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 2018-07-23 15:41 

Sydney Morning Herald

England's long, hot, dry summer is on track to break records...

Australians, of course, may wonder if it's an overreaction. But this country isn't built for this kind of heat....

 2018-07-23 11:23 

Sydney Morning Herald

'A big hoax': Donald Trump again casts doubt on Russian election meddling...

Capping a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude towards Russian election interference, Donald Trump was back to referring to "a big hoax"....

 2018-07-23 07:13 

Sydney Morning Herald

Somalia's al Shabaab says it stormed military base, killing troops...

The group is battling to topple the central government and impose its rule based on its own strict interpretation of Islam's sharia law....

 2018-07-23 06:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian love-scam victim wins her appeal in Cambodia...

Yoshe Anne Taylor was imprisoned for 23 years in Cambodia after being lured by known dating site scammer 'Precious Max'....

 2018-07-23 06:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Contaminated by scandals': China vents fury at vaccine makers...

The Chinese Premier is trying to mollify public anger over the vaccine industry that has been plagued by corruption....

 2018-07-23 05:19 

Sydney Morning Herald

Gallery: The best photos from around the world...

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors...

 2018-07-23 05:06 

Sydney Morning Herald

Accused Russian agent Butina met with Treasury, and Fed officials...

The two meetings, which have not been previously reported, reveal that Butina sought a wider circle of high-powered connections....

 2018-07-23 04:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Never, ever threaten the United States again': Trump lashes Iran...

The US is escalating the war of words with Iran's leaders as it prepares to impose swingeing sanctions, having withdrawn from an international nuclear deal....

 2018-07-23 03:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

Top Japanese official has no interest in US-Japan bilateral trade deal...

One of Japan's top policy makers indicated the government will continue to resist US efforts to create a bilateral free trade agreement between the two nations....

 2018-07-23 03:23 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hackers target Singapore's prime minister in health database attack...

About 1.5 million patients who visited SingHealth's outpatient clinics had their non-medical personal particulars illegally accessed and copied....

 2018-07-23 03:08 

Sydney Morning Herald

Toronto shooting: multiple victims reported...

A gunman in Toronto has shot multiple victims in the Greektown section of the Canadian city, according to local reports...

 2018-07-23 03:08 

Sydney Morning Herald

Woman dead, 13 injured in Toronto restaurant strip shooting...

One woman is dead and at least 13 others, including a young girl, were injured after being shot outside a restaurant in the Canadian city of Toronto....

 2018-07-23 03:08 

Sydney Morning Herald

Two dead, 13 injured in Toronto restaurant strip shooting...

One woman is dead and at least 13 others, including a young girl, were injured after being shot outside a restaurant in the Canadian city of Toronto....

 2018-07-23 02:22 

Sydney Morning Herald

How Portugal spent its way to recovery...

In 2015, Portugal cast aside the austerity measures its European creditors had imposed, igniting a virtuous cycle that put its economy on a path to growth....

 2018-07-23 00:37 

Sydney Morning Herald

Three-year-old boy suffers acid attack in UK...

A three-year-old boy has suffered severe burns to his face and arm in a suspected acid attack in England which police believe was deliberate....

 2018-07-22 22:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Too rich' council in France told not to stop charging taxes...

State auditors have told a French village near the Spanish border that it is "too rich" to continue taxing residents....

 2018-07-22 20:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

Justine Damond's family to file US civil lawsuit...

The family of Australian life coach Justine Damond Ruszczyk, who was shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer, will file a civil lawsuit in the US....

 2018-07-22 20:35 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Too rich' council in France told to stop charging taxes...

State auditors have told a French village near the Spanish border that it is "too rich" to continue taxing residents....

 2018-07-22 20:09 

Sydney Morning Herald

After Helsiniki, Congress faces a new charge with Trump: complicity...

In the nearly two years since Russia attacked the US democratic process, congressional Republicans have played conflicting roles in the drama....

 2018-07-22 19:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

Egyptian women challenge social norms by practising Parkour...

A group of Egyptian climb walls and jump around in the strenuous physical discipline known as Parkour, challenging conservative social norms....

 2018-07-22 19:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Ridiculous': Ex-Trump aide Carter Page denies working for Russia...

Carter Page, a former campaign aide to President Donald Trump, denied assertions levelled by federal investigators....

 2018-07-22 16:50 

Sydney Morning Herald

Skull of fallen WWI Australian soldier buried with his body in France...

An Australian soldier's skull has been buried in a French war grave after being found in a Philadelphia medical museum....

 2018-07-22 14:27 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump tweets his campaign was spied on illegally and FBI misled courts...

The President was reacting after the Justice Department released a classified application to wiretap ex-Trump campaign adviser, suspected of being a Russian agent....

 2018-07-22 08:14 

Sydney Morning Herald

Iran's Rouhani warns Trump 'war with Iran mother of all wars'...

Addressing a gathering of Iranian diplomats, the Iranian President said: 'Mr Trump, don't play with the lion's tail, this would only lead to regret.'...

 2018-07-22 06:09 

Sydney Morning Herald

Zimbabwe's leader tries to rally white voters as gap narrows...

Just 3 percentage points separate former Mugabe deputy Mnangagwa and leading opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa, according to a new survey....

