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[Graphic News] Facebook scandal affected up to 87m users
[Graphic News] Facebook scandal affected up to 87m users

Several million Facebook users in the EU who installed the Cambridge Analytica app and their friends may have been affected by the data leak involving the …

[Graphic News] US-China trade fight escalates over tariffs
[Graphic News] US-China trade fight escalates over tariffs

Tit-for-tat trade penalties have escalated between the world셲 two-largest economies as they inch closer to the brink of a damaging international economic …

[Graphic News] OPCW: Ridding the world of chemical weapons
[Graphic News] OPCW: Ridding the world of chemical weapons

Russia lost a bid last week at the global chemical weapons watchdog to launch a joint probe with Britain into the spy poisoning scandal. It has sought to press …

[Graphic News] Samsung overtakes IBM for top spot in US patent portfolio
[Graphic News] Samsung overtakes IBM for top spot in US patent portfolio

Samsung Electronics has overtaken IBM as the holder of the most US patents as of the start of this year, data showed. The South Korean tech firm held 75,596 US …

[Graphic News] Vienna remains world’s most livable city
[Graphic News] Vienna remains world’s most livable city

Austrian capital Vienna once again defended its position as the city offering the best quality of life in the world, while Iraqi capital Baghdad remained the …

[Graphic News] Nearly 1 out of 5 guests in S. Korea were from US in 2017: Airbnb
[Graphic News] Nearly 1 out of 5 guests in S. Korea were from US in 2017: Airbnb

Airbnb said that 18 percent of all tourists who used the global room-sharing platform in South Korea last year were from the United States. A total of 113,700 …

[Graphic News] Finland is world’s happiest country
[Graphic News] Finland is world’s happiest country

Finland is the world셲 happiest country, while troubled Burundi is the least happy, according to a new UN report. In addition to its joyful locals, Finland …

[Graphic News] World’s longest-serving leaders
[Graphic News] World’s longest-serving leaders

Vladimir Putin won Russia셲 presidential election on Sunday, giving him a fourth term that will take him to nearly a quarter-century as the head of state or …

[Graphic News] E-commerce toy sales
[Graphic News] E-commerce toy sales

Toys R Us, the iconic retail chain that has captivated American kids for generations, announced plans to shut all of its US stores, becoming one of the biggest …

[Graphic News] Shipments of protected African species to Asia soar
[Graphic News] Shipments of protected African species to Asia soar

Shipments of protected African species, including tortoises, pythons and parrots, to Asia have soared since 2006 as demand grows in the Far East for exotic …

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