Saturday , 25 October 2014

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea’s ‘honeyed words’

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea’s ‘honeyed words’

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. commission of inquiry on North Korea says “a few honeyed words” by Pyongyang as it tries to avoid a referral to the In ...

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Second ship to join search for missing Malaysian plane

Second ship to join search for missing Malaysian plane

Parents of one of the passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Pic: AP. SYDNEY (AP) — Malaysia’s defence minister has expressed confidence Malaysi ...

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Australian officials deny elite troop shortage

Australian officials deny elite troop shortage

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Senior officers say Australia has recently deployed troops with diagnosed mental illnesses and on multiple tours of duty, but not because of any s ...

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September sets new global heat record

September sets new global heat record

Floodwaters flow to a lower area as villagers rebuild an embankment in Bangladesh. Pic: AP. WASHINGTON (AP) — September brought more record heat globally, and U.S. meteorolo ...

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Australian winemaker TWE shares drop

Australian winemaker TWE shares drop

Shares in the world’s biggest listed winemaker, Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), plunge after it rejects two separate multi-billion takeover offers. Read more ...

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