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 2021-12-06 04:17 

Deutsche Welle

India: Fresh violence erupts after civilian killings in northeast...

Violence in the state of Nagaland escalated a day after security forces killed civilians in a botched counterinsurgency operation. State police has filed a murder case against the army unit....

 2021-12-06 04:09 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Queensland borders will reopen to interstate COVID-19 hotspots from next Monday...

Queensland will open its borders to fully vaccinated travellers from interstate hotspots next Monday, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announces....

 2021-12-06 03:57 

Al Jazeera

Alibaba to overhaul e-commerce business, appoint new CFO...

Chinese tech giant's reorganisation comes as it faces increased competition, slowing economy and a regulatory crackdown....

 2021-12-06 03:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

St John Ambulance WA 'Looking for Legends', 800 extra volunteers for state's reopening...

St John Ambulance WA say they will need more than 800 new volunteers as Western Australia prepares to open its borders next year....

 2021-12-06 03:49 

Al Jazeera

Myanmar court due to deliver first verdicts in Suu Kyi trial...

Aung San Suu Kyi faces up to five years in jail if found guilty of incitement and breaching COVID-19 rules....

 2021-12-06 03:33 

dpa

Tightened Covid-19 regulations take effect in Italy...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-12-06 03:17 

Sydney Morning Herald

US to announce diplomatic boycott on Beijing Winter Olympics...

The move is expected to increase the pressure on democracies such as Australia to implement similar boycotts....

 2021-12-06 03:17 

Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus digest: US expert Fauci cautiously optimistic over omicron reports...

Anthony Fauci has said that early reports on the severity of omicron infections are "encouraging.4; Italy has brought in tighter restrictions against the unvaccinated. DW has the latest....

 2021-12-06 03:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

Actor Tom Holland says he will play Fred Astaire in new biopic | Reuters...

British actor Tom Holland said he will portray legendary film star Fred Astaire in an upcoming Sony biopic, who is best remembered for dancing and singing with Ginger Rogers in several musicals, including...

 2021-12-06 03:10 

Reuters

[ World ]

Report: Canucks replace coach Travis Green with Bruce Boudreau | Reuters...

The last-place Vancouver Canucks have reportedly fired coach Travis Green less than two months into the season....

 2021-12-06 03:08 

CNN

[ US ]

Virginia to begin removal process of Robert E. Lee statue pedestal in Richmond, governor says...

The state is expected to begin the process of removing the pedestal on Monday, according to a statement from Gov. Ralph Northam....

 2021-12-06 03:05 

Reuters

[ World ]

Philippines' Malampaya gas project can be extended for several years -Udenna president | Reuters...

The life of the Philippines' Malampaya natural gas field, which had been projected by the government to run dry by 2027, can be extended for several more years, the president of Udenna Corp, which now controls the project, said on Monday....

 2021-12-06 03:03 

Reuters

[ World ]

London copper rises as Peru mine shutdown fuels supply concerns | Reuters...

London copper edged higher on Monday after MMG Ltd's decision to shut down production at Peru's Las Bambas copper mine exacerbated supply concerns in an already tight market, although gains were capped by a firmer dollar....

 2021-12-06 03:03 

Sydney Morning Herald

Snotty-nosed hippos test positive for coronavirus in Belgium...

The infection has raised fresh questions about how COVID-19 has spread between humans and animals during the global pandemic....

 2021-12-06 03:00 

Reuters

[ World ]

Japanese shares fall on Omicron worries; SoftBank drags | Reuters...

Japanese shares fell on Monday, dragged down by a sharp decline in SoftBank Group , while investors remained risk averse as worries over the omicron variant of COVID-19 persisted....

 2021-12-06 03:00 

Reuters

[ World ]

Chinese developer Sunshine 100 defaults on $170 mln bond | Reuters...

Chinese developer Sunshine 100 China Holdings Ltd said on Monday it had defaulted on a $170 million dollar bond due to liquidity issues....

 2021-12-06 02:48 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Putin To Visit India To Seal Weapons Deals...

The trip comes as India has begun taking deliveries of Russia's advanced S-400 air defense missile system under a $5.4 billion deal, potentially putting New Delhi in the crosshairs of U.S. sanctions....

 2021-12-06 02:42 

The Times of India

Plenty of sanction options if Russia invades Ukraine: US...
 2021-12-06 02:31 

The Times of India

To counter China,US defence secretary vows to shore up alliances in region...
 2021-12-06 02:26 

The Times of India

West condemns reprisal killings in Afghanistan, Taliban rejects allegations...

The United States and a group of Western countries including Germany, France and Britain have expressed concern over reported killings and disappearances of former members of the Afghan security forces after the Taliban took power in Afghanistan in August...

 2021-12-06 02:21 

The Times of India

Omicron plunges the world into collective uncertainty...
 2021-12-06 02:20 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Judge sued for $2m after wrongly jailing man who was assaulted and threatened with rape by inmates, court told...

The Federal Court hears a judge being personally sued for wrongly jailing a man who was then assaulted while imprisoned, had subjected him to "the grossest parody of a hearing"....

 2021-12-06 02:19 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Belarus Charges Sofia Sapega With Incitement...

Belarusian prosecutors have filed charges against Russian citizen Sofia Sapega, who was arrested along with her boyfriend, opposition blogger Raman Pratasevich, after authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka ordered a passenger plane they were on diverte...

 2021-12-06 02:05 

Al Jazeera

Solomon Islands's PM faces no-confidence vote after unrest...

Situation remains tense in Honiara as opposition accuses Manasseh Sogavare of being 'in the service of a foreign power'...

 2021-12-06 02:04 

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...

 2021-12-06 01:42 

Al Jazeera

Swiss International cuts Hong Kong flights over quarantine rules...

Airline follows British Airways and Cathay Pacific in cutting flights in response to the city's strict quarantine rules....

 2021-12-06 01:38 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bob Dole, war hero, senator, presidential candidate, dies at 98...

Dole made a classic journey from the poverty of the Great Depression of the 1930s, through World War II battlefields to the corridors of power in Washington....

 2021-12-06 01:32 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Biden administration expected to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics this week...

The Biden administration is expected to announce this week that no US government officials will attend the 2022 Beijing Olympics, implementing a diplomatic boycott of the games, according to several sources....

 2021-12-06 01:12 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Prince William still cringes about the time he sung Livin' on a Prayer with Taylor Swift...

The Duke of Cambridge says there was "a lot sweating going on" up on stage but encourages people to have a good laugh about it....

 2021-12-06 01:03 

dpa

Australian police warns de-wormer found in seized cocaine...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-12-06 01:00 

Al Jazeera

Six weeks after reopening, Bali wonders where the tourists are...

Indonesian island's unique culture and natural beauty not enough to overcome stress and worry of travel during COVID....

 2021-12-06 00:54 

CNN

[ Politics ]

US military's hacking unit publicly acknowledges taking offensive action to disrupt ransomware operations...

Cyber Command, the US military's hacking unit, has taken offensive action to disrupt cybercriminal groups that have launched ransomware attacks on US companies, a spokesperson for the command confirmed to CNN Sunday....

 2021-12-06 00:34 

Deutsche Welle

Chaotic scenes as French far-right candidate launches presidential bid...

Anti-racism campaigners were physically attacked and far-right Eric Zemmour put in a headlock as the presidential candidate's campaign got underway....

 2021-12-06 00:33 

dpa

Covid-19 pandemic not slowing global arms sales, study shows...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-12-06 00:33 

AP

Gambia President Barrow wins re-election in post-Jammeh vote...

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's President Adama Barrow has secured his re-election with a comfortable margin over his opposition in a vote that set the bar for a new chapter in the small West Africa......

 2021-12-06 00:18 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Wild brawl, French presidential candidate attacked at first campaign rally...

Eric Zemmour is physically attacked and anti-racism protesters scuffle with his supporters at the French far-right presidential candidate's first campaign rally....

 2021-12-06 00:01 

Reuters

[ World ]

Beijing biotech firm banks on GM corn in race to be China's Monsanto | Reuters...

As China prepares to open its $120 billion corn market to genetically modified (GM) seed, little-known Dabeinong Biotechnology hopes to reap the benefits of early biotech investments and a law keeping foreign firms on the sidelines....

 2021-12-06 00:01 

Reuters

[ World ]

'Extreme' vaccine discrimination risks leaving Africa behind - report | Reuters...

Africa has little chance of overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic unless 70% of its population is vaccinated by end-2022, yet...

 2021-12-06 00:01 

Reuters

[ World ]

CBI cuts UK economic growth forecasts on supply chain hit | Reuters...

Britain's economy looks set to grow more slowly than previously thought this year and in 2023 due to global supply chain problems and the government must encourage longer-term business investment, an employers group said on Monday....

 2021-12-06 00:01 

Reuters

[ World ]

No plans to suspend events in China over Peng, says ITF chief-BBC | Reuters...

The president of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) told the BBC that it did not have plans to suspend events in China amid widespread concern for player Peng Shuai....

 2021-12-05 23:56 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Boral exits US with $1 billion fly ash sale, ASX edges up...

The local share market edges higher in a mixed start to the session after fourth straight weekly losses. Boral shares rise after US divestment....

 2021-12-05 23:37 

Deutsche Welle

Germany: Five dead after head-on car crash in Hesse...

Five people have died after two cars hit each other in a head-on collision in the German state of Hesse. Police say a vehicle had traveled into oncoming traffic....

 2021-12-05 23:33 

USA Today

Two hippos at Belgian zoo test positive for COVID, possibly the first case for the species...

Two hippos, ages 14 and 41, tested positive for the virus after a veterinarian noticed the animals each had a runny nose....

 2021-12-05 23:30 

CNN

[ US ]

Michigan school shooting: Man identifies himself as person accused of helping alleged gunman's parents...

Andrzej Sikora, 65, has publicly identified himself as the person law enforcement says helped the fugitive parents of the alleged Michigan school shooter into the building where they were later arrested....

 2021-12-05 23:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

Why would Putin want to invade Ukraine?...

"One of the colossal problems pushing us into conflict is that Russian identity does not exist without Ukrainian identity," said Ilya Ponomarev, a former member of Russia's Parliament....

 2021-12-05 23:20 

Bahrain News Agency

Fauci says early reports encouraging about omicron variant...
 2021-12-05 23:19 

Deutsche Welle

SIPRI: Global arms industry flourishing despite COVID...

A $531-billion business: The new SIPRI report shows that the world's top 100 arms producers have continued to increase sales — even in the pandemic year of 2020 and despite the global economy contracting....

 2021-12-05 23:14 

Deutsche Welle

Iraq: 'Islamic State' launch attacks in contested region...

At least two Kurdish Peshmerga forces have been killed after IS militants launched an attack near Kirkuk. Northern Iraq has seen a recent uptick in IS activities....

 2021-12-05 23:03 

dpa

Hamilton wins wild Saudi GP and slams Verstappen as 'over the limit'...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-12-05 22:51 

CNN

[ US ]

Vandals defaced tunnels near Idaho's Anne Frank memorial with anti-Semitic graffiti, including swastikas, police say...

As millions of Jewish people across the country celebrate Hanukkah, police say vandals painted anti-Semitic messages and symbols in tunnels near Idaho's Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial on Friday....

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