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Nigeria violence: Female suicide bombers kill 27
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:24

Scores more are injured when three women detonate explosives outside a refugee camp in Borno state. BBC News - Africa

The Loneliness of the Female Nihilist
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:19

In 1926, a twenty-year-old girl held in the women’s branch of Tokyo’s Utsunomiya Prison asked if she could help weave a length of rope. The girl, ...

'Veep' Boss on the "Heartbreaking" Breakup Scene and Selina's Defense of Female Genital Mutilation
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 02:11

David Mandel's HBO series is nominated for a record 17 Emmys this year as Selina (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) sets her sights on, once again, becoming POTUS....

Russia to train female fighter pilots
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:32

Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu says the Air Force received "hundreds of letters" asking to apply. BBC News - Europe

Archaeologists uncover 3,000-year-old female statue at citadel gate complex in Turkey
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:14

The remains of a majestic female statue uncovered at an archaeological site in southeast Turkey may challenge our understanding of the public role of ...

Russia to resume training of female military pilots after numerous applications
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 17:18

The Russian Air Force will begin training female military pilots for the first time since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, Defense Minister Serge...

Virgin Birth, Double Uteri, and Other Wondrous Female Abilities
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 03:24

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Sunk submarine mystery: Danish inventor tells court he didn't kill female journalist
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 01:20

Danish inventor Peter Madsen, charged in court Saturday with the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who disappeared on Thursday after boarding his ...

Iran's Rouhani appoints female vice-presidents after criticism
  • Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:55

Three of Iran's 12 VPs are women but the president has been criticised over his all-male cabinet. BBC News - Middle East

New 'Doctor Who"' star hopes fans don't fear a female time lord
  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 01:13

LONDON (Reuters) - Jodie Whittaker, the first woman cast as the lead role of the BBC's iconic sci-fi program "Doctor Who", expressed hopes on Monday t...

Daily briefing: Trump moves to slash immigration, UK chief executive pay falls, female bosses
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:31

Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here Donald Trump has endorsed legislation that would dramatically reshape legal immigration to the US, slashing ...

How central are female characters to a movie?
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 20:29

A new study -- which creates automatic tools for signal analysis and linguistic assessment -- uncovers how media communicates about gender, race and a...

Pakistan: Female leader of Imran Khan's party quits alleging harassment
  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 04:35

Calling Imran Khan characterless, Ayesha Gulalai accused him of sending lewd text messages to her and other women in the party. India Today| Top Stor...

Female giant panda at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park shows signs of pregnancy, raising hopes of city’s first ever cub
  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:46

After four attempts at artificial insemination and various efforts to conceive naturally, Ocean Park’s giant panda Ying Ying has shown signs of ...

Hoonigan Names New Female Racer For Fiat 124 Spider Abarth Rally Car
  • Mon, 31 Jul 2017 19:53

For the past few months, Hoonigan and Fiat have conducted a talent search to find the “Next Female Hoonigan” racer. Today, it was announced that t...

Irish edition of Sunday Times apologises over remarks on BBC's Jewish female presenters
  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017 21:32

The Sunday Times has apologised and said it abhors anti-Semitism after a columnist provoked controversy with comments on high-profile women working at...

Japan defence minister once tipped to be first female PM resigns
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:04

Tomomi Inada was once considered on track to be Japan's first female prime minister. BBC News - Asia

DNA links male, female butterfly thought to be distinct species
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:31

Researchers recently discovered what was thought to be a distinct species of butterfly is actually the female of a species known to science for more t...

Chinese police detain 'female Jesus cult' members
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:09

The group is notorious for the killing of a woman in a McDonald's in 2014. BBC News - Asia

10 unforgettable female detectives
  • Wed, 26 Jul 2017 02:35

Take an adventurous journey into the crime world with 10 unforgettable female detectives. Lifestyle, Health & Relationship Tips, Latest Fashion Trend...

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