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Australian court extends detention of Algerian-born Benbrika

Australia’s top court says Abdul Nacer Benbrika can still be detained beyond his 15-year prison term given security concerns. A…

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Myanmar protesters defy coup leader’s ban and continue rallies

Protesters in Myanmar have started gathering across the country’s largest city of Yangon for a fourth day, defying a ban…

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Australia says China has formally arrested TV anchor for spying

Cheng Lei, who has been held for nearly six months, is accused of ‘illegally supplying state secrets overseas’. Cheng Lei,…

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Tens of thousands protest Myanmar coup amid internet shutdown

Tens of thousands of people have rallied again in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon, denouncing this week’s military coup and demanding…

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US warship sails near Chinese-controlled Paracel Islands

China’s military condemns move of the USS John S McCain, saying it had dispatched naval and air units to follow…

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UK dog theft on the rise amid pandemic pet demand

When six of Sarah’s dogs were stolen in late December, she was left reeling. But she was not alone, as…

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UK to test whether AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines interchangeable

Government says given possible vaccine supply constraints, the 13-month study could provide important data for more flexible inoculation. The United…

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‘Jobs of the future’: UK outlines post-Brexit subsidy scheme

Business minister says UK wants to use its new freedoms to help domestic industries. The United Kingdom wants to establish…

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Biden threatens sanctions after Myanmar military coup

US President Joe Biden on Monday threatened to reimpose sanctions on Myanmar following a coup by the country’s military leaders…

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World reacts to military coup in Myanmar

US threatens action over Myanmar coup as Australia calls for release of detained leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi. Myanmar’s…

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UK opens visa route for Hong Kong residents to become citizens

Residents of Hong Kong can apply, starting on Sunday, for a new visa offering them an opportunity to become British…

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US slams China’s ‘destabilising’ South China Sea military flights

US says Chinese military flights posed no threat to its Navy aircraft carrier but fit a pattern of aggressive behaviour…

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UK says Hong Kong offer upholds ‘freedom and autonomy’

Under scheme that comes into effect on Sunday, Hong Kong people with BN(O) status will have path to UK citizenship.…

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Chinese cities using anal swabs to screen COVID infections

Study shows virus traces in faecal samples could remain detectable for a longer time and provide more accurate test results.…

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Global ice sheets melting at ‘worst-case’ rates: UK scientists

Rate of loss rose from 0.8 trillion tonnes per year in the 1990s to 1.3 trillion tonnes per year by…

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Arrests at Australia Day protests urging Indigenous recognition

Demonstrators in major cities demand the national day be changed in honour of the country’s Indigenous people. Police made arrests…

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IMF says Iraq seeking emergency loans after oil price plunge

Iraqi government is reportedly seeking $6bn in loans, with possibility of a further $4bn, according to finance minister. Iraq has…

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Johnson, Biden discuss climate change, COVID-19

British PM ‘looks forward to deepening alliance’ with the US in first phone call with Biden since his inauguration. British…

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Rural Colombian groups seek help from new US gov’t amid violence

Bogota, Colombia – More than 100 Colombian human rights associations from remote Afro-Colombian and Indigenous communities have written to the…

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QAnon in disarray as reality of Biden presidency settles

As adherents of the QAnon conspiracy theory face the reality of Joe Biden’s presidency – something they believed could never…

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