Australian police tell Chinese to keep peace after scuffles at rally over Hong Kong

MELBOURNE, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Police in Melbourne issued a warning on Saturday after small scuffles erupted between supporters and opponents of the Hong Kong protest movement during a rally attended by several hundred people from the city's…

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Australian police tell Chinese to keep peace after scuffles at rally over Hong Kong

MELBOURNE, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Police in Melbourne issued a warning on Saturday after small scuffles erupted between supporters and opponents of the Hong Kong protest movement during a rally attended by…

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea

North Korea fired two missiles into the sea on Friday and launched a scathing attack on "foolish" calls for dialogue from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, rejecting further peace talks with the…

Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar has released an Iranian oil tanker detained last month despite a last-minute United States bid to have the ship seized.  The United Kingdom territory got written assurances from Iran that the…

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Donald Trump and Boris Johnson working on ‘very substantial’ post-Brexit trade deal

Donald Trump has said he and United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson are already working on a “very substantial” post-Brexit trade deal. On…

Health Secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Health Secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race, he has revealed The health secretary stood aside amid rumours he is planning on…

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Caster Semenya ‘never felt supported’ by women in sport

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport. The South African three-time…

The build-up to the GAA All-Irish Hurling Championship final

The GAA All-Irish Hurling final is always an intense game, with Hurling being the fastest, oldest and most skilled field sport in the…

South Africa

SA police officers arrested over immigration raid

Seven Johannesburg police officers have been arrested in South Africa following a raid on illegal…

Caster Semenya to miss World Championship title defence after court ruling

Caster Semenya will not defend her 800m world title in Doha this September after a…

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Timothy Omotoso trial to continue with new judge

The protracted trial of alleged rape and human trafficking accused Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso resumes…

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Caster Semenya ‘never felt supported’ by women in sport

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by…

The build-up to the GAA All-Irish Hurling Championship final

The GAA All-Irish Hurling final is always an intense game, with Hurling being the fastest,…

Anthony Joshua admits he needs to rediscover his passion back ahead of Andy Ruiz Jr rematch

Anthony Joshua admits he needs to rediscover his passion before his rematch with Andy Ruiz…

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President Donald Trump Says Major Sanctions on Iran Monday After Drone Downed

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose “major” new sanctions on Iran in two…

Trump dissuaded from Iran strike because 150 Iranians would have died

Washington: United States President Donald Trump said he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely…

Gunmen attack Iranian military parade killing 8 troops: state media

Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least eight members of…

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Australian police tell Chinese to keep peace after scuffles at rally over Hong Kong

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As many as 128 people were arrested by Zimbabwe police as supporters of the country’s…

Chief Ndiweni jailed for 18 months

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Dozens of mourners ‘killed by Boko Haram’ at a funeral in north Nigeria

An attack this weekend by suspected Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno, Nigeria, has left at…

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President Buhari says people should ignore call for Fulani to move north

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Tesco announces 4,500 job cuts across stores nationwide

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Vauxhall owner PSA ‘could move Astra production from UK’

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United States firms rethink China presence because of trade war

Most US businesses in China are hurting from the tariffs war between the two countries, forcing some companies to relocate abroad or…

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer and major boost for the economy

South Africa’s offshore has just yielded a massive natural gas and condensate find that could open a new exploration province for oil…