RIYADH: An 18-year-old Saudi woman's flight from what she said was an abusive family has rallied opposition to the kingdom's male guardianship system, still a major constraint on women despite the conservative Muslim country's efforts to open up.
Source: International Organization for Migration Country: World More than 19,000 deaths and disappearances were recorded due to drowning in the Mediterranean, the Rio Grande, the Bay of Bengal, and ma ... Read more
Institute funded by Coke promotes exercise over diet to protect sales, academic says The Coca-Cola Company has shaped China's policies towards its growing obesity crisis, encouraging a focus on exerci ... Read more
A shock artist from Russia, praised in the West as a vivid Kremlin critic, has been sentenced to three years in prison for arson in France, but will walk free. The controversial ‘activist’ also receiv ... Read more
SINGAPORE: Republic Polytechnic (RP) has teamed up with the Land Transport Authority (LTA) as well as cybersecurity firms - RSA and Ensign InfoSecurity - to launch two experiential training facilities ... Read more
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says he believes that party members will behave themselves at the launch of the ANC's election manifesto, but one group says they will voice their displeasure. Read more
Another day, another effort to combat ‘fake news’ online. This time it’s NewsGuard, a new app claiming to help defend against "disinformation" by adding 'trust rankings' to news websites. But can the ... Read more