Finland's new Prime Minister Sanna Marin is proposing putting the entire country on a four-day workweek consisting of six-hour workdays.

The United States appeared to violate one of the most basic tenets of the United Nations by refusing to issue a visa to Iran's top diplomat who was to address the Security Council this week.

International shipping companies are on high alert because of the growing tension in the Middle East following the US assassination of a top Iranian general.

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Russia released its national strategy for dealing with Climate Change.  It aims to not only mitigate damage but also to "use the advantages" of warmer temperatures.

Health workers in China have ruled out severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) as the cause of a mysterious respiratory illness that afflicted dozens of people in Wuhan City.

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Oil prices jumped up in international trading after the US claimed responsibility for the airstrike near the Baghdad Airport that killed a top Iranian general, an action that is likely to increase tensions in the volatile Persian Gulf region.

Former US First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a new role:  Chancellor of Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The Pentagon claimed responsibility for the rocket attack near Baghdad Airport that killed Iran's Quds force leader Major General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. 

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The Chinese doctor who claimed to have created gene-edited human babies has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Manufacturers and retailers in the food and beverage, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical sectors are poised to create a massive expansion in the demand for shipping pallets.

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Australian Jewish leaders say it is "deplorable" and "a slap in the face" that Israel's new health minister is ultra-Orthodox lawmaker Yaakov Litzman, who is suspected of aiding accused sex offender Malka Leifer evade extradition to Australia. 

Samoa says the infection rate in the nation's Measles Outbreak has been brought under control, and thus the state of emergency has been lifted.

Good Morning Australia!! - Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists swap prisoners - Macron will have to acknowledge the obvious this week - A gunman in a church is caught on video - And more in your CareerSpot Global News Briefs: