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 2021-06-13 04:00 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Biden set to cap off first G7 summit with an audience with Queen Elizabeth II...

When Joe Biden was preparing for his first audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as a young senator, his mother -- an Irish American born with the surname Finnegan -- had a piece of advice....

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

China deny late comeback from Netherlands to win second straight match in Volleyball National League...

Lang Ping's Chinese team denied a late comeback of the Netherlands to claim their second victory in a row at the women's Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy, on Saturday....

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

China's paper-making industry logs higher revenue, profits...

China's paper-making industry reported expanding revenue and profits in the first four months of the year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)....

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

Moore helps Wales hold Switzerland in Euro 2020...

Towering striker Kieffer Moore claimed a point for Wales, gifting the team a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in Baku on Saturday as a beginning of both teams' Euro 2020 campaigns....

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

First rehearsal for CPC centenary celebrations concludes...

The first joint rehearsal for the celebration activities of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) ended early Sunday morning in Beijing, according to the media center for the celebrations....

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

China's migrating elephants linger by township in Yunnan...

The wandering herd of wild Asian elephants that has caught global attention is lingering in the Shijie township in the city of Yuxi, southwestern China's Yunnan province, authorities said Saturday....

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

China making plans for future space exploration: Official...

China is making plans for the future development of its space program, including exploring asteroids and the Jovian system, collecting samples from Mars and exploring the polar region of the moon, said an official from the China National Space Administrat...

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

Chinese mainland reports six new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases...

The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported six new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, all reported in Guangdong province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Sunday....

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

China's Zhang reaches Nottingham Tennis Open final...

Zhang Shuai of China reached the women's singles final at the Nottingham Tennis Open in Britain after beating American Lauren Davis 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday....

 2021-06-13 04:00 

China.org.cn

China unveils weightlifting squad for Tokyo Olympics...

Olympic champions Lyu Xiaojun and Shi Zhiyong will be leading China's weightlifting squad at next month's Olympic Games in Tokyo....

 2021-06-13 03:56 

Deutsche Welle

Record number of migrants returned to Libya, UN says...

UN officials intercepted over 1,000 migrants in one day off the coast of North Africa attempting a dangerous journey across the Mediterranean Sea towards Europe....

 2021-06-13 03:54 

Al Jazeera

Israel's Knesset to vote on new government, end Netanyahu's reign...

Opponents sang and danced outside Netanyahu's residence to mark the end of his 12-year reign as prime minister....

 2021-06-13 03:46 

Deutsche Welle

Coronavirus digest: Venezuelan players test positive on eve of Copa kick-off...

Venezuela's team has brought in more players for the Copa America after at least eight tested positive for COVID. And Brazil's president has been fined for flouting a mask mandate. Follow the latest with DW....

 2021-06-13 03:38 

dpa

Hungary coach Rossi: Loew is one of international football's best...

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 2021-06-13 03:38 

dpa

Copa America: Venezuela drafts in 15 new players after Covid-19 cases...

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 2021-06-13 03:38 

dpa

Space flight with Bezos nets 28 million dollars at auction...

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 2021-06-13 03:38 

dpa

Israel's parliament to vote on new government without Netanyahu...

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 2021-06-13 03:31 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

NRL live: Eels host Wests Tigers, after Warriors take on Storm...

The Eels and the Wests Tigers come into this match with fresh legs after last weekend's bye, while the Storm are chasing their 11th straight victory when they come up against the Warriors. Follow our ScoreCentre for all the live scores and stats....

 2021-06-13 03:22 

Reuters

[ World ]

Australia's Victoria state expects further easing of COVID-19 curbs...

Australia's Victoria state expects to announce further easing of COVID-19 restrictions this week, acting Premier James Merlino said on Sunday, as the state reported one new locally acquired infection for a second straight day....

 2021-06-13 03:15 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Hundreds Mourn Pakistani-Born Family Killed In Canada Attack...

Hundreds of mourners attended a public memorial service for a Pakistani-Canadian Muslim family run over and killed by a man in a pick-up truck last week in what police have labeled a hate crime....

 2021-06-13 03:14 

Al Jazeera

Niger: Attack on Seini Oumarou's home kills guard...

Two men on a motorbike attack home of Seini Oumarou, president of Niger's National Assembly....

 2021-06-13 02:59 

Al Jazeera

Peru's Fujimori clings to fraud claim as Castillo nears win...

Keiko Fujimori's supporters rally in Lima alleging fraud in Peru's presidential runoff as vote counting nears an end....

 2021-06-13 02:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bolsonaro fined for flouting mask rules at motorcycle rally...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said he could count on police officers "whatever happens," as the far-right former army captain dubbed the country's state military police "my army"....

 2021-06-13 02:15 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Want to know how much a job pays? Here are hundreds occupations in Australia...

Want to know how much a job pays? Look no further. This interactive chart, which contains the income details for hundreds of occupations, will tell you....

 2021-06-13 02:13 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Someone just paid $36 million to blast into space with a certain billionaire and his brother...

An auction for a ride into space next month alongside Jeff Bezos and his brother, Mark, ends with a winning $US28 million ($36.3 million) bid....

 2021-06-13 02:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bone fragments in Mexico serial killer's house suggest 17 victims...

ID cards and other possessions from people long disappeared were found at the junk-filled home, suggesting the trail of killings may go back years....

 2021-06-13 01:54 

RTHK News

China reports 34 Covid cases, six locally-acquired...

The mainland reported 34 new Covid-19 cases on June 12, down from 35 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Sunday.Of the new cases, six were local transmissions, compared with eight the previous day, the National Health ...

