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U.K. First Major Economy to Set Plans to Claw Back Covid-19 Costs

K.became the first major economy to set plans to repair the damage to government finances caused by the coronavirus pandemic, saying it will raise taxes after the economy recovers from its worst downt

Border control systems are gearing up to use facial analysis tech

Developments in global border control technologies are providing innovative ways to address issues relating to migration, asylum-seeking and the introduction of illegal goods into countries.But while

Myanmar’s United Nations seat is now under dispute

In a letter seen by CNN, the Myanmar UN Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun, who defied the military government in a speech Friday but was then fired, tells the UN he is still the proper representative for Myanma

Hundreds of Girls Abducted From Nigerian School Are Freed, Official Says

More than 300 girls who were abducted last week from their boarding school in Nigeria by a group of armed men have been released, a local official said on Tuesday, the second time in less than a week

Hong Kong protesters come out as 47 pro-democracy figures appear in court

The protest was the largest seen in the city for months, with those gathered chanting the banned slogan, 'Liberate Hong Kong! Revolution of our time!' and carrying placards demanding the release of th

Opinion | Is Hong Kong’s Security Law Bad for China?

The national security law did put an end to protests, it is quelling open calls for Hong Kong’s independence or simply its right to self-determination and it is silencing much of the formal oppositi

Churches can help rebuild trust, play major role in vaccinations

(WREG) -- MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Both Shelby County and the City of Memphis are working to move forward after the state stripped the health department of their vaccine distribution duties, giving resp

Hong Kong Charges 47 Democracy Supporters With Violating Security Law

HONG KONG — Dozens of pro-democracy figures who were rounded up and detained last month were arrested again on Sunday and charged with violating Hong Kong’s harsh new national security law, the la

At Least 3 Killed as Myanmar Police Crack Down on Protests

The police opened fire on protesters in southern Myanmar on Sunday, as the military regime began what appeared to be its toughest crackdown yet on the demonstrations against its month-old coup.Witness

Myanmar’s UN ambassador fired after anti-coup speech as military intensifies crackdown on protesters

State television MRTV announced Kyaw Moe Tun's removal on Saturday evening local time, saying he had 'abused the power and responsibilities of a permanent ambassador' and that he 'betrays the country.