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Remembering ETA in Basque Country, a divisive challenge

Remembering ETA in Basque Country, a divisive challenge

The Basque region of Spain, torn apart by decades of killings, is now facing the daunting task of moving on after the separatist group ETA dissolved in May.

Xi Jinping’s vision for global governance

Xi Jinping’s vision for global governance

The contrast between the disarray in the West, on open display at the Nato summit and at last month’s G7 meeting in Canada, and China’s mounting international self-confidence is growing clearer by the day.

Indictment of Russian officers puts pressure on Trump at Putin summit

Indictment of Russian officers puts pressure on Trump at Putin summit

If US President Donald Trump was inclined to be tentative when raising election meddling with Russian President Vladimir Putin tomorrow, the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking in 2016 has made that approach a much harder sell.

Five steps for lifesaving CPR

Five steps for lifesaving CPR

More than 350,000 people had sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital in 2017. Those who received CPR were two to three times more likely to survive.

Cave rescue highlights plight of stateless people

Cave rescue highlights plight of stateless people

On the Thai side of the mountainous border with Myanmar, where 12 boys and their football coach were rescued from a flooded cave last week, thousands of stateless people live trapped between countries with no access to some basic rights.

Consignment found ‘damaged in transit’

Consignment found ‘damaged in transit’

Question: We received a consignment two months ago. The delivery was taken by our office assistant. When we opened the package, we noticed the goods were damaged in transit due to wrong handling by the carrier.

Trade barriers will not stop China’s rise

Trade barriers will not stop China’s rise

There are widespread worries that US President Donald Trump’s protectionism will erode the long-term benefits of global trade.

Does Trump’s Sun interview signal the end of diplomacy?

Does Trump’s Sun interview signal the end of diplomacy?

The combination was always going to be high-risk. Donald Trump, straight-talking disruptor-in-chief, grants an interview to the Sun, a newspaper in so many ways the US president’s natural forum.

Thai boys bring global joy after rescue from cave

Thai boys bring global joy after rescue from cave

And they live to tell the tale! The plight of 12 boys and their football coach, who were rescued on July 10 in batches after their 17-day ordeal deep inside a remote flooded cave in Thailand, ...

Thinking skills may suffer on hot days

Thinking skills may suffer on hot days

Heat waves can sap productivity by slowing down thinking, even in the young and healthy, a small study suggests.

Rise of robots fuels slavery threat

Rise of robots fuels slavery threat

The rise of robots in manufacturing in Southeast Asia is likely to fuel modern slavery as workers who end up unemployed due to automation face abuses competing for a shrinking pool of low-paid jobs in a “race to the bottom”, analysts said yesterday.

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