Foreign News

Brazil’s Electoral Authorities Dismiss Bolsonaro’s Election Challenge
November 24, 2022 490 468

Brazil’s electoral authorities on Wednesday dismissed a petition by outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro's coalition to challenge the results of the... Read more

Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim Named Malaysia’s Prime Minister
November 24, 2022 425 404

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been named prime minister, the palace said in a statement Thursday, ending a days-long political impa... Read more

China’s Daily COVID-19 Cases Hit Record High: Authorities
November 24, 2022 393 374

China’s daily Covid cases have hit a record high since the beginning of the pandemic, official data showed Thursday, as the country works to curb... Read more

Australia Facing More Heat, Droughts: Climate Report
November 23, 2022 665 644

A decrease in cool season rainfall across southern and eastern Australia is projected to lead to more time in drought.Extreme weather events are be... Read more

South Korea Braces For Supply Disruptions As Trucker Strike Looms
November 23, 2022 614 599

South Korea said on Wednesday it would consider deploying military trucks for urgent transport as it prepares for a planned strike by truckers that... Read more

South Africa's Government Workers March Across Major Cities For Higher Pay
November 23, 2022 554 538

Thousands of South African government workers took part in nationwide demonstrations on Tuesday (Nov 22) to demand a 10% increase in their salaries... Read more

France, Germany Warn Of Firm EU Response To US Inflation Law
November 23, 2022 496 473

France and Germany will reportedly devise measures to protect the European auto industry if there is no progress in negotiations on the U.S. Inflat... Read more

WHO Plans To Rename Monkeypox As MPOX To Destigmatise Virus
November 23, 2022 430 422

In an attempt to fight taboos related to monkeypox, the World Health Organization (WHO) is planning to rename the virus, designating it as MPOX, Po... Read more

Donald Trump Claimed Massive Tax Losses For Years, Accountant Says
November 23, 2022 408 401

Donald Trump reported losses on his tax returns every year for a decade, including nearly $US700 million ($1.05 billion) in 2009 and $301 million i... Read more

Elon Musk Has Lost $419 Million Every Day For The Past Year
November 22, 2022 594 571

He might be the world's richest man, but Elon Musk has seen his personal fortune dwindle at an almost unfathomable rate over the past year.Accor... Read more

South Africa Orders Anti-apartheid Leader’s Killer To Be Paroled
November 22, 2022 521 506

South Africa’s Constitutional Court has ordered the release of Janusz Walus, the man jailed for killing anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani in 1993.... Read more

China's Sinopec Secures 27-year LNG Deal With Qatar
November 22, 2022 438 429

QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China's Sinopec with liquefied natural gas in the longest such LNG agreement to date as volatility ... Read more

EU Rais­es Alarm Over Es­ca­lat­ing Ser­bia, Koso­vo Car Plates Dis­pute
November 22, 2022 458 449

The European Union’s foreign policy chief has warned of “escalation and violence” after emergency talks between Kosovo and Serbia failed to r... Read more

Elon Musk Accused of Forcing Users to Follow Donald Trump on Twitter
November 22, 2022 397 385

Several Twitter users are crying foul after their accounts seemed to follow former President Donald Trump without their knowledge and against their... Read more

Iran Says Increase In U.S. Forces In Southern Waters 'Unacceptable'
November 22, 2022 378 371

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani said Monday that any plan to increase U.S. military presence in the international waters south of... Read more

US Presses China On Taiwan: Avoid ‘Destabilizing Actions’
November 22, 2022 357 351

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin urged China to avoid “destabilizing actions” toward Taiwan in his first face-to-face meeting with Defense ... Read more

Russia Calls On Turkey To Show ‘Restraint’ In Syria
November 22, 2022 337 326

Russia on Tuesday said it hoped Turkey would exercise “restraint” and refrain from “any excessive use of force” in Syria, where Ankara has ... Read more

China’s Beijing Sees Record Covid-19 Cases As Country’s Outbreak Spirals
November 22, 2022 314 311

China’s capital Beijing posted a record number of new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, with the city hunkering down under a tightening chokehold of res... Read more

Tsunami Warning Issued After 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Solomon Islands
November 22, 2022 289 286

A Tsunami alert has been issued after a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands on Tuesday afternoon. However, there were... Read more

Japan PM Sacks Third Minister In A Month, Blow To Scandal-prone Cabinet
November 21, 2022 470 448

The internal affairs minister in Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's government was forced into resigning over funding problems on Sunday, in a... Read more

Oil OPEC+ Decision To Cut Oil Production ‘Right Call’
November 21, 2022 406 389

A US-based consultancy firm has released a report on Friday that backs the October OPEC+ decision to cut oil production, finding that it was “the... Read more

Preliminary Results Show Tokayev Set To Win Kazakhstan Presidential Election
November 21, 2022 380 368

Kazakhstan’s incumbent leader Kassym-Jomart Tokayev appeared to be heading for a landslide victory in a snap presidential election in Central Asi... Read more

Philippines Accuses China Of ‘Forcefully’ Seizing Object In Disputed Waters
November 21, 2022 346 332

The Philippine navy on Monday accused the Chinese coastguard of “forcefully” seizing a floating object that its troops had just recovered in di... Read more

Power Rangers Star Jason David Frank Dies At 49
November 21, 2022 341 333

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, about five teenagers deputised to save Earth from the evil, made its debut on Fox in 1993.Jason David Frank, who play... Read more

UK Considering Swiss-style Links With EU, Says Report
November 20, 2022 471 438

Senior figures in British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's government are reportedly considering putting the U.K. on the road to a Swiss-style relation... Read more

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