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Album: Thunder, lightning hit Australia's Sydney

Provided by Xinhua SYDNEY, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Heavy storms struck Sydney, Australia, with lightnings illuminating the sky. P ...


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Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...

Among others, Myanmar frees Australian economist, former UK envoy

YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar's ruling military freed nearly 6,000 prisoners in a mass amnesty this week, including an Australian economist and ...

Australia says no need for fifth vaccine, even as new Covid cases rise

CANBERRA, Australia: Despite the start of a new COVID-19 surge, Australian health authorities have recommended against the public receiving a ...

US LGBT nightclub shooting shows why Australia must reform hate crime laws

News of yet another deadly shooting at a United States LGBTIQ+ nightclub has again brought hate crime to the forefront ...

How and why Australian whistleblowing laws need an overhaul: new report

Recent developments in Australian whistleblowing cases have shown how critical it is to get our whistleblower protection laws back up ...

India's Pharma exports grow by 138 pc since 2013-14

New Delhi [India], November 23 (ANI): India's pharma exports have increased 138 per cent in April-October 2022-23 compared to the ...

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UK holds $65 million in alleged criminal bank account

LONDON, England: The UK National Crime Agency has obtained a civil recovery order for some $65 million of suspected criminal ...

Holiday iPhone shipments threatened by unrest at Foxconn plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan: After thousands of employees quit, Foxconn's flagship Zhengzhou iPhone plant in China anticipates a reduction in November shipments, ...

Stocks markets across Asia Pacific rattled by protests in China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Widespread protests sweeping through a number of cities in China sent jitters through Asian stock markets ...

US targets Huawei, ZTE technology, bans all imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. is banning the importation of all communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, citing ...

US smartphones record 48% of $9 billion online sales on Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Just-released sales results show U.S. consumers spent a record $9.12 billion in online purchases during ...

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King could step in if Malaysia parliament cannot choose leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: As support for a conservative Islamic alliance prevented major coalitions from winning a simple majority in its ...


Six feet of snow falls in western New York for first storm of year

BUFFALO, New York: Just ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday week, western New York state was hit by a snowstorm, ...


After 73 years, Biden tells Palestinians to wait until conditions are right

NEW YORK CITY: Granting Palestine full state membership status at the UN would be a "practical" step that could preserve ...


Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...


Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...


US to remove dams on west coast river to protect endangered salmon

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the largest dam removal undertaking in U.S. history, a U.S. agency last week approved the decommissioning of ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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