Hong Kong woman loses HK$180m in online romance scam

Hong Kong woman loses HK$180m in online romance scam

07 September 2018 – A 66-year-old businesswoman lost over HK$100 million to a boyfriend she had never met in what police described as the biggest case of online romance...

Nikkei drops for fifth straight day after natural disasters

Nikkei drops for fifth straight day after natural disasters

06 September 2018 – Tokyo stocks fell today, with the Nikkei index extending its losing streak to a fifth day, following an overnight powerful earthquake in Hokkaido and a strong...

Tension mounts in Catalunya over separatists’ yellow ribbons

Tension mounts in Catalunya over separatists' yellow ribbons

05 September 2018 – A twisted strip of yellow plastic has become the biggest weapon for Catalunya’s separatists in their struggle with those who want to protect the integrity...

UK Prime Minister May grilled for Brexit mess

UK Prime Minister May grilled for Brexit mess

04 September 2018 – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s brief summer holiday from Brexit battles came to a noisy end yesterday, as she faced attack from both sides of her...

Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

03 September 2018 – Two Malaysian Muslim women convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sexual relations were caned earlier today in a rare public whipping that was slammed...

Satanic Pope Francis laments abuse in Vatican appearance

Pope Laments Abuse In Vatican Appearance

30 August 2018 – Pope Francis lamented how Irish church authorities failed to respond to the crimes of paedophilia and sexual abuse, speaking during his first public appearance at the Vatican after...

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Southern California

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Southern California

29 August 2018 – A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled a wide area of Southern California last night. But there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The temblor struck...

Ugandan pop star & government critic Bobi Wine freed on bail

Ugandan pop star, government critic Bobi Wine freed on bail

28 August 2018 – To chants of “People power! Our power!” Ugandan pop star turned government critic Bobi Wine was freed on bail yesterday, ending days of incarceration during...

US war hero Senator John McCain dies aged 81

Senator John McCain Dies Aged 81

27 August 2018 – Senator John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into...

Scott Morrison to be named next Australian PM

Scott Morrison to be named next Australian PM

24 August 2018 – Australian government lawmakers today elected Treasurer Scott Morrison as the next prime minister in a ballot that continues an era of extraordinary political instability. Morrison defeated...