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Nigeria’s Oyo state to explore mineral deposits

Oyo state government in Nigeria has approved geological exploration of mineral resources such as Talc, in order to create a databank of the minerals...

America

In Trump’s First Year, Anti-Abortion Forces Make Strides Despite Setbacks

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News As a candidate, President Donald Trump promised abortion opponents four specific actions to “advance the rights of unborn children and...

Asia

UN launches largest humanitarian appeal for Yemen

The United Nations has launched the largest consolidated humanitarian appeal for Yemen to raise $2.96 billion for providing lifesaving assistance to 13 million people...

Australia

This is how Sydney’s transport system has gone off the rails

David Hensher, University of Sydney The working year has not got off to a good start for Sydney trains and the New South Wales government....

Europe

Europe gets one of the poorest amount of sunshine this winter

Europe is suffering one of the darkest winters on record as heavy clouds due to low pressure systems across the continent have made sunshine...

International

New cryptocurrencies could let you control and sell access to your...

Genetic data is used to perform statistical analyses of disease associations. Shutterstock Caitlin Curtis, The University of Queensland and James Hereward, The University of Queensland Did you...

India

Policeman runs residential school for tribal students in India’s West Bengal

Efforts of a policeman in West Bengal is getting a new life for children from ostracised Sabars tribal community. Arup Mukherjee, 42, a constable with...

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Explainer: ‘bomb cyclones’ – the intense winter storms that hit the...

Acacia Pepler, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; Andrew Dowdy, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; Eun-Pa Lim, Australian Bureau of Meteorology, and Pandora Hope, Australian Bureau of...

Marginalised

82% of wealth generated in 2017 went to richest 1%: Oxfam...

While just 42 people hold as much wealth as held by 3.7 billion -- the poorest half of the world population, about 82% of...

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