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Fri 29 May 2020

'Absolute chaos': Fury erupts in US

'Absolute chaos': Fury erupts in US

Violent protests have continued into a second day after the death of a man pinned by cops in the US with demonstrations in new cities.

Thu 28 May 2020

China could halt global virus recovery

China could halt global virus recovery

Beijing has shown it can inflict economic pain on those who challenge it, but it could also cripple the COVID-19 recovery if it doesn’t get its way.

China sends 5000 troops to border

China sends 5000 troops to border

China is fighting a war of words with Australia and the US, while quietly amassing troops and weapons on another contested front.

Wed 27 May 2020

Matt Damon’s secret lockdown ’fairytale’

Matt Damon’s secret lockdown ’fairytale’

It was a closely guarded secret for weeks but Hollywood royalty Matt Damon has been locked down in a tiny village and locals are loving him for it.

‘Karen’ fired over dog leash video

‘Karen’ fired over dog leash video

A woman has been stood down from her job after a video of her calling the police on a man claiming he was threatening her swept the net.

Principal ‘fit’ for extradition on child sex abuse charges

Principal ‘fit’ for extradition on child sex abuse charges

A former Melbourne principal facing 74 charges of child sex abuse who fled Australia 12 years ago is fit to be extradited, an Israeli court has ruled.

China lashes out at ‘hypocritical haters’

China lashes out at ‘hypocritical haters’

China’s state-run newspaper has taken a swipe at “China bashers” and accused them of hypocrisy in the latest fiery exchange.

Tue 26 May 2020

Nation lifts its final virus restriction

Nation lifts its final virus restriction

One of the world’s largest economies has lifted its final virus restrictions as the economy falls into recession and support for its leader tumbles.

Chinese cartoon ridicules Australia

Chinese cartoon ridicules Australia

A cartoon in a Chinese Communist Party-owned newspaper is certain to stir already existing tensions between Australia, the US and China.

Aussie TV deal aimed at snubbing China

Aussie TV deal aimed at snubbing China

Beloved Australian shows will be broadcast into seven Pacific Island nations in a move that is being seen as a bid to prevent Chinese influence.

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