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Child sex abuse in Pakistan’s religious Islamic schools is endemic

Muhimman proudly writes his name slowly, carefully, one letter at a time, grinning broadly as he finishes. He’s just 11 years old...

Poor US students miss out as virtual learning sharpens divide

As a member of the 2020 "class of coronavirus," Kenia Molina needed to find a laptop in order to graduate high school...

Horrors revealed at virus-hit Canada nursing home

Elderly residents left soiled and unfed after their caregivers fled the premises, 31 deaths in the space of a few weeks: a...

Hong Kong activists arrested over last year’s democracy rallies

Police in Hong Kong carried out a sweeping operation against high-profile democracy campaigners on Saturday, arresting 13 activists on charges related to...

Chile unrest simmers under pandemic lockdown

Six months after the largest social unrest in 30 years broke out, the streets of Chile are calm once again as the...

Senegalese wrestler keeps training with an eye on tiny but dangerous foe

One of the rising stars of traditional Senegalese wrestling, Moussa Diop has been driven off the beaches of Dakar, where he usually...

Canada offers C$2.5 billion in aid for hard-hit energy sector, death toll hits 1,250

Canada will invest around C$2.5 billion ($1.8 billion) in measures to help the hard-hit oil and gas industry survive during the nation’s...

Drogba joins effort to distribute aid to poor in Ivory Coast

Former Ivorian striker Didier Drogba and one of the country's biggest music groups Magic System distributed aid on Friday to 200 families...

Venezuela’s go-to test for fighting virus raising questions

Venezuelan officials have taken to state TV in recent weeks to crow that the socialist government is conducting more coronavirus tests than...

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Microsoft ups the game, to acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 bn

(IANS) Giving a major boost to its Xbox video game offerings, Microsoft on Monday said that it plans to acquire US-based ZeniMax...

OnePlus 8T 5G smartphone to debut globally on Oct 14

(IANS) Global technology brand OnePlus on Monday announced to globally unveil its new flagship device OnePlus 8T 5G on October 14.

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(IANS) A laser-based technology designed to help spacecraft land on a proverbial dime for missions to the Moon and Mars is also...

Trump seeks $5bn from TikTok deal to teach youth ‘real history’

(IANS) US President Donald Trump has sought to use the TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart to create a $5 billion fund to teach...