Monday, May 28, 2018

Indian government introduces death penalty for child rapists

India is to introduce the death penalty for child rapists, in a move aimed at alleviating nationwide protests over a number of brutal...

‘I got it wrong’: Celebrations in Armenia as prime minister resigns after days of...

Armenia‘s prime minister has resigned unexpectedly after his acceptance of the post brought thousands of people on to the streets for days of protests. Serzh...

Women on the front line in the deadly no-man’s land of Gaza’s buffer zone

In the deadly no-man’s land of Gaza’s buffer zone, a small group of Palestinian protesters hidden by black smoke, braved Israeli sniper fire...

Man jailed for 50 years for stealing $1.2m-worth of fajitas

A former youth offenders’ centre employee in Texas has been convicted of stealing more than $1.2m (£860,000) worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was jailed for 50...

Businesses may soon use ‘smart glass’ to get you to spend more time and...

There are many depictions of a future in which we've mastered the art of manipulating the opacity of glass. Already, sunglasses can adapt...

HSBC announces it will stop funding new coal power plants and other fossil fuel...

Europe’s largest bank has announced it is to largely stop funding fossil fuel industries. HSBC claims it is going green by all but ending...

Biologists in national park accidentally kill one of world’s rarest bears

One of the world’s rarest species of bear has become even more endangered after park staff in Italy accidentally killed one of the...

Four Britons killed and 12 injured in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Four British nationals have died and 12 others have been injured in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel company has said. The victims were on...

Seeds for new financial crisis ‘being planted’, warns economist Douglas Diamond

One of the world’s top financial economists has warned that, a decade after the fall of Lehman Brothers, the “seeds are being planted”...

Israeli secret service ran fake luxury beach resort as front for smuggling Jewish refugees...

Israeli secret service agents ran an entire fake luxury beach resort in Sudan as a front for its operations in the 1980s, according...

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