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Margolyes: 'I now look up to Australian bogans'

Sunday  00:41,   14 august 2022

In a new TV show, Miriam Margolyes asks whether Australia is truly the land of the fabled 'fair go'.Margolyes, true to candid form, insists she'd never before met a 'bogan' in her life - and neither did she want... >>>

Man accused of stabbing author Salman Rushdie enters not-guilty plea

Sunday  00:30,   14 august 2022

The man accused of carrying out a stabbing attack against 'Satanic Verses' author Salman Rushdie has entered a not-guilty plea in a New York court on charges of attempted murder and assault. © (Evan Agostini / Invision / Associated Press)... >>>

Germans urged to cap heat in offices this winter to save gas

Saturday  22:11,   13 august 2022

BERLIN (AP) — German businesses and public institutions should heat their offices no higher than 19 degrees Celsius (66.2 degrees Fahrenheit) this winter to help reduce the country's consumption of natural gas, Germany’s economy minister said... >>>

Monténegro: Cetinje benchmarked and in shock after the killing of Friday

Saturday  22:00,   13 august 2022

© AFP L A Peaceful little town of Cetinje, in Montenegro, was in shock on Saturday, bereaved by a killing that made the day before 11 dead, including Two children and the shooter, described by his neighbors as a man without history. A lead silence... >>>

Carla Bruni confides in this attitude of Nicolas Sarkozy whom she did not appreciate at all following their first appointment

Saturday  20:50,   13 august 2022

© Chassery+Courdji / Kcs Press Carla Bruni confides in this attitude of Nicolas Sarkozy that she did not appreciate at all following their first meeting this Saturday, August 13, Carla Bruni made rare confidences on her life during an interview of... >>>

Afghan rights leader heartbroken after year of Taliban rule

Saturday  20:41,   13 august 2022

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A year after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, prominent Afghan rights activist Sima Samar is still heartbroken over what happened to her country. Samar, a former minister of women’s affairs and the first chair of the... >>>

Russian shelling heavy in east; Ukraine strikes key bridge

Saturday  20:41,   13 august 2022

Ukrainian officials say Russia's military have shelled residential areas across Ukraine while their own fighters damaged the last working bridge over a river in occupied southern Ukraine, hurting Russia's ability to resupply its military.A... >>>

One dead, dozens injured as festival stage collapses in Spain

Saturday  19:11,   13 august 2022

Footage on social media showed powerful winds sweeping through the venue, trees bending dangerously and debris flying.The incident occurred shortly after 4 a.m. at the Medusa Circus of Madness dance music festival on Cullera beach, some 30 miles... >>>

Afghan family struggles to build new life in the US

Saturday  19:10,   13 august 2022

Reuters has followed the Mohammadi family for their first year in the United States. But for most of the past year, the family has lived in a cockroach-infested, one-bedroom apartment in Sacramento unable to find affordable housing in California's... >>>

Joan of Arc to be portrayed as nonbinary in new production at London's Globe Theatre

Saturday  19:01,   13 august 2022

Legendary French heroine Joan of Arc will be portrayed as nonbinary in a radical departure from the historic figure's usual depiction at London’s Globe Theatre. © Provided by NBC News A patron saint of France, who is beloved for her role in the... >>>

"I want him again": Carla Bruni returns to what angry her after her meeting with Nicolas Sarkozy

Saturday  18:30,   13 august 2022

© DGP/Imagespace // Sipa "I want him again": Carla Bruni returns to what 'got angry after his meeting with Nicolas Sarkozy the evening when Carla Bruni meets Nicolas Sarkozy, it's love at first sight. Under the spell of the President of the... >>>

Driver walkout halts trains as UK summer strike wave spreads

Saturday  17:51,   13 august 2022

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of U.K. train drivers walked off the job Saturday in a strike over jobs, pay and conditions, scuppering services across much of the country. The action was the latest in a spreading series of strikes by British workers... >>>

Is the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act actually working?

Saturday  17:51,   13 august 2022

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, a new United States law to ban imports tainted with forced labor in China, went into effect in June. According to Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), a co-author of the legislation, “we can finally ensure that American... >>>

U.S. to Put Hypersonic Missiles on Warships as Russia Leads in Arms Race

Saturday  17:51,   13 august 2022

Guided-missile destroyers USS Zumwalt and USS Michael Monsoor will be fitted with the cutting-edge missiles.A new global arms race is underway to develop hypersonic missiles, which travel at between five and 25 times the speed of... >>>

Taliban break up rare protest by Afghan women

Saturday  17:51,   13 august 2022

The militants fire into the air as women call for "work and freedom" after a year of Taliban rule.About 40 women marched through the Afghan capital demanding rights, before the Taliban broke it up by firing into the... >>>