Category: World

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staffJanuary 23, 2018

Avalanche and volcano hit Japan ski resort

A Japanese soldier has been killed in an avalanche in central Japan that may have been triggered by a volcanic ...

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staffJanuary 21, 2018

Afghan hotel attack killed 14 foreigners

An eyewitness has told the BBC of the terrifying moment gunmen burst into Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel restaurant on Saturday. The ...

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staffJanuary 21, 2018

Turkish ground troops enter Syria enclave

Turkish ground troops have crossed into northern Syria as part of Ankara’s campaign to rid the border area of Kurdish ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Parts of Australia passing 40C today as others brace for a hot weekend

Very hot and dry conditions have been forecast across the country today and over the weekend, fuelling warnings of extreme ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Hungary blasted over ‘Stop Soros’ bill targeting NGOs

Human rights groups and critics have decried the right-wing Hungarian government’s introduction of legislation targeting NGOs that work with refugees ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Ukraine declares Russian occupation in eastern region

Ukraine’s far eastern region is “occupied” by Russia, the parliament announced on Thursday, as Moscow warned the declaration could reignite ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Syria threatens to ‘destroy’ Turkish warplanes

Syria threatened on Thursday to “destroy” any Turkish warplanes that fly into its territory as Ankara prepares to launch a ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant. Ms Ardern said she and her partner, Clarke ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Palestinian killed in gun battle with Israeli army

A Palestinian man has been killed during a 10-hour military operation by the Israeli army near the occupied West Bank ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

A Canadian woman has been convicted of killing her friend after police discovered the murder weapon used in a picture ...