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Uber rented out fire-prone cars to Singapore drivers

Company admits we could have done more after one of its cars burst into flames when it knew that Honda had issued a recall...

‘Human life is more expendable’: why slavery has never made more...

New research shows modern slavery is more lucrative than it has ever has been, with sex traffickers reaping the greatest rewardsSlave traders today make...

Alexis Tsipras: ‘The worst is clearly behind us’

The longest-serving Greek prime minister since the economic crisis began says he is leading the country out of crisisAlexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister,...

Facebook was where Pakistan could debate religion. Now it’s a tool...

Laws that criminalize insulting Islam have led to a death sentence for posts, as activists worry Facebooks commitment to Pakistanis voice is mostly lip...

China blocks WhatsApp services as censors tighten grip on internet

Photo, video and voice messages have all been censored although text messages using the Facebook-owned app are getting throughChina has partially blocked the popular...

In the year since Turkeys failed coup, democracy has become near...

Recep Tayyip Erdoan exploited the crisis to lead a purge, writes the leader of Turkeys opposition Republican Peoples partyToday marks the first anniversary of...

Romania hits Canadian firm with $9m ‘retaliatory’ tax bill over gold...

Move comes after Gabriel Resources sues government for $4.4bn over failed bid to establish goldmine in Apuseni mountainsRomania has served a Canadian mining company...

Russian hackers ‘traded stolen passwords of British MPs and public servants’

Credentials of officials including MPs, diplomats and senior police officers reportedly sold on Russian websites after 2012 attack on LinkedInPasswords belonging to...

Ivanka Trump shoes slated for production at China factory despite brand’s...

After three Chinese activists were arrested investigating a factory where Trumps shoes were made, her brand claimed none were produced after MarchWhen three activists...

Creditors agree terms to disburse Greece’s 8.5bn bailout funds

EU and IMF thrash out deal following months of disagreements, with funds to be released in July once European parliaments ratify the dealFor the...