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Austrian president criticizes government’s asylum proposals

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen used an interview published on Saturday to criticize proposals put forward by the government ...

Macron to discuss Syria, Iran and Ukraine with Putin on Sunday

French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss Syria, Iran and Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin when they meet in Moscow ...

France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

Fighter jets streaked over Paris on Saturday as part of a massive military parade in a “demonstration of controlled force” ...

UK police search for paraglider who flew over Trump resort

Scottish police say they are trying to trace a paraglider who flew a Greenpeace protest banner over the golf resort ...


staffJuly 13, 2018

NSW MP under pressure to quit politics

The NSW opposition has called on a state MP to resign from politics altogether after secret recordings of him discussing ...

Men arrested over alleged weed truck in Melbourne

Two men have allegedly been found with a commercial quantity of cannabis and hydroponic equipment in a truck in Melbourne. ...

staffJuly 13, 2018

Thick Sydney fog delays flights, ferries

A repeat of thick morning fog across Sydney that delayed flights and ferries has been all but ruled out by ...

staffJuly 5, 2018


staffJuly 13, 2018

Over 100 die in Pakistan rally blasts

A suicide bomber has killed at least 128 people at a campaign rally in south-western Pakistan – the deadliest attack ...

Ex-Pakistan PM returns to face “jail cell”

Ousted Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif is returning to Pakistan despite facing a 10-year jail sentence for corruption. Sharif and his ...

staffJuly 12, 2018

Thai cave boys rescue ends in success

Divers in northern Thailand have rescued all 12 boys and their football coach from flooded caves, 17 days after they ...

staffJuly 10, 2018


staffJuly 14, 2018

2 blasts, gunfire heard near Somalia’s presidential palace

Two large explosions followed by gunfire have been heard near the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital. The blasts come a ...

Egypt’s inflation rate spikes in June amid price hikes

Egypt’s official statistics agency says annual inflation increased to 13.8 percent in June after a new round of austerity measures ...

staffJuly 10, 2018

UN chief to meet Ethiopia’s PM on Monday after peace breakthrough with Eritrea

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres will meet Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday, a day after he agreed with ...

staffJuly 9, 2018


Weird News


Gmail messages ‘read by human third parties’

Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, ...

staffJuly 3, 2018

OnePlus 6 Red release announced

OnePlus has announced a new color variant of the OnePlus 6: red. The OnePlus 6 Red has a shimmery, glossy ...

staffJuly 2, 2018
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Papa John’s pulling founder’s image from marketing after racial slur

Papa John’s, which has featured founder John Schnatter as the face of the company in logos and TV ads, is ...

staffJuly 13, 2018

Ex-Apple worker charged with stealing self-driving car trade secrets

U.S. authorities charged a former Apple Inc. employee with stealing trade secrets Monday, accusing him of downloading a blueprint related ...

staffJuly 11, 2018

Switzerland launches WTO action over US steel, aluminum tariffs

Switzerland has launched a complaint at the World Trade Organization against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, it said Tuesday, ...

staffJuly 10, 2018
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How might dark matter interact with ordinary matter?

An international team of scientists that includes University of California, Riverside, physicist Hai-Bo Yu has imposed conditions on how dark ...

staffJuly 13, 2018

Stone tools age Asia’s first Homo presence

The remains of crudely fashioned stone tools unearthed in China advances the presence of human ancestors in Asia by around ...

staffJuly 12, 2018
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Facts and Origins of the Potato

The potato, from the perennial Solanum tuberosum, is the world’s fourth largest food crop, following rice, wheat, and maize. The ...

staffJune 22, 2018

Folded Ham and Cheddar Omelette recipe

This simple folded omelet filled with ham and cheese is a satisfying and super-easy breakfast option — it’s ready to ...

staffMay 12, 2018

Banana Cream Pie Lush

This lush is bananas! Sugar cookie crust gets topped with a sweet vanilla creamy layer, sliced bananas, pudding and whipped ...

staffApril 29, 2018
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WHO recognizes ‘compulsive sexual behavior’ as mental disorder

The World Health Organization has recognized “compulsive sexual behavior” as a mental disorder, but said Saturday it remained unclear if ...

staffJuly 14, 2018

Obesity: Heavy but Healthy?

Researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity, but no other metabolic ...

staffJuly 13, 2018
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Ronaldo greets Juve fans, sparks Champions League dreams

Juventus fans gave Cristiano Ronaldo a rousing welcome on Monday as the club prepared to unveil the superstar summer signing ...

staffJuly 16, 2018

France beat Croatia in World Cup final

France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia’s bold challenge in a thrilling final in ...

staffJuly 15, 2018

Kerber beats Williams 6-3, 6-3 to win 1st Wimbledon title

Angelique Kerber won her first Wimbledon championship by stopping Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title. Kerber ...

staffJuly 14, 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!