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'Here to stay', vow Iraqi protesters as deadly violence surges

At least five demonstrators killed in Baghdad, Karbala, and Baqubah as security forces open fire.

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Moody's downgrades Hong Kong debt, citing government 'inertia'

Moody's downgrades Hong Kong debt, citing government 'inertia'

The ratings agency said ongoing unrest in Hong Kong suggests 'weaker institutional capacity' than it previously thought.

Huawei CFO's lawyers say US case undermines 'double criminality'

Huawei CFO's lawyers say US case undermines 'double criminality'

Huawei CFO's lawyers say her actions, which the US alleges constitute bank fraud, are not illegal in Canada.

Mind the gap: 22 men are richer than all of Africa's women

Mind the gap: 22 men are richer than all of Africa's women

A new report by Oxfam shows that the world's wealthiest 1 percent continue to control more wealth than most others.

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology

One concern is how AI could be used to create video or audio that shows anyone saying and doing anything, anywhere.