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Australia passes law to make Google and Facebook pay for news (Feb 25, 2021 01:24)
The world-first law is designed to make the tech giants pay news publishers for content.

Viewpoint: Self-defence not the answer to Nigeria's kidnap crisis (Feb 25, 2021 00:41)
The defence minister said people should at times provide their own security but it is n...

Looming battle for Yemen's Marib city risks humanitarian disaster (Feb 25, 2021 00:39)
A rebel attack on the government's northern stronghold of Marib threatens mass displace...

Brazilian Amazon: Juma descendants of 'last warrior' vow to carry on legacy (Feb 25, 2021 00:37)
After the death of the last male member of an indigenous group, his grandchildren take ...

North Korea enslaved South Korean prisoners of war in coal mines (Feb 25, 2021 00:13)
A report describes how prisoners of war are used as slave labour to generate money for ...

Kenya: A sustainable solution to locust swarms? (Feb 25, 2021 00:10)
An NGO is training and paying communities in Kenya to catch locusts, so they can be tur...

The colourful fridges popping up on American streets (Feb 25, 2021 00:06)
Local communities in the US have come up with a novel way to help feed those going hungry.

Have Australians fallen out of love with Sydney and Melbourne? (Feb 25, 2021 00:04)
Figures show Australians are moving out of the large cities in search of a better quali...

GameStop surges again as Reddit crashes temporarily (Feb 24, 2021 23:38)
Trading in GameStop shares halted minutes before markets closed but jumped again in lat...

Biden's Covid stimulus plan: It costs $2tn but what's in it? (Feb 24, 2021 22:47)
Democrats are working on a massive package of measures to help the US through the pande...