 2018-07-22 06:02 

Sydney Morning Herald

Gallery: The best photos from around the world...

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors...

 2018-07-22 05:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

Israel evacuates hundreds of Syrian 'white helmets' to Jordan...

The Iraeli military said it had completed 'a humanitarian effort' to rescue members of a Syrian civil organisation and their families....

 2018-07-22 03:44 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ecuador's budding entrepreneurs build record rose pyramid...

The small town of Ecuador of Tabacundo has used half a million flowers to advertise the pride they take in producing the world's 'most beautiful' roses....

 2018-07-22 02:58 

Sydney Morning Herald

Over the moon: NASA celebrates 60 years of space age...

The 60th anniversary of the US space agency comes as it faces huge challenges and the search for a new, inspiring vision....

 2018-07-22 02:20 

Sydney Morning Herald

US security chief scrambles to save his job after Trump-Putin crack...

Daniel Coats laughed when told Donald Trump had invited Vladimir Putin to Washington. Now he says he meant no disrespect towards the President....

 2018-07-22 01:49 

Sydney Morning Herald

Cuba aims for socialism, not communism...

Cuba is replacing its Soviet-era constitution with a new constitution to reflect and implement political and economic changes....

 2018-07-22 01:27 

Sydney Morning Herald

Gunman holes up in LA supermarket after firing at police...

Police believe the man in the standoff shot his grandmother and girlfriend before firing at officers during a pursuit, then crashing outside the supermarket....

 2018-07-22 01:16 

Sydney Morning Herald

Brexit minister says EU payoff dead without trade deal...

Dominic Raab says Britain will withhold the European Union's multi-billion divorce payment if they cannot reach a trade deal....

 2018-07-21 23:39 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ecuador 'close' to evicting Julian Assange from London embassy...

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno went to Britain to meet officials to finalise a deal under which protection for the WikiLeaks founder will be withdrawn....

 2018-07-21 23:20 

Sydney Morning Herald

The Aussie boy who's at home spruiking for Israel...

At 16, Mark Regev felt at home when he visited Israel; now he's its ambassador to London....

 2018-07-21 23:19 

Sydney Morning Herald

Prince George turns five with a smile...

The location of the young prince's fifth birthday party is a mystery....

 2018-07-21 15:17 

Sydney Morning Herald

Storm kills dozens, leaves 16 missing in Vietnam...

Tropical storm Son Tinh has killed 20 people, left 16 missing and injured 14 in Vietnam, the country's rescue committee said on Saturday....

 2018-07-21 15:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump says Cohen taping him 'totally unheard of and perhaps illegal'...

President Donald Trump on Saturday denied any wrongdoing a day after reports that his one-time attorney Michael Cohen had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she had an affair with Trump....

 2018-07-21 14:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Duterte's latest female target sees history repeating itself...

Filipino senator Risa Hontiveros, who grew up under martial law, faces jail for protecting witnesses to a brutal state-sponsored killing....

 2018-07-21 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Syrian army pushes south into Quneitra province...

The Syrian army and allied forces made advances in the south-west that bring it closer to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....

 2018-07-21 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump's cave-in to Putin just gobsmacking...

Here was Trump, the most infamously bellicose blow-hard on the planet, turned into a simpering supplicant at the feet of Vladimir Putin. How could this be the same man?...

 2018-07-21 13:34 

Sydney Morning Herald

Thanks to Trump, our relationship with the US has changed forever...

Whatever direction America takes under an idiosyncratic president, our world has changed and is unlikely to revert....

 2018-07-21 06:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Temple of democracy': Colombia's ex-guerrillas arrive in Congress...

Colombia's new Congress has held its inaugural session with the unprecedented presence of lawmakers and senators from the former guerrilla movement FARC....

 2018-07-21 06:18 

Sydney Morning Herald

World of Photos - July 22, 2018...

World of Photos - July 22, 2018...

 2018-07-21 05:42 

Sydney Morning Herald

Last of his tribe? Brazil releases video of lonely man of the Amazon...

No one knows his name. No one knows the name of the people he came from. And he appears to have lived alone in Brazil's Amazon for 22 years....

 2018-07-21 04:53 

Sydney Morning Herald

Taylor Swift cast in movie version of 'Cats': reports...

Taylor Swift has been cast in a big screen version of the stage musical Cats, in what will be the pop singer's biggest movie role so far....

 2018-07-21 04:28 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hundreds at vigils mourn victims of Branson boat accident...

A Missouri town known for its country shows and entertainment is in mourning after 17 people - including nine from one family - were killed in a sudden storm....

 2018-07-21 03:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

Russian 'flash mob' attempts to drive Maria Butina's release...

Moscow is using its formidable social media apparatus to press for her release....

 2018-07-21 01:57 

Sydney Morning Herald

Gaza ceasefire agreed between Hamas and Israel after day of strife...

Hamas says it has agreed on a ceasefire with Israel after the fatal shooting of an Israeli soldier spurred intense Israeli strikes on Gaza on Friday....

 2018-07-21 00:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

Man arrested over stabbing attack on bus passengers in Luebeck, Germany...

State prosecutor Ulla Hingst was quoted as saying: "Nothing can be ruled out, including a terrorist background."...

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