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German chancellor candidate to be grilled in fraud probe

Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will appear before parliament's finance committee today.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 04:00 PM

German chancellor candidate to be grilled in fraud probe

Virus-hit Fiji to reopen borders for tourists

It hopes to offer quarantine-free travel to visitors from a ‘green list’ of locations by November.  

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 03:20 PM

Virus-hit Fiji to reopen borders for tourists

Netflix dominates Emmys with Crown sweep and Queen’s Gambit win

Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso is the big winner in the comedy categories.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 02:40 PM

Netflix dominates Emmys with Crown sweep and Queen’s Gambit win

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero to learn verdict in terror trial

Family say charges are payback by vengeful government after denouncing president as a dictator.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 02:00 PM

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero to learn verdict in terror trial

Johnson cautious over fulfilling UN climate fund pledges

British PM says ‘a stretch’ to expect wealthy nations to pay up within the week.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 01:20 PM

Johnson cautious over fulfilling UN climate fund pledges


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Deported Haitians angry after US sends them back to Port-au-Prince

Returnees lament inhumane living conditions at Texas migrant detention facility.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 12:40 PM

Deported Haitians angry after US sends them back to Port-au-Prince

Singapore reports more than 1,000 Covid-19 cases for second day

Active cases on the island state now at 7,144.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 12:00 PM

Singapore reports more than 1,000 Covid-19 cases for second day

Trudeau’s future on the line as Canadians vote in pandemic election

Prime minister faces a strong challenge from conservative leader Erin O'Toole.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 11:20 AM

Trudeau’s future on the line as Canadians vote in pandemic election

Mexico’s case against US gunmakers edges ahead

Government alleges ‘negligent, illicit’ cross-border trade, accounting for at least 70% of weapons seized at crime scenes.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 10:40 AM

Mexico’s case against US gunmakers edges ahead

Volcano erupts on Spain’s Canary Islands

PM flies in with hundreds of soldiers mobilised, residents told to stay away from eruption zone.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 10:00 AM

Volcano erupts on Spain’s Canary Islands

North Korea says US submarine deal, alliance could trigger ‘nuclear arms race’

Pyongyang says ‘extremely undesirable, dangerous acts’ likely to upset balance of power in Asia-Pacific region.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 09:20 AM

North Korea says US submarine deal, alliance could trigger ‘nuclear arms race’

Afghan refugees cycle in traditional Mexico City bike ride

Celebrated women’s robotics team still face threats from Islamists, says government.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 08:40 AM

Afghan refugees cycle in traditional Mexico City bike ride

French, UK defence ministers’ meeting off amid submarine row

Paris still smarting after ‘stab in the back’ with US-Anglo-Australian partnership.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 08:00 AM

French, UK defence ministers’ meeting off amid submarine row

Pope opens Central Europe conference on sex abuse ‘crisis’

Vatican still reeling from multiple scandals, attempts to whitewash crimes in Poland.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 07:20 AM

Pope opens Central Europe conference on sex abuse ‘crisis’

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle

System crash results in suspension of voting.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 11:59 PM

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle


Two main contenders to Merkel’s throne

A toss between vice chancellor Olaf Scholz of Social Democrats and Armin Laschet of CDU-CSU.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 11:50 PM

Two main contenders to Merkel’s throne

Blast targets Taliban truck in eastern Afghan city

Several wounded fighters taken to hospital after explosion.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 11:10 PM

Blast targets Taliban truck in eastern Afghan city

Vaccine bookings spike after Italy extends Covid pass

All employees must now show proof of jab, negative test or recent recovery from the virus.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 10:30 PM

Vaccine bookings spike after Italy extends Covid pass

Putin’s party set to retain parliamentary majority after polls

Elections marred by claims of censorship, rampant ballot stuffing.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 09:50 PM

Putin’s party set to retain parliamentary majority after polls

French daredevil takes hair-raising Seine tightrope walk

Holder of several world records, Nathan Paulin performed feat to celebrate Heritage Day.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 09:10 PM

French daredevil takes hair-raising Seine tightrope walk

Under-fire Australian minister quits over anonymous donation

Christian Porter’s resignation to avoid any real or perceived conflict of interest over unknown donor, says PM Scott Morrison.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 08:30 PM

Under-fire Australian minister quits over anonymous donation

Nigerian kidnappers free 10 more students

Hostages released in batches, group part of more than 100 taken months ago.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 07:50 PM

Nigerian kidnappers free 10 more students

Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao to run for president in 2022

Boxer accepts nomination of rival faction in President Rodrigo Duterte’s ruling party.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 07:30 PM

Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao to run for president in 2022

IS-linked terror group leader shot dead in Indonesian jungle

Security forces also gun down another MIT member identified as Jaka Ramadhan.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 07:10 PM

IS-linked terror group leader shot dead in Indonesian jungle

China’s health time bomb

About 10 million diagnosed with dreaded Alzheimer's disease.

Sunday, 19 Sep 2021 06:30 PM

China’s health time bomb