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Malaysia, Indonesia end 18-year sea border disputes, vow to cooperate in defending palm oil industry

Malaysia and Indonesia have signed agreements to end longstanding sea border disputes and vowed to bolster cooperation to fight “highly detrimental discriminatory” measures against palm oil

Flashpoint in Israel: Divide between religious and secular Jews heats up under Netanyahu’s rule

Tensions have been rising between Israel’s religious and secular Jews since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government took office last December

UK To Host World's First Summit On Artificial Intelligence

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday announced a world-first summit on artificial intelligence, seeking a leading role for the UK in limiting potential doomsday risks as he visited Washington.

Haitians are dying of thirst and starvation in severely overcrowded jails

Haiti’s inmates are thirsty and starving in severely overcrowded jails, many forced to sleep standing up

Kakhovka dam: first flooding deaths reported as Ukraine criticises global aid response

Volodymyr Zelenskiy says its impossible to predict how many people will die in Russian-occupied areas as he appeals for international assistance Three people have died as a result of flooding from the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine, local media have reported, in what would be the first confirmed deaths, as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy voiced fears for the lives of Ukrainians in Russian-held areas hit by the disaster.Citing the exiled mayor of the Russian-occupied city of Oleshky, Yevhen Ryshchuk, the Kyiv Independent reported that “three people drowned” in the Kherson region. Continue reading...