Category: World

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staffMay 8, 2017

Canada floods: Montreal declares state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian city of Montreal due to flooding caused by torrential rains ...

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staffMay 8, 2017

Afghanistan IS head killed in raid

The head of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed in a military raid, US and ...

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staffMay 8, 2017

Revenge porn: Image-based abuse hits ‘one in five’ Australians

One in five Australians has suffered image-based abuse, according to the nation’s most comprehensive study on “revenge porn”. The national ...

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staffMay 7, 2017

North Korea ‘detains US citizen Kim Hak-song’

North Korea says it has detained a US citizen on suspicion of “hostile acts” against the state. Kim Hak-song worked ...

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staffMay 7, 2017

France chooses Emmanuel Macron as next president

Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, resoundingly defeating Marine Le ...

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staffMay 6, 2017

French election: Hollande vows ‘response’ to Macron hack attack

French President François Hollande has promised to “respond” after a hacking attack targeted presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. He gave no ...

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staffMay 6, 2017

Tanzania school bus crash kills dozens

More than 30 people – almost all of them school children – have been killed in a bus crash in ...

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staffMay 6, 2017

Armored military vehicle runs over Venezuelan protester

An armored vehicle ran over a protester in Venezuela as the violent demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro continued. Graphic video ...

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staffMay 6, 2017

Canada considers trade action over U.S. lumber dispute

Canada is considering multiple trade actions, including banning U.S. coal export, in response to “unfair” U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood ...

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staffMay 6, 2017

French investigators: EgyptAir MS804 crash an accident

No traces of explosives were found on the remains of French victims aboard an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the ...