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Erdogan ahead in early results in Turkey

Turkey’s long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains ahead in presidential elections with 91% of votes counted, state media report. Mr ...

France arrests 10 ultra-right suspects over plot to attack Muslims

Ten people with links to the radical far-right have been arrested by anti-terrorist police in France over an alleged plot ...

Nearly 300 Turkish diplomats seek asylum in Germany since coup attempt

Nearly 300 Turkish diplomats have sought asylum in Germany since a failed coup in Turkey in July 2016, a German ...

Italy’s interior minister says Malta should take rescue boat

Italy’s populist, anti-migrant interior minister said Friday that Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued ...


staffJune 18, 2018

Fatal Dreamworld ride had other incidents

A ride that malfunctioned at Australia’s Dreamworld theme park, killing four people, had experienced “a number” of previous incidents, a ...

Comedian’s killing prompts anger in Australia

The alleged rape and murder of a young comedian as she walked home at night in Australia has prompted an ...

staffJune 15, 2018

Australian soldiers condemned over Nazi flag

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has condemned a photo showing an Australian army vehicle flying a swastika flag in Afghanistan. ...

staffJune 14, 2018


staffJune 22, 2018

Putin, Moon advocate Korea denuclearization

Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed Friday to support “efforts to establish complete denuclearization on ...

Taliban kidnap 43 Afghans

Taliban fighters kidnapped 43 people from a road construction camp during a raid in southern Afghanistan that also killed four ...

staffJune 22, 2018

Moon – Cooperation with Russia key for peace on Korean peninsula

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that cooperation with Russia was key to peace on the Korean peninsula, Russian ...

staffJune 21, 2018


staffJune 23, 2018

Zimbabwe President was ‘inches’ from explosion

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. Mr Mnangagwa ...

Rights group warns blocking aid in Yemen endangers millions

Yemen’s warring parties are obstructing crucial aid to the Red Sea port of Hudeida endangering millions in what is already ...

staffJune 22, 2018

Libyan coast guard rescues 380 Europe-bound African migrants

Libya’s coast guard has rescued two groups of more than 380 African migrants, including seven women and 48 children, in ...

staffJune 21, 2018


Weird News


Apple to close iPhone security loophole used by police

Apple says it is to change the default settings of its iPhone to stop hackers and others unlocking devices without ...

staffJune 14, 2018

Facebook privacy bug ‘affects 14 million users’

A software bug meant millions of Facebook users may have unknowingly posted private information to the public, the company has ...

staffJune 8, 2018
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The hidden detail on the Starbucks logo you never noticed before

Some like their coffee bold and black, while others take it sweet and sugary. No matter your preference, though, you’re ...

staffJune 24, 2018

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

The European Union (EU) has introduced retaliatory tariffs on US goods as a top official launched a fresh attack on ...

staffJune 22, 2018

OPEC approves output rise of about 1 Mn barrels

OPEC members have agreed on a combined increase in crude oil output of one million barrels per day, the oil ...

staffJune 22, 2018
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Gene therapy restores hand function after spinal cord injury in rats

Researchers at King’s College London have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled hand movements after being ...

staffJune 18, 2018

Dumpling space rock comes into view

A Japanese spacecraft is sending back images as it approaches an irregularly shaped asteroid that some on the mission have ...

staffJune 18, 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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Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children’s ‘screen time’ – ...

staffJune 18, 2018

Allergen in Red Meat Linked to Heart Disease

A team of researchers says it has linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat to the buildup of plaque ...

staffJune 18, 2018
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England thrash Panama to reach last 16

England recorded their biggest win at a World Cup to overwhelm Panama and secure a place in the last 16 ...

staffJune 24, 2018

Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina’s World Cup crisis

In any other context, the gesture would have gone unnoticed: Lionel Messi received birthday greetings from Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli. ...

staffJune 24, 2018

Mexico beat South Korea 2-1 to edge towards World Cup last 16

Mexico moved to the brink of the World Cup knockout rounds with a 2-1 win over South Korea in Rostov-on-Don ...

staffJune 23, 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!