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China Accused Of Lying About Organ Donation Figures

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Chinese authorities appear to be falsifying organ donation figures, Australian researchers say, raising concerns about whether the country's move away from forced organ harvesting from prisoners is actually happening.

World

World

Concern After Two Plague Cases Diagnosed In China

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Chinese authorities have tried to pacify the public's fears after two cases of plague were diagnosed in Beijing.

World

World

Chinese Woman, 67, Could Be Country's Oldest Woman To Give Birth Naturally

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A 67-year-old woman from China has reportedly become the country's oldest new mother after giving birth to a healthy baby girl.

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News

Turns Out China's Panda Cafe Is Full Of Dyed Dogs

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China is the undisputed home of the giant panda and now it seems the country's obsession has kicked up a notch, with one cafe owner dying dogs to look just like the national treasure.

TV

TV

DJ Zedd 'Permanently Banned' From China For Liking A South Park Tweet

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A popular DJ says he's no longer allowed to visit China because of his social media activity.

Politics

Politics

Vans Shoes Tossed Out, Set On Fire Following Design Competition Backlash

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Skate brand Vans has been told to ‘Lick The Wall’ after the company blocked anti-China designs in a shoe competition, leading to widespread boycotts in Hong Kong and an #AntiVansChallenge erupting on social media.

World

World

The Horror Moment A Taxi Runs Down Protesters In Hong Kong

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WARNING: Graphic Details.

Sport

Sport

A Single Tweet Got An NBA Team Cancelled In China

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One pro-Hong Kong message, posted and quickly deleted, has landed the Houston Rockets and the NBA in a world of trouble in China.

News

News

Cities Across China Dazzled To Celebrate National Day

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Cities across China have lit up their famous landmarks and buildings in recent days to celebrate the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

World

World

Passenger Opens Emergency Exit Because It Was 'Too Stuffy'

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A passenger waiting for her flight to take off opened the emergency exit because the cabin was "too stuffy".

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News

Woman Slammed For Making Son's Friends Sign 'Insane' Contract

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Sam Dastyari

Sam Dastyari

Has Gladys Liu Heard Of The 'Sam Dastyari Threshold'?

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South Australian Senator Rex Patrick spoke yesterday about the “Sam Dastyari threshold”.

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

Ditching America Is A Dangerous Defence Strategy

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I’ve always liked Professor Hugh White, but his view of the movement of the geostrategic plates in the Indo Pacific and how Australia should position itself is dangerous.

News

News

Brutality Of Hong Kong Protests Shown In Disturbing Video

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Warning: Graphic.

Politics

Politics

PM Shuts Downs Claims Detained Aussie Was A Spy

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Scott Morrison has rubbished claims an Australian jailed on espionage charges in China acted as a spy, as the man appealed to the PM to help him get home. 

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Trump Is Learning A Painful Lesson About Trade Wars

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Everyone loves a war. At least in the beginning.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Allegedly Killed Father, Injured Brother After Being Told To Clean Room

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Australian Activist Charged With Spying In China

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An Australian writer and democracy advocate has been formally charged with espionage by Chinese authorities after eight months of detention.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Uncle Disguised As Delivery Man Gunned Down Family Of Six

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

'A Clear Warning': China Threatens To Intervene In Hong Kong Protest Chaos

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Hong Kong is bracing for more mass protests over the weekend as China warned it could use its power to quell demonstrations.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Human-Sized 'Monster' Penguin Discovered Across The Ditch

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Markets Tumble As Recession Signs Spook Investors

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There have been big falls on Wall Street as recession fears gripped the market.

Style

Style

'We Love China Deeply': Versace Issues Apology After T-Shirt Gaffe

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Fashion house Versace has issued an apology after facing criticism from China over one of its t-shirts.

World

World

Panic As America-China Trade War Sparks Major Market Decline

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Wall Street's major indexes have posted their biggest percentage drop of the year due to a fall in the Yuan after US President Donald Trump vowed to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods.

News

News

Why Are Protests In Hong Kong Still Going Strong?

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Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants have rallied to support protesters, with more demonstrations planned over the weekend.

World

World

A 'Tsunami' In Water Park's Wave Pool Absolutely Smashed These Swimmers

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A wave pool at a popular water park turned into a nightmare, with 44 people injured after a power cut caused a tsunami-like effect.

