Journalists faced growing dangers of being targeted for killing for their work in 2018 even as the risks from war and conflict declined, a media watchdog said on Wednesday.
Watchdog: Journalists become increasing 'targets' for killings
A British man suspected of orchestrating one of the most brazen cocaine trafficking shipments to Europe in recent years told a French court Tuesday that his bragging about it was ‘just a script’.
Suspect British drug kingpin says confession 'just a script'
Currently 30 square kilometers of Lake Victoria, which stretches to approximately 375 kilometers and links Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, is covered with the evasive water hyacinth that has paralyzed transport in the area.
Investors turn Kenya’s troublesome
An invasion of flightless, biteless midges have arrived uninvited in Antarctica where their rapid proliferation represents a major threat to the fragile ecosystem, scientists have warned.
Antarctic ecosystems under threat from invasive flightless midge, scientists warn
A floating device sent to corral a swirling island of trash between California and Hawaii has not swept up any plastic waste — but the young innovator behind the project said that a fix was in the works.
Huge barrier isn’t trapping plastic waste in Pacific Ocean
The Federal Court of Australia ordered that the number of class-action lawsuits against BHP Group over a Brazilian mine collapse be narrowed to one from three.
Australia federal court narrows BHP's suits over Samarco disaster
The British government’s post-Brexit immigration plans could face further delay amid a cabinet standoff over the minimum income threshold for future migrants, which ministers have warned is too high.
British cabinet standoff over £30,000 threshold for skilled migrants
Women may be shouting louder than ever for equal treatment and pay, but a report out Tuesday indicates it will take centuries to achieve gender parity in workplaces around the globe.
WEF: Gender equality at work more than 200 years off
The UK’s Labour has pledged £100 million a year in additional help for rough sleepers in cold weather, which the party says is key to reducing the unacceptably high number of homeless people who die each year in Britain.
UK’s Labour pledges £100m a year to help rough sleepers in winter

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