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Hong Kong's largest police association on Monday advocated the use of live ammunition in dealing with protests that have rocked the city for more than three months.
After admitting to being overpaid by an equity-linked remuneration scheme, Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Hiroto Saikawa on Monday stepped down from his post.
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, addressed a gathering here outside the White Hose and said that the movement will not relent in its demands for action.
14 At least 11 people died in a fire at a private hospital in the southeastern Brazilian metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, authorities said.
More than 138 million patients are harmed every year by doctors' errors, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned, just a few days before celebrating the first World Patient Safety Day, with which it seeks to raise awareness of this ongoing tragedy.
Some 400 people have been evacuated from their homes in Australia due to at least 130 bushfires that are still ravaging the area, authorities said on Tuesday.
The Brazilian Amazon lost 1,698 sq.km of its vegetation cover in August, an area 222 per cent higher than the deforestation recorded in the same month last year, according to official data.
Fearing that a Taliban-like fundamentalist government may return, many women in Afghanistan are determined to vote in the upcoming presidential polls to defend their hard-won rights enshrined since the collapse of the Islamist regime in 2001.
The United Kingdom's upper house of Parliament on Friday passed a bill that will force Boris Johnson's Conservative Party government to seek a Brexit extension and rule out a no-deal Brexit if it is unable to secure a deal with the EU.
Pope Francis on Friday ended a visit to Mozambique with a mass denouncing corruption in the worlds poorest nations and called for reconciliation because no society should base itself on the "eye for an eye" principal.