News

News

Miraculous Moment Toddler Is Saved From Six-Floor Fall

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A toddler, 3, was saved by a group of people who used a blanket to break his fall from a six-floor apartment balcony in southwest China.

News

News

Uni Protest Turns Violent As Hong Kong And China Supporters Clash

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Hundreds of pro-Hong Kong and pro-China protesters have clashed at the University of Queensland, with police and security forced to break up the duelling factions.

Sport

Sport

Here's Why People Are Booing Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang

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A controversial drug ban has come back to haunt Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, as other athletes protest his appearance at the World Championships in South Korea this week.

World

World

Tube Fed Porridge Mixed With Urine: Inside An Organ Harvesting Prison

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Tony Liu escaped being killed for his organs while in prison for his religious beliefs and has spoken out against the 'evil practices'.

World

World

Xinjiang Explained: What Is Happening In China's Uighur Internment Camps?

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It's being called "cultural genocide", with detention camps in China's Xinjiang province holding an estimated 1.5 million members of a Muslim minority group.

World

World

Renewed Hong Kong Protests Turn Violent As Demonstrators Try To Smash Into Legislature

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Combative protesters were trying to break into the Hong Kong legislature building Monday as a crowd of thousands prepared to start a march in that direction.

World

World

'Back On Track': China And U.S. Agree To Restart Trade Talks

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The U.S. and China agreed have agreed to restart trade talks and Washington will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China’s foreign ministry said on Saturday.

News

News

North Korea Has A Growing HIV Problem That It Doesn't Want To Acknowledge

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A report from U.S. and North Korean HIV researchers has outlined a big issue with the infection in North Korea that has spiraled in recent years, despite the government's best attempts to deny its existence.

World

World

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist Released From Prison Amid Protests

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Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong’s push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city’s Beijing-backed leader, steps down.

World

World

'Sea Of Black': Hong Kong Protesters Demand Leader Step Down Over Bill

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Hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters in Hong Kong demanded on Sunday that the city’s leader step down over her handling of a bill that would have allowed extradition to China.

World

World

Bank Puts Top Economist On Leave Over 'Chinese Pig' Comments

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Global investment bank and financial services provider UBS has placed one of its leading economists on leave after comments he made sparked outrage in China and calls for a boycott.

National

National

'Jingoistic' Bias In Baby Formula Outrage Stories Unfair And Inaccurate

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China's booming demand for Australian baby formula is "good for our country", the industry said, as manufacturers push back against constant media coverage alleging that foreigners are gobbling up local supplies.

World

World

Ancient Grave Discovery Shows First Humans To Get High On Cannabis

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An excavation of a 2,500-year-old tomb in China has led scientists to believe they found the earliest evidence of people using cannabis to get high.

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

The Overreaction To Those Chinese Warships Was Ignorant Paranoia

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There was more than a touch of paranoia, ignorance and ‘playing to the peanut gallery’ about last week’s reaction to the People’s Liberation Army Navy vessels' visit to Australia.

World

World

Rare White Tiger Among Four Abandoned By Mother After Birth

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Four Bengal tiger cubs, including one extremely rare white cub, have been rescued after being abandoned by their mother.

World

World

One Million People Protest Over Controversial New Bill

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Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes between police and protesters.

National

National

Who Were The 'Forgotten' Anzacs And Labourers Of The Great War?

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In the back corner of a Commonwealth cemetery on the Western Front, some graves sit slightly separated from the Allied rest.

World

World

Young And Old Remember Tiananmen In Record Numbers At Hong Kong Vigil

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Hong Kong is a bustling place – particularly the financial hub’s Victoria Park in Causeway Bay but Tuesday night tens of thousands of people gathered in silence, to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

World

World

Thirty Years After Tiananmen Survivors Feel It's Their Duty To Speak Out

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The image of ‘tank man’ facing off with China’s military might or the tears from our then Prime Minister Bob Hawke as the horrors of Tiananmen square filled our television screens are hard to forget.

National

National

Chinese Warships Dock In Sydney Harbour

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Three Chinese warships have sailed into Sydney Harbour.

World

World

Extradition Battle Looms On Eve Of Tiananmen Massacre Anniversary

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For decades Hong Kong has been a safe place to mark the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Politics

Politics

Tiananmen Square: 30 Years On, And The Government Still Won't Talk About It

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Three decades ago, the Chinese Government opened fire on its own civilians, killing hundreds -- or maybe thousands -- of student protesters.

