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Baldwin expects no charges over fatal movie set accident

Criminal investigation into shooting still ongoing,

Saturday, 20 Aug 2022 07:10 AM

Baldwin expects no charges over fatal movie set accident

Myanmar junta chief says military open to negotiations with Suu Kyi

Military leadership wants ousted leader to help end crisis sparked by its coup.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 11:59 PM

Myanmar junta chief says military open to negotiations with Suu Kyi

Biden to headline anti-extremism conference

US presidents warns of existential threat to viability of world democracy.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 11:30 PM

Biden to headline anti-extremism conference

Police recover Lewandowski’s watch, stolen while signing autographs

A 19-year-old man is arrested for ‘robbery with violence’.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 10:50 PM

Police recover Lewandowski’s watch, stolen while signing autographs

Match-fixing fears spark Chinese football crackdown

Media report says players in an under-15 match ‘appear to stop trying to compete, strolling aimlessly’.         

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 10:10 PM

Match-fixing fears spark Chinese football crackdown


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US to donate 8 helicopters to Czech Republic

Nato member state to receive aircraft under Excess Defense Articles programme.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 09:30 PM

US to donate 8 helicopters to Czech Republic

Missing Chinese-Canadian tycoon gets jail for 13 years

Ottawa confirms Xiao Jianhua facing trial.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 08:50 PM

Missing Chinese-Canadian tycoon gets jail for 13 years

Abandoned yacht carrying guns sparks terror scare in India

Authorities rule out ‘terror angle’ after security company claims ownership of weapons.         

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 08:10 PM

Abandoned yacht carrying guns sparks terror scare in India

McDonald’s Korea to hike prices again amid soaring costs

Sixty-eight menu items to cost about 4.8% more.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 07:30 PM

McDonald’s Korea to hike prices again amid soaring costs

Australia announces additional US$25 million in aid to Sri Lanka

Foreign minister says funds will be used to meet pressing food, healthcare needs in the South Asian country.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 06:50 PM

Australia announces additional US$25 million in aid to Sri Lanka

Fuel price hikes, scarce rice add to hardship in Myanmar

Economy continues to tank under military junta, with even state media reporting hardships.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 06:10 PM

Fuel price hikes, scarce rice add to hardship in Myanmar

Wales declares drought in several regions

Water companies impose restrictions on water use.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 05:30 PM

Wales declares drought in several regions

Chinese city dims lights in heatwave power crunch

Chengdu mutes illumination in public areas to conserve energy.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 04:50 PM

Chinese city dims lights in heatwave power crunch

Putin and Xi to attend G20 summit in Bali

President Joko Widodo, in a Bloomberg report, says both leaders have accepted his invitation to the meeting.    

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 04:10 PM

Putin and Xi to attend G20 summit in Bali

New Zealand flood recovery estimated to take ‘years’

A state of emergency remains in place in the Nelson-Tasman district following three days of torrential rain.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 03:30 PM

New Zealand flood recovery estimated to take ‘years’


Asian markets drift as investors assess Fed outlook

All eyes are now on next week's central bankers symposium in Wyoming

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 02:50 PM

Asian markets drift as investors assess Fed outlook

Germany’s Scholz faces grilling over tax fraud scandal

Parliamentary committee probing accusations political figures helped bank to avoid repaying falsely claimed tax rebates.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 02:10 PM

Germany’s Scholz faces grilling over tax fraud scandal

Solomon Islands secures US$66m Chinese loan for Huawei deal

Funding forms part of recent secretive security pact signed between Honiara and Beijing.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 01:30 PM

Solomon Islands secures US$66m Chinese loan for Huawei deal

Erdogan warns of ‘another Chernobyl’ after talks in Ukraine

UN, regional players accuse Moscow of moving heavy weapons into area around Zaporizhzhia.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 12:50 PM

Erdogan warns of ‘another Chernobyl’ after talks in Ukraine

Japan core consumer prices rise 2.4% in July

Experts say root cause moving away from crude oil prices to food products.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 12:10 PM

Japan core consumer prices rise 2.4% in July

Indonesian villagers clean corpses in afterlife ritual

During Manene festival families exhume bodies, honour spirits of dead relatives, provide offerings.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 11:30 AM

Indonesian villagers clean corpses in afterlife ritual

North Korea rejects Seoul’s aid-for-denuclearisation offer

Washington fears Pyongyang could be gearing up for another nuclear test.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 10:10 AM

North Korea rejects Seoul’s aid-for-denuclearisation offer

Armed men storm Haiti hospital, execute patient, says group

Doctors Without Border says men armed with handguns grabbed a man and killed him outside.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 09:30 AM

Armed men storm Haiti hospital, execute patient, says group

US judge sentences wildlife trafficker to more than 5 years in jail

Trafficking plot involved illegal poaching of around 35 rhinoceros and more than 100 elephants.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 08:50 AM

US judge sentences wildlife trafficker to more than 5 years in jail

Apple warns of flaw that lets hackers into iPhones, Macs

Patches have been released to fix what is described as a vulnerability.

Friday, 19 Aug 2022 07:50 AM

Apple warns of flaw that lets hackers into iPhones, Macs