r/worldnews 10h ago

Japan proposes four-day working week to improve work-life balance: The Japanese government has just unveiled its annual economic policy guidelines, which include new recommendations that companies permit their staff to opt to work four days a week instead of the typical five

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r/worldnews 14h ago

German stadiums to display rainbow colours during Hungary match in defiance of UEFA ban

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r/worldnews 11h ago

COVID-19 WHO says delta is the fastest and fittest Covid variant and will ‘pick off’ most vulnerable

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r/worldnews 4h ago

Four Saudis who participated in the 2018 killing of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary training in the United States the previous year under a contract approved by the State Department, the New York Times reported on Tuesday

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r/worldnews 7h ago

Saudi Operatives Who Assasinated Jamal Khashoggi had paramilitary training in US: report

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r/worldnews 19h ago

BP is planning to drill for fossil gas on edge of world’s largest cold-water coral reef

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r/worldnews 17h ago

China has ramped up its use of secret detention without trial, creating one of the most far-ranging systems of forced disappearance in the world, human rights activists warn in a report.

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r/worldnews 17h ago

Trudeau’s Party Passes Bill to Regulate Social Media like Facebook

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r/worldnews 5h ago

Crushing climate impacts to hit sooner than feared: draft UN report "Life on Earth can recover from a drastic climate shift by evolving into new species and creating new ecosystems. Humans cannot"

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r/worldnews 5h ago

COVID-19 ‘I’ll inject the vaccine in your butt’: Philippines president threatens to arrest those who refuse vaccination

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r/worldnews 5h ago

Russia Russian Warships Came Within Just 34 Miles Of Hawaii During Recent Drills

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r/worldnews 7h ago

Canadian lawmakers pass bill criminalizing LGBT conversion therapy

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r/worldnews 2h ago

Canadian lawmakers pass bill criminalizing LGBT conversion therapy

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r/worldnews 15h ago

COVID-19 World gained 5.2m millionaires last year in Covid crisis – report | The super-rich

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r/worldnews 2h ago

New British 50 pound note with WW2 codebreaker Turing enters circulation

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r/worldnews 22h ago

Temple of Zeus to be restored to its former glory in SW Turkey.

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r/worldnews 1d ago

The Great Barrier Reef should be listed as a World Heritage Site “in danger”, a U.N. committee recommended. Australia said it strongly opposed this and would appeal

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r/worldnews 11h ago

Canada Housing Market ‘Gone Berserk’ Stirs Unease Over Investors’ Clout: Investors account for about 20% of new mortgages in Canada and critics say first-time buyers are getting shut out of the market.

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r/worldnews 1h ago

Israel/Palestine Jewish Settler Pepper-Sprays Four Palestinian Girls in Sheikh Jarrah

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r/worldnews 12h ago

Iran said Tuesday that several state-linked news websites have been seized by the U.S. government under unclear circumstances

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r/worldnews 9h ago

China hits back at Canada, calls for UN investigation into crimes against Indigenous people

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r/worldnews 13h ago

Israel/Palestine Palestinian Authority arrests activist over online criticism (Associated Press)

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r/worldnews 3h ago

‘Horrific’: Singaporean woman jailed for 30 years after maid tortured and killed | Singapore

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r/worldnews 12h ago

Lebanon is grappling with the worst economic and financial crisis — one that the World Bank has said is likely to rank as one of the worst the world has seen in the past 150 years

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r/worldnews 21h ago

Super-rare owl species rediscovered in Malaysia after 125 years

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