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Bank, airline web outage 'not caused' by cyberattack

Bank, airline web outage 'not caused' by cyberattack

SYDNEY: A major online outage that hit bank and airline websites on both sides of...

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LOS ANGELES - Naomi Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon: agent

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Kaunda: Zambian liberation leader dies at 97

Kaunda: Zambian liberation leader dies at 97

LUSAKA - Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda was a hero of the struggle against...

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US ends Cambodia aid programme over deforestation, arrests

US ends Cambodia aid programme over deforestation, arrests

PHNOM PENH: The United States is ending a Cambodian aid programme aimed at protecting...

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Japan condom-makers fear anticlimax at Olympics

Japan condom-makers fear anticlimax at Olympics

TOKYO - For Japanese condom makers, the Olympics was supposed to be a golden opportunity,...

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Chinese mourn passing of heroic pig that survived 2008 quake

Chinese mourn passing of heroic pig that survived 2008...

SHANGHAI - A pig that became an unlikely national icon in China after surviving...

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EU moves to pre-Covid normal as cases spike in Moscow

EU moves to pre-Covid normal as cases spike in Moscow

BRUSSELS: The EU on Wednesday agreed to lift coronavirus restrictions for US travellers...

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Wales set for hostile crowd as Italy eye Euro 2020 knockouts

Wales set for hostile crowd as Italy eye Euro 2020 knockouts

PARIS - Wales are bracing for a hostile reception when they face Turkey in Baku...

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Botswana says found world's 'third largest' diamond

Botswana says found world's 'third largest' diamond

GABORONE (BOTSWANA) - Botswanan diamond firm Debswana said Wednesday it had unearthed...

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Chickens, cows, apartments offered up in Asia's vaccination lucky draws

Chickens, cows, apartments offered up in Asia's vaccination...

Chickens, cows, paid leave, even a million-dollar apartment, these are the prizes...

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'With masters defeated, the slaves can't fight': Taliban eye victory after US exit

'With masters defeated, the slaves can't fight': Taliban...

ANDAR (AFGHANISTAN) - With Afghan troops in retreat and soon to lose vital American...

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Crayfish take more risks while on antidepressants, study shows

Crayfish take more risks while on antidepressants, study...

WASHINGTON - Crayfish exposed to antidepressants via contaminated water behave more...

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Biden 'ready' for Putin after landing in Geneva

Biden 'ready' for Putin after landing in Geneva

GENEVA - President Joe Biden landed Tuesday in Geneva on the eve of his first summit...

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US tops 600,000 Covid deaths, New York drops curbs

US tops 600,000 Covid deaths, New York drops curbs

WASHINGTON - The US death toll from Covid-19 surpassed 600,000 on Tuesday, although...

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Philippines expects most Thai AstraZeneca shots to arrive after delay

Philippines expects most Thai AstraZeneca shots to arrive...

The Philippines is expecting most of its 17 million AstraZeneca Plc Covid-19 vaccine...

China ready to launch first crew to new space station

BEIJING - The first crew for China's new space station prepared to blast off this...