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ANN ARBOR--Daily marijuana use among the nation's college students is on the rise, surpassing daily cigarette smoking for the first time in 2014. A series of national surveys of U.S. college students, as part of the University of Michigan's Monitoring...
Greece, France, Italy and Cyprus are planning, between 26 and 28 August, a "joint military exercise" south of Crete, in the eastern Mediterranean, a possible "dissuasive warning" aimed at Turkey. Days ago, Emmanuel Macron ordered the sending of two "Raphael"...
The international press, based on the claims of a South Korean diplomat, reports that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is in a coma and his younger sister Kim Yo Jong has taken over the government in his absence. The...
World Wildlife Fund issues 10th edition of “The Living Planet Report”, a science-based assessment of the planet’s health, just to reveal that half of the wildlife has disappeared in the last forty years. Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals,...
Hong Kong police on Monday arrested media mogul Jimmy Lai and searched the offices of his flagship newspaper, Apple Daily, in the most high-profile case to date against democracy activists in the former British colony under a national security...
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday activated its response to a new outbreak of Ebola in the northwest of the country, while the epidemic of the contagious disease continues in the northeast, causing more than 2,200 deaths....
Egyptian President Abdelfatah al-Sisi demanded a mandate for military intervention in Libya and the country's parliament, after a closed session, granted it late Monday. The plan to send troops to the neighbouring country on the grounds of "defending national...
Government of National Unity (GNA) troops arrived in the centre of Sirte and confirmed their military superiority over the rebel Libyan National Army (LNA), which was forced to retreat. Muammar Qaddafi's home town, 370 kilometres east of the capital, joined...
28 September 2017 – About 25 million unsafe abortions, accounting for 45 per cent of all abortions, occurred every year from 2010 to 2014 worldwide, with 97 per cent of those unsafe procedures occurring in developing countries in Africa,...
The coronavirus had claimed the lives of 30,076 people in the United Kingdom until yesterday, according to government data - the National Statistics Office puts the number above 32,000 - making the country the second largest in the world...