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Trump scoffs at Parasite’s Oscar win
President suggests it’s time to bring back classics from Hollywood’s golden age.
2 Australian evacuees from Japan ship have coronavirus
Questions raised over govt policy to allow evacuees to return home after testing negative.
‘Tiger widows’ treated like pariah in Bangladesh
Honey hunters collect honey mostly in Sundarbans, where most of the man-eaters live.
Covid-19 fears drive down global marts
Investors head for exits even after China reports big drop in new cases, eases borrowing costs.
Nearly 900,000 pangolins trafficked in Southeast Asia
Researchers link Covid-19 outbreak in China to endangered animal.
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Hubei reports 115 Covid-19 deaths
Coronavirus epidemic claims 2,233 lives, infects around 75,000 people.
China changes method of counting virus infected... again
It now includes only those diagnosed by sophisticated laboratory testing.
Sweden creates US$1 million prizes for sustainable food solutions
Our food system is broken, and the planet is ailing, says funder.
Berlin court jails trio over 100kg gold coin heist
Members of family of Arab origin notorious for ties to organised crime jailed.
Indonesia central bank cuts rates on virus fears
It lowers its benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points to 4.75%.
S. Korea coronavirus cases spike as infection spreads in sect
A member of a dubious church had unknowingly spread the virus to other members of her congregation.
Argentina debt unsustainable, says IMF
Country’s ability to service obligations has deteriorated since last analysis in July.
Trump ally Stone to be sentenced today as firestorm rages over meddling
The US president says his longtime friend is being treated 'unfairly', which was followed by intervention by the attorney-general.
Mexico couple arrested over girl’s kidnap, murder
7-year-old reported missing on February 11; her body, bearing torture marks, found in capital on Saturday.
Australia royal inquiry to look into bushfire crisis
Panel to submit findings by August 31, which is anticipated to be ahead of next fire season.
Iran still delivering weapons to Huthis, says US
Claim by US Central Command comes after 2nd interception in less than 3 months of what Washington says are Iranian arms.
Inventor of ‘cut, copy, paste’ command dies
Your workday is easier thanks to Lawrence ‘Larry’ Tesler’s revolutionary ideas, says Xerox.
Love might explain human-dog bond, say scientists
Pooches’ brain chemistry when with owner mirrors that of mum and baby, one study finds.
Fewer new China Covid-19 cases, but 2 Japan cruise passengers die
But WHO expert warns that fight against epidemic has not reached turning point.
Ex-rugby player suspected of killing wife, 3 kids in car fire
Man believed to have doused vehicle in petrol before setting it alight.
NY fashion institute apologises over ‘racist’ show
Fashion Institute of Technology president says not creator’s intent to make statement on race, but it’s ‘obvious that has been the outcome’.
Suspect in Germany shootings found dead at home
Police say another body found at residence in Hanau.