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The Quiet Man in Stockholm Who Laundered China’s Oil Money for Iran
By all outward appearances, Hatam Khatoun Nema was a small-time money changer working from a nondescript office in Järfälla, a workaday Stockholm suburb.
Biometric Bribery: Inside Semlex’s Global Playbook
Semlex is an unassuming Brussels-based company that supplies biometric documents such as passports and driving licenses to governments and international bodies.
World must be better prepared for next pandemic, says WHO boss
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday the world must be better prepared for the next pandemic, as he called on countries to invest in public health.
IOC VP: The Tokyo Olympics will be held 'with or without' COVID-19
The Tokyo Olympics, postponed to 2021, will take place next year, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, John Coates, vice president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Monday.
Man blows up part of house while chasing fly
An electric racket and a gas leak have proved disastrous for one man in France
Now Charles Darwin gets cancelled: Natural History museum will review 'offensive' exhibitions about the Father of Evolution because HMS Beagle's Galapagos voyage was 'colonialist'
Natural history museum is reviewing its potentially 'offensive' collections in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests. Exhibitions under review include collections by naturalist Charles Darwin on HMS Beagle.
Covid-19 will cause more deaths from starvation than from infection
The world is hurtling toward an unprecedented hunger crisis. Up to 132 million more people than previously projected could go hungry in 2020, and this year's increase may be more than triple any increase this century.
Los Angeles teacher flees home after receiving death threats for wearing 'I can't breathe' T-shirt
A Los Angeles high school teacher said she was forced to flee her home after receiving numerous death threats for wearing an "I can't breathe" T-shirt during one of her virtual class sessions.
Michaela Coel - “I May Destroy You” & Writing About Sexual Assault
If you are a woman, this show will make you stronger. If you are a man, this show will make you human, and will teach you what never ever to do to any woman under any circumstances. A fearless, frank and provocative half-hour series expl...
Let a woman become emperor, Japan’s defence minister says
Taro Kono set himself apart from Japanese conservatives by calling for a female emperor upon the Chrysanthemum Throne – something observers reckon is still a long way off.
The West doesn’t know best
I’d always rather liked the Finns, until I came across the conductor Dalia Stasevska. When I asked my mother what they were like, back when I was five or six and enjoyed staring at a globe of the world, she described them as ‘drunken and...
Nudes, prudes and swingers. Hedonism II adapts to the pandemic era
During the time I spent living with my husband next door to Hedonism II resort in Jamaica, I often suspected the neighbors were having more fun than we were.
NASA: A fridge-size asteroid is headed toward Earth one day before the November election
An asteroid has a slim chance of entering the Earth's atmosphere on November 2. That's one day before the US election. Because of its small size, the asteroid, dubbed 2018VP1, would burn off while hurtling toward the planet.
US says it has seized millions in cryptocurrency meant to fund terrorist groups
It’s the ‘largest-ever seizure of cryptocurrency in the terrorism context’. "Terrorist networks have adapted to technology."
Airline pilots are worried about their jobs. So some are learning to fly drones
With mass layoffs at US air carriers expected this fall, airline pilots like Michelle Bishop are anticipating the unwelcome reality that pilots like herself may soon be left without stable work.
Tucker: The DNC that Democrats don't want you to see
Most of the actual Democratic National Convention events take place during daytime hours. And if you saw what they were saying during the day, you might flee the country.
The Moment You Realise You're In The Wrong Job
Builder makes up a beautiful melody for the crowds at the Station. The melody has no name, it's just a spontaneous improvisation.
THIS Is Why Trump HATES Kamala Harris
Pres. Trump just called Sen. Kamala Harris "extraordinarily nasty" for her grilling of Brett Kavanaugh -- when she pressed Kavanaugh on whether he had ever discussed the Mueller investigation with Trump's lawyer.
The Aftermath of the Beirut Explosion
Images of the widespread damage in Beirut, a day after the devastating blast
Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city
Beirut has been rocked by two powerful explosions, devastating parts of the city and injuring thousands of people. Eyewitness footage shared widely on social media showed a section of the city's port area on fire before a huge blast engu...
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