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The economic insecurity behind Donald Trump’s triumph

It may be tempting to reduce President-elect Donald Trump's victory solely to a triumph of bigotry, especially when the headline numbers on the United...

Anarchists clash with Athens police over Obama visit

Athens, Greece - Police have battled with anarchists late into the night following two marches protesting against US President Barack Obama's visit. Greek police estimated...

France’s Nicolas Sarkozy faces Gaddafi payment claims

Nicolas Sarkozy's links with Muammar Gaddafi have come under fresh scrutiny after a businessman admitted delivering three cash-stuffed suitcases from the late Libyan leader towards the...

Syria’s war: US aims new sanctions at Assad backers

US legislators have passed a bill that would sanction the government of Syria and its supporters, including Russia and Iran, for war crimes and...

Study finds natural gas no cleaner than coal

A new study published in the journal Nature has concluded that the growing use of natural gas will result in an overall increase in...

US scientists find new way to convert CO2 to green fuel

US scientists say they have stumbled upon an economically practical and highly efficient way of converting a greenhouse gas largely blamed for global warming...

Syrian forces reverse rebel advance in Aleppo

Syrian government forces recaptured territory in the contested city of Aleppo, reversing all gains rebels made two weeks into their counterattack. The Syrian Observatory for...

Anger intensifies over India’s demonetisation move

Anger has intensified in India as banks struggle to dispense cash following the government's snap decision to withdraw large denomination notes in what it...

Black Americans fear racism, police violence post-Trump

It's been about 48 hours since Donald Trump's surprise win in the US presidential election, but Alicia Scotland-Smalls still cannot shake off a feeling...

Lisbon’s Web Summit: AI not without a dark side

Lisbon, Portugal - Artificial intelligence, or AI, has become a commonplace technology, helping researchers make improvements to computerised tasks such as speech recognition and...