 2021-06-13 01:53 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Australia's rising art stars thrive in lockdown with limited choices and fewer distractions...

Alone during lockdown, and working in smaller spaces with limited choices, these top young artists shifted gears to work that soothed and sustained them — with ravishing results....

 2021-06-13 01:30 

Deutsche Welle

Blue Origin: Bidder pays $28 million to visit space with Jeff Bezos...

Bezos, the owner of the Blue Origin space travel company, will venture beyond Earth's atmosphere on the New Shepard spacecraft next month....

 2021-06-13 01:16 

Sydney Morning Herald

Me, a killer? Putin dismisses criticisms as 'Hollywood machismo'...

The Russian leader bristled when a US reporter named specific opponents of Putin's who have been killed in recent years....

 2021-06-13 01:14 

CNN

[ US ]

A father is suing an Illinois police department for opening an urn containing the ashes of his daughter...

A Springfield, Illinois, man is suing the city and six of its police officers for opening a small urn containing his daughter's ashes and allegedly...

 2021-06-13 00:58 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Joe Biden to name scene of deadly Orlando shooting a national memorial...

With the United States marking the fifth anniversary of the nation's deadliest mass shooting, Joe Biden says he will sign a bill naming the scene of the attack a national memorial....

 2021-06-13 00:56 

NBC News

Seat on Bezos' Blue Origin flight to space sells for $28 billion at auction...

A winning, $28 million bid Saturday bought a scheduled ride to space on billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket....

 2021-06-13 00:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

Mystery bidder pays $36m to fly with Jeff Bezos to space...

The company's first flight into space is scheduled for July 20, the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing....

 2021-06-13 00:38 

dpa

Reconcile ecology and economy, says CDU candidate to replace Merkel...

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 2021-06-13 00:09 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'The light must be at the end of the tunnel': Pilot's pandemic note found after 435 days...

As the global coronavirus pandemic took hold and planes were sent into storage, Chris Dennis penned a letter to serve as a time capsule for the next crew....

 2021-06-13 00:07 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iran, Russia Negotiators Play Down Chances For Quick Nuclear Deal...

The Iranian and Russian negotiators meeting in Vienna with global powers played down the hopes for a quick settlement in the talks to revive the 2015 landmark deal that curtailed Tehran's nuclear programs....

 2021-06-12 23:40 

NBC News

At least six people shot, three killed in Cleveland...

At least six people were shot and three were killed in an early morning shooting in Cleveland, according to authorities....

 2021-06-12 23:34 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Former Deputy AG Rosenstein has said he was not aware of subpoena for lawmakers' data, source says...

Ex-top Trump Justice Department official Rod Rosenstein has told people in recent days he was not aware of a subpoena that targeted the data of Democratic members of Congress while he was deputy attorney general, a source familiar with Rosenstein told CNN...

 2021-06-12 23:04 

CNN

[ US ]

2 people, including a young child, are dead after being swept out by Florida currents. A man who tried to rescue them is missing...

Two people -- including a 3-year-old child -- are dead and a third person is missing after being swept out by strong currents at a beach near Tampa, Florida, Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said....

 2021-06-12 22:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Victoria records one new locally acquired case of COVID-19...

The Health Department says the latest case is a primary close contact who has been quarantining throughout their infectious period....

 2021-06-12 22:48 

Deutsche Welle

Iran nuclear talks restart as Germany urges flexibility...

It's still unclear whether the talks in Vienna will lead to the restoration of the 2015 nuclear deal. The negotiations come as Iran holds presidential elections next week....

 2021-06-12 22:31 

Deutsche Welle

Are we losing the fight against child labor?...

A recent UN report reveals child labor has been surging in recent years. The coronavirus pandemic may make the situation even worse for kids....

 2021-06-12 22:31 

Sky News

Ireland urges Johnson to 'very seriously consider' option to resolve Brexit Protocol tension...

Ireland's Prime Minister, Taoiseach Michel Martin, has told Sky News there is "a route" to resolving tensions over the Brexit Protocol following US President Joe Biden's intervention....

 2021-06-12 22:14 

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: UEFA's 'play on' decision after Eriksen collapse was so very wrong...

"Moments like this put everything in life into perspective," said Aleksander Ceferin. What a crock from the head of UEFA, writes Kyle McKinnon, after Christian Eriksen received CPR on the pitch and the Euros played on....

 2021-06-12 22:11 

Deutsche Welle

Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya says 'harsh' sanctions needed...

Exiled Belarusian politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya has called for tougher sanctions on Alexander Lukashenko's regime. Speaking to DW, the opposition leader also talked about when she could return to Belarus....

 2021-06-12 22:07 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Andrew had his leg amputated after suffering from a foot infection. But it took him five years to accept his new body...

For Andrew Fairbairn February 25, 2015 will always be a significant day he will not forget — the day he had his leg amputated after 10 years of pain and suffering. But it took him years to finally come to terms with being an amputee....

 2021-06-12 22:07 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

With a house inspection looming, this grandmother called the only people she knew would help...

Patricia Williams struggles with her health and mental health, but that hasn't stopped her taking in her daughter and grand-children and troubled relatives who need a roof over their heads and a feed. But now a group who helped her avoid eviction face...

 2021-06-12 22:06 

Euronews

Japanese judoka take the honours on heavyweight day in Budapest...

Asahina and Kageura take the final individual golds at the IJF World Championships...

 2021-06-12 22:01 

News24

Saudi allows 60 000 vaccinated residents on hajj, bars foreigners again...

Saudi Arabia announced it will allow 60 000 residents vaccinated against Covid to perform this year's hajj, but Muslims from abroad will be barred for a second straight year....

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