Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal knocked out of World Cup by Uruguay

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal knocked out of World Cup by Uruguay

Follow Al Jazeera’s coverage of the World Cup 2018 here. Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a superb brace to give his side a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in their World Cup round-of-16 match. Uruguay’s victory earned them a...
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Carlos Ghosn: Why car makers must adapt – or die

Carlos Ghosn: Why car makers must adapt – or die

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nissan has been testing a Leaf equipped with a self-driving system called Easy Ride developed with IT firm DeNA The motor industry is heading at speed towards a technological revolution. Electrification and automation...
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Mexico elections: What to expect

Mexico elections: What to expect

Mexico City – Mexicans will head to the polls on Sunday in what are being billed as the biggest elections in the country’s history. More than 3,400 posts are up for grabs, including the presidency and all the seats in...
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North Korea and South Korea reopen maritime communication channel

North Korea and South Korea reopen maritime communication channel

North and South Korea reopened a maritime communication channel on Sunday, with vessels from the two countries making radio contact for the first time in a decade, South Korea’s Defence Ministry said in a statement. Mike Pompeo says North Korea...
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60 migrants rescued from dinghy afloat in Mediterranean sea after spotted by Spanish ship

60 migrants rescued from dinghy afloat in Mediterranean sea after spotted by Spanish ship

The full moon was the only light as a terrified 9-year-old boy from Central African Republic climbed into a rubber dinghy held together with duct tape, risking death in the dark waters off Libya along with his parents and 57...
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Could psychedelics transform mental health?

Could psychedelics transform mental health?

Image copyright Getty Images Think of magic mushrooms and LSD and it’s likely that science is not the first thing that springs to mind. Psychedelic drugs are more likely to be associated with hippies and the counterculture of the 1960s...
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Why female suicide in Afghanistan is so prevalent

Why female suicide in Afghanistan is so prevalent

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of Afghan women attempt suicide each year (file photo) “I didn’t want to live any more. That’s why I tried to kill myself with poison.” Jamila (not her real name) attempted suicide af...
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Africa:Senate Approves Trump Choice for Top State Department Africa Position

Africa:Senate Approves Trump Choice for Top State Department Africa Position

Washington, DC — President Trump’s selection for the senior Africa policy position in the State Department, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr., of Texas, was approved by the U.S. Senate on Thursday by voice vote. The nomination of the retired career diplomat...
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