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Europe’s Google fines cross the line

Europe’s Google fines cross the line

The European Union’s regulatory bodies seem to be particularly hostile to Google.

Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Hussein spends 600th day in Egypt prison

Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Hussein spends 600th day in Egypt prison

It has been 600 days since Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein was arrested and jailed in Egypt without charge.

Egypt’s record on human rights is getting worse

Egypt’s record on human rights is getting worse

The pattern over the last five years has been consistent: The US withholds military aid from Egypt, citing human rights concerns, only to eventually release the funds before any substantial improvement.

Corruption scandal in Argentina fells titans of business

Corruption scandal in Argentina fells titans of business

Records kept in notebooks of the kinds used by schoolchildren are bringing down titans of Argentina’s industry in a multimillion-dollar corruption scandal. Dirty dealings are nothing new in Argentina.

Getting too little sleep may ‘age’ the heart

Getting too little sleep may ‘age’ the heart

Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of “excess heart age.”

Beatles’ Indian hideaway comes together, 50 years on

Beatles’ Indian hideaway comes together, 50 years on

Fifty years after the Beatles came to India, the bungalows where the Fab Four lived, the post office where John Lennon sent Yoko Ono postcards and the giggling guru’s house are all ruins.

Amir’s visit reflects Qatar’s all-weather friendship with Turkey

Amir’s visit reflects Qatar’s all-weather friendship with Turkey

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani’s working visit to Turkey on Wednesday is significant as it comes in the wake of US sanctions imposed on Ankara ..

Indian miners drowning for sand despite crackdown

Indian miners drowning for sand despite crackdown

Raghunath Bartade watched helplessly as his brother was dragged off the sand-mining boat, his leg tangled in the anchor rope and his arms flailing as he sank into the murky creek near Mumbai.

Trump move to strip naturalised Americans of their citizenship

Trump move to strip naturalised Americans of their citizenship

So we have now arrived at this ugly place in the evolving American story, where President Trump is on a witch hunt to strip citizenship from already naturalised Americans.

Republicans need to act decisively on gun control

Republicans need to act decisively on gun control

One small island of sanity in the generally insane ocean of American gun culture is the near-complete federal ban on civilian possession of fully automatic weapons – machine guns.

Traumatic brain injury tied to increased risk of suicide

Traumatic brain injury tied to increased risk of suicide

People who have traumatic brain injuries may be nearly twice as likely to die by suicide as individuals who don’t have a history of injuries like concussions and skull fractures, a large Danish study suggests.

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