Category: World

  • Australia Library Goes Plastic Free

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    Dungog Library is the latest organisation to jump on board to make Dungog the first town in Australia to become single-use plastic free. Single-use plastic bags, bottles, take away coffee cups and straws are the four items that are overwhelmingly used just once and thrown away with the new initiative aiming for the community to “choose reusables” by […]

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  • Ancient Egyptian tomb unveiled

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    The treasures of an ancient Egyptian tomb, thought to be more than 3,500 years old, have been unveiled. An archaeological mission, affiliated with France’s University of Strasbourg, made the discovery in the Assasseef valley near the city of Luxor. Two sarcophagi, each containing a mummy, were found. All are in perfect condition. The archaeological dig […]

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  • Forget the Thanksgiving turducken: The cokyntryce is fit for a king

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    Similar bizarre dishes were being served in Europe hundreds of years ago, as hosts aimed to highlight their power and wealth. LONDON — When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, everyone has their own take on the classics, ranging from the traditional fare to the turducken — chicken stuffed inside duck stuffed inside turkey. At Hebert’s […]

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  • UFC champ Nurmagomedov a conservative voice in Russia

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    MOSCOW – UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is probably the best-known Muslim athlete in Russia, and he’s rapidly becoming a leading conservative voice at home. When a National Guardsman was killed while apparently trying to break up a fight outside an establishment variously described as a cafe and nightclub early Sunday morning, Nurmagomedov called for a crackdown […]

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  • Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn arrested over ‘misconduct’

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    Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over claims of financial misconduct, the carmaker has said. Mr Ghosn, a towering figure in the car industry, will be sacked from the Japanese firm after a board meeting on Thursday, its chief executive said. He has been accused of “significant acts of misconduct”, including under-reporting his pay […]

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  • Imelda Marcos convicted of graft, sentenced to prison

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    Marcos, 89, was sentenced for funneling $200 million to Swiss foundations. MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court found former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of graft and ordered her arrest Friday in a rare conviction among many corruption cases that she plans to appeal to avoid jail and losing her seat in Congress. The special […]

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  • Migrant caravan gets within reach of border: What happens now?

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    Resilient and eternally optimistic, what lies ahead for the 5,000 to 7,000 migrants making their way to the US border? Fox News reached out to three widely divergent views for their take on the uncertain road ahead and how this may end. MEXICO CITY – With the number of migrants in Mexico increasing, their timetable to […]

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  • Russia marks anniversary of 1941 military parade

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    MOSCOW – Thousands of troops in World War II uniform marched across Moscow’s Red Square on Wednesday in a re-enactment of a historic wartime parade. On Nov. 7, 1941, Red Army soldiers marched directly to the front line during the Battle of Moscow to repel the invading Nazi forces closing in on the Soviet capital. Moscow […]

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  • Chinese warship warned USS Decatur it would ‘suffer consequences’ during near-collision in South China Sea

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    A Chinese destroyer that closed to within 45 yards of a U.S. Navy ship during a September mission in the South China Sea reportedly warned the American vessel it would “suffer consequences” if it didn’t redirect its course. The People’s Republic of China destroyer Luoyang delivered the message to the USS Decatur during their September […]

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  • Christian on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy is ordered released

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    Human rights groups say blasphemy laws are increasingly being exploited by religious extremists as well as ordinary Pakistanis to settle personal scores. PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistan’s top court on Wednesday overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman who was convicted under the country’s blasphemy laws. The Supreme Court concluded that it was “inescapable” that […]

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