Middle East

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Syrian FM accuses Trump administration of ‘lies’ about withdrawing troops

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said on Thursday that the Trump administration “lies” all the time about withdrawing its troops ...

Proportion
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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, ...

Proportion
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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 ...

North america

Europe

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France hosts G7 foreign ministers’ meeting, Pompeo won’t attend

France offered a wary welcome to foreign ministers from the G7 on Friday for a meeting overshadowed by a snub ...

Yellow vest violence returns to Paris

Demonstrators have looted shops in Paris in a resurgence of the Gilets jaunes (“yellow vest”) protests that have been taking ...

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 ...



AUSTRALIA & NZ

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Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Seagulls all over Australia are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, scientists say. Silver gulls are carrying bacteria such as E. ...

Facebook to block foreign ads ahead of Australian election

Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month. The move follows growing criticism of the ...

staff4 months

Christchurch shootings: Brenton Tarrant appears in court

The main suspect in the killings of 49 people in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday has ...

staff4 months

ASIA

Proportion
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Philippines President Duterte warns China to back off disputed island

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned Beijing to back off from a disputed island in the South China Sea, warning of ...

US envoy Khalilzad says various Afghan groups will be included in peace talks

The US envoy tasked with forging a peace deal with the Taliban met with officials in Pakistan on Friday. Zalmay ...

staff4 months

Russia, China to take joint action in UNSC on Korean settlement

Moscow and Beijing are working out joint actions at the UN Security Council that will give impetus to the process ...

staff4 months

AFRICA

Proportion
staff3 months

Rwanda marks 25 years since genocide

Rwanda’s president said the country had become “a family once again”, while marking the 25th anniversary of the genocide that ...

Kremlin watches situation in Libya, stands for peaceful settlement

Moscow is keeping a close watch on the developments in Libya and believes that peaceful, political settlement is the sole ...

staff4 months

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 ...

staff6 months

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 ...

staff6 months

SpaceX launches military satellite

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

staff7 months
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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 ...

staff6 months

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 ...

staff7 months

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 ...

staff7 months
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SCIENCE

The Colonization of Mars

Mars is the focus of much scientific study about possible human colonization. Mars’s surface conditions and past presence of liquid ...

staff3 months

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 ...

staff5 months
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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 ...

staff7 months

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. ...

staff10 months

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 ...

staff10 months
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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 ...

staff6 months

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 ...

staff6 months
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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 ...

staff9 months

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 ...

staff9 months

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 ...

staff9 months
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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!