in Russia is the most expensive ever – with the official price tag around $15 billion. The...

China Warns US of ‘Countermeasures’ Against Possible New Tariffs

China Warns US of ‘Countermeasures’ Against Possible New Tariffs

China says it will take appropriate countermeasures if the United States follows through with additional tariffs on Chinese goods.  U.S....

WHO Lists Compulsive Video Gaming As Mental Health Problem

WHO Lists Compulsive Video Gaming As Mental Health Problem

Parents suspicious that their children may be addicted to video games now have support from health authorities. The World Health...

Norway Tests Tiny Electric Plane, Sees Passenger Flights by 2025

Norway Tests Tiny Electric Plane, Sees Passenger Flights by 2025

Norway tested a two-seater electric plane on Monday and predicted a start to passenger flights by 2025 if new aviation...

Intel Tops List of Tech Companies Fighting Forced Labor

Intel Tops List of Tech Companies Fighting Forced Labor

Intel topped a list issued on Monday ranking how well technology companies combat the risk of forced labor in their...

Google to Invest $550M in China E-commerce Giant JD.com

Google to Invest $550M in China E-commerce Giant JD.com

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant’s efforts to expand its...

Time Machine Camera Means Never Missing the Moment

Time Machine Camera Means Never Missing the Moment

It’s happened to many of us. You fumble for your camera to record a precious moment but you’re a little...

Kenya’s President Mandates Lifestyle Audit for Public Servants

Kenya’s President Mandates Lifestyle Audit for Public Servants

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has intensified his war on graft by announcing that all public servants will undergo a compulsory...

World Bank: Remittance Flows Rising  After Years of Decline

World Bank: Remittance Flows Rising After Years of Decline

After two consecutive years of decline, remittances, the money migrant workers send home, increased in 2017 according to figures released...