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New Zealand Covid cases hit record despite vaccination push

Health authorities announce 94 new infections, exceeding the previous daily record of 89 in April last year.

Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021 11:00 AM

New Zealand Covid cases hit record despite vaccination push

North Korea fires ballistic missile, says South army

Latest launch comes as US envoy makes new appeal for talks with Pyongyang.

Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021 10:00 AM

North Korea fires ballistic missile, says South army

Pfizer seeks green light for Covid jab for children aged 5-11 in Canada

Health authority says will only approve shot if there is proof benefits outweigh risks.

Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021 08:00 AM

Pfizer seeks green light for Covid jab for children aged 5-11 in Canada

‘Unprecedented’ crackdown on free speech during pandemic, says Amnesty

It says lives may even have been lost due to a lack of proper information.

Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021 07:20 AM

‘Unprecedented’ crackdown on free speech during pandemic, says Amnesty

4.5 years’ jail for Taiwanese train driver in 2018 derailment

Defendant’s speeding caused deaths, no remorse shown, court states.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 11:59 PM

4.5 years’ jail for Taiwanese train driver in 2018 derailment


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Fire breaks out in Kuwait’s largest oil refinery

Kuwait National Petrol Company reports some injuries, cases of smoke inhalation.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 11:20 PM

Fire breaks out in Kuwait’s largest oil refinery

UK MPs to pay tribute to slain colleague in parliament

Police checking if suspect who stabbed David Amess motivated by Islamist extremism. 

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 10:40 PM

UK MPs to pay tribute to slain colleague in parliament

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies of Covid-19

Family says retired four-star general, 84, was fully vaccinated.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 10:30 PM

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies of Covid-19

Apple supplier Foxconn unveils electric vehicles

Contract electronics maker looking to diversify beyond assembly.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 10:00 PM

Apple supplier Foxconn unveils electric vehicles

Valneva reports ‘positive’ Covid vaccine trial results

Franco-Austrian biotech lab says its shot provides more neutralising antibodies than the one made by British pharma giant AstraZeneca.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 09:20 PM

Valneva reports ‘positive’ Covid vaccine trial results

Singapore to expand no-quarantine scheme for vaccinated travellers

Lanes for Britain, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and US to be opened from tomorrow.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 08:40 PM

Singapore to expand no-quarantine scheme for vaccinated travellers

‘Miracle’ pair found alive after days in Australian outback

Shaun Emitja, Mahesh Patrick reported missing on Tuesday in the Harts Range area.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 08:00 PM

‘Miracle’ pair found alive after days in Australian outback

Rising Kiwi rugby star Wainui dies in car crash

Police say the 25-year-old was in vehicle which collided with a tree,

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 07:20 PM

Rising Kiwi rugby star Wainui dies in car crash

Myanmar to free more than 5,000 jailed for anti-coup protests

Gesture to mark Thadingyut festival later this month, says junta chief.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 06:40 PM

Myanmar to free more than 5,000 jailed for anti-coup protests

Heavy rain, floods leave 3 dead in Vietnam

Torrential downpour also triggers landslides, power outages.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 06:00 PM

Heavy rain, floods leave 3 dead in Vietnam


Elton John ‘more excited about music than ever’

Nothing's stopping this ageing rock star, not the epidemic and certainly not a hip operation.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 05:20 PM

Elton John ‘more excited about music than ever’

Wounds still raw ahead of Trudeau’s visit to indigenous children’s graves

PM's visit to Tk'emlups te Secwepemc community brings about many unanswered questions, says its chief.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 04:40 PM

Wounds still raw ahead of Trudeau’s visit to indigenous children’s graves

Hong Kong takes on Singapore with China futures trading

Move gives city's underperforming bourse a much-needed boost.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 04:00 PM

Hong Kong takes on Singapore with China futures trading

Body of Venezuelan migrant murdered in Colombia repatriated

Aunt to Jackson Enrique Arriaga makes impassioned plea for youth to ‘go back to your country’ before they suffer the same fate.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 03:20 PM

Body of Venezuelan migrant murdered in Colombia repatriated

Gawky teen star wins new fans for Japan’s ‘game of generals’

At 19, Sota Fujii is youngest player ever to reach shogi's highest rank.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 02:40 PM

Gawky teen star wins new fans for Japan’s ‘game of generals’

One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week

Seven hurt in attack at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 02:00 PM

One dead as US college endures two shootings in a week

Man goes on trial over plane death of footballer Sala

David Henderson accused of endangering the safety of an aircraft, attempting to discharge a passenger without valid permission or authorisation.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 01:20 PM

Man goes on trial over plane death of footballer Sala

Asia struggles to kick coal addiction

With Asia-Pacific accounting for most global coal consumption, climate targets are under threat.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 12:40 PM

Asia struggles to kick coal addiction

China growth slides to 4.9% in third quarter

World’s second-biggest economy losing steam after swift bounceback from Covid-19 crisis.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 12:00 PM

China growth slides to 4.9% in third quarter

Indonesia lift Thomas Cup again after almost two decades

Republic beat defending champions China 3-0 in the finals.

Monday, 18 Oct 2021 11:20 AM

Indonesia lift Thomas Cup again after almost two decades