Category: World

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staffDecember 8, 2017

Samurai sword murders at Tokyo shrine

An attack believed to have been sparked by a succession feud has left three people dead at a well-known Shinto ...

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staffDecember 6, 2017

Putin to run again for Russia president

Russia’s Vladimir Putin has said he will seek another term as president in next year’s election. He made the announcement ...

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staffDecember 6, 2017

US Jerusalem recognition kiss of death

An expected announcement by President Donald Trump that the US will become the first state to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s ...

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staffDecember 4, 2017

Nelson Mandela funeral: ‘Millions misspent’

South Africa’s corruption watchdog has found officials misused millions of dollars during Nelson Mandela’s funeral four years ago. According to ...

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staffDecember 4, 2017

Yemen’s former leader Ali Abdullah Saleh killed in attack

Yemen’s ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in fighting with his former allies, reports say. Media controlled by the ...

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staffDecember 4, 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 ...

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staffDecember 4, 2017

UK foreign aid money ‘diverted to extremists’ in Syria

The government has suspended a foreign aid project after a BBC Panorama investigation found taxpayers’ cash was being diverted to ...

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staffDecember 4, 2017

Jordan urges US not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital

Jordan’s foreign minister has warned the US of “dangerous consequences” if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ayman ...

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staffDecember 3, 2017

UK PM visits Brussels for key Brexit talks

Theresa May is set to meet key EU figures for talks on Brexit which could determine whether the UK is ...

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staffDecember 2, 2017

Yemen ex-President Saleh offers talks to Saudi-led coalition

The former president of Yemen has suggested that he is open to talking to the Saudi-led coalition that his forces ...