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Zimbabwe stolen funds amnesty: Millions still to be returned

March 19, 2018 - 8:07am
President Emmerson Mnangagwa names hundreds of firms who refused to return funds stashed abroad.

Syria war: Afrin looted by Turkish-backed rebels

March 19, 2018 - 7:40am
Rebel fighters reportedly raid homes and shops after seizing the Syrian city from Kurdish forces.

Daphne the duck: Giant inflatable found off Perth after Australian search

March 19, 2018 - 7:37am
The inflatable duck, which is the size of a caravan, had been bought as a marker in a swimming race.

Japan PM Abe denies involvement in school scandal cover-up

March 19, 2018 - 7:01am
The prime minister is facing growing calls to quit over a long-running influence-peddling scandal.

Who controls the world's most toxic chemicals?

March 19, 2018 - 6:55am
The organisation keeping track of the deadly chemicals held by countries around the world.

MH17 crash: Ukraine pilot blamed by Russia 'kills himself'

March 19, 2018 - 6:42am
Moscow's claim that Capt Voloshyn's military jet downed the Malaysian airliner in 2014 was discredited.

Venezuela town issues own currency amid cash shortages

March 19, 2018 - 6:34am
With banknotes hard to come by due to hyperinflation, the town of Elorza issues its own.

Russia election: Muted Western reaction to Putin victory

March 19, 2018 - 6:04am
China and Kazakhstan send congratulations, but Western leaders appear slow to respond.

French consulate worker 'smuggled arms from Gaza'

March 19, 2018 - 5:22am
The consulate employee used a diplomatic vehicle to evade detection, Israeli officials say.

Video console death: US boy, 9, 'kills sister, 13, over controller'

March 19, 2018 - 3:51am
The girl, 13, was shot in the head in Mississippi after refusing to give up the controller, police say.

Australia bushfire: Beach town Tathra engulfed in flames

March 19, 2018 - 2:50am
Residents of Tathra in New South Wales have had to flee their homes via the beach.

Spielberg hails 'watershed' Time's Up

March 19, 2018 - 2:36am
The director praises Time's Up saying it's "more important than any of us can ever really realise".

Russia election: Putin basks in election he could not lose

March 19, 2018 - 2:01am
Vladimir Putin won a landslide victory by sidelining opponent and stoking nationalist sentiment, Sarah Rainsford in Moscow says.

Russian spy: International team to test Salisbury poison

March 19, 2018 - 1:34am
International team has been asked by the UK to verify the nerve agent used in the Salisbury attack.

US-educated Yi Gang becomes head of China's central bank

March 18, 2018 - 11:17pm
The appointment is being seen as one of ensured continuity in Beijing's battle against growing debt.

Indian man's fight to save whale sharks

March 18, 2018 - 10:42pm
An Indian man has made it his mission to save whale sharks off the coast of Gujarat.

Donald Trump warned by Republicans over Mueller's Russia inquiry

March 18, 2018 - 9:47pm
It came after he attacked Robert Mueller's inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

Florida shooting: How teenagers started a political campaign in 30 days

March 18, 2018 - 9:40pm
The survivors of a high school shooting in Florida refused to be ignored just because they were teenagers.

Vladimir Putin and Google: The most popular search queries answered

March 18, 2018 - 9:40pm
So what does Google suggest when you begin to ask questions about the Russian leader?

Austin package bombs: Police increase reward for information

March 18, 2018 - 9:34pm
People in Austin are warned not to handle packages they are not expecting, after deadly bombings.