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Saturday, November 28, 2020

The Donut King who went full circle - from rags to riches, twice

The Donut King who went full circle - from rags to riches, twice
Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy made a fortune in doughnuts then lost it all to gambling.
November 28, 2020 at 05:02AM

Tigray crisis: Ethiopian soldiers accused of blocking border with Sudan

Tigray crisis: Ethiopian soldiers accused of blocking border with Sudan
Families fleeing the conflict in Tigray tell the BBC they have been cut off from relatives.
November 28, 2020 at 05:39AM

Kaavan, the world's loneliest elephant, is finally going free

Kaavan, the world's loneliest elephant, is finally going free
For decades, Kaavan performed from his lonely enclosure. Now, with a hand from Cher, he's retiring.
November 28, 2020 at 05:40AM

Getting 'crushed' on Melbourne's path to coronavirus success

Getting 'crushed' on Melbourne's path to coronavirus success
By one measure the city has just eliminated the virus, but relieved locals also fear a hidden cost.
November 27, 2020 at 08:50PM

Coronavirus lockdown sees share of women on India's stock market rise

Coronavirus lockdown sees share of women on India's stock market rise
With more time and flexibility, thousands of women are trading in the stock market for the first time.
November 28, 2020 at 05:42AM

The Kraken: What is it and why has Trump's ex-lawyer released it?

The Kraken: What is it and why has Trump's ex-lawyer released it?
How a lawsuit from an ex-Trump lawyer full of baseless voter fraud claims went viral.
November 28, 2020 at 05:43AM

Life after al-Shabab: Driving a school bus instead of an armed pickup truck

Life after al-Shabab: Driving a school bus instead of an armed pickup truck
The Somali government retrains defectors from the al-Shabab militant group as barbers, drivers, mechanics and tailors.
November 23, 2020 at 05:59AM

Karl Edwards: The 'bronzed Aussie' who knew life was for living

Karl Edwards: The 'bronzed Aussie' who knew life was for living
The story behind the plaque: the fast life and freakishly unlucky death of Karl Edwards.
November 24, 2020 at 05:30AM

The Indian bride who wore a pantsuit to her wedding

The Indian bride who wore a pantsuit to her wedding
In a country where marriages are steeped in tradition, Sanjana Rishi's wedding outfit drew criticism.
November 24, 2020 at 05:30AM

Is the era of the Hollywood blockbuster over?

Is the era of the Hollywood blockbuster over?
Has Covid put an end to big budget film-making, or will busy cinemas in Asia give Hollywood hope?
November 26, 2020 at 05:50AM

China has reached a major milestone in ending absolute poverty. But the Communist Party isn't celebrating yet

China has reached a major milestone in ending absolute poverty. But the Communist Party isn't celebrating yet
Chinese President Xi Jinping reached a major milestone this week in his five-year long fight to end absolute poverty across the country -- but it doesn't appear that he's celebrating yet.

November 28, 2020 at 05:13AM

'Land back' sprayed on US statues

'Land back' sprayed on US statues
Statues of three United States Presidents, a "Pioneers Statue" and numerous store fronts were targeted by vandals on Thanksgiving, with "land back" graffitied on some of the property.

November 28, 2020 at 04:53AM

Swiss vote on making firms liable for rights abuse

Swiss vote on making firms liable for rights abuse
Many in government and business are wary, but campaigners say politicians are out of touch.
November 28, 2020 at 05:36AM

For the World Economy, a Grim Slog Tempered by New Hopes

For the World Economy, a Grim Slog Tempered by New Hopes
The emergence of vaccines has taken the edge off the worst fears, but a meaningful economic recovery probably remains distant.
November 28, 2020 at 05:00AM
Peter S. Goodman

Maradona: Funeral worker apologises over coffin photos

Maradona: Funeral worker apologises over coffin photos
The Argentine funeral worker took photos next to the open casket of football legend Diego Maradona.
November 28, 2020 at 05:30AM

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