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Sun, 17 Oct 2021 08:16:10 GMT
Star Wallabies winger Koroibete out of Japan, UK tour
Star Wallabies winger Marika Koroibete pulled out of their tour of Japan and Britain Sunday to spend time with his young family. The 29-year-old missed Australia's final Rugby Championship Test against Argentina this month to be with his newborn ch...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 07:14:40 GMT
Russian filmmakers land back on Earth after 12-day shoot on ISS
A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a 3 1/2-hour trip from the International Space Station.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 06:36:21 GMT
'Why can't we study?' - Afghan girls still barred from school
Afghan teenager Amena saw dozens of classmates killed when her girls' school was targeted by an Islamic State bomb attack in May, but she was determined to continue her education. Now, like most secondary school girls in the country, she is banned ...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 06:19:43 GMT
Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo launches new political party
Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo launched a new political party Saturday, formally breaking ties with those who ran his former party while he spent years facing war crimes charges at the International Criminal Court.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 05:58:26 GMT
Lord of the plants: death metal eco-baron rewilds Irish estate
Randal Plunkett, the 21st Baron of Dunsany, strides out of his Irish castle in a T-shirt bearing the name of death metal band "Cannibal Corpse" in bloody lettering. In the distance, a russet-coloured stag appears for a moment, before dissolving int...

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Sun, 17 Oct 2021 08:16:10 GMT
Star Wallabies winger Koroibete out of Japan, UK tour
Star Wallabies winger Marika Koroibete pulled out of their tour of Japan and Britain Sunday to spend time with his young family. The 29-year-old missed Australia's final Rugby Championship Test against Argentina this month to be with his newborn ch...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 06:36:21 GMT
'Why can't we study?' - Afghan girls still barred from school
Afghan teenager Amena saw dozens of classmates killed when her girls' school was targeted by an Islamic State bomb attack in May, but she was determined to continue her education. Now, like most secondary school girls in the country, she is banned ...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 05:58:27 GMT
Lord of the plants: death metal eco-baron rewilds Irish estate
Randal Plunkett, the 21st Baron of Dunsany, strides out of his Irish castle in a T-shirt bearing the name of death metal band "Cannibal Corpse" in bloody lettering. In the distance, a russet-coloured stag appears for a moment, before dissolving int...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 05:06:10 GMT
Beijing flame to be lit in a vacuum in Olympia
The Olympic flame will once again be lit in an empty stadium on Monday as it starts its truncated journey to Beijing for the Winter Games in February. Like the ceremony in March 2020 to light the flame for Tokyo, and like those Games, which were pu...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 04:02:11 GMT
New Japan PM sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine
Japan's new prime minister on Sunday sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine that honours the war dead but is seen by neighbouring countries as a symbol of Tokyo's past militarism. Fumio Kishida sent the "masakaki" tree offering...

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