Four female lawyers are set to become the first women in Saudi Arabia to practise law in the country's courts, marking another milestone for women's rights in the notoriously conservative kingdom.
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A Pakistani teenage activist shot by the Taliban and a Japanese author who writes about alienation and a fractured modern world are tipped as Nobel Prize winners ahead of the annual awards that start on Monday.
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There's nearly a decade to go before a ball is kicked at soccer's 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has warned that business is starting to suffer from the federal shutdown.
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When 19-year old Pavitra Singh, one of 20 million students at India's universities and colleges, gets her degree in two years' time, she fears it will not be enough to secure a job.
Jennifer Teege was shocked to discover her grandfather was a Nazi concentration camp commandant.
Roosemberth Palacios sports braces on his teeth and a curly mop of hair. At 16, he finds high school boring. So after school, he logs onto his computer and hunts for challenges.