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Wed 21 Aug 2019

India's moon mission placed in lunar orbit

India's moon mission placed in lunar orbit

A LUNAR insertion manoeuvre has precisely injected India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission in a 'defined orbit in a perfect way'.

UK concern about fate of Hong Kong staffer

UK concern about fate of Hong Kong staffer

BRITAIN'S foreign office is looking into reports that a Hong Kong-based staff member has been detained in mainland China.

Lam says talk is 'way out' for Hong Kong

Lam says talk is 'way out' for Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she wants to establish a dialogue with protesters, based on mutual respect and understanding.

‘Alarming’: Xi Jinping’s daring overreach

‘Alarming’: Xi Jinping’s daring overreach

Xi Jinping is a formidable world leader with a seemingly unshakeable hold on power — but he’s now facing a major test.

Rio police shoot dead man who hijacked bus

Rio police shoot dead man who hijacked bus

BRAZILLIAN police have shot dead an armed man who took 37 people hostage on a bus in Rio, ending a four-hour stand-off; none of the hostages were hurt.

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Vanuatu

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes off Vanuatu

A MAGNITUDE 6.3 quake has hit off Vanuatu, the USGS says, but there are no immediate reports of damages or casualties.

Boris optimistic on Brexit deal, EU baulks

Boris optimistic on Brexit deal, EU baulks

The EU being "a bit negative" on renegotiating the Irish backstop because they believe parliament will block a no-deal Brexit, British PM Boris Johnson says.

Kashmir border clashes leave several dead

Kashmir border clashes leave several dead

BORDER clashes in Kashmir have left several people dead as Pakistan announces it will refer India and the dispute to the UN's International Court of Justice.

'Somebody had to take on China': Trump

'Somebody had to take on China': Trump

US President Donald Trump is looking at possible tax cuts but not right now, as he explained any short-term pain from his trade war with China is "irrelevant".

Italy prosecutor orders rescue ship seized

Italy prosecutor orders rescue ship seized

AN Italian prosecutor has ordered a migrant rescue ship be seized, ending a stand-off and allowing those on board to be evacuated to land amid dire conditions.

Trump talking to Democrats about gun laws

Trump talking to Democrats about gun laws

President Donald Trump says his officials are in talks with Democrats about meaningful gun laws but he still insists mass shootings are a mental health issue.

Wife’s heartbreaking letter to ‘superman’

Wife’s heartbreaking letter to ‘superman’

THE wife of a young police officer who was killed just 28 days after their wedding has paid an emotional tribute to her “superman” husband.

HK cops accused of brutal beating

HK cops accused of brutal beating

Disturbing footage has emerged of Hong Kong police beating a man on a hospital trolley as the territory reels from tear gas attacks on protesters.

Prince Andrew prepares to face cops

Prince Andrew prepares to face cops

As allegations pour out about the disgusting behaviours of paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and his cronies, Prince Andrew prepares to face the cops.

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Aussie’s ‘reckless’ act after a night out

Aussie’s ‘reckless’ act after a night out

After a big night out in one of the world’s party cities, this Aussie tourist had a simple request: Take him to one of the world’s most dangerous suburbs.

Ex-PM’s daughter linked to Epstein video

Ex-PM’s daughter linked to Epstein video

The mystery brunette shown leaving Jeffrey Epstein’s mansion in 2010 bears a striking resemblence to the daughter of Paul Keating.

‘Sex addict’ NBA star giving up porn

‘Sex addict’ NBA star giving up porn

Lamar Odom’s high-profiled sex and drug addiction almost ended his life, now he’s kicking the habits with the help of his new flame.

China’s terrifying giant forks

China’s terrifying giant forks

Chinese forces have been photographed training to use a terrifying giant fork weapon to control crowds and stun protesters.

Alleged NZ shooter’s Cairns dad speaks out

premium_icon Alleged NZ shooter’s Cairns dad speaks out

THE father of an accused New Zealand gunman alleged to have murdered Victorian tourist Sean McKinnon had this to say to the world.

Johnson urges EU to compromise on Brexit

Johnson urges EU to compromise on Brexit

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Germany and France are showing reluctance to compromise on a new Brexit deal but he is confident they will.

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