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What comes next for Britain and EU after Brexit defeat

It's been a long two years since Britain narrowly voted to leave the European Union. And to many, it feels like a short two months before that momentous decision is to take effect, on March 29. British MPs have voted on Prime Minister Theresa May's ... Read more

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Fifteen dead, dozens injured in terror attack at hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya

A Kenyan police officer says 15 bodies have been taken to the morgue after extremists launched a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the ... Read more

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No currency, but a currency crisis: Zimbabwe's woes deepen

Not having a currency of its own hasn't stopped Zimbabwe from sliding into a currency crisis. A scarcity of foreign exchange has led to long queues for fuel, bread and medicine and sent prices surging across the southern African country. Police clashed ... Read more

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Heat wave bakes Australia with record-breaking temperatures

Forecasters have cautioned that there is "no reprieve" from the heatwave until at least the weekend as already record-breaking temperatures reach their peak. Parts of Sydney will swelter into the 40s on Wednesday, just a precursor of a 45C high to come ... Read more

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Australian Open 2019: Michael Venus and Artem Sitak both through to doubles ...

Kiwi doubles ace Michael Venus and partner Raven Klaasen have come from a set down to advance through to the Australian Open doubles second round. The sixth-seeded New Zealand / South African duo topped American Bradley Klahn and Mikhail ... Read more

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Cryptopia: A wildly popular platform that veered from one crisis to the next

A year ago, it seemed there was news about cryptocurrencies every other week. Bitcoin surged in value from US$900 a coin to nearly US$20,000. A new industry grew alongside it, allowing punters to buy, sell and speculate in the host of new digital ... Read more

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Russia Buying Bitcoin To Ditch the US Dollar Could Be Fake News

The prediction made by Russian economist Vladislav Gink that Russia could start a crypto bull run by buying off billions of dollars lacked sufficient evidence and could be fake news, Finder reported on January 15, 2019. Read more

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City get Berenguer boost for danger game

Melbourne City have been given a boost ahead of their banana skin game against Central Coast on Wednesday night with the return to action of French midfielder Florin Berenguer. Florin Berenguer is set to return to the City side after a calf injury ... Read more

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City launch event kicks off Hamilton's second Sevens weekend

Media release. City launch event kicks off Hamilton's second Sevens weekend. 16 January 2019. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Hamilton's second tournament in World Rugby's HSBC World Sevens Series kicks off next Friday evening (25 January) with a ... Read more

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Dane Gagai chooses Maori team over Indigenous for All Stars clash

Dane Gagai has opted to play for the Maori team rather than the Indigenous side ahead of the All Stars clash in February. Australia international Gagai, who was eligible for both teams, represented the Indigenous All Stars between 2015-17, but has ... Read more