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Coronavirus: Australia's Northern Territory extends border restrictions for virus hotspots

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 05:44
The virus-free Northern Territory will continue to ban visitors from Victoria and New South Wales.
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Hong Kong paper Apple Daily defiant after arrest

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 05:44
In an apparent show of solidarity for the paper queues to bulk buy copies began forming at 0230.
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Trump exits briefing as man shot near White House

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 05:21
The US president returned minutes later, saying that the US Secret Service shot an armed suspect.
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Trump: Tech giants challenge US foreign worker crackdown

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 05:17
Amazon, Apple and Facebook are among the firms backing the legal case against the temporary visa ban.
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Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 03:57
The company's share price has soared, helping to boost the personal wealth of its chief executive.
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India Air crash survivor recounts final minutes in plane

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:36
Yuojin Yusuf was one of 190 passengers aboard an Air India Express plane that skidded and crashed.
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Belarus: Five things you may not know about the country

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:34
The country's election has put Belarus back into the headlines but what do you know about the country?
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Coronavirus and South Africa's toxic relationship with alcohol

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:30
A ban on drinking highlights a legacy of the country's racist past but threatens it economic future.
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'Bacha bazi' outrage after pandemic takes play to the small screen

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:30
The Boy Who Danced on Air is cancelled after its TV debut provokes a backlash among Afghans.
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Beirut explosion: Where else is ammonium nitrate being stored?

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:22
After the Beirut disaster, concerns are being raised about stockpiles of ammonium nitrate in other countries.
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Downfall: BP worker sacked after Hitler meme wins payout

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:56
Scott Tracey used the scene from Downfall to portray scenes from company wage negotiations.
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Belarus election: Second night of clashes over disputed poll

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:48
Riot police again fire rubber bullets to quash protests, as the first unrest casualty is confirmed.
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Coronavirus: Keeping the virus at bay on S Korea's beaches

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:47
Authorities have implemented a number of safety measures to keep visitors safe this summer.
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Coronavirus: Does your mask need an upgrade?

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:38
Designer Anne Sophie Cochevelou decorates her face coverings with anything from Barbies to Pokemon toys.
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Fixing the scars of Beirut's explosion

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 00:36
A plastic surgeon is offering free surgery to people like Romy, who was driving near the port when the blast hit.
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Trump rushed out of news conference amid 'shooting'

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 23:12
In the opening minutes of his press conference, the US president was asked to step outside by a Secret Service agent.
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Berlin murder: Slovakia to expel three Russian diplomats

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 22:45
The expulsions are reportedly related to the murder of a Georgian man in Berlin last year.
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Lebanese government resigns as public anger grows

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 20:41
Prime Minister Hassan Diab made a national TV address where he announced the resignation of his government.
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Beirut explosion: Lebanon's government resigns as public anger mounts

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 19:52
The prime minister announced the move in a TV address as clashes continued for a third day.
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'Crazy' Baltimore gas explosion destroys homes

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 19:14
One person was killed and four others seriously injured as a result of the blast.
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