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Hong Kong shops defy ban on trade in pangolin scales

On a winding Hong Kong street where shops keep a dizzying array of dried produce, one highly valued ingredient is still being sold despite being subject to an international ban: deep-fried scales of endangered pangolins. The reclusive...Show More Summary

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam footage of the first fatal self-driving car crash involving a pedestrian shows the Uber vehicle operator gasping in horror seconds before the impact. The driver can be seen looking down at something for nearly five seconds before finally gazing up the instant before the car hit a woman in Tempe, in the US state of Arizona on Sunday. Show More Summary

Exiled Syrian doctors go back to work helping refugees in Turkey

Safa al-Hussein comes into the consultation room with her four-year-old daughter, Ahed, who has a leg injury she suffered during an attack on the northern Syrian city of Raqa. She is treated by a doctor and nurse, who are both Syrian like her. Show More Summary

France braced for first day of rolling strikes in test for Macron

Thousands of French train drivers, teachers and air traffic controllers were set to go on strike on Thursday in a major day of protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's reform drive.

British PM seeks EU backing on spy attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday seek to unite EU leaders in condemnation of Moscow over the poisoning of a former Russian spy, but she faces resistance from states keen to protect their Kremlin ties. May will brief...Show More Summary

Syrian rebel victory in Afrin reveals strength of Turkish-backed force

Disparate rebel groups in northern Syria have fallen in line behind Ankara-backed project leading to Kurdish enclave defeat The Syrian rebel commander Abu Ahmed was smiling. His troops had played a key role in Turkey’s assault on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, a fight they have won. Show More Summary

Taking to the streets: France's big protests

As unions unleash protests and strikes on Thursday and rail workers threaten rolling action afterwards, here is a look back at the most significant episodes of labour action to hit strike-prone France. - May 1968 - The country's biggest...Show More Summary

What to expect as strike action roils France this week

A wave of industrial action is set to hit France starting Thursday including rail strikes expected to create headaches for commuters as labour unions lash out at President Emmanuel Macron's string of reforms. Here is what's at stake,...Show More Summary

French strikes to test Macron's resolve

Thousands of French train drivers, teachers and air traffic controllers were set to go on strike on Thursday in a major day of protest against French President Emmanuel Macron's reform drive. The walk-outs and demonstrations are theShow More Summary

LAPD bomb squad investigating FedEx package from Austin delivered to Leimert Park home

Los Angeles police are investigating a package delivered to a Leimert Park home that came from Austin, Texas, where a serial bomber terrorized the city for 19 days before blowing himself up. About 6:20 p.m., the LAPD bomb squad was called to the 4200 block of South Bronson Avenue, where a FedEx...

New York City has more than six dozen billionaires—and one just got a lot richer

New York City has 79 billionaires, according to Forbes’ newest ranking of the world’s richest people. The total leads all U.S. cities, but for New York, it’s three fewer than... To view the full story, click the title link.

Curtain set to rise on big stage debut

Roughly 10 years since Second Stage Theater secured the option to buy the Helen Hayes Theater, the renowned off-Broadway company has finally raised the curtain on its new home. The nonprofit... To view the full story, click the title link.

A four-step fix for NYC's property-tax system

Nearly every homeowner, community leader and elected official can agree that New York City’s property-tax system is a mess. It is absurdly opaque, riddled with loopholes and beset by systemic... To view the full story, click the title link.

Stepping from behind the curtain onto tech's stage

Among friends and relatives, Arielle Tepper Madover has been the go-to source for theater recommendations, from musicals to plays to dance. She is, after all, chairwoman of the Public Theater and a... To view the full story, click the title link.

13 Insanely Good Pasta Places in Manila That Will Make You Forget Other Carbs Exist

A forkful of comfort in every bite! Pasta will always have a special place in our hearts. It may even be the best carb to date, giving you that warm and fuzzy feeling after every bite. Linguine, penne, fusilli and farfalle – the list goes on, but our love for this dish remains the same. From […]

Asylum seeker faces verdict for rape, murder of German student

An asylum seeker claiming to be from Afghanistan faces his verdict in Germany on Thursday for the rape and murder of a student that fuelled a backlash against a mass migrant influx. A court in Freiburg was due to announce the verdict...Show More Summary

13 of the Hippest Restaurants in Metro Manila That are Perfect for Night Outs

The night is young! Metro Manila is widespread with restaurants, cafes and bars of different shapes and sizes. Overflowing with options from top to bottom, it can often be confusing to pick where to go. But that’s what we’re here for – to give you the inside scoop on where all the best eats are […]

Finns find key to being world's happiest despite ups and downs

Finns have long been perceived as taciturn and introverted people in a country known for its dark, cold winters and high suicide rate. Today, they are also considered the world's happiest. In the just released 2018 UN World Happiness...Show More Summary

Exclusive: Buy 1 Get 1 Fruit or Coffee Drinks at Icelavie for P99!

Get 2 fruit or coffee drinks for P99! Picture this: a jug sized, ice-filled cup of fruity or coffee drinks. Sounds refreshing doesn’t it? Our latest BOGO deal will cool you off twice over. It’s perfect for the coming summer months! Booky‘s all-new feature lets you enjoy Buy One Get One (BOGO) promos at your favorite restaurants throughout […]

Six things to do around Canberra this weekend (23–25 March)

5 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Going for a walk up Mt Ainslie, catching a movie, eating gourmet food, drinking craft beers and having a laugh: this is what every weekend should be about. The Canberra Comedy Festival is in full swing, films from the Mardi Gras Film Festival and Mountainfilm documentary film festival are being shown, and the Neverest Challenge […]

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