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Bird colony VANISHES: Scientists baffled as they search for last remaining...

The shore plover or tūturuatu is a rare bird with only 250 left in the wild, with conservationists gradually reintroducing them to the mainland...

WHO chief taps ex-leaders to head COVID-19 response panel

The World Health Organization chief says the former president of Liberia and a former New Zealand prime minister will lead a panel to give...

China sparks panic with promise to take action against Australia after...

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told Australia to stop interfering in China's affairs.He told a daily briefing: "We reserve the right to take...

Phillip Schofield's 'first love who broke his heart' revealed ahead of...

Phillip Schofield came out as gay in a brave Instagram post in February and fielded questions about his sexuality during an episode of ‘This...

Asia Today: Australian PM defends Melbourne lockdown

Australia’s prime minister says a shutdown of the nation’s second-largest city is necessary and promised continuing financial support for businesses that fear they won’t...

How to stop the coronavirus: What we've learned six months in

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Some Polynesians Carry Native American DNA, Study Finds

About 3,000 years ago, people on the eastern edge of Asia began sailing east, crossing thousands of miles of ocean to reach uninhabited islands....

New Zealand coronavirus patient escapes quarantine

New Zealand today announced it will press charges against a coronavirus patient who absconded from quarantine to go to a supermarket last night. The 32-year-old...

Australia isolates virus-prone state, Serbs oppose lockdown

Australia has isolated the state of Victoria in a bid to contain the worsening spread of the coronavirus as the city of Melbourne prepared...

Australia looking to restrict return of citizens amid coronavirus outbreak

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will likely slow down the return of its citizens from abroad, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as it...

Dollar bides time as coronavirus spread revives global growth anxiety

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar held onto gains on Wednesday as a resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States and the return of...

Asian shares waver with coronavirus, corporate earnings in focus

SYDNEY/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asian stocks dithered on Wednesday as an increase in new coronavirus cases in some parts of the world cast doubts...

Statue of British colonial explorer Francis Light is vandalised in Malaysia

A statue of British colonial explorer Francis Light has been vandalised with red paint in a city he founded in Malaysia. The monument in George...

Donald Trump mocked after posting tweet riddled with false claims about...

The US President's bizarre post included boasts of great Americans harnessing electricity, inventing the telephone and the internet and winning two world wars. The...

The Latest: Iran sees its highest toll of new virus deaths

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has announced its highest single-day spike in deaths from the coronavirus, with 200 new fatalities. The spokesperson for the country’s health...

Dalai Lama marks his 85th birthday with his first ever album...

The Tibetan spiritual leader, who celebrates the milestone Monday, hopes "Inner World" -- an album of mantras and Buddhist teachings -- will provide some...

Fewer medical graduates from Muslim countries entering US in Trump-era

Washington (AFP) - The number of foreign medical graduates from Muslim-majority countries coming to the US to become doctors has declined by 15 percent...

Kim Jong-un shock – North Korean leader BACK FROM THE DEAD

The North Korean leader was reported dead after disappearing on May 1. Reports spread about whether the leader had died from a botched heart...