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Indonesia’s Garuda sues YouTube reviewer Rius Vernandes for mocking handwritten in-flight menu

The vlogger posted a video on Saturday showing the menu written on a piece of notebook paper with the caption: ‘The menu is still being printed, sir’.

17 Jul 2019 - 11:11AM

The vlogger posted a video on Saturday showing the menu written on a piece of notebook paper with the caption: ‘The menu is still being printed, sir’.

Indonesia’s Garuda sues YouTube reviewer Rius Vernandes for mocking handwritten in-flight menu
Building collapses in Mumbai’s Dongri, killing 10 and trapping dozens

At least 15 families lived in the building, which is located in a crowded neighbourhood of India’s financial capital where restricted access has hampered rescue efforts.

17 Jul 2019 - 10:59AM

At least 15 families lived in the building, which is located in a crowded neighbourhood of India’s financial capital where restricted access has hampered rescue efforts.

Building collapses in Mumbai’s Dongri, killing 10 and trapping dozens
ICE raids: slow start to Donald Trump’s plan to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants

Only a handful of arrests were reported in US cities in what President Donald Trump had called a ‘major operation’ to deport undocumented immigrants with outstanding removal orders

15 Jul 2019 - 9:10PM

Only a handful of arrests were reported in US cities in what President Donald Trump had called a ‘major operation’ to deport undocumented immigrants with outstanding removal orders

ICE raids: slow start to Donald Trump’s plan to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants
Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic defends men’s title after outlasting Roger Federer in marathon five-hour final

Federer missed two match points before the pair entered a championship tiebreak at 12-12 and Djokovic triumphed in four hours and 57 minutes.

15 Jul 2019 - 3:56AM

Federer missed two match points before the pair entered a championship tiebreak at 12-12 and Djokovic triumphed in four hours and 57 minutes.

Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic defends men’s title after outlasting Roger Federer in marathon five-hour final
US man who kept runaway teenager in metal box is sentenced 31 years in jail

Ryan Alan Balletto ran an illegal operation growing marijuana on his California property, where he forced a runaway girl to work and sometimes locked her up in a metal tool box.

12 Jul 2019 - 5:45AM

Ryan Alan Balletto ran an illegal operation growing marijuana on his California property, where he forced a runaway girl to work and sometimes locked her up in a metal tool box.

US man who kept runaway teenager in metal box is sentenced 31 years in jail
British warship aims guns at Iranian boats that ‘harassed’ oil tanker in Gulf, US officials say

The tanker was entering the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow strategic shipping route for oil that passes between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula, when it was approached by at least three Iranian vessels.

11 Jul 2019 - 9:50PM

The tanker was entering the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow strategic shipping route for oil that passes between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula, when it was approached by at least three Iranian vessels.

British warship aims guns at Iranian boats that ‘harassed’ oil tanker in Gulf, US officials say
European Union fines company behind Hello Kitty for limiting online sales

The bloc found that Sanrio, which owns the intellectual property rights to Hello Kitty, had imposed restrictions banning or discouraging traders from selling their merchandise in other EU countries.

9 Jul 2019 - 7:42PM

The bloc found that Sanrio, which owns the intellectual property rights to Hello Kitty, had imposed restrictions banning or discouraging traders from selling their merchandise in other EU countries.

European Union fines company behind Hello Kitty for limiting online sales
Russia threatens new sanctions on Georgia after TV host insults Vladimir Putin with obscene tirade about leader’s dead parents

Russian politicians have called for new sanctions against Georgia after a Georgian journalist insulted Russian President Vladimir Putin on TV.

9 Jul 2019 - 7:55PM

Russian politicians have called for new sanctions against Georgia after a Georgian journalist insulted Russian President Vladimir Putin on TV.

Russia threatens new sanctions on Georgia after TV host insults Vladimir Putin with obscene tirade about leader’s dead parents
Uygurs, experts reflect on 10th anniversary of deadly riots in Xinjiang

Riots in July 2009 began as a peaceful protest by Uygur students in Urumqi demanding answers about the killing of two factory workers 4,000km away but descended into violence that left 192 dead.

