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Kazakhstan unrest: Almaty mayor’s office stormed in protest

Protests over fuel prices are raging for a second day despite a state of emergency in some areas.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 11:42 pm(NZT)

US actress Joan Copeland dies aged 99

The Broadway and TV star, who was also the sister of playwright Arthur Miller, died in her sleep.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 11:28 pm(NZT)

Novak Djokovic: Australian Open vaccine exemption ignites backlash

It is a “disgrace” that Novak Djokovic can enter the country for the Australian Open, locals say.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 11:24 pm(NZT)

Liverpool assistant Lijnders latest to isolate after Covid test as club seeks Arsenal Carabao Cup postponement

Liverpool assistant coach Pep Lijnders is the latest to isolate because of coronavirus at the club as it seeks a postponement of Thursday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at Arsenal.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 11:08 pm(NZT)

Kazakhstan’s government resigns as fuel protests rage

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev accepted the government’s resignation on Wednesday after a fuel price increase in the oil-producing Central Asian country triggered protests in which nearly 100 police were injured.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Jan 2022 | 11:06 pm(NZT)

UK travel firms call for removal of Covid testing

With case rates of the Omicron variant so high, airlines say testing passengers is having no real impact.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 10:14 pm(NZT)

North Korea launches ballistic missile into sea

It comes after leader Kim Jong-un vowed to bolster the country’s defence capabilities last month.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:58 pm(NZT)

Covid: President Macron warns he will ‘hassle’ France’s unvaccinated

The president vows to make life difficult for the unjabbed, but opponents condemn his strong language.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:39 pm(NZT)

The Ashes: England battle hard on rain-affected opening day of Sydney Test

England’s bowlers battle hard to leave the fourth Ashes Test evenly poised after a rain-affected opening day at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:27 pm(NZT)

Australia and Japan to sign defense and security cooperation treaty

Australia and Japan are set to sign a treaty to strengthen defense and security cooperation at a virtual summit on Thursday, after Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida canceled trips to Australia and the United States due to a surge in Covid-19 cases.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:24 pm(NZT)

Taiwan buys 20,000 bottles of Lithuania rum destined for China

Taiwan later urged locals to buy rum, posting recipes for rum-infused cocktails.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:20 pm(NZT)

US charges Colombian man with conspiracy to kill Haiti’s President

The United States has arrested a Colombian man for his alleged involvement in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, who was killed in his bedroom last July.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Jan 2022 | 8:08 pm(NZT)

North Korea fires unidentified projectile into waters off Korean Peninsula, South Korea says

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile into waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Jan 2022 | 4:59 pm(NZT)

US science teacher arrested for vaccinating 17-year-old student

Police say the teacher is not trained to give vaccines and gave the jab to the boy at her home.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 3:10 pm(NZT)

Snowbound in Virginia traffic for over 10 hours

One passenger’s harrowing journey after heavy snowfall paralysed miles of highway in Virginia.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 1:17 pm(NZT)

Omicron: Curfew in Delhi as India Covid cases surge

A weekend curfew is imposed and doctors’ leave cancelled as the chief minister tests positive.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 1:09 pm(NZT)

Covid: President Macron warns he will ‘hassle’ France’s unvaccinated

The French president vows to make life difficult for the unjabbed, as MPs delay a bill on Covid passes.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 1:06 pm(NZT)

Covid: US reports record 1m cases with peak still to come

Omicron drives a record-breaking daily tally of new US cases, though deaths remain stable.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 12:52 pm(NZT)

Kazakhstan unrest: State of emergency declared after fuel protests

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declares a two-week state of emergency including curbs on movement.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 12:30 pm(NZT)

Jovenel Moïse murder: US charges Colombian man over assassination

US authorities accuse an ex-military officer of involvement in the death of President Jovenel Moïse.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 11:56 am(NZT)

‘No special favour or special opportunity granted to Djokovic’, says Australian Open chief Tiley

Novak Djokovic will defend his Australian Open title after receiving a medical exemption from having a Covid-19 vaccination.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 11:40 am(NZT)

Kane ‘totally involved’ in Spurs project – Conte

Tottenham manager Antonio Conte says Harry Kane is “totally involved” in his project at Spurs after it appeared the striker would leave last summer.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 11:30 am(NZT)

Johnson plans to ‘ride out’ Covid wave with no more curbs

Boris Johnson backs keeping England’s Plan B, but says parts of NHS will feel “temporarily overwhelmed”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 10:54 am(NZT)

Newcastle agree £12m fee for Atletico and England full-back Trippier

Newcastle United agree to sign England full-back Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid for a £12m fee plus add-ons.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 10:36 am(NZT)

