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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Iran is ready to work on French nuclear deal proposals

Zarif also warned against U.S. efforts to create a security mission, to guard shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for global oil supplies
 

Two bottles of the Roundup product, made by the Bayer company

What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits?

The company is facing lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer

President of Unite States, Donald Trump (L) and Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen (R)

Trump calls Danish PM's rebuff of Greenland idea 'nasty' as trip cancellation stuns Danes

Trump had mused openly in recent days about a U.S. purchase of Greenland

Two elderly people walking holding hands

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement

An increasing number of people are moving outside Hong Kong to mainland China for cheaper and better retirement options

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos

"I sincerely hope that this was the beginning of society returning to peace and staying away from violence," said the leader

Woman delivering newspapers in the middle of a political campaign

Political campaigns may influence acceptance of violence against women

According to a research political campaigns may in fact influence the acceptance of violence against women

Children walking in a refugee camp

No country and no work: refugees despair at slow pace of Malaysia's reforms

Without having basic rights, Malaysia’s refugees are facing mental health issues and leaving many turning to underground work
 

Silhouette of a person sitting in front of the Taj Mahal in India

India's 'invisible' intersex people struggle

As many as 1.7% of children are born intersex - with reproductive organs, genitals, hormones or chromosomes that do not fit the usual expectations of male and female

Medical office with ultrasound machine.

As U.S. restrictions tighten, women seeking abortions hit the road

Nine of the 50 U.S. states this year passed legislation restricting abortion. Among the strictest were bans on abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected

Police officers during a protest.

Inside the Hong Kong protesters' anarchic campaign against China

The protests, which started as a peaceful rebuke of the Hong Kong government back in April, have evolved into a direct challenge to Communist Party rule 
 

Woman conducting tests in a chemical laboratory.

Norway detects radioactive iodine by Russian border days after blast

Norway's radiation and nuclear safety authority said it had detected the radioactive iodine at its air filter station in Svanhovd

Policemen on duty as protesters attend an anti-government rally in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, China

As Hong Kong braces for protests, Chinese paramilitary holds drills across border

The airport was returning to normal but under tight security after thousands of protesters had jammed its halls on Monday and Tuesday nights

#MeToo media coverage sympathetic but not necessarily empowering for women

"The goal of the movement is to empower women, but according to our computational analysis that's not what's happening in news stories," said one of the analysts

Hong Kong airport suspends flights due to protests.

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash

Ten weeks of increasingly violent confrontation between police and protesters have plunged the city into one of its worst crisis

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