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Chlorine attack on Syrian rebel enclave

A chlorine gas attack has been carried out on a besieged rebel-held enclave on the outskirts of the Syrian capital ...

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staffJanuary 8, 2018

UNRWA vows to go on after Israel’s call to scrap agency

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) has vowed to continue its work after Israeli Prime ...

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staffJanuary 8, 2018

Saudis ‘ban family’ of arrested scholar from travelling

Saudi Arabian authorities have imposed a travel ban on 17 relatives of prominent scholar Salman al-Awda, who has been held ...

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staffJanuary 8, 2018

Kuwait emir urges GCC nations to settle differences

The emir of Kuwait has urged Gulf countries to settle their differences as a row among three of the Gulf ...

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French salmonella baby milk scandal ‘affects 83 countries’

More than 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk have now been recalled in 83 countries in a salmonella scandal ...

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staff January 14, 2018

French salmonella baby milk scandal ‘affects 83 countries’

More than 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk have now been recalled in 83 countries in a salmonella scandal ...

staff January 14, 2018

Burning oil tanker sinks off China

An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese media say. ...

staff January 14, 2018

Tunisia announces reforms after protests

The Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms, reacting to days of demonstrations by anti-austerity protesters. Protests broke ...

staff January 13, 2018

Mark Wahlberg donating $1.5M to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

Mark Wahlberg tweeted Saturday that he is donating $1.5 million to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund. “Over the last ...

staff January 13, 2018

Chlorine attack on Syrian rebel enclave

A chlorine gas attack has been carried out on a besieged rebel-held enclave on the outskirts of the Syrian capital ...

AUSTRALIA & NZ

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staffJanuary 7, 2018

Sydney swelters in hottest day since 1939 as mercury hits 47.3C

The Australian city of Sydney has experienced its hottest weather in 79 years with temperatures in the region hitting as ...

Beach bystanders criticised in Christmas Day drowning

Two Australian surfers who tried to rescue a man from drowning on Christmas Day have angrily accused others of not ...

staffDecember 27, 2017

Kwaussie – Dual citizen saga behind Australia’s word of 2017

The term “kwaussie” – a hybrid of Kiwi and Aussie – has been named Australia’s word of the year. The ...

staffDecember 4, 2017

ASIA

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staffJanuary 14, 2018

Burning oil tanker sinks off China

An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese media say. ...

Tanker and ship collision near Shanghai leaves 32 missing

Thirty-two people are missing after an oil tanker and a cargo ship collided off China’s east coast on Saturday evening. ...

staffJanuary 7, 2018

11 killed, 25 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

A suicide attacker blew himself up near a crowd of police and protesters in Kabul Thursday, killing at least 11 ...

staffJanuary 5, 2018

AFRICA

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staffJanuary 14, 2018

Tunisia announces reforms after protests

The Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms, reacting to days of demonstrations by anti-austerity protesters. Protests broke ...

Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices

One student has been killed and six people injured during widespread protests over rising bread prices in Sudan. The student died ...

staffJanuary 8, 2018

Saudi warplane crashes in Yemen; pilots escape

A warplane from the Saudi-led military alliance fighting in Yemen has crashed after suffering a “technical failure”, a coalition statement said. However, ...

staffJanuary 8, 2018

Entertainment

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Technology

Leak in world’s biggest database worries Indians

Indian officials in charge of a controversial biometric identity scheme have filed a police complaint after a report that citizens’ ...

staffJanuary 5, 2018

Apple – Chip bug in all Macs and iPhones

Apple has said that all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two major flaws in computer chips. It ...

staffJanuary 5, 2018
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Business

Visa to eliminate customer signatures for cards with security chips

Visa Inc. announced Friday it would no longer require businesses to get customers’ signatures on purchases made with chip-card security. ...

staffJanuary 12, 2018

Celgene buys cancer therapy maker Impact Biomedicines for $1.1B

Celgene Corp. has announced the acquisition of Impact Biomedicines, a company developing medication to combat bone marrow cancer. Celgene, headquartered ...

staffJanuary 8, 2018

More than 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close

Sears Holdings said Thursday it is closing 39 Sears locations and 64 Kmart stores in addition to the dozens of ...

staffJanuary 5, 2018
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SCIENCE

Sharks, humans shared common ancestor 440 million years ago

A basking shark-like fish — only the size of a sardine — is helping paleontologists better understand the earliest branches ...

staffJanuary 12, 2018

Here’s what happens to the human body in Space

Space is a dangerous and unforgiving place, and spending time away from gravity takes its toll on the human body, ...

staffJanuary 11, 2018
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HEALTH

Hyperactive brain networks can multiply fibromyalgia pain – Study

A new study reveals evidence that fibromyalgia patients have hypersensitive brain networks that multiply pain. Researchers at the University of ...

staffJanuary 12, 2018

Vaping a safer option, could help prevent smoking-related deaths – Study

New research published Thursday by New York University suggests vaping is a safer option than smoking cigarettes, and smokers switching ...

staffJanuary 11, 2018
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Sport

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Olympics over doping

The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday banned the entire Russian Olympic team from the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea, ...

staffDecember 6, 2017

Australia beat England to win Rugby League World Cup

Australia edged out England in a tight and nervy Rugby League World Cup final to retain the trophy at Suncorp ...

staffDecember 2, 2017

Ex-Wimbledon champion Novotna dies at 49

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Women’s Tennis Association said Novotna, who had ...

staffNovember 20, 2017
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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!