Prince Andrew: Decision soon on dismissing case – judge

A US court hears arguments about a deal the prince’s accuser Virginia Giuffre agreed with Jeffrey Epstein.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:59 am(NZT)

Canada reaches $31bn deal in indigenous child welfare case

The deal will end a lengthy legal battle over compensation between indigenous communities and Canada.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:31 am(NZT)

‘I am sorry for the upset I have caused’ – apologetic Lukaku returns to Chelsea squad for cup semi-final

Romelu Lukaku apologises for interview comments and will return to the Chelsea squad for Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final against Tottenham.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:18 am(NZT)

BBC’s Maitlis reflects on her ‘critical’ Prince Andrew interview

Emily Maitlis says Prince Andrew’s interview with her is now “critical” to the sexual assault case.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 9:17 am(NZT)

The best destinations to go in 2022

Travel is more challenging now than it has been in a long time. Borders tentatively reopen only to slam shut again. A once-simple visa on entry is replaced with piles of paperwork. And the whole world is brushing up on the Greek alphabet whenever a new variant makes headlines.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Jan 2022 | 8:20 am(NZT)

General Motors 90-year streak as top US car seller ends

Japan’s Toyota outsold GM, which had held the top spot for nearly a century.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 7:42 am(NZT)

Judge expects to make decision on motion to dismiss lawsuit against Prince Andrew

An attorney for Prince Andrew argued at a hearing Tuesday that a lawsuit filed against his client by Virginia Giuffre, who alleges Prince Andrew sexually abused her, should be dismissed largely in part because he believes a settlement agreement Giuffre signed with Jeffrey Epstein releases him from legal action.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Jan 2022 | 7:16 am(NZT)

Europe’s tattoo artists fear for future after EU ink ban

Thousands of chemicals are banned by EU for safety reasons, but tattooists say it will hit business.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 7:07 am(NZT)

‘Everything on the table’ in Ashes review – Giles

“Everything will be on the table” when England review their Ashes defeat in Australia, says managing director Ashley Giles.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 7:02 am(NZT)

Could this 21-year-old be about to become Scotland’s most high-profile athlete?

David Ojabo didn’t play American football growing up in Aberdeenshire. Now he is set to be picked in the first round of the NFL draft.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 6:48 am(NZT)

Sudan coup: Sudan forces fire tear gas at protesters

Security forces use tear gas to disperse crowds as demonstrators block roads with burning tyres.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 6:07 am(NZT)

Djokovic to compete at Australian Open after receiving Covid-19 vaccine medical exemption

Novak Djokovic will defend his Australian Open title after receiving a medical exemption from having a Covid-19 vaccination.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 6:01 am(NZT)

Thailand: Tropical bay from ‘The Beach’ reopens

Maya Bay, a huge tourist draw, was closed in 2018 amid concerns over environmental damage.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 4:33 am(NZT)

OPEC and its allies agree to keep pumping more oil

OPEC+ agreed on Tuesday to stick to its planned increase in oil output for February because it expects the Omicron coronavirus variant to have a short-lived impact on global energy demand.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Jan 2022 | 4:32 am(NZT)

Yuzhou: Second Chinese city forced into Covid lockdown

Yuzhou, with its population of 1.1 million, is shut down after just three cases are found.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 4:29 am(NZT)

Two arrested in Egypt after teenage girl’s suicide sparks outrage

Basant Khaled, 17, took her own life in Egypt after allegedly being blackmailed with faked images.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 4:15 am(NZT)

US snow: Major snowfall blankets Washington DC

Snow causes fun and frustration in Washington DC.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 3:49 am(NZT)

France’s Bogdanoff TV twins die of Covid six days apart

Grichka and Igor Bogdanoff had hosted a TV science and science-fiction show in the 1980s.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 1:32 am(NZT)

Silicon Valley’s trial of the century

A look at the Theranos trial and the evidence that led to Elizabeth Holmes being found guilty of fraud.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Jan 2022 | 12:19 am(NZT)

How a child’s kidnapping shone a light on an alleged plot to topple the French government

Armed with homemade explosives, fueled by conspiracy theories and fermented during the pandemic, ​French authorities say “The Overthrow” was a potentially dangerous creation.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 4 Jan 2022 | 11:27 pm(NZT)

Opinion: This woman could topple the French President

As France gears up for a presidential campaign amid a savage fifth coronavirus wave sweeping the country, for the first time in the nation’s history, female candidates occupy three of the principal axes of the political spectrum and may hold the key to the nation’s future.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 4 Jan 2022 | 10:06 pm(NZT)

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