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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. However, he said Australia's embassy would not move from Tel Aviv, until a peace settlement was achieved. He added...

BBC, today, 02:36
 
US federal judge rules Obama healthcare law unconstitutional

US federal judge rules Obama healthcare law unconstitutional

A US federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional. US district kudge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth agreed with a coalition of 20 states that a change in tax law last year...

Guardian, today, 02:23
 
Yemen war: Can ceasefire deal finally bring peace?

Yemen war: Can ceasefire deal finally bring peace?

A ''forgotten war'' is now in the eyes of the world. Beyond all expectations, a week of talks, brokered by the UN at a postcard-perfect Swedish castle, took Yemen a step closer to its elusive peace. ''Our collective achievements this week were a...

BBC, today, 01:43
 
Miss USA apologizes for mocking rivals' English-speaking skills

Miss USA apologizes for mocking rivals' English-speaking skills

The woman who holds the Miss USA 2018 title has apologized after she was captured on video mocking two of her fellow competitors for their English-speaking skills. In a video posted to Instagram, Sarah Rose Summers made light of Nat Rern, Miss...

Guardian, today, 01:42
 
DR Congo elections: Why do voters mistrust electronic voting?

DR Congo elections: Why do voters mistrust electronic voting?

The Democratic Republic of Congo is heading to the polls on 23 December to elect a new president for the first time since 2001. Current President Joseph Kabila is stepping down and, as polling day nears, concerns about the running of the election in...

BBC, today, 01:00
 
'Extinction is not an option': the $1bn push to save orcas in Washington

'Extinction is not an option': the $1bn push to save orcas in Washington

Five months after twin tragedies cast a spotlight on the state’s ailing orcas, Washington plans to spend more than $1bn to stave off extinction. If enacted, a proposal from the governor, Jay Inslee, would knock down two dams, repair habitat and place...

Guardian, today, 00:37
 
UN urged to seek Australia-based Hakeem al-Araibi's freedom from Thai jail

UN urged to seek Australia-based Hakeem al-Araibi's freedom from Thai jail

Supporters of the Australia-based refugee Hakeem al-Araibi have petitioned the United Nations to seek the young footballer’s freedom from a Thai jail cell, where he awaits extradition to Bahrain over a conviction he says is politically motivated....

Guardian, today, 00:37
 
North Korea's high-tech pursuits: Propaganda or progress?

North Korea's high-tech pursuits: Propaganda or progress?

North Korea often flaunts its military hardware but of late, it appears to be making progress in developing civilian technologies - or at least is claiming to be. As with most things in the country, it is difficult to verify these claims, but it is...

BBC, today, 00:25
 
Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row

Nigerian military lifts Unicef ban after 'spy' row

Nigeria's military has revoked its earlier decision to suspend activities of the UN children's agency Unicef in the north-east of the country. The military said this came after "extensive deliberations" during emergency talks with Unicef...

BBC, today, 00:20
 
How Putin's Russia turned humour into a weapon

How Putin's Russia turned humour into a weapon

In the dying days of the Soviet Union, Russians used humour to escape the bleak reality of economic stagnation, food shortages and long queues. Political satire flourished on TV in the form of latex puppets during the 1990s, but it was quickly slapped...

BBC, today, 00:20
 
Mick Mulvaney named as acting White House chief of staff

Mick Mulvaney named as acting White House chief of staff

President Donald Trump has named his budget director, Mick Mulvaney, as acting chief of staff, replacing John Kelly in the new year. Trump tweeted on Friday that Mulvaney “has done an outstanding job” in his administration and would take over next...

Guardian, yesterday, 22:53
 
Tropical Cyclone Owen weakens to category 2 storm after crossing Queensland coast

Tropical Cyclone Owen weakens to category 2 storm after crossing Queensland coast

Tropical Cyclone Owen has weakened to a category 2 system after crossing the Queensland coast south of remote Kowanyama on the western Cape York. The storm hit land as a category 3 cyclone early on Saturday, with winds of 120km/h near the centre and...

Guardian, yesterday, 22:53
 
Migrant caravan: US to investigate after child dies in custody at border

Migrant caravan: US to investigate after child dies in custody at border

An investigation has been launched after a seven-year-old girl died while in the custody of the US Border Patrol. The Guatemalan child, named as Jakelin Caal Maquin, was detained last week after crossing the US-Mexico border with her father, officials...

BBC, yesterday, 22:39
 
Trump names new acting chief of staff

Trump names new acting chief of staff

Trump announces Mick Mulvaney to be acting chief of staff replacing John Kelly who leaves by the end of year This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can...

BBC, yesterday, 22:31
 

Lisbon tram crash: Two British kids believed to among 28 people injured

Two British kids are believed to injured following a huge tram crash in Lisbon tonight. According to Portuguese media there are around 28 people injured as a result of the smash. Passers-by rescued the British baby and child from the wreckage as...

Daily Record, yesterday, 22:09
 


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