5 Jul 2019 - 3:24PM

Riots in July 2009 began as a peaceful protest by Uygur students in Urumqi demanding answers about the killing of two factory workers 4,000km away but descended into violence that left 192 dead.

Uygurs, experts reflect on 10th anniversary of deadly riots in Xinjiang
Philippine toddler’s death during drug raid leads to suspension of 20 police officers

The child is the youngest person to be killed in the government’s crackdown on illegal drugs, which has claimed at least 6,600 lives in the past three years.

4 Jul 2019 - 9:23PM

The child is the youngest person to be killed in the government’s crackdown on illegal drugs, which has claimed at least 6,600 lives in the past three years.

Philippine toddler’s death during drug raid leads to suspension of 20 police officers
Pregnant woman stabbed to death in south London, baby in critical condition

Metropolitan Police said the infant was delivered at the scene of the attack.

1 Jul 2019 - 12:08AM

Metropolitan Police said the infant was delivered at the scene of the attack.

Pregnant woman stabbed to death in south London, baby in critical condition
G20 Osaka security measure: removing sanitary towel bins in Tokyo, 450km away

Tens of thousands of police have been mobilised for meeting of world leaders and state schools were closed from Thursday in Osaka.

29 Jun 2019 - 2:22PM

Tens of thousands of police have been mobilised for meeting of world leaders and state schools were closed from Thursday in Osaka.

G20 Osaka security measure: removing sanitary towel bins in Tokyo, 450km away
Rescuers search rubble for victims after blast at Vienna apartment building

More than a dozen people injured in suspected gas explosion, with more feared buried under debris.

27 Jun 2019 - 7:26AM

More than a dozen people injured in suspected gas explosion, with more feared buried under debris.

Rescuers search rubble for victims after blast at Vienna apartment building
Eight police officers injured as hundreds of climate activists storm German mine to demand end to coal mining

Spokeswoman for protesters estimated 1,000 activists took part in Saturday’s action.

23 Jun 2019 - 11:07PM

Spokeswoman for protesters estimated 1,000 activists took part in Saturday’s action.

Eight police officers injured as hundreds of climate activists storm German mine to demand end to coal mining
World refugee count hits grim milestone of 70.8 million as major powers squabble

United Nations refugee agency attributed the increase partly to surging displacement in Ethiopia caused by inter-ethnic conflict, and in Venezuela, where thousands are fleeing every day amid an economic collapse.

19 Jun 2019 - 9:36PM

United Nations refugee agency attributed the increase partly to surging displacement in Ethiopia caused by inter-ethnic conflict, and in Venezuela, where thousands are fleeing every day amid an economic collapse.

World refugee count hits grim milestone of 70.8 million as major powers squabble
Missing mountaineers in Pakistan: military launch rescue mission for two Chinese and four Italian climbers after avalanche

Four Italians are missing in the Ishkoman Valley after being hit by an avalanche

18 Jun 2019 - 4:16PM

Four Italians are missing in the Ishkoman Valley after being hit by an avalanche

Missing mountaineers in Pakistan: military launch rescue mission for two Chinese and four Italian climbers after avalanche
Donald Trump said it’s OK to get campaign dirt from foreigners. Is that legal?

Here’s what’s legal and what’s not when it comes to foreign influence in US elections.

17 Jun 2019 - 2:11PM

Here’s what’s legal and what’s not when it comes to foreign influence in US elections.

Donald Trump said it’s OK to get campaign dirt from foreigners. Is that legal?
Japan to hunt up to 51 whales off northern coast for ‘research’

Coastal whaling which starts this week aims to look into whale’s ecology as part of resource management efforts

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Coastal whaling which starts this week aims to look into whale’s ecology as part of resource management efforts

Japan to hunt up to 51 whales off northern coast for ‘research’