Middle East

staffNovember 14, 2018

Israel defense minister resigns over Gaza

Israel’s defense minister has resigned over the cabinet’s decision to accept a ceasefire ending two days of fighting with Palestinian ...

staffNovember 12, 2018

Israelis kill Hamas commander in Gaza

Seven Palestinians including a local Hamas commander have been killed during an Israeli operation in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials ...

staffNovember 6, 2018

Turkey: US-Kurdish patrols near border unacceptable

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that U.S.-Kurdish joint patrols near the Turkish-Syrian border were unacceptable and he expected ...

North america



Trump lacked decency in Macron attack

US President Donald Trump’s tweets mocking his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron were inappropriate and showed a lack of “common decency”, ...

German police seize over a ton of cocaine, arrest 8 people

Police in the German city of Hamburg said Friday they have seized over a ton of cocaine and arrested eight ...

Russia: Police disrupted several attacks during World Cup

Russian authorities said Wednesday they stopped seven attacks on foreign fans before the World Cup this past summer. About three ...

Heathrow disruption after runaway lights fault

Passengers at Heathrow Airport have been warned a “technical issue” affecting lighting on the runways could impact their journeys. The ...


staffNovember 12, 2018

Strawberries needle scare motivated by spite

An Australian woman accused of hiding sewing needles inside strawberries in a high-profile sabotage case was motivated by spite, a ...

Melbourne terror attack suspect shot dead

A man who set a car on fire and stabbed three people – one fatally – in the Australian city ...

staffNovember 9, 2018

Bourke Street deaths: James Gargasoulas found fit to stand trial for murder

A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Melbourne’s Bourke Street has been found fit to stand trial. James Gargasoulas, ...

staffOctober 29, 2018


staffNovember 7, 2018

Pakistan frees Christian woman Asia Bibi

A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy is being flown out of the country after being freed from prison, her ...

Record 435 Afghans killed or wounded in legislative poll

More than 400 Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence during three days of voting last month, the United ...

staffNovember 6, 2018

Taliban seize post in defensive belt around embattled Afghan city

Taliban militants captured an important security post outside the central Afghan city of Ghazni Monday, killing 13 members of government ...

staffNovember 5, 2018


staffNovember 9, 2018

Suicide car bombers hit hotel in Somalia’s capital

Suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu ...

Tears and anger after deadly Egypt attack

Coptic Christians have gathered in Egypt to take part in the funerals of a group of pilgrims killed by gunmen ...

staffNovember 3, 2018

US calls for swift ceasefire in Yemen

US defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have both called for a swift ceasefire in Yemen. ...

staffOctober 31, 2018


Weird News


Facebook sorry for “White Supermacist” ad

Facebook has apologized after it approved an ad campaign targeted at people interested in a conspiracy theory favored by white ...

staffNovember 3, 2018

FlexPai the first foldable Smartphone

California-based start-up Royole has beaten major players Huawei and Samsung in launching what it claims is the world’s first foldable ...

staffNovember 1, 2018
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Tesla names new chair to replace Elon Musk

Electric car company Tesla has appointed an executive at Australian company Telstra to chair its board. Robyn Denholm takes over ...

staffNovember 8, 2018

Alibaba’s Jack Ma calls US-China trade war ‘most stupid thing in this world’

The U.S.-China trade war is the “most stupid thing in this world,” Jack Ma, the chief of Asia’s most valuable ...

staffNovember 5, 2018

Netflix reported almost $12 billion in total debt

Netflix announced Monday it intends to issue a new round of notes for “general corporate purposes, which may include content ...

staffOctober 22, 2018
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Huge Crater Discovered in Greenland

An international team lead by researchers from the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of ...

staffNovember 14, 2018

Planet found circling neighboring star

Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun. Nearby planets like this are likely ...

staffNovember 14, 2018
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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. ...

staffSeptember 19, 2018

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 ...

staffSeptember 10, 2018

Hong Kong dim sum favorite faces uncertain future

Impatient diners crowd around carts of steaming dim sum steered by fierce “trolley aunties” at Hong Kong’s Lin Heung Tea ...

staffSeptember 2, 2018
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People With Asthma at Higher Risk of Obesity

Obesity is known to be a risk factor for developing asthma but a new study shows that the reverse is ...

staffNovember 14, 2018

7 Exercises to Stay Fit and Energized All Day

How many times have you woken up in the morning feeling like you had no energy to do anything? Yes, ...

staffNovember 9, 2018
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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 ...

staffOctober 29, 2018

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 ...

staffOctober 20, 2018

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 ...

staffOctober 20, 2018
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In pictures


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!


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!