World

World

Rare Albino Panda Caught On Camera For First Time

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Chinese researchers have photographed a rare white giant panda for the first time ever in the wild.

World

World

Man Saves Plummeting Child By Throwing His Body To Break Fall

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CCTV captured the extraordinary moment a man saved a child plunge from a fifth-storey window by throwing his body to break the fall.

News

News

Man Scratches Face While Driving, Gets Slapped With Fine

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A traffic camera using artificial intelligence has proven to be not so intelligent after all.

National

National

Chinese Investment In Australia Drops 50 Percent In Just One Year

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Australian mining, manufacturing and real estate sectors could be the first to suffer after half of Chinese investment in Australia ceased in the last 12 months.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Detained For 10 Days After 'Illegally' Naming Dogs

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Dramatic Rescue Of Toddler Trapped Down Six Metre Well

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A four-year-old girl fell six metres into a well while under the supervision of her older sister. 

News

News

Avengers: The Endgame Is To Pay Off Your Debts

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At cinema screens in China, the faces of 60 debtors were shown before screenings of Avengers.

World

World

Thousands Protest In Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Laws To China

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The proposed extradition laws would make it possible for people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China to face the justice system there.

News

News

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Spoon

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A woman in China swallowed a spoon after using it to get out a lodged fish bone

Politics

Politics

Abbott's Re-Election Campaign Held Functions At Golf Club With Chinese Communist Ties

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Despite being warned by ASIO that businessmen with ties to the Chinese Communist Party sought to influence Australian politics, Abbott held two fundraisers with party affiliates, a joint investigation has revealed.

World

World

'Dust Devil' Sweeps Up Bouncy Castle, Kills Two Kids

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Footage has emerged of the terrifying moment a whirlwind ripped through a fairground in China's Henan province, throwing a bouncy castle filled with children into the air.

Tech

Tech

U.S. Pressures China Into Selling Gay Dating App Grindr

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U.S. national-security officials have ordered a Chinese company to sell gay dating app Grindr, citing the risk that the personal data it collects could be compromised.

News

News

Man Hit By Car As He Stood On The Road To Test Wife's Love

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A drunk man was hit by a car as he stood in the middle of the road to test his wife's love.

World

World

This Elephant Went Exploring The Streets Of A Small Town And Left Locals Stunned

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A wild elephant got separated from its group, and so just went for a quiet walk through a nearby town.

Politics

Politics

These Pandas Could Be Booted Out Of Australia If ScoMo Wins The Election

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Like most couples, Giant Pandas Wang Wang and Funi have had ups and downs in their relationship.

News

News

'We Knew We'd Be Blown Up One Day': Chemical Plant Blast Kills Dozens

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The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 47 Friday, making it one of the country's worst industrial accidents in recent years.

World

World

Woman Injects Herself With Fruit Juice To Get Healthy, Nearly Dies

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A 51-year-old woman on a health kick made a smoothie from 20 different fruits and then injected the concoction into her body.

News

News

Students Being Graded On Number Of Social Media Followers

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Students at a University in China have been tasked with adding as many friends as possible on the popular messaging app WeChat, the assignment is worth 30 per cent of their final grade.

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News

Cop Goes Undercover As 'Beautiful' Woman To Nab Catfishers

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A police officer has made headlines after dressing up as a woman to warn others about catfishing scams.

News

News

Robber Returns Money After Seeing Victim's Account Balance

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A thief with a sense of shame sheepishly returned money to a woman he robbed after seeing that her bank balance was at zero.

World

World

China Orders Airlines To Suspend Use Of 737 MAX After Ethiopia Crash

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China’s aviation regulator has ordered domestic airlines to suspend their Boeing 737 Max aircraft, Chinese media outlet Caijing reports, following a deadly crash on Sunday of a flight operated by Ethiopian Airlines.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Unmarried By 27? According To China You're A 'Leftover Woman'

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In 2007, the Chinese government coined the term ‘Sheng Nu’, which translates to ‘leftover woman’.

News

News

Chinese Teenager Buys Robot To Complete Her Homework

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A 15-year-old has been caught using the help of a handwriting robot to do her homework

World

World

Calls To Trash Chinese Organ Transplant Research Over Death Row Harvest Fears

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WARNING: Graphic Content

Kelly O'Shanassy

Kelly O'Shanassy

When It Comes To The Environment, ScoMo Could Learn A Lesson From China

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The United States is known for audacious ideas. Some make little sense but are pursued relentlessly, like a border wall that will cost billions.

