France cracks down on food waste by supermarkets

France’s parliament has voted to forbid big supermarkets from destroying unsold food, encouraging them to donate to charities or farms instead, as part of a national campaign against food waste. The amendment approved by the National Assembly, the lower house ...

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Ireland votes on legalizing same-sex marriage

Voting is underway in Ireland’s referendum on legalizing same-sex marriage. Voting began at 7 a.m. local time and continues until 10 p.m. The results will be announced on Saturday. Polls leading up to the vote suggested that the Yes side was ...

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Why the U.S. strategy to take on ISIS isn’t working

The recent capture of Ramadi in central Iraq by ISIS fighters has prompted heated discussion around the world about the significance of the city – just 120 kilometres from Baghdad — in the fight against the Sunni jihadists. Many military ...

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