Middle East

staffDecember 8, 2018

US accuses Russia, Syria of lying about Aleppo ‘chemical attack’

The United States and Britain have accused Russia of fabricating a story about chemical weapons use by Syrian rebels. In ...

staffDecember 7, 2018

Hart quits Oscars amid tweets row

US comedian and actor Kevin Hart says he has stepped down from hosting the 2019 Oscars following a controversy over ...

staffNovember 29, 2018

Two arrested over murder of British radio DJ Gavin Ford in Lebanon

Two men have reportedly been arrested on Wednesday for the murder of British radio presenter Gavin Ford in Lebanon. Mr ...

North america



Six dead and dozens injured in Italy nightclub stampede

At least six people, including five teenagers, have died and about 120 were injured in a stampede when panic broke ...

Paris protests created a monster

Anti-government protests in France have “created a monster”, France’s Interior Minister Christophe Castaner has said. And he is warning that ...

Riot police clash with Paris protesters

Protesters have scaled the Arc de Triomphe in central Paris, as clashes with riot police continue during a third weekend ...

UK PM defends Brexit deal amid attacks

Theresa May has defended her proposed Brexit deal in the Commons in the face of sustained criticism from the opposition ...


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 22, 2018

Family forgive tribe who killed American

The family of a US man reportedly killed by arrows fired by members of an endangered tribe in India’s Andaman ...

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 ...

staffNovember 7, 2018

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


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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General Motors to slash jobs and close eight plants

General Motors (GM) plans to halt production at five factories in North America and cut more than 14,000 jobs. The ...

staffNovember 26, 2018

Nissan sacks Carlos Ghosn over cash scandal

Carlos Ghosn has been ousted after 19 years at the helm of Nissan, following allegations of financial misconduct, Japanese media ...

staffNovember 22, 2018

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
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SpaceX makes Christmas delivery to International Space Station

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused ...

staffDecember 8, 2018

Touchdown triumph for NASA’s Mars probe

US space agency Nasa has landed a new robot on Mars after a dramatic seven-minute plunge to the surface of ...

staffNovember 26, 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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Why We Shouldn’t Like Coffee, but We Do

Why do we like the bitter taste of coffee? Bitterness evolved as a natural warning system to protect the body ...

staffNovember 26, 2018

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
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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!