World

World

US Justice Department Charges Chinese Tech Giant Huawei With Fraud

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The US Justice Department unsealed two indictments on Monday against China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, several of its subsidiaries and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou.

World

World

Friendly Neighbourhood Milkman Catches Falling Baby From Burning Apartment

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A falling baby has been dramatically caught by a heroic milkman as it fell from a burning apartment.

World

World

China Is Legit Outing 'Deadbeats' Via An App

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China is developing a social credit system to help monitor the behaviour of it's 1.4 billion-odd citizens and it's now hit level insane. 

World

World

'Courageous' Australian Writer Detained In China

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Australian consular officials are seeking to gain access to Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun who has been detained in China.

News

News

How The World's Weakening Economy Affects Australia

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The latest World Economic Outlook projections of slowing global growth -- especially China's economic downturn -- do not bode well for the average Australian.

World

World

Why Are Chinese Actors Getting Their Earrings Blurred Out?

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Men with earrings are having their accessories blurred out on camera. It's reportedly due to the jewelry on men being at odds with the Chinese government's view of masculinity.

News

News

Bad News: The Only Plant To Ever Grow On The Moon Has Died

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There was talk of astronauts growing their own food in space, but in a flash that dream disappeared.

World

World

China Is Growing Cotton On The Moon

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Plants have been grown on the International Space Station before, but never on the moon.

World

World

Welcome To The Dark Side: China Releases Moon Landing Video

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A little over a month after China successfully landed a spacecraft on the mysterious far side of the moon, new images and video of the historic landing have given us a fresh look at our orbiting neighbour.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Unopened Letter Found On Dance Floor Reveals Pregnancy

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Views

Views

How China Landed A Spacecraft On The Dark Side Of The Moon

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One small step for no man. One giant leap for China.

World

World

Man Sues Random Woman To Get Her Identity

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It's a 'love' story you couldn't make up.

World

World

China Launches Probe To Become First Nation To Explore Dark Side Of The Moon

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China on Saturday launched a first probe ever to explore the dark side of the Moon, marking another milestone in its ambitious space program, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

Politics

Politics

Trump Plays Nice With China At G20, Agrees To Ceasefire In War He Started

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After months of turmoil for the global economy, the US President has offered a truce in his trade war with China.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Fires Raging In Queensland And Trump Cancels Putin Meeting

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Politics

Politics

G20 Showdown: All Eyes On Trump As World Leaders Meet

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The world’s most powerful leaders will meet in Buenos Aires on Friday, but whether the G20 summit is a success likely all depends on one man – Donald Trump.

Tech

Tech

'It's Obscene': Researchers Condemned Over Genetically Modified Babies

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"Cowboy" researchers are being slammed by the science community after claims they had genetically-altered babies to be HIV resistant.

World

World

Chinese City Disappears In Epic Sandstorm

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And we thought we had it bad in Sydney.

Views

Views

China's Scary Social Credits System Should Have Us All Very Concerned

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When George Orwell’s disturbing play '1984' hit the big screen staring John Hurt, it whipped conspiracy theorists of the day into a lather, sending sales of tinfoil hats and ‘make your own bug detector kits’ skyrocketing.

World

World

The World's First 'Ground-Scraper' Hotel Officially Opens

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Pack your bags because the worlds newest and coolest hotel has JUST opened!

World

World

Teenager Sets Incredible Rubik's Cube World Record

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One in each hand and one with his feet.

News

News

No Joint Account? No Problem! Singles’ Day The World’s Largest Shopping Festival

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It’s that time of year again. The day we’re reminded even if we’re single that we are not alone…as long as we’re with our credit card.

World

World

The Stunning Waterfall You Have To See To Believe

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The breathtaking Hukou waterfall is one destination you will want to add to your bucket list.

World

World

Five-Year-Old Boy Applies For School With 15-Page Resume

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He may be just five-years-old, but this boy has already achieved more than most of us will in a lifetime.

World

World

'Bridge Of Death': China Opens World's Longest Sea Bridge

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China has opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong to the mainland.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

World Demands Answers On Khashoggi And China Opens Longest Bridge

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

History Could Repeat As The U.S. & Russia Face A Nuclear Arms Stand-Off

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President Donald Trump has declared his intention to withdraw the United States from a cold-war era missile treaty with Russia, sparking fears he's opened a Pandora's box of international relations.