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Kenya looks to boost local textile industry
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:03:58 GMT
Second-hand clothing donations are creating a dilemma for the Kenyan economy.
HRW: Populist demagogues threaten human rights
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:58:29 GMT
Executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, discusses the danger posed by the rise of authoritarian leaders in US and Europe.
HRW: BJP leaders publicly promoting Hindu supremacy
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:43:45 GMT
Rights group says Hindu supremacy promoted by India's ruling BJP party, which encouraged violence against Muslims.
Three killed as severe storm lashes Netherlands
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:40:00 GMT
Air traffic, trains and buses halted nationwide after Code Red weather alert is issued for large parts of the country.
One year under Trump: 'War of attrition' on journalists
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:22:39 GMT
Amid Trump's ongoing attacks on the press, rights groups and journalists ring the alarm on declining press freedoms.
Trump's Fake News Awards blasted as 'terrifying'
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:44:53 GMT
Donald Trump unveiled the winners late Wednesday, escalating his attacks on some of the major US media outlets.
Muhammad Ali inspirational quotes on success and racism
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:39:22 GMT
The best of Muhammad Ali's quotes on boxing, success and civil rights that mesmerised people all over the world.
Trump: Dangerous because he is effective
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:34:11 GMT
In his first year in office, Donald Trump has been quite successful at pursuing his goals.
Apple coming back home: Tax break helps create US jobs
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:32:28 GMT
After the most recent tax bill, Apple will be paying a lot less in taxes than it used to. Some of that money will be spent back home in the US.
Republican Jeff Flake compares Trump with Stalin
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:16:20 GMT
The US president has recently come under fire from within his own party by those who claim he is eroding public trust in US institutions by threatening anyone critical of him.
Mexico remittances: Transfers from US hit record high
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:10:52 GMT
Mexicans living in the US have always sent money home to help their families out. In 2017, these remittances totalled more than Mexico’s total exports.
Supreme Court rejects bid to ban Bollywood's Padmaavat
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:41:35 GMT
Fiction film featuring a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler to screen after court rejects right-wing groups' challenge.
France-UK relations: Fishermen fear post-Brexit losses
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:38:32 GMT
Fishermen in Britain and France are closely watching the meeting between their nations' leaders, as the two countries attempt to hammer out post-Brexit economic arrangements that will directly affect their livelihoods.
The Trump effect: Feminist movement rises in opposition
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:16:53 GMT
From the #MeToo movement to protests, to more women running for office, the election of Donald Trump, whose admissions of sexual assault were caught on tape, has energised the women's movement in the US.
Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:16:44 GMT
Reported US-initiated Syria border force is 'misportrayed, misdescribed and some people misspoke', top US diplomat says.
Chile: Pope Francis calls on Mapuche to shun violence
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:28:21 GMT
Pope Francis called for the Mapuche people to be treated as equals, but a Vatican spokesperson said the pope is not in Chile to mediate and the pontiff did not mention the key issue, land rights, in his homily.
The Philippines' Baby Factory
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:22:51 GMT
101 East reveals the shadowy underworld offering help to the rising numbers of teenage mothers in the Philippines.
Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after US aid cut
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:02:44 GMT
Brussels steps up with multi-year funding of Palestinian aid agency after US cuts UNRWA funding by half.
A year of science under Trump
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:47:14 GMT
We survived a year of regressive policies hurting science, scientists and their ability to promote human well-being.
Joyce brings joy to Western Australia
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:27:14 GMT
Rain from a long-lived tropical cyclone promises a good harvest for Australian farmers.