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Alternative facts: Donald Trump aide Sean Spicer defends claim of record audience

On Monday Spicer stood by his fundamental claim that the Trump inauguration was the most watched ever - pointing to internet views.... Pubdate: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:28:48 GMT

Man feared he'd been blinded after chef threw chilli powder into his eyes

It is the question that annoyed chef Marco Pierre White so much he banned it from his restaurants – a hovering waiter asking, "are enjoying your meal, sir?"... Pubdate: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:19:12 GMT

Rising influence of Islam in schools alarms Bangladeshi secularists

Revisions sought by Islamic scholars were barely noticeable to the public, but intellectuals see them as government accommodation of a larger shift toward radical Islam.)... Pubdate: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:20:32 GMT

South China Sea: US says will prevent China taking over territory in international waters

Tillerson's remarks prompted Chinese state media to say the US would need to "wage war" to bar China's access to the islands.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:42:58 GMT

China eyes opportunity as US pulls out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

US withdrawal from a long-planned trade deal creates a political and economic vacuum that China is eager to fill.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:14:22 GMT

Rolf Harris defence eyes motives of accusers

As prosecutors use Harris' convictions in the first trial to bolster their case in the new trial, defence cast suspicion on past victims' motives.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:02:47 GMT

Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump: He deserves the chance 'to be a kid'

Chelsea Clinton is standing up for the newest inductee into the first children's club.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:48:32 GMT

British missile reportedly misfired off the coast of Florida

The Trident II D5 missile, designed to carry a nuclear warhead, had veered off course off the coast of Florida.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:29:16 GMT

President Donald Trump signs order to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Donald Trump began recasting America's role in the global economy Monday, cancelling an agreement for a sweeping trade deal with Asia as one of his first official White House actions.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:13:17 GMT

Marco Rubio to back Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, clearing way for confirmation

Democrats lashed Mr Rubio for his decision, saying he had earned Donald Trump's nickname for him: "Little Marco".... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:51:04 GMT

German police arrest man on suspicion of planning terror attack

German police have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of planning a militant attack,linking his case to that of a second suspect in Vienna.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:59:02 GMT

Now that Trump is US president, world braces for Trumpnomics

If Australia does indeed catch a cold when the US sneezes, should we be preparing for a crippling dose of influenza when Trumpnomics takes hold?... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:52:08 GMT

Obama's shadow cast off as Trump and Netanyahu share 'very nice' phone call

US President Donald Trump on Sunday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House early next month.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:20:06 GMT

Japan enters uncharted waters as emperor's abdication pondered

Japan is moving to adopt a law allowing its octogenarian Emperor Akihito to abdicate but many touchy topics, such as his title and duties, remain to be settled.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:12:17 GMT

Scores dead in southern Indian train smash

Rescue workers struggled into the morning to pull the injured and dead from the train in the latest disaster for India's overburdened railway.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:02 GMT

Trump's White House invite creates diplomatic dilemma for Theresa May

Being the first European leader through the White House door is an honour Theresa May worked hard to get. But it comes with a daunting set of challenges.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:20 GMT

Russian MPs to vote on winding back domestic violence protections

Russia's parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalising domestic violence that falls short of serious bodily harm or rape.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:39:17 GMT

Alternative facts, fake news and Trump's war on mainstream media

Donald Trump's ego might dwarf Uluru, but he's exceedingly thin-skinned.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:29:55 GMT

'Like a bomb at ground level': Death and destruction as tornadoes sweep south-east US

At least 15 people were killed and 43 injured in Georgia and Mississippi after severe weather Saturday unleashed a swarm of tornadoes in the Southeast.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:29:58 GMT

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway introduces the world to 'alternative facts'

If there was one Sunday-morning talk show exchange that describes the new reality for the political media - and for the truth - during the Donald Trump era, this was it.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:22 GMT

#SpicerFacts: White House press secretary Sean Spicer's interpretation of the truth

White House press secretary Sean Spicer used his first press conference to argue over the truth, yell at the press and take no questions from them.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:25 GMT

