North america

Europe

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Oldest three-star Michelin restaurant downgraded

The restaurant of famed French chef Paul Bocuse has lost its three-star Michelin rating, stirring controversy. L’Auberge du Pont de ...

Painting found in wall confirmed as stolen Klimt

A painting discovered by chance last month is a Gustav Klimt original that was stolen nearly 23 years ago, Italian ...

Armenian joy as Congress recognizes genocide

Armenia rejoiced but Turkey was furious Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a historic resolution recognizing mass killings ...

Manhunt after two shot dead in German city

At least two people have been killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle, police say. The ...



AUSTRALIA & NZ

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Rain brings bushfire relief to parts of Australia

Parts of Australia’s east coast have been hit by heavy rain and thunderstorms, dousing some bushfires but also bringing the ...

Sydney under ‘catastrophic’ warning as dozens of bushfires burn across NSW

Fire officials are warning of “catastrophic fire danger” as firefighters battle dozens of blazes raging across the Australian state of ...

staff2 months

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack tests positive for banned substance

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack tested positive for a banned substance before the World Aquatics Championships, Swimming Australia has said. Jack, ...

staff6 months

ASIA

Proportion
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Japan counts cost of biggest typhoon in decades

At least nine people are reported dead as Japan recovers from its biggest storm in decades. Typhoon Hagibis triggered floods ...

US, Japan, S. Korea discuss Pyongyang’s denuclearization

Officials from the US, Japan, and South Korea have discussed Pyongyang’s denuclearization. US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun ...

staff4 months

Hong Kong Police fire tear gas at Yuen Long rally

Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at an unauthorized protest held by tens of thousands of people to condemn ...

staff6 months

AFRICA

Proportion
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Attack on field hospital in Libya kills 5 doctors

An air attack by forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar near the Libyan capital killed five doctors, the ...

Mourners killed by Boko Haram at a funeral in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants opened fire on a funeral in Nigeria’s north-eastern state of Borno, killing at least 30 people. ...

staff6 months

Rwanda marks 25 years since genocide

Rwanda’s president said the country had become “a family once again”, while marking the 25th anniversary of the genocide that ...

staff10 months

Entertainment

Weird News

Technology

Lebanon to charge for WhatsApp calls

Lebanon’s cabinet has agreed to impose a fee on calls over WhatsApp and other similar applications, as part of efforts ...

staff3 months

Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook plans to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, reports the New York Times. While all ...

staff12 months
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Business

Ghosn denies improper use of Nissan money

Former Nissan Motor Co Ltd boss Carlos Ghosn denied any impropriety over payments he made during his time at the ...

staff3 months

Netflix raises prices for US customers

Streaming service Netflix has announced it is raising its prices in the US. The company is increasing the cost of ...

staff1 year

Japan sushi tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura pays record tuna price

A Japanese sushi boss has paid a record $3.1m for a giant tuna at the first new year’s auction in ...

staff1 year
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SCIENCE

The Colonization of Mars

Mars is the focus of much scientific study about possible human colonization. Mars’s surface conditions and past presence of liquid ...

staff10 months

New Galaxy in the Cosmic Neighborhood

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study some of the oldest and faintest stars in the globular cluster ...

staff12 months
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Food

Japan sushi tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura pays record tuna price

A Japanese sushi boss has paid a record $3.1m for a giant tuna at the first new year’s auction in ...

staff1 year

Scottish chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

A Scottish-born chef has won an international culinary prize by using ingredients and cooking techniques learned from indigenous Australian people. ...

staff1 year

Domino’s Pizza tattoos earn some Russians ‘free pizza for life’

One tattoo. 100 years. 10,000 free pizzas. That was the deal offered to people in Russia last week when Domino’s ...

staff1 year
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HEALTH

New Chinese virus ‘will have infected hundreds’

The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, ...

staff5 days

Is ketogenic diet good for brain and quick weight loss?

Overview of ketogenic diet The ketogenic diet is starting to become a buzzword in the world of internet. It’s because ...

staff12 months
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Sport

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack tests positive for banned substance

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack tested positive for a banned substance before the World Aquatics Championships, Swimming Australia has said. Jack, ...

staff6 months

Cricket Australia shares blame in scandal

A scathing review into Australian cricket has condemned a “winning without counting the costs” culture that left players in a ...

staff1 year

Lopetegui: I believe in Real Madrid more than ever

Julen Lopetegui insists he believes in his struggling Real Madrid team more than ever and remains calm about his future ...

staff1 year
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In pictures

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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!

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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!