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Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage in a historic first for Asia

Although the island has a large gay community and its annual gay pride parade is the biggest in Asia, the issue of marriage equality has bitterly...
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Trump unveils ‘merit-based’ immigration policy plan

US President Donald Trump has outlined plans for a new US immigration system designed to favour younger, better educated, English-speaking workers. In an address at...

Tory MPs to Theresa May: Set a date to step down or we’ll force...

Backbenchers believe they will suffer in next week's EU elections and that the Withdrawal Agreement bill will be defeated in June. Senior Conservatives will today...

Water every 10 days: The families on the front line of India’s environmental crisis

New Delhi  Hundreds of empty plastic jugs wait in rows on the cracked, dry, dusty earth. Hovering expectantly nearby, the residents of Vasant Kunj slum...

Trump declares national emergency over IT threats

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries". He signed an executive order which effectively bars US...

Alabama passes bill banning abortion

Alabama lawmakers have passed a bill to outlaw abortion outright in the state, set to be the strictest such US law. The state Senate approved...

China strikes back at United States with higher tariffs on American goods

China is striking back at the United States as the trade war between the world's two biggest economies continues to escalate. Beijing said Monday that it...

US will suffer from tariffs, Trump aide Larry Kudlow admits

One of Donald Trump's top economic advisers has acknowledged the president was wrong to suggest that China would pay tariffs on its exports to...

The scramble for Jerusalem

Recent foreign policy decisions by the United States have opened yet another chapter in the long history of the competition for the guardianship over Islam's holiest places....

Pakistan attack: Gunmen storm five-star hotel in Balochistan

Three gunmen have stormed a five-star hotel in the restive Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least one person, officials say. The attack targeted the...
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