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Taliban pledges not to kill healthcare workers as fear of a coronavirus spreads in Afghanistan 

The Taliban have pledged their readiness to cooperate with healthcare workers instead of killing them, as fear of a coronavirus epidemic spreads in Afghanistan.    Whatever reservations the militants previously held over eradicating the crippling disease, they have now clearly...

Afghanistan war veteran, 50, sues MoD for £1.5m

An Afghanistan war hero is suing the Ministry of Defence for £1.5million over a firing range accident which ended her career.  Catherine Braddick-Hughes, 50, served in the Army for 22 years until her medical discharge in 2018. She was...

The world’s happiest countries revealed: Finland keeps the top spot

Finland has been named the happiest country in the world for the third year in a row by the World Happiness Report - and Afghanistan ranked the bleakest. The annual United Nations World Happiness Report ranks over 150 countries...

Locust plague puts millions at risk of food insecurity in nine countries, forecasters warn,

Forecasters have warned that millions are at risk of food insecurity due to a plague of locusts sweeping nine countries in East Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent.  The desert locusts - which have reached plague proportions...

Australian soldier accused of executing Afghan man stood down pending investigation

A soldier who was filmed shooting dead a seemingly unarmed and 'docile' Afghan man has been identified and stood down pending further investigation. The disturbing footage, which aired on ABC's Four Corners on Monday night, showed the Australian soldier...

Bombshell helmet camera footage shows an Australian SAS soldier shoot DEAD an unarmed Afghan man

Disturbing footage has emerged showing an Australian soldier shooting dead a seemingly unarmed Afghan man cowering in a field in an incident that a fellow soldier labelled a 'straight up execution'. The confronting video, aired by the ABC's Four...

49 journalists were killed around the world in 2019, with Syria and Mexico the deadliest

It was a 'historically low' number but South American countries have become increasingly violent and are now just as dangerous as those in the Middle East.Powered by: Daily Mail

Exclusive first look at Military Wives: Trailer for feel-good flick promises laughter and tears

A first look at new feel-good flick Military Wives promises an emotional rollercoaster as a group of women form a choir while their husbands serve in Afghanistan. Inspired by the true-life story of Gareth Malone's choir, the uplifting trailer...

Fashion platform Zilingo acquires Sri Lankan SaaS startup nCinga for $15.5M

Singapore’s fashion startup Zilingo has acquired Sri Lanka’s SaaS startup nCinga in a $15.5 cash and stock deal, the two said today. nCinga, founded in 2014, offers an IoT platform to enable real-time production monitoring on factory floors...

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Coronavirus UK Lockdown: Only ‘immediate family’ at funerals

The reality of Boris Johnson's coronavirus lockdown started to become clear today as boyfriends and girlfriends who do...

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney blasts push to relax stay-at-home measures but doesn’t name Trump

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney is pushing back at President Donald Trump's move away from social distancing measures being used to slow the spread...

Gov. Cuomo warns other Americans ‘you will all be New York in weeks’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo lambasted President Trump on Tuesday for sending only 400 ventilators to New York from the federal stockpile of 20,000...

Coronavirus: Greta Thunberg has symptoms and is self-isolating

Greta Thunberg says she may have contracted coronavirus and has self-isolated at home with her father. The teenage climate activist said she appeared to have been...

Speech recognition systems from five tech companies are bias towards people of color, study reveals 

Speech recognition systems are deep-rooted with bias towards people of color, a new study reveals. Stanford researches found these technologies from Amazon, Apple, Google,...