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Australia’s conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

Australia’s conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

Published 20/05/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress [more…]

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Swedish prosecutor requests Assange’s detention over rape allegation

Published 20/05/2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court [more…]

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s official Xinhua news agency condemned the spreading of “false news” on Monday after some websites published a year-old alert announcing a [more…]

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea…

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea…

Published 20/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, released new pictures of her family playing in a woodland wilderness garden she designed for London’s Chelsea [more…]

China’s tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says

China’s tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European [more…]

Manchester Airport fixes power issue that led to flight delays

Manchester Airport fixes power issue that led to flight delays

Published 20/05/2019

(Reuters) - Britain’s Manchester Airport said on Monday it had fixed a fuel supply problem at the airport caused by a power issue, which led [more…]

Australia’s pollsters to review incorrect election forecasts

Australia’s pollsters to review incorrect election forecasts

Published 20/05/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s industry body for market research launched a review on Monday into how opinion pollsters had wrongly predicted an opposition victory in [more…]

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed

Published 20/05/2019

DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Islamic State militants started a [more…]

Winning during economic slowdown, Australia’s Morrison must halt rot

Winning during economic slowdown, Australia’s Morrison must halt rot

Published 20/05/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Surprisingly retained by Australians in a national election over the weekend, Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s center-right government now needs to find a [more…]

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

Published 20/05/2019

KABUL (Reuters) - Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed [more…]