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Samsung to pay Australia $9.7 million over false waterproof claims

CANBERRA, Australia: Samsung Electronics has been fined $9.65 million by Australia for releasing nine misleading advertisements about the untrue water-resistance ...

The literary life of Frank Moorhouse, a giant of Australian letters

Frank Moorhouse, who died in Sydney on Sunday, made a significant and multi-faceted contribution to Australia's literary life.He was born ...

Cutting crossbench MPs' staffing would be a setback for democracy

My experience as an adviser to Peter Andren - perhaps the first of the modern-day wave of non-party MPs to ...

Former Australian diplomat's Chinese story starting with telegram

© Provided by Xinhua At that time, Jocelyn Chey knew nothing about China, neither its culture nor the history. But ...

In Gee Chun blows lead, rallies to win Women's PGA Championship

Despite shooting a second straight 3-over-par 75 and blowing her chance at a wire-to-wire victory, In Gee Chun sank clutch ...

'Elvis,' 'Top Gun' Tie for Box-Office Crown With $30.5 Million Each

New York - Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic 'Elvis' shook up theaters with an estimated $30.5 million in weekend ticket ...

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UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...

Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...

Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...

Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...

U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...

661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...

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