As China Rises, Australia Asks Itself: Can It Rely on America?

As China Rises, Australia Asks Itself: Can It Rely on America?

The arguments come against a backdrop of concerns over China’s growing influence in Australia. These include allegations of Chinese meddling in Australian universities and news stories about ethnically Chinese businessmen with connections to the government in Beijing giving generously to...
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Potsdam bomb ‘was attempt to extort’ from DHL shipping company

Potsdam bomb ‘was attempt to extort’ from DHL shipping company

Image copyright AFP/ Getty ImagesImage caption Germany is on high alert for attacks following last year’s fatal attack on a Christmas market in Berlin Police investigating a bomb found at a Christmas market in Germany on Friday say it was...
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Partial implosion of Silverdome fails

Partial implosion of Silverdome fails

PONTIAC, Mich. – A partial implosion of the Silverdome has failed to bring down the upper section of the former Detroit Lions’ former home.Demolition company Adamo says that Sunday morning’s blasts in Pontiac, Michigan, did weaken the Silverdome and it.....
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Election delay sends ‘bad signal’ for Mali stability

Election delay sends ‘bad signal’ for Mali stability

Analysts say decision to postpone regional elections raises serious concerns about the West African country's stability.
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Ireland has ‘no desire’ to delay Brexit – deputy PM

Ireland has ‘no desire’ to delay Brexit – deputy PM

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIreland’s need for more detail “not an unreasonable ask” Ireland’s deputy prime minister has said his country has “no desire” to delay the UK’s Brexit talks. Bu...
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U.S. allies concerned as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Rex Tillerson

U.S. allies concerned as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Rex Tillerson

On the eve of his trip to Europe, Rex Tillerson gave a speech last week that European allies had waited months to hear: an “ironclad” promise of U.S. support to its oldest allies. Related posts: Donald Trump’s turbulent 2017 could...
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Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani apologises for headscarf remark

Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani apologises for headscarf remark

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Ashraf Ghani apologised to women and said his comments had been misinterpreted The Afghan president has apologised to women for remarks he made about the traditional headscarf. On Saturday, Ashraf Ghani responded to cl...
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Why saturated fatty acids are bad for our health

Why saturated fatty acids are bad for our health

By: IANS | New York | Published: December 3, 2017 6:40 pm By making the switch, all molecules made from fatty acids can be observed inside living cells by an advanced imaging technique called stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) microscopy. (Source:...
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Consuming cheese every day may reduce heart stroke risk: study

Consuming cheese every day may reduce heart stroke risk: study

By: PTI | London | Published: December 3, 2017 5:12 pm According to researchers at the Soochow University in China, cheese is rich in vitamins, minerals and proteins which help protect against cardiovascular disease. (Source: File Photo) Eating 40 grams...
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Gum disease bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

Gum disease bacteria linked to esophageal cancer

By: IANS | New York | Published: December 3, 2017 4:56 pm Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer and the sixth leading cause of cancer death worldwide. (Source: File Photo) There is now one more reason to brush...
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Drive to attract superyachts to Scotland sets sail

Drive to attract superyachts to Scotland sets sail

Image copyright Getty Images A new marketing drive has been launched to attract superyachts to the west coast of Scotland. The shoreline has been added to a European-funded project called Cool Route, which is developing a new yacht cruising route....
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