British cops use a Taser on a black man they thought was a robber; he was their race-relations adviser

Judah Adunbi, a race-relations adviser, has been Tasered by British police while out walking his dog.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:58:50 GMT

British PM Theresa May probed after missile 'misfires' from nuclear submarine

A test firing of an unarmed British nuclear Trident missile from a submarine malfunctioned last June, the Sunday Times has reported, prompting questions about why Prime Minister Theresa May did not tell parliament.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:40:06 GMT

Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes in East Jerusalem, as Trump and Netanyahu schedule call

Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements, two days after US President Donald Trump took office.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:59:34 GMT

Donald Trump uses Twitter to hit out at worldwide Women's March protesters

President Donald Trump has used Twitter to mock protesters who gathered for demonstrations across the US on Saturday to signal discontent with his leadership.... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:27 GMT

War in Syria: Rebels urge Russia to defend ceasefire as government offensives continue

A Syrian rebel group has called on Russia to withstand pressure from Iran and the Syrian government to help ensure that a ceasefire agreed last month holds.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:37:52 GMT

Indonesian authorities detain 17 nationals returning from Syria

Indonesian authorities have detained 17 nationals returning from Syria, including children, suspected of being involved in radical activity, officials told Reuters on Sunday.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:16:48 GMT

Tsunami warning lifted after magnitude 7.9 earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea

A tsunami warning has been issued after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Sunday afternoon.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:37:46 GMT

'Can I have my biscuits please?' says girl dug out of Italy avalanche

For a little girl who had just survived an extraordinary ordeal, trapped for two days beneath snow, ice and rock, it was a disarmingly ordinary question.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:49:49 GMT

Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, is cleared to serve as adviser

The Justice Department has issued a fresh opinion declaring that Jared Kushner's appointment does not violate federal anti-nepotism laws.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:49:57 GMT

Car bomb explodes in central Tripoli, Libya, near Italian embassy

A car bomb exploded late on Saturday close to the recently reopened Italian embassy in the Libyan capital, a security official said.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:19:37 GMT

Gambia's Adama Barrow urges exiles to return as dictator Yahya Jammeh flies out

The initiative to force Jammeh out could set a precedent in a region where democracy advocates have spent decades pressing for fair elections.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:09:04 GMT

Conservatives worry as Trump's populist 'decree' confronts Republican identity

Trump's inaugural speech has dashed Republican hopes for a more traditional agenda, daring his own party to resist the populist tide.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:40:48 GMT

US President Donald Trump ignores worldwide protest marches and addresses CIA

The self-proclaimed counterpuncher woke from his first sleep at the White House to find the streets of the capital flooded with people protesting against him.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:28:39 GMT

Women's March reaches one of the most remote places on earth - Antarctica

More used to marching penguins, it was a different kind of movement that swept across one of the most remote places on the planet in recent hours.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:28:47 GMT

Scarlett Johansson, America Ferrera, Madonna and more speak out against Trump at Washington march

While Donald Trump's inauguration was distinctly lacking in the celebrity department, the opposite has proven true at the Women's march. ... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:59:05 GMT

Tidal wave of protest as hundreds of thousands join Women's March on Washington

Inauguration met with a tidal wave of protest, with hundreds of thousands flooding Washington DC and huge crowds in other cities across the United States.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:29:24 GMT

Four more survivors pulled from Italian avalanche hotel

Four more survivors have been rescued from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche as emergency workers continued their search on Saturday for others who may still be alive.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:41:04 GMT

Women protest Trump with marches across Europe

Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed US President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:59:02 GMT

Car bomb kills four in Syrian camp near Jordan

A car bomb on Saturday killed at least four people and critically injured a number of others at the Rakban refugee camp in Syria near the border with Jordan, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring organisation.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:22:23 GMT

Australian high school scores international green technology gong

How tiny Huonville does well by doing good on the environment front.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:15:15 GMT

