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Queensland: Extreme new rule for home quarantine...
Queenslanders in home quarantine will need to answer a randomly-timed text message within 10 minutes or risk a visit by the cops, as part of strict new Covid compliance laws announced this morning.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-17 15:18 UTC
Germany says China has refused port stopover by warship...
Germany said China has rejected a planned stopover of a German warship in a Chinese port
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-15 13:34 UTC
North Korea Fires Ballistic Missiles Into Waters Between Japan and Korean Peninsula...
North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into waters off its eastern coast on Wednesday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-15 13:33 UTC
Taiwan holds anti-invasion drill as China threat heightens...
JIADONG, Taiwan--An F-16 screeched across the sky then landed on a highway surrounded by pineapple fields in southwestern Taiwan to quickly refuel before taking off again.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-15 13:32 UTC
Top Secrect Meeting Called in Canberra - US Related...
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Several federal cabinet ministers were called to a top-secret meeting in Canberra on Wednesday ahead of a major international development expected out of the United States on Thursday morning.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-15 13:07 UTC
FACT CHECK: Trump, others wrong on US equipment left with Taliban in Afghanistan...
The gear the Taliban have obtained isn't worth the $80 billion being claimed this week by former President Donald Trump and others.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-14 03:34 UTC
China Says North Korea Should 'Exercise Restraint' to Reach Political Goals With West...
China did not respond to questions about North Korea's newest missile tests, instead urging all parties involved to "actively engage in dialogue and contact."
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-13 14:25 UTC
Prince Andrew served with suit by Jeffrey Epstein accuser Giuffre in sex case, court filing says...
Andrew, who is the Duke of York, was served with the civil suit filed by Virginia Giuffre on Aug. 27 in England, according to that filing. The document says the suit was left with a police officer on duty at the gates of the property occupied by Andrew.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-10 18:28 UTC
China Will Corrupt the Taliban and Take What It Needs From Afghanistan, Expert Says...
The communist regime in China will use bribery and corruption to get what it needs from Afghanistan, as ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-10 17:55 UTC
Six-beer limit for homes in strict lockdown...
Residents in apartment blocks locked-down by NSW Health are having their alcohol deliveries policed as part of a policy to limit the number of drinks being consumed each day.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-08 13:36 UTC
India fighting to contain Nipah, a virus deadlier than COVID-19...
A 12-year-old boy has died in India of Nipah, a rare virus that is far deadlier than COVID-19 -- and one that health officials have long feared could start a global pandemic.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-08 03:20 UTC
Taliban helicopter video debunked by fact-checkers; Ted Cruz walks back 'inaccurate' tweet...
Images showing a person suspended from a helicopter over Afghanistan spread widely on social media despite efforts by fact-checkers to correct false claims about it purportedly showing a Taliban execution. Republican members of Congress, including Sen. Te
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-03 19:53 UTC
Health officials "keeping a very close eye" on COVID-19 Mu variant...
The World Health Organization has dubbed Mu a "variant of interest," but the U.S. says it is not "an immediate threat" for the time being.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-03 19:33 UTC
U.S. has no plans to release billions in Afghan assets, Treasury says...
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The Biden administration has no plans to release billions in Afghan gold, investments and foreign currency reserves parked in the United States that it froze after the Taliban's takeover, despite pressure from humanitarian groups and others who say th
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-03 05:37 UTC
Who is Zhao Wei? Mystery Surrounds Chinese Actor Deleted from the Internet...
The works of Chinese actor Zhao Wei were scrubbed from the internet last week. She has hinted that she remains in the country amid rumors of an escape to France.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-01 22:05 UTC
What's rapid antigen testing and is it about to become part of daily life?...
They're cheaper and faster than the standard PCR test but will they help Australia reopen? Your quick guide to rapid antigen tests.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-31 12:49 UTC
Taliban gave US chance to secure Kabul: report...
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As Taliban fighters retook the Afghan capital of Kabul in a lightning offensive earlier this month, insurgents offered to allow the US to hold the city — and senior leaders turned it down, according to a new report. On Aug. 15, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country as Taliban forces
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-31 00:17 UTC
In Kabul, some fear economic collapse more than Taliban fist...
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On the eve of the final U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, some Kabul residents seemed more anxious about economic collapse than with the Taliban imposing their harsh version of Islam.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-31 00:17 UTC
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled Kabul so quickly fearing execution by the Taliban that aides who returned from a lunch break wondered where he'd gone...
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A chaotic picture has emerged of the Afghan government's last days as the Taliban seizing power. President Ashraf Ghani fled when aides were on a lunch break,
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-31 00:16 UTC
Taliban proclaim 'full independence' after US troops leave...
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters watched the last U.S. planes disappear into the sky around midnight Monday and then fired their guns into the air, celebrating victory after a 20-year insurgency in Afghanistan that drove the world's mo
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-08-30 21:38 UTC
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