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Anti-China riots on island incited from abroad, premier says

The latest rioting in the Solomon Islands? capital and its Chinatown had been incited from abroad, the country's prime minister ...


Stocks, Oil Tumble on Virus Variant Fears, Safe Havens Gain

LONDON - Global stocks tumbled Friday and oil fell below $80 a barrel after news of a possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus ...


Australia's Black Summer of fire was not normal - and we can prove it

The Black Summer forest fires of 2019-2020 burned more than 24 million hectares, directly causing 33 deaths and almost 450 ...


Ashes to be telecast in four languages for first time in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 26 (ANI): The oldest and biggest rivalry in the history of cricket, the Ashes will be ...


New B.1.1.529 Covid variant worst one so far, UK says

The UK has warned that the mutated strain of the Covid virus is ?the most significant? yet, as London announced ...


Was 'absolutely determined' to have Smith as Aus vice-captain, says Cummins

Melbourne [Australia], November 26 (ANI): Australia newly appointed Test skipper Pat Cummins revealed that he wanted batter, Steve Smith, to ...


As Australia deploys troops and police, what now for Solomon Islands?

On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia would deploy police, diplomats and defence force personnel to Solomon Islands ...


VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on a crazy week in Canberra

University of Canberra Professional Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Associate Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.This ...


Australia deploys troops to island hit by anti-China riots

Canberra has sent police, soldiers and diplomatic staff to the Solomon Islands in an bid to quell violent demonstrations over ...


Australia alarmed by Chinese spy ship

Canberra has confirmed reports of a Chinese spy vessel spotted off the Australian coast, with officials decrying the ?alarming? action ...


When Aliens Attack: Australia's Native Species Under Threat

SYDNEY - A new report warns that Australia's native wildlife is in the "grip of an unprecedented alien attack." Experts ...


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Asian shares drop as Covid-19 variant emerges in Africa, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Fears of a new, more infectious variant of Covid-19 tore through Asian markets on Friday putting ...

EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...

Zoom falls 8% at opening as world reopens, demand lessens

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Zoom Video Communications fell 8 percent in premarket trading on November 24, despite reporting better ...

As U.S. markets shut for Thanksgiving, global bourses inch higher

LONDON, UK - With U.S. markets closed for Thanksgiving, global bourses spent the day virtually twiddling thumbs.The FTSE 100 in ...

Uber Eats selling marijuana online; customers must pick up in-person

TORONTO, Ontario: Online food ordering firm Uber Eats has announced its alliance with Tokyo Smoke to enable the purchase of ...

GoDaddy says security breach exposed WordPress users' data

TEMPE, Arizona: The email addresses of up to 1.2 million WordPress customers were stolen on November 17, web hosting company ...

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Roads closed on Christmas Island as 50 million crabs on the move

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, Western Australia: Each year, a "biblical plague" of 50 million cannibalistic crabs head to the ocean to breed, ...

Cummins ready to be Test captain, he is suited for job, says Ponting

Melbourne [Australia], November 27 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has "no doubt" over new Test captain Pat Cummins' ability ...

Anti-China riots on island incited from abroad, premier says

The latest rioting in the Solomon Islands? capital and its Chinatown had been incited from abroad, the country's prime minister ...

Stocks, Oil Tumble on Virus Variant Fears, Safe Havens Gain

LONDON - Global stocks tumbled Friday and oil fell below $80 a barrel after news of a possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus ...

Solomons Capital Imposes Curfew After 3 Days of Riots

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS - A nighttime curfew entered into force in the Solomon Islands' restive capital of Honiara on Friday, ...

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Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...


Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...


Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...


Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...


COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...


After opening Taiwan office, China downgrades relations with Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania: China has downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania from ambassador to charge d'affaires level, in retaliation for Lithuania ...


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