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Tunisia names its first woman Prime Minister amid uphill struggle to secure female rights

Tunisia has named its first woman Prime Minister, as the country returns to power after the Islamist-led government was toppled last year, one year after the assassination of opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi. Riha Abraibi's...

New loans allow customers to buy, pay and borrow the ‘purchase you want’

(WXYZ) - Cyber thieves have targeted every banking account, from bank accounts to credit cards. Now, banks are turning to a unique solution to combat financial exploitation—a new, two-sided, buy now, pay later loan....

Iceland Elects Europe’s First Female-Majority Parliament

Iceland Elects Europe's First Female-Majority Parliament Green Party wins 43.9 percent of the vote. The youth party has made history. Green Party reaches its historic power figure with 43.9 percent. The Icelandic capital, Reykjavik,...

Teen develops this futuristic solar-powered chair

By Anna Tolkovitsky and Matt Bullock There is a new player on the solar market, with a futuristic solar-powered frame and nifty windshield design. Meet Katie Fortunato, a 14-year-old high school sophomore from Bethesda,...

Outgoing Iceland prime minister to form minority government with old opposition rival

By in large and by much wider margins than polls had predicted, Iceland's "Hartau", the hub of the massive nation's political scene, elected its first female-majority parliament Monday. Former Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson led...

Ecuador declares prison emergency after 116 inmates killed

Health team has offered to transport prisoners to hospital or nearby hospitals, as President Lenin Moreno, the prison's director and the former president Rafael Correa meet Ecuador's government on Wednesday declared a prison emergency...

Now Angela Merkel’s odds are looking better. But why?

In the German election, the socialist party won around 20%, an excellent result given their party banner. Here are the main scenarios. The SPD must accept Angela Merkel, despite growing pressure in Germany. The...

Washington: It’s important that you talk to officials about companies that secretly spy on Americans. Everyone else: Meh.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who has been held in custody in Vancouver since Dec. 1, made her first public appearance Tuesday night at a Huawei Canadian headquarters event, eight days after she was formally...

North Carolina hospitals fire 175 employees for not getting flu shot

North Carolina’s largest hospital system has fired 175 employees for not getting vaccinated against a virus that has spread across the nation. Hospitals in North Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, New York and New Jersey have...

German voters split between Merkel’s party and opposition socialists

The main opposition Social Democrats on Sunday polled 43.2 percent of the vote to 43.0 percent for Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing conservatives. However, the vote was deemed inconclusive because of the fragmentation of the...

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