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S Korea vows tougher laws on sexual abuse amid #MeToo wave

S Korea vows tougher laws on sexual abuse amid #MeToo wave

South Korea vowed on Thursday to strengthen laws against sexual assault and implement measures to reduce harassment as the #MeToo campaign sweeps the country ...

Eight miners die in explosion at Colombia coal mine

Eight miners die in explosion at Colombia coal mine

At least eight miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and five more are missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the national mining agency said on Saturday.

Water strider

Water strider

Anna and her pony Ted take a bath in the river Danube near Binzwangen, Sigmaringen, southern Germany.

2.2mn Yemen children acutely malnourished: UN

2.2mn Yemen children acutely malnourished: UN

Nearly 2.2mn Yemeni children are acutely malnourished, victims of the near-collapse of the health care system during two years of escalating conflict, UN children's fund Unicef said on Tuesday.

Turkey output falls for first time since 2009

Turkey output falls for first time since 2009

On paper at least, 79mn Turks got a near 20% boost to their average standard of living yesterday when the government rejigged GDP calculations, a change unlikely to stem frustration about an economy now in contraction.

Moss hits longest lefty HR in Busch history, again

Moss hits longest lefty HR in Busch history, again

Brandon Moss hit the longest home run by a left-handed batter in Busch Stadium history — 462 feet off the third deck in right field—and Jaime Garcia pitched seven shutout innings on Thursday,