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A handout photo provided by the Irish Government Information Service press office shows a meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (R) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Thornton Manor, Cheshire, Britain, 10 October 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
12 October 2019
British and EU negotiators held a "constructive" breakfast meeting Friday in a last-ditch...
A major killer in the West until the mid-twentieth century, tuberculosis remains a menace in developing countries (AFP Photo/Money SHARMA)
09 October 2019
All the symptoms were there but it still took four doctors and several months of waiting...
Confiscated elephant ivory tusks are displayed before their destruction, in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, 30 April 2019. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
05 October 2019
More than 5,500 species of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are bought and sold on...
State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel rescue a emn from the flood-affected area of Bahadurpur following heavy rainfalls in Patna in the Indian state of Bihar on September 30, 2019. Photo: AFP
02 October 2019
At least 100 people have died in northern India over the last three days in unusually...
Chinese troops march past Tiananmen Square during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing, China, 01 October 2019. Photo: EPA
01 October 2019
China celebrates 70 years of Communist Party supremacy Tuesday with a parade of tanks,...
Union Minister U Kyaw Tint Swe delivers the statement at high-level General Debate of the74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly held on 28 September 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters. Photo: MNA
30 September 2019
The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict,...
US President Donald Trump (L). Photo: EPA
28 September 2019
Democrats charged aggressively into an impeachment investigation of President Donald...
Mae La, the largest Myanmar refugee camp in Thailand. Photo: Mizzima
27 September 2019
The United States plans to dramatically lower the ceiling on a decades-old refugee...
At 700,000 square metres (173 acres) the new Beijing Daxing International Airport will be one of the world's largest airport terminals. Photo: AFP
26 September 2019
A futuristic airport that resembles a giant starfish opened in Beijing Wednesday, as...
ICRC President Peter Maurer meets with H.E. Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor. Important discussion on humanitarian challenges in Rakhine. Photo: Peter Maurer/Twitter
25 September 2019
Representatives from Myanmar, Bangladesh, and China called this week for enhanced...
The fountain on the North Lawn of the White House is seen dyed green in Washington, DC, USA. Photo: EPA
25 September 2019
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the BURMA Act, legislation which...
Protesters react as US rapper Jaden Smith preforms at the Youth Climate Strike in Battery Park in New York, New York, USA, 20 September 2019. An estimated quarter of a million people marched in New York to protest government inaction on the climate crisis. Photo: Peter Foley/EPA
21 September 2019
Masses of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change...

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