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Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use

Media playback is unsupported on your device Former US President Barack Obama has warned against the irresponsible use of social media, in a rare interview since stepping down in January. He warned that such actions were distorting people’s understanding of ...

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One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India

India is “sitting on a volcano” of diabetes. A father’s effort to ban junk food sales in and near schools aims to change what children eat. Rahul Verma distributing the Indian dish khichdi, a mixture of rice, lentils and vegetables, ...

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Liberia election run-off: Ex-footballer up against vice-president

Media playback is unsupported on your device Liberians are to choose a new president in a run-off vote between Vice-President Joseph Boakai and former international footballer George Weah. Mr Weah, 51, won the first round, but did not secure the ...

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In Tangled Afghan War, a Thin Line of Defense Against ISIS

Advertisement KHOGYANI, Afghanistan — When the American military dropped the largest bomb in its arsenal on an Islamic State cave complex here in eastern Afghanistan in April, the generals justified it as part of a robust campaign to destroy the ...

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Violence against women in Lebanon ‘structural and systematic’

BEIRUT: Dozens of people gathered outside Beirut’s national museum to light candles for a British woman and three Arab women murdered in the past week in Lebanon.The killing of the British Embassy worker Rebecca Dykes last week has sparked extensive ...

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