Wide Gulf between rhetoric and reality over fossil fuels and renewables' future

Do big investments in solar energy point to a different future for the oil-rich nations of the Middle East?... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:15:00 GMT

Best of the world - January 22, 2017

The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:00:01 GMT

Declassified documents show CIA's interest in Australian communism

A secret CIA memo warned of the Australian Communist Party's ability to "cripple Australian production" just months before the 1949 coal miner strike.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Turkish parliament, amid brawls, backs new constitution and paves way for referendum

Turkey's parliament approved a proposed constitution that would cede even greater powers to the country's president if endorsed in a national referendum, but the bitterly contested voting process was marred by screaming matches and physical altercations that sent at least three politicians to a hospital.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:08:48 GMT

South Korea's culture minister arrested over arts blacklist in political scandal

South Korean prosecutors arrested the culture minister on Saturday, on suspicion of abuse of power for drawing up a blacklist of artists, writers and entertainers critical of the country's impeached president, Park Geun-hye.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:40:27 GMT

Sixteen dead, mostly Hungarian teenagers, in Italy bus accident

Sixteen people were killed and about 40 injured after a bus carrying Hungarian students burst into flames on a highway in northern Italy, police and the fire service said on Saturday.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 03:40:08 GMT

Donald Trump's 'Day One' agenda: five major pledges of action

Trump aides claim that as many as 200 draft executive orders are ready for the new President's signature.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:46:00 GMT

Donald Trump sworn in as US president, gives ominous inauguration speech

Trump delivered a dark inaugural address in which he pledged fealty to all Americans but he made little overt attempt to soothe a nation still wounded from arguably the ugliest election season of modern times.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:19:06 GMT

Mystery of 'cattle' Skittles spill deepens in Wisconsin

The case began when a Wisconsin sheriff posted on Facebook this week that "hundreds of thousands of Skittles" had been found spilled on a highway.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:58:03 GMT

Donald Trump inauguration: White nationalist Richard Spencer punched on live TV during ABC interview

One of the most prominent American white nationalists was punched in the face during an interview with the ABC on the streets of Washington DC shortly after Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:19:39 GMT

Donald Trump Inauguration: All eyes on 'first boy' Barron

He's America's new first boy. Barron Trump didn't have to make an oath, or deliver a rousing speech. But the youngest son of President Donald Trump occupied much of the inauguration day coverage on Saturday (AEST).... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:21:34 GMT

Ecuador holds man for US gold flakes theft

Julio Nivelo was arrested on Thursday after leaving the home of a relative, where he had been living.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:00:05 GMT

Donald Trump inauguration speech dark, dangerous and dystopian

Donald Trump was defiant, populist, anti-establishment and spoke directly to an America under siege from foreign competitors, Muslim terrorists and the DC cabal.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:30:48 GMT

Russia inks deal for Syria bases, Turkey appears to accept Bashar al-Assad

The agreement covers the port in Tartus and an airbase near Latakia, which have been pivotal in Russian support for Assad.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:13:33 GMT

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh agrees to go into exile as regional troops mass

West African leaders Alpha Conde of Guinea and Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz travelled to the capital Banjul on Friday.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:38:52 GMT

Lower turnout and protests usher in Donald Trump's divided state of America

The bitter divisions that Donald Trump has exposed in the United States were evident on every street corner of Washington DC on Friday.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:32:18 GMT

Donald Trump Inauguration: Champagne corks pop in Russia, trade fears in Berlin

Champagne corks popped on Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump's presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:24:15 GMT

Trump inauguration: Quick action President could take on environment and climate

Donald Trump has raised expectations that he will sign a slew of executive orders related to energy, the environment and climate change.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:17:44 GMT

Donald Trump Inauguration: White House website removes Obama climate change initiatives

Just moments after President Donald Trump took the oath of office on Friday, the official White House website was transformed to wipe out all mention of climate change.... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:58:18 GMT

Donald Trump Inauguration speech: a promise to Americans, a warning to the world

Donald Trump opted for the tone of his campaign rallies over anything presidential, casting this inauguration as more special than all that had gone before it.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:36:04 GMT

