Middle East

Proportion
staff4 weeks

Iran links tanker row to nuclear deal

Iran considers Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of the 2015 nuclear deal, a senior official said ...

Proportion
staff1 month

Trump uses veto to unblock $8bn weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

The US president has vetoed resolutions in Congress to block the sale of $8.1bn worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia ...

Proportion
staff5 months

Syrian FM accuses Trump administration of ‘lies’ about withdrawing troops

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said on Thursday that the Trump administration “lies” all the time about withdrawing its troops ...

North america

Europe

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Kidnapped teen killed despite emergency calls

Romania’s interior minister has fired the chief of police after the murder of a teenage girl whose repeated emergency calls ...

Polish court bans ‘LGBT-free zone’ sticker from sale

A Polish court has ordered conservative newspaper Gazeta Polska to halt the distribution of “LGBT-free zone” stickers it included in ...

High schoolers charged in attack on lesbian couple

Four teenagers have been charged in a homophobic attack on a London bus that sparked widespread outrage in the UK. ...

Second Europe heatwave set to intensify and peak

Much of Western Europe is facing record-breaking temperatures again, with the second heatwave in a month set to reach its ...



AUSTRALIA & NZ

Proportion
staff4 weeks

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, ...

Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Seagulls all over Australia are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, scientists say. Silver gulls are carrying bacteria such as E. ...

staff2 months

Facebook to block foreign ads ahead of Australian election

Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month. The move follows growing criticism of the ...

staff5 months

ASIA

Proportion
staff4 weeks

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 ...

Philippines President Duterte warns China to back off disputed island

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned Beijing to back off from a disputed island in the South China Sea, warning of ...

staff5 months

US envoy Khalilzad says various Afghan groups will be included in peace talks

The US envoy tasked with forging a peace deal with the Taliban met with officials in Pakistan on Friday. Zalmay ...

staff5 months

AFRICA

Proportion
staff4 weeks

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. ...

staff4 weeks

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 ...

staff5 months

Entertainment

Weird News

Technology

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 ...

staff7 months

SpaceX launches military satellite

SpaceX has launched a rocket carrying a military navigation satellite for the first time. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off ...

staff8 months
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Business

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 ...

staff7 months

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 ...

staff8 months

Cathay Pacific to honor fares slashed in error

Cathay Pacific has said it will honor first-class and business-class tickets that it sold to some lucky passengers for a ...

staff8 months
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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 ...

staff5 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 ...

staff7 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 ...

staff8 months

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. ...

staff11 months

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 ...

staff12 months
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HEALTH

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 ...

staff7 months

New Materials Could ‘Drive Wound Healing’

Materials are widely used to help heal wounds: Collagen sponges help treat burns and pressure sores, and scaffold-like implants are ...

staff7 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, ...

staff4 weeks

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 ...

staff10 months

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 ...

staff10 months
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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!