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Japanese women demand right to wear glasses at work

Japanese women on social media are demanding the right to wear glasses to work, after reports that employers were imposing bans. In the latest protest...

Court orders Donald Trump to pay $2m for misusing funds from...

The Donald J Trump Foundation closed down in 2018. Prosecutors had accused it of working as "little more than a chequebook" for Mr Trump's...

‘Don’t call me Your Excellency,’ says Lagos governor

The governor of Nigeria’s most populous state has said he no longer wants to be referred to as "His Excellency", suggesting "Mr Governor" as...

Zimbabwe fires striking doctors

The government of Zimbabwe has fired 77 doctors who have been taking part in a strike since September over pay. Last month a court ruled...

Catholic nuns get pregnant on missionary trip to Africa

The Catholic Church has launched an investigation after two missionary nuns became pregnant while working in Africa. The two women, who belonged to separate religious...

45 Million people face food insecurity in southern Africa—UN

A Record 45 million people across southern Africa will be severely affected by food insecurity in six months, a United Nations spokesman has said. Farhan...

Trump impeachment: House to vote on how inquiry should proceed

The US House of Representatives is set to vote on how the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump should proceed. The resolution to be voted...

Twitter to ban all political advertising

Twitter is to ban all political advertising worldwide, saying that the reach of such messages "should be earned, not bought". "While internet advertising is incredibly...

Lebanon’s PM Saad Hariri resigning amid protests

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said he is resigning, amid protests that have gripped the country for two weeks. Mr Hariri said Lebanon had...

Argentina gets new president amid economic crisis

Centre-left opposition candidate Alberto Fernández has been elected president of Argentina in a vote dominated by economic concerns. Mr Fernández secured more than the 45%...