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East Antarctica's glaciers are stirring

Nasa detects the first signs of significant melting in a swathe of previously quiet ice streams. READ MORE

Indian rupee suffers after RBI chief's shock resignation

The country's central bank chief Urjit Patel stepped down abruptly on Monday, citing "personal reasons". READ MORE

'Entering the ring, I become Cindi Gold'

One of the few black women on the African pro-wrestling scene says she's carving a path for others. READ MORE

Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers land in Venezuela after 10,000km transatlantic flight (VIDEO)

Venezuela has welcomed the arrival of Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers as an opportunity to demonstrate its resolve to defend the nation against possible foreign military intervention, with the help of “friends” if need be. Read Full Article at READ MORE

Red, white & blue dawn? US aerial drill simulates full-scale ‘forcible entry’ invasion

A “conga line” of over 10 transport aircrafts startled aviation fans during the US military’s annual “Joint Forcible Entry Exercise” in the skies of Nevada. Read Full Article at READ MORE

Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline'

A new study suggests that doing intellectual activities throughout life is best. READ MORE

UK PM to meet EU leaders for Brexit talks

Theresa May will speak to Angela Merkel, Mark Rutte and Donald Tusk after delaying UK vote on the deal. READ MORE

FBI arrests ISIS sympathizer for plotting Pittsburgh copycat attack on Ohio synagogues

An ISIS admirer who claimed to be “inspired” by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in October was arrested by FBI agents posing as his co-conspirators as he plotted to carry out a similar attack in Toledo, Ohio. Read Full Article at READ MORE

The countries that think it's OK to use cannabis

What has led one country after another to move towards the legalisation of cannabis? READ MORE

Somalia piracy: How foreign powers are tackling it

Foreign navies have played a key role in curbing piracy off Somalia's coast, writes the BBC's Anne Soy. READ MORE

French opposition rejects Macron’s concessions to Yellow Vests, some demand ‘citizen revolution’

Macron’s concessions to the Yellow Vests has failed to appease protesters and opposition politicians, such as Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who called for “citizen’s revolution” to continue until a fair distribution of wealth is achieved. Read Full Article at READ MORE

Is nuclear disarmament set to self-destruct?

The US and Russia are both questioning a Cold War arms treaty - but can it or should it be saved? READ MORE