Protesters are seen holding umbrellas as they walk down a street, while some protesters are spotted pointing lasers at a Hong Kong police station on 18 August 2019, tens of thousands of people take to the streets of Hong Kong at a rally in Victoria Park - According to organizers, more than 1,7 million people attended the rally, Hong Kong was shaken by weeks of protests. (Photo by Vernon Yuen / NurPhoto via Getty Images)

YouTube pressed to ban Chinese state media ads

YouTube is under pressure to remove ads from China Central Television, a state-run media channel that allegedly

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Famous scenes from the Gundam series are displayed on the walls and floor at the entrance to the exhibition “Tomino Yoshiyuki's World: A Retrospective of the Legendary Anime Director” at the Fukuoka Art Museum. Photo: Yomiuri Shimbun

Exhibition highlights common theme in Gundam director's work

A retrospective of animation director Yoshiyuki Tomino, best known for the Kido Senshi Gundam (Mobile Suit Gundam) series, is being

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a news conference following his meeting with the President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinisto at President Mantyniemi's official residence in Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday, 21 August 2019. Putin warned opposition protesters that they must respect the law or face the consequences. (Photo: AP Photo / Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)

Putin: US missile test raises new threats to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that testing of a new US missile banned by an extinct

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Passengers on a New York subway platform suffer during the July heat wave. Photography: Bloomberg / Bloomberg via Getty Images

Death, blackouts, asphalt melting: How the climate crisis will change the way we live

Between record heat and rain, this summer's weather patterns have once again indicated that the weather is

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