• NewsReuters

    China ends war games, Taiwan details warplane, warship surge

    China ended two days of war games around Taiwan, in which it simulated attacks with bombers and practiced boarding ships, and Taiwan's defence ministry detailed on Saturday the surge of Chinese warplanes and warships involved. A commentary in the official People's Liberation Army Daily said they had lasted for two days from Thursday to Friday, as previously announced. China's defence ministry did not answer calls seeking comment on Saturday.

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  • NewsAFP

    US couple among three missionaries killed by gang in Haiti

    A US couple was among three missionaries shot and killed by a gang outside a church in the Haitian capital, which has endured months of extreme violence with deadly assaults on hospitals, prisons and government buildings."Davy and Natalie and Jude were shot and killed by the gang about 9 o'clock this evening," Missions in Haiti said on its Facebook page on Friday.

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  • NewsThe Guardian

    Third person dies in hospital after shooting at home in Perth’s west

    Two bodies were found at a house in Floreat on Friday afternoon, police said, while a woman taken to Royal Perth hospital later died

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  • NewsAFP

    Ukraine offers path for victims of wartime sexual violence: Nobel winner

    A Ukrainian pilot project to compensate women raped by invading Russian soldiers could offer a roadmap for dealing with wartime sexual violence, says a Nobel Prize winner and expert on conflict atrocities."Ukraine will be the first country in wartime to compensate 500 victims of sexual violence," Mukwege said.

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  • NewsAFP

    Modi's struggling rivals to vote as India election resumes

    India's six-week election resumed on Saturday, with top rivals of Prime Minister Narendra Modi due to vote in the capital New Delhi after accusing him of unjustly targeting them with criminal probes.India's weather bureau this week issued a heatwave "red alert" for Delhi and surrounding states where tens of millions of people will be casting their ballots on Saturday.

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  • NewsSky video

    General election: Economy to take centre stage after big-name Tory MPs quit

    Rishi Sunak is set to battle it out with Sir Keir Starmer over the economy after a bruising day for the Conservative leader which saw two senior party figures quit as MPs.

  • PoliticsThe Independent

    Trump’s ‘unified Reich’ video is traced back to graphic designer in Turkey

    Trump campaign insisted it didn’t create inflammatory video, which was in fact a template made by a Turkish graphic designer

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