'The Europe of tomorrow': far right rally in Germany after Trump inauguration

Hours after Donald Trump's swearing-in, across the Atlantic in Germany some of his radical European cheerleaders gather in a show of stength.... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 03:40:11 GMT

Revolution, ritual and pomp: Donald Trump's inauguration is pure political theatre

Trump took to the stage today in the space he finds most comfortable, playing the star of the show.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:11:06 GMT

Donald Trump Inauguration: Live video analysis

Live video coverage and analysis of the Donald Trump inauguration from Washington DC.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:00:14 GMT

Donald Trump Inauguration: Dozens of protesters arrested in Washington

Protesters who had promised to shut down Washington for the Donald Trump inauguration were successful at several security checkpoints on Friday morning.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:19:06 GMT

Donald Trump Inauguration: United States swears in its 45th US president

Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, succeeding Barack Obama.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:32:26 GMT

Donald Trump Inauguration Live: US President speaks at inauguration ball

We have all the Inauguration news from Washington DC as Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:25:00 GMT

Demonstrators in Tokyo, London, Manila, Sri Lanka protest Trump's inauguration

Groups of demonstrators took to the streets in cities around the world on Friday to both lament and celebrate the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:49:04 GMT

Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh asks for more time to exit office

Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has asked the West African bloc ECOWAS for an extension of a midday deadline for him to leave power until 4 pm local time, government sources said.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:03:15 GMT

Nigerian president urged to halt press harassment after journalists detained

A group of Nigerian writers, intellectuals and media figures called on President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday to stop the persecution of journalists, after an online publication's news staff was briefly detained.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:28:38 GMT

East Java's villagers hunt witches to put an end to nightmares and sickness

In a small village, deep in the lush green district of Probolinggo in East Java, a 53-year-old farmer's wife was haunted by dreams of a monkey.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:58:52 GMT

Deaths from Nigerian refugee camp air strike rises to 90, could reach 170: Medecins Sans Frontieres

Geneva: The death toll from an accidental Nigerian air strike on a refugee camp in the town of Rann has risen to around 90 people, and could be as high as 170, Medecins Sans Frontieres said in a statement on Friday.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:57:06 GMT

Italy avalanche: Ten people found alive in 'igloo' at buried Rigopiano hotel

Ten people have been found alive two days after an avalanche buried dozens of people at a hotel in central Italy.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:31:05 GMT

Islamic State militants partly destroy Palmyra's Roman amphitheatre

Islamic State militants have partially destroyed a Roman amphitheatre that they were using for their macabre executions in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, state officials said Friday.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:17:41 GMT

Twilight of the Trumps? What America can expect for the next four years

"It really is a reality TV show."... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:32 GMT

'We're not in this alone': Australians joining the anti-Trump Women's March on Washington

Asked about their motivations for going, the women cited a mix of revulsion for Trump and as well as his policies.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:08:57 GMT

Theresa May tells Davos that Britain will lead a new era of free trade

Theresa May braved the elitist chill of the World Economic Forum on Thursday to argue that Britain is committed to free trade and globalisation.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:30:10 GMT

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' extradited to US: Justice Department

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to the United States, the US Justice Department said on Thursday.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:57:46 GMT

Melania Trump refuses to act like a first lady. Good for her

Melania Trump will be the first first lady in more than 200 years not to move into the White House on Inauguration Day. Her decision will cause headaches to her husband's budding administration that could be easily avoided by following tradition, including dealing with public outrage over the high cost of maintaining a full-time residence in Manhattan and increased security risks.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:50:19 GMT

'Help...we're dying of cold': texting goes silent after avalanche buries Italian hotel

At least three bodies were found Thursday, as hopes for the others trapped faded hour by hour.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:49:11 GMT

Donald Trump: A fierce will to win fuelled the journey to the White House

Born into wealth, a rebellious boy from Queens struck a chord with average Joes, discovering his formula for success in business and, later, politics.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:20:01 GMT

