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    Trump rolls out red carpet for Morrison

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    Don’t expect any awkward silences when president Donald Trump and Australian prime minister Scott Morrison sit down to a rare state dinner at the White House on Friday...

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    Trudeau apologises again for wearing blackface

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    A contrite Justin Trudeau publicly apologized Thursday for his ‘absolutely unacceptable’ behaviour, as decades-old images showing the Canadian prime minister in blackface makeup rocked his...

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    Climate change could turn oceans from friend to foe

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:17am on September 21, 2019

    Global warming and pollution caused by humanity’s carbon-heavy footprint are ravaging Earth’s oceans and icy regions in ways that could unleash misery on a global scale, a landmark UN report to...

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    Rajapaksa would restore relations with China

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:20am on September 21, 2019

    Sri Lankan presidential nominee Gotabaya Rajapaksa would ‘restore relations’ with the country’s top lender China if he wins the November 16 vote and met with a senior Chinese official this...

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    India ex-minister held over rape

    Reuters . Lucknow | Updated at 12:23am on September 21, 2019

    A former government minister and senior member of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was arrested on Friday in connection with rape and sexual harassment allegations made by...

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    Zuckerberg rejects Trump offer to break up Facebook

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:30am on September 21, 2019

    Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission to Washington, where he...

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    Students demand change in global climate strike

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:26am on September 21, 2019

    Children across Asia and the Pacific kicked off what are set to be the largest global climate protests in history Friday, demanding adults act now to stop environmental disaster...

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    Pope decries euthanasia as Italy court considers assisted suicide

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 07:03pm on September 20, 2019

    Pope Francis on Friday again spoke out against assisted suicide and euthanasia, days before a top Italian court is to examine the thorny question in...

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    Huawei Mate 30: Smartphone sans Google services

    New Age Online | Updated at 12:05pm on September 20, 2019

    Huawei has launched its latest smartphones— Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro— without many of the apps typically pre-installed on Android handsets like YouTube, Google...

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    US, Canada lose 3bn birds in 50 years

    New Age Online | Updated at 11:37am on September 20, 2019

    The bird populations in Asia and the United States are in crisis, according to two major studies. The first study concludes that there are three...