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Cyberattacks ‘main risk’ to US economy, says official

Federal Reserve chair says concern is shared by multiple governments, private businesses.

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Cyberattacks ‘main risk’ to US economy, says official

Close race in Samoa election a victory for women

Fiame Naomi Mataafa’s party on cusp of toppling incumbent with 22 years in office.

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Close race in Samoa election a victory for women

Probe ordered after US police pepper-spray black soldier

Lieutenant Caron Nazario pulled over by officers in December for not having permanent licence plates on his new SUV.

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Probe ordered after US police pepper-spray black soldier

Venezuela to produce Cuban Covid-19 vaccine

Country will also conduct phase 3 trials for jab, says Maduro.

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Venezuela to produce Cuban Covid-19 vaccine

Matsuyama wins historic Masters title

Japanese golfer holds off Xander Schauffele in dramatic fashion for a one-stroke victory.

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Matsuyama wins historic Masters title


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Microsoft in talks to buy Nuance Communications

Firm specialises in artificial intelligence, media reports say.

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Microsoft in talks to buy Nuance Communications

Trump sharply insults top Republican in speech to donors

Mitch McConnell, wife subject of former president’s tirade.

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Trump sharply insults top Republican in speech to donors

Rio red-faced over vaccine campaign gaffe

Health worker in ad smiles beneath a mask whose metal clip – meant to fit over the nose – can be seen beneath his chin.

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Rio red-faced over vaccine campaign gaffe

7 Catholic clergy, including two French, kidnapped in Haiti

Culprits demand US$1 million ransom for the group.

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7 Catholic clergy, including two French, kidnapped in Haiti

4 people dead in migrant boat near Canary Islands

19 others, including three in critical condition, hospitalised.

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4 people dead in migrant boat near Canary Islands

Egypt train driver ‘not at controls’ during deadly crash

Prosecutor’s allegations include drug use, neglect in latest transport catastrophe.

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Egypt train driver ‘not at controls’ during deadly crash

Myanmar youth fight internet outages with underground newsletter

Youngsters nationwide download Molotov file, print, distribute in neighbourhoods.

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Myanmar youth fight internet outages with underground newsletter

German conservatives mull Merkel succession

With popularity plummeting, party must choose between presumptive nominee, charismatic outsider.

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German conservatives mull Merkel succession

Rhino population in Nepal grows in conservation boost

Wildlife department celebrates ‘exciting’ news for animal once on brink of extinction.

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Rhino population in Nepal grows in conservation boost

China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India

The structure will span the Brahmaputra River before the waterway leaves the Himalayas and flows into India.

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China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India


US defence secretary in Israel amid Iran nuclear talks

Visit comes as Washington confirms intent to stitch up deal with Tehran that Tel Aviv staunchly opposes.

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US defence secretary in Israel amid Iran nuclear talks

Myanmar's post-coup civilian death toll climbs past 700

Protesters continue to rally in parts of the country despite heavy bloodletting in recent days.

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Myanmar's post-coup civilian death toll climbs past 700

Rescuers work to free 21 trapped in flooded China mine

Eight men have been rescued from the mine, according to preliminary reports.

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Rescuers work to free 21 trapped in flooded China mine

Ramsey Clark, ex-US justice official and Saddam Hussein's lawyer, dies at 93

Controversial liberal figure died at home in New York City, says his niece.

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Ramsey Clark, ex-US justice official and Saddam Hussein's lawyer, dies at 93

China mulls mixing vaccines to improve efficacy of jabs

Top Chinese expert publicly alludes to relatively low efficacy of the country's vaccines.

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China mulls mixing vaccines to improve efficacy of jabs

Cuba’s new animal-welfare law allows cockfights, religious sacrifice

Legislation considered a victory for communist nation's civil society.

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Cuba’s new animal-welfare law allows cockfights, religious sacrifice

Harry but no Meghan at pared-back funeral for Prince Philip

Heir to the throne Prince Charles, 72, pays heartfelt tribute to 'dear Papa'. 

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Harry but no Meghan at pared-back funeral for Prince Philip

Deadly storms hit southern US coast

Millions live in the storms' paths along the Gulf coast, including Florida, Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana.

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Deadly storms hit southern US coast

UK TV viewers complain about too much Prince Philip coverage

BBC puts up online form for unhappy members of the public.

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UK TV viewers complain about too much Prince Philip coverage

7 killed after quake rocks Indonesia’s Java island

The quake struck at the depth of 82km, offshore.     

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7 killed after quake rocks Indonesia’s Java island