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Putin: Russia to strengthen its strategic nuclear forces next year

President Vladimir Putin made the remarks during a meeting in the Russian Defense Ministry's headquarters in Moscow Tuesday.

December 18, 2018

UK to ramp up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations amid impasse

Britain will begin to put into place plans for an exit from the EU without any deal in place, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Tuesday.

December 18, 2018

UN approves compact to support world's refugees; US objects

The Global Compact on Refugees provides more robust support for countries where most of the world's more than 25 million refugees live.

December 18, 2018

AI and lack of childcare leave women's wages centuries behind

There were fewer women working this year than men, mostly due to the lack of childcare which kept women from jobs or from progressing to senior roles.

December 18, 2018