UN member-states on Friday agreed on a global plan to step up the fight against tuberculosis, the world's number one killer among infectious diseases, settling a row with the US over access to cheap drugs.
UN agrees global plan to battle TB ahead of first-ever summit
From the front lines of war to a staple of institutional catering, Spam is rarely seen as a gourmet ingredient — but the canned pink meat holds a unique position in South Korea as a top-selling holiday gift.
Ashes of war to S. Korea holiday gift: Spam Spam Spam
Australian general insurance companies have breached their own self-imposed regulations on more than 31,000 occasions without penalties, a powerful misconduct inquiry heard on Friday amid mounting calls for tougher oversight of the financial sector.
Australian insurers criticized for lax self-regulation
Australia will begin a public inquiry, or Royal Commission, into the country’s aged-care sector as a spike in cases of elderly abuse creates a “disturbing trend”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.
Australia to start powerful public inquiry into aged-care sector
The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi's last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner.
Delhi's last elephants await marching orders
A US Border Patrol agent was arrested in the state of Texas on suspicion of killing four women.
US 'serial killer' border agent arrested in Texas
Singapore Airlines said Friday it has stopped accepting lion bones for cargo after the carrier was singled out in a report for transporting the animal parts from South Africa.
‌Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

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