Middle East

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staffOctober 20, 2018

Amnesty urges UN investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

Amnesty International said Saturday that Saudi Arabia’s explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul appeared ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

US-backed Syria offensive kills 35 Daesh fighters

An offensive by U.S.-backed forces against the last redoubt of Daesh (ISIS) in eastern Syria killed 35 militants Saturday, a ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad met representatives of Russia’s foreign and defense ministries in Damascus Friday, Russia’s foreign ministry said ...

North america

Europe

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London mayor joins march for new Brexit vot

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has joined thousands of voters calling for a second Brexit referendum at a major demonstration. Khan ...

NATO, EU, US hail Macedonia vote as key step on Western path

NATO, the European Union and the US on Saturday hailed a Macedonian parliament vote as another step toward ending a ...

Pompeii’s destruction date could be wrong

Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered an inscription they say may show that the history books have been wrong for centuries. ...

Macedonia votes to start name change

Macedonia’s parliament has voted to start the constitutional procedure formally changing the country’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia. ...



AUSTRALIA & NZ

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staffOctober 20, 2018

Australia government faces by-election woe

People are voting in a by-election in a suburban constituency in Sydney, which could wipe out the government’s one-seat parliamentary ...

Australia sorry for vaginal mesh ‘agony’

The Australian government has issued a national apology to women affected by a vaginal mesh scandal, acknowledging decades of “agony ...

staffOctober 10, 2018

Australia may restrict where migrants live

The Australian government has unveiled a proposal to force new migrants to live outside Sydney and Melbourne. The policy would ...

staffOctober 9, 2018

ASIA

Proportion
staffOctober 20, 2018

Could China really launch a fake moon?

A Chinese company has announced ambitious plans to put a “fake moon” into space to brighten the night sky. According ...

Scores dead as train hits crowd in India

More than 60 people have been killed and 100 hurt after a train ran into a crowd near Amritsar in ...

staffOctober 20, 2018

Pakistan hangs six-year-old Zainab Ansari killer

Pakistan has hanged a man convicted for the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Ansari in January. Imran Ali, who ...

staffOctober 17, 2018

AFRICA

Proportion
staffOctober 16, 2018

Cyclone hitting Yemen leaving ‘extensive damage

The United Nations says strong winds and heavy rain from cyclone Luban have injured 33 people and affected 2,000 families ...

Kenya bus crash kills at least 40

At least 40 people have been killed after a bus traveling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the ...

staffOctober 10, 2018

Security forces kill 10 militants in Sinai: Egypt

Egypt says its security forces have killed 10 militants in a shootout in the city of el-Arish in the turbulent ...

staffOctober 9, 2018

Entertainment

Weird News

Technology

Scientists Develop New Quantum Circuit

For many years, quantum computers were not much more than an idea. Today, companies, governments and intelligence agencies are investing ...

staffOctober 20, 2018

Could China really launch a fake moon?

A Chinese company has announced ambitious plans to put a “fake moon” into space to brighten the night sky. According ...

staffOctober 20, 2018
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Business

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

Virgin Galactic to reach space in weeks

Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has said that Virgin Galactic is “weeks” away from its first trip into space. “We should ...

staffOctober 9, 2018

Weight Watchers drops ‘weight’ from name

Weight Watchers has unveiled a slimmed down version of its name, rebranding itself WW, in what it says marks “the ...

staffSeptember 24, 2018
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SCIENCE

Uniqueness of Human Neurons Discovered

Neurons in the human brain receive electrical signals from thousands of other cells, and long neural extensions called dendrites play ...

staffOctober 20, 2018

Prized fossil found in Rio museum debris

Most of the skull from a prized 12,000-year-old fossil nicknamed Luzia has been recovered from the wreckage of a fire ...

staffOctober 20, 2018
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Food

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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HEALTH

Vast Leukemia Dataset to Help With Treatment

After years of work, researchers are releasing a massive dataset detailing the molecular makeup of tumor cells from more than ...

staffOctober 20, 2018

First Example of a Bioelectronic Medicine

Researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an ...

staffOctober 9, 2018
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Sport

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

Last-minunte goal gives Chile win over Mexico

Nicolas Castillo followed up his own stinging drive to score in the 89th minute and hand Chile a 1-0 win ...

staffOctober 17, 2018
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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!