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Myanmar ethnic minority fighters clash with military on major trade route
It results in blocked traffic, people fleeing from Myawaddy.
Japanese experimental nuclear fusion reactor inaugurated
It could be the answer to humanity’s future energy needs.
Hong Kong journalist group ‘concerned’ about reporter’s safety
Minnie Chan is alleged to have gone missing after attending a security forum in Beijing in late October.
Australian rugby to trial lower tackle height to reduce concussions
New measure will take effect from February for two years.
Asia markets struggle even as US data fuels rate cut talk
Figures show Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index slowed further in October.
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Double murderer executed in US state of Oklahoma
Phillip Hancock put to death by lethal injection at Oklahoma State Penitentiary.
Royals mull response after names revealed in Harry and Meghan ‘racism’ row
The Daily Telegraph reports this could include legal action.
Blinken urges Israel to create safe zones in Gaza when fighting resumes
US top diplomat calls for protection plans to minimise further casualties of innocent Palestinians.
Opec+ further slashes oil output to boost flagging prices
But prices drop right after meeting of oil-producing nations.
Falling inflation gives equities a boost
Analysts are now betting on when the ECB will start to cut rates.
Trump gag order reimposed after flood of web insults
Judge says court staff are inundated with hundreds of threatening calls, messages every day.
Giddy Musk unveils Cybertruck in Tesla’s latest defiant bet
A standard model, available in 2025, costs US$49,000.
Former UK finance minister Alistair Darling dies aged 70
The Labour politician steered Britain through the 2008 financial crisis and resulting recession.
Ethiopia secures US$1.5 billion in debt relief
Country needs US$20 billion to rebuild after war that has claimed lives of around half a million people.
Sri Lanka inflation doubles ahead of debt deal
Consumer Price Index rises to 3.4% from 1.5% in October, mostly due to increases in electricity and water tariffs, fuel prices.
Cambodia PM says won’t develop dams on Mekong River
This comes after the govt scrapped a US$1.5 billion coal project in a protected reserve.
Anthrax outbreak in Uganda kills 17 in November
Health official says victims suspected to have eaten meat from exposed farm.
More than a million displaced in Somalia floods
President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says 101 people have died in the deluge.
Israel president to discuss hostages on COP28 sidelines
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas will also attend the UN climate talks in the United Arab Emirates.
10 injured, more missing in Russian attack
Ukraine industrial region has seen some fierce fighting of nearly two-year invasion.
EU defence spending at record €240 billion in 2022
Russia’s war in Ukraine pushes bloc members into action.