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HK tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law, bearing out 'worst fears'

HK tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law, bearing out 'worst fears'

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai became the highest-profile arrest under a new national security law on Monday, detained over suspected collusion with foreign forces ...

At least 16 killed in worst mass shooting in Canada's history

At least 16 killed in worst mass shooting in Canada's history

A gunman disguised as a policeman killed at least 16 people in a 12-hour shooting spree that began on Saturday night across rural Nova Scotia, on Canada's Atlantic Coast ...

Venice hit by another exceptional high tide; worst week in 150 years

Venice hit by another exceptional high tide; worst week in 150 years

Reeling from devastating floods this week, Venice suffered another exceptional high tide on Sunday, with the water peaking at 150 cm (4.9 feet), marking the worst week for the city ...

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland presented a no-deal Brexit budget for 2020 on Tuesday, pledging a 1.2 billion-euro package to keep companies afloat by allowing the state's finances to return to deficit if Britain leaves the European Union ...

Ten worst climate-linked disasters of 2018 caused $85 bn in damage

Ten worst climate-linked disasters of 2018 caused $85 bn in damage

From floods to extreme heat, 10 of the worst climate-linked disasters in 2018 caused at least $84.8 billion worth of damage, said a study released by the charity Christian Aid on Thursday.

World’s worst property market confronts Taiwan’s president

World’s worst property market confronts Taiwan’s president

Taiwan’s home prices, which have fallen in the past year ending a decade-long bull run, are poised to extend declines...