Personalities outweigh issues at NATO’s testy birthday summit

It began with Trump branding Macron “nasty” and ended with the US president describing Trudeau as “two-faced”

A woman prepares food in a home on a street of residences originally built for the families of miners — the local coal mine closed in 1993 — in Shirebrook, England, Nov. 17, 2019. As Britain heads for an election, a reporter's two-week tour across Britain found a country where, for all sorts of reasons, all sorts of people felt alienated and unmoored. (Laetitia Vancon/The New York Times)

Splintered isle: A journey through Brexit Britain

For all sorts of reasons, all sorts of people feel alienated and unmoored

Foreign workers sort through piles of shredded e-waste on the premises of New Sky Metal in Phanom Sarakham, Thailand on Sept 13, 2019. The e-waste industry is booming in Southeast Asia and despite a ban on imports, Thailand is a centre of the business, frightening residents worried for their health. The New York Times

The price of recycling old laptops

Toxic fumes in Thailand’s lungs

FILE PHOTO: The logos of mobile apps, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Netflix, are displayed on a screen in this illustration picture taken December 3, 2019. Reuters

Trade war goes digital

India, South Africa have called for "rethink" of ban on tariffs on digital music, software

Ben Halpert, founder of Savvy Cyber Kids, a non-profit focused on online safety, moderates a panel on cyber security during DreamHack in Atlanta on Nov 17, 2019. The New York Times

Child predators are hunting through video games, online chats

Criminals are making virtual connections with children through gaming and social media platforms

Remnants of an occupation of Hong Kong Polytechnic University by protesters, Nov 26, 2019. The New York Times.

HK protesters escape to Taiwan

Some demonstrators, worried they won’t be treated fairly in court, are seeking refuge in Taiwan

A marker at the entrance to Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, on Nov 9, 2018. There have been at least three suicides at Rowan in just over two months, a sober statistic officials acknowledge is the most ever in a single semester. The New York Times

3 suicides in 2 months jolt US college campus

‘It’s horrific,’ says a vice president at Rowan University in New Jersey

A woman prepares food in a home on a street of residences originally built for the families of miners — the local coal mine closed in 1993 — in Shirebrook, England, Nov. 17, 2019. As Britain heads for an election, a reporter's two-week tour across Britain found a country where, for all sorts of reasons, all sorts of people felt alienated and unmoored. (Laetitia Vancon/The New York Times)

Splintered isle: A journey
through Brexit Britain

For all sorts of reasons, all sorts of people feel alienated and unmoored

New therapies help patients with dementia

Clinicians rate patients who had received three months of weekly sessions as less anxious, compared with a control group

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UN chief to attend Dhaka business event

The International Chamber of Commerce is hosting the event on Tuesday in Bangladesh to mark its 100th anniversary

Johnson promises lower immigration if he wins election

British PM said he was nervous about his narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of Thursday’s election.

South Korean actor Cha In-ha is seen in this undated picture provided by his agency Fantasio and released by Yonhap on Dec 3, 2019. REUTERS

Korean actor Cha In-ha found dead

He becomes the country's third young celebrity to die in the past two months