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Australian MPs’ private numbers mistakenly published online

Australian MPs’ private numbers mistakenly published online

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The mistake affected a large number of Australian MPs and their staffers The private phone numbers of a large section of Australian politicians have been mistakenly published online. Former prime ministers’ numbers were among those visible on a government website for more than three months, Fairfax Media reported. The […]

Trump ‘looks forward to visiting China’ – Tillerson

Trump ‘looks forward to visiting China’ – Tillerson

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told China’s President Xi Jinping that President Donald Trump looks forward to visiting his country, and to enhancing understanding between the states. Mr Tillerson met the Chinese leader in […]

How to save a 500-year-old dying language

Media captionVolunteers in Singapore are teaching people the Kristang language Until two years ago, university student Kevin Martens Wong had never even heard of his ancestral tongue, let alone spoken it. The Singaporean linguist was researching endangered languages when he stumbled upon Kristang in a book. As he dug deeper, he realised it was the […]

Teenager survives crocodile attack in Queensland

Teenager survives crocodile attack in Queensland

Image copyright Getty Images An Australian teenager has survived a crocodile attack after entering a river apparently on a dare, authorities say. Lee de Paauw, 18, managed to escape the reptile when it latched on to his arm in Far North Queensland on Sunday. He suffered lacerations and fractures before undergoing surgery in hospital. Witnesses […]

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

Image copyright AP Image caption North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly called the launch “historic” North Korea’s state media says its military has tested a new high-performance rocket engine. Leader Kim Jong-un declared the test “a new birth” for the North’s rocket industry, state news agency KCNA said. He said the engine would […]

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

Image copyright AP Image caption North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly called the launch “historic” North Korea’s state media says its military has tested a new high-performance rocket engine. Leader Kim Jong-un declared the test “a new birth” for the North’s rocket industry, state news agency KCNA said. He said the engine would […]

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

Image copyright AP Image caption North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly called the launch “historic” North Korea’s state media says its military has tested a new high-performance rocket engine. Leader Kim Jong-un declared the test “a new birth” for the North’s rocket industry, state news agency KCNA said. He said the engine would […]

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

Image copyright AP Image caption North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly called the launch “historic” North Korea’s state media says its military has tested a new high-performance rocket engine. Leader Kim Jong-un declared the test “a new birth” for the North’s rocket industry, state news agency KCNA said. He said the engine would […]

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly called the launch “historic” North Korea’s state media says its military has tested a new high-performance rocket engine. Leader Kim Jong Un declared the test “a new birth” for the North’s rocket industry, state news agency KCNA said. He said the engine would […]

Yogi Adityanath: Uttar Pradesh chief minister choice criticised

Yogi Adityanath: Uttar Pradesh chief minister choice criticised

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Adityanath (centre) was appointed after the governing BJP party won a landslide in Uttar Pradesh India’s governing party has chosen a controversial Hindu religious leader known for anti-Muslim rhetoric as the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most populous state. Yogi Adityanath, 44, has said minorities […]