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Pakistan election: Who is likely to be the country's next leader?

As campaigning enters the final stretch, charismatic populist and former cricket star Imran Khan and the deposed leader's brother, Shahbaz Sharif, have emerged as the two frontrunners. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the 29-year-old son...

'Desperate to find a way out': Iran edges towards precipice

In the words of Mohammad, a graphic designer out of work for four months, life in Iran is “like being a fish in a rapidly shrinking puddle of water, under scorching sun in...

A brief history of 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

"Some people HATE the fact that I got along well with President Putin of Russia," he tweeted. "They would rather go to war than see this. It's called Trump Derangement Syndrome!"Worried you might...

Theresa May: I will never accept EU's ideas on Irish Brexit border

Theresa May is to tell the European Union it is time to drop what she feels is their inflexible view on an Irish border solution and “evolve” their position to break the impasse...

Why Netanyahu is cozying up to Europe's renegades

Right-wing governments such as Hungary and Poland, openly critical of European Union policies despite being members, have grown closer to Israel even as some face accusations of anti-Semitism. And Netanyahu is pushing that...

EU leads criticism after Israel passes Jewish 'nation state' law

The European Union has led a chorus of criticism after Israel passed a controversial law declaring that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country. Adding that the legislation would complicate a...

Israel passes controversial 'nation-state' bill into law

The nation-state bill passed in its second and third readings following an hours-long debate in the Knesset, Israel's parliament. The law establishes Israel as the historic home of the Jewish people with a...

The next Ocasio-Cortez: can these candidates pull Democrats to the left?

One day in mid-June, Cori Bush, a nurse and activist mounting a progressive primary challenge against a well-established Democratic congressman in Missouri, took a look at her fundraising totals. She had raised $9 during...

Zuckerberg clarifies his Holocaust deniers comments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to clarify his controversial comments about Holocaust deniers Wednesday afternoon, hours after he was quoted saying some...

New York shark attacks: two children bitten in first case in 70 years

Two children swimming in surf miles apart along New York state’s Fire Island national seashore have suffered puncture wounds to their legs in what are thought to be the first shark attacks in...

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Guilt over household chores is 'harming working women's health'

Worries over whether women are doing their ‘fair share’ has a clear impact on their health, according to a new analysis Women in the...