Health

Britain’s Post-Brexit Conundrum – America or China?

Britain is eager to negotiate trade deals with the United States and China to compensate for leaving the European Union, by far the country’s largest trading partner, but it is already discovering the snag of balancing geo-political requests of its tra…

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Even in Defeat, Islamic State’s Foreign Fighters Expanding

WASHINGTON, It was March 2018, approximately five months after U.S.-backed forces had declared victory in the battle for the Islamic State terror group’s Syrian capital of Raqqa. And Afghan officials had reason to worry.Intelligence suggested the fallo…

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Worldwide, Obesity Rising Faster in Rural Areas

PARIS, Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is mainly an urban problem.Data covering 200 countries and terri…