Middle East

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Saudi corruption crackdown ‘ends with $106bn recovered’

Saudi Arabia has ended a sweeping crackdown on corruption ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, ...

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Children ‘dying from hypothermia’ at camp in Syria

At least 29 children and newborns are reported to have died in a teeming camp in northeastern Syria over the ...

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Six Arab foreign ministers meet in Jordan ‘to align policy’

Six Arab foreign ministers have held a “consultative meeting” in Jordan on Thursday in a bid to unify their stances ...

North america

Europe

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French police officers guilty in rape of Canadian tourist

Two French police officers have each been sentenced to seven years in prison after they were found guilty of gang-raping ...

Extra time may be needed for Brexit

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says “extra time” may be needed to finalise legislation for Brexit. Mr Hunt said a possible ...

Queen’s husband Prince Philip drives two days after crash

The Duke of Edinburgh has been seen driving a new Land Rover two days after being involved in a crash ...

Statue’s face too friendly for Satan

A planned sculpture of Satan in the Spanish city of Segovia has been criticized for being too jolly. The bronze ...



AUSTRALIA & NZ

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Girl’s abandoned round-world yacht found

Almost nine years after being abandoned in the Indian Ocean, a yacht belonging to a teenage round-the-world sailor has turned ...

Man killed at Scientology complex in Sydney

A 16-year-old has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death and another injured at a Church of Scientology ...

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Australian police respond to spider death threats

A man with a “serious fear” of spiders prompted an emergency call by Western Australia police on New Years’ Day. ...

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ASIA

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Afghan forces lose ground as peace efforts continue

The security forces continue to lose grip over parts of Afghanistan and the Taliban are steadily holding their own, despite an ...

Thai monks killed in temple shooting

Two Buddhist monks have been fatally shot and two others wounded inside a temple in southern Thailand. Witnesses described seeing ...

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Afghan Justin Trudeau finds fame on TV talent show

One is the leader of a G7 nation and the other is a wedding singer, but their striking likeness could ...

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AFRICA

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UN sets course towards easing CAR arms embargo

The United Nations Security Council is set to open the door to an easing of the arms embargo on the Central ...

Police deploy near DRC candidate’s home

An opposition presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo has filed an appeal against the result of last month’s ...

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Yemen cholera epidemic strain ‘came from eastern Africa’

Scientists have found the most likely source of Yemen’s cholera epidemic, which is the worst in recorded history. Using genomic ...

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Entertainment

Weird News

Technology

Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook plans to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, reports the New York Times. While all ...

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SpaceX launches military satellite

SpaceX has launched a rocket carrying a military navigation satellite for the first time. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off ...

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Business

Netflix raises prices for US customers

Streaming service Netflix has announced it is raising its prices in the US. The company is increasing the cost of ...

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Japan sushi tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura pays record tuna price

A Japanese sushi boss has paid a record $3.1m for a giant tuna at the first new year’s auction in ...

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Cathay Pacific to honor fares slashed in error

Cathay Pacific has said it will honor first-class and business-class tickets that it sold to some lucky passengers for a ...

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SCIENCE

New Galaxy in the Cosmic Neighborhood

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study some of the oldest and faintest stars in the globular cluster ...

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World’s loneliest frog gets a date

A frog believed to be the last of his kind in the world has been granted a reprieve from solitude. ...

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Food

Japan sushi tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura pays record tuna price

A Japanese sushi boss has paid a record $3.1m for a giant tuna at the first new year’s auction in ...

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Scottish chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

A Scottish-born chef has won an international culinary prize by using ingredients and cooking techniques learned from indigenous Australian people. ...

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Domino’s Pizza tattoos earn some Russians ‘free pizza for life’

One tattoo. 100 years. 10,000 free pizzas. That was the deal offered to people in Russia last week when Domino’s ...

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HEALTH

Is ketogenic diet good for brain and quick weight loss?

Overview of ketogenic diet The ketogenic diet is starting to become a buzzword in the world of internet. It’s because ...

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New Materials Could ‘Drive Wound Healing’

Materials are widely used to help heal wounds: Collagen sponges help treat burns and pressure sores, and scaffold-like implants are ...

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Sport

Cricket Australia shares blame in scandal

A scathing review into Australian cricket has condemned a “winning without counting the costs” culture that left players in a ...

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Lopetegui: I believe in Real Madrid more than ever

Julen Lopetegui insists he believes in his struggling Real Madrid team more than ever and remains calm about his future ...

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Lewandowski double hands Bayern first win in five games

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski scored once in each half and set up a third goal to steer the German champions ...

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In pictures

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Don’t be fooled! Soaps that look good enough to eat

Don’t be fooled! Soaps that look good enough to eat

Don’t be fooled! These soaps might make you think twice before biting into a sushi roll!

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Oh Deer! These Two Friends are Too Cute

Oh Deer! These Two Friends are Too Cute

Four-month-old roe deer Daisy has no idea she’s not a dog!