Plane carrying Brazil Supreme Court judge Teori Zavascki crashes into sea

Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki was overseeing a blockbuster graft investigation into dozens of politicians.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:31:09 GMT

Finland prepares for 'manifold warfare' as Russia feeds paranoia

As it prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its independence, Finland is now coping with fresh threats from Russia.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:30:35 GMT

Will Donald Trump follow through on all his Day One promises? Doesn't look like it

In rally after rally, and speech upon speech, Donald Trump built a verbal skyscraper of campaign promises about what he would do on his first day in the White House.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:38:24 GMT

Islamic State like Nazis in recruiting young Germans, says intel chief

Hans-Georg Maassen also drew parallels between the militant Islamist group and past radical movements such as communism and Adolf Hitler's National Socialists.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:31:03 GMT

North Korea poised for new missile test-launch: US

South Korean media said a test could potentially coincide with the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump..... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:27:05 GMT

How a 23-year-old made $1300-an-hour for a fake news masterpiece

His story, a made-up tale about fraudulent votes for Hillary Clinton, was shared with 6 million people.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:33:50 GMT

Trump's energy pick Rick Perry regrets calling for department's elimination

"After being briefed on so many of the vital functions of the Department of Energy, I regret recommending its elimination," the former Texas governor said.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:05:04 GMT

Rolf Harris accused of 'opportunistic grope' at a party, court hears

The 86-year-old entertainer is on trial accused of indecently assaulting six complainants between 1971 and 2002 when they were aged between 12 and 27.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:42:18 GMT

Best of the world: January 20, 2017

The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images
from around the globe.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:02:00 GMT

Australian man and war correspondent are 'drug abusers', Bali court hears

An Australian man and a British former war correspondent arrested for possessing hashish in Bali last October are drug abusers who should be treated at a narcotics prison, the Denpasar District Court has been told.... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:31:12 GMT

Dozens feared dead as burning high-rise collapses live on television in Tehran

Rescue teams were searching on Thursday for at least 25 trapped firefighters and medics treated dozens of casualties after a blazing high-rise building collapsed in downtown Tehran, the city's mayor said.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:53:52 GMT

Italy avalanche: As many as 30 missing at Rigopiano hotel in Abruzzo, rescuers say

Rescue officials say "many" people have died after an avalanche hit a hotel in central Italy, partially collapsing the roof.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:09:55 GMT

Trade war: Trump's commerce nominee Ross slams China as the 'most protectionist' country

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, Donald Trump's choice for commerce secretary, voiced sharp criticism of China's trade practices on Wednesday.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:47:17 GMT

Democrats blast Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for education secretary

Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts asked whether DeVos or her children had attended public schools, borrowed student loans or received federal financial help.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:00:07 GMT

Swarm of US agencies probe suspected Kremlin-Donald Trump election funding

Just days before Donald Trump's swearing in as American president, a news report has revealed the remarkable breadth of a joint investigation by no less than six US intelligence agencies of claims that Russia helped the Trump campaign – and of the credibility the agencies attach to information that Trump dismisses as 'crap'.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:50:01 GMT

US-backed Iraqi forces take eastern Mosul from Islamic State

Iraq's government forces said Wednesday that they had gained control of the eastern half of Mosul, three months after they began an assault to retake the city.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:22:58 GMT

China cans 103 planned coal plants to curb smog and reduce oversupply

China is cancelling plans to build more than 100 coal-fired power plants, seeking to rein in runaway, wasteful investment in the sector while moving the country away from one of the dirtiest forms of electricity generation, the government announced in a directive made public this week.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:40:06 GMT

FBI probing wave of fake bomb threats to US Jewish centres

Many of the threatened organisations have resumed operations after no bombs were found nor injuries reported.... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:48:54 GMT

South Korean court rejects bid to arrest Samsung heir in presidential corruption scandal

A South Korean court has refused to allow the arrest of Samsung's de facto chairman Lee Jae-yoing for his alleged role in an explosive corruption scandal that has riveted South Korea.... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:39:05 GMT








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