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June 25, 2019
Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty and offers visa extensions

Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty and offers visa extensions

Australia has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, and offered visa holders from the territory a five-year extension with a pathway to permanent residency, in response to China's imposition of a national security law.

'Political prosecution': Trump blasts court ruling on his tax returns

'Political prosecution': Trump blasts court ruling on his tax returns

Donald Trump's tax returns can be seen by a New York prosecutor, the US Supreme Court has ruled.

Edge of extinction: Lemurs and European hamsters among new animals 'on the brink'

Edge of extinction: Lemurs and European hamsters among new animals 'on the brink'

European hamsters are on the brink of extinction and could vanish entirely within the next 30 years, according to conservationists.

COVID-19 could kill more through hunger than disease itself, warns Oxfam

COVID-19 could kill more through hunger than disease itself, warns Oxfam

Hunger linked to the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic could kill more people than the disease itself, Oxfam has warned.

New long-range forecasts predict a warming Arctic and more Atlantic storms

New long-range forecasts predict a warming Arctic and more Atlantic storms

There is a 20% chance that annual global temperatures will be 1.5C higher than pre-industrial times in at least one of the next five years, according to new analysis.

Russian governor arrested over links to several murders

Russian governor arrested over links to several murders

A provincial governor in Russia has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a string of murders.

Toddler thrown from burning building caught by former American football player

Toddler thrown from burning building caught by former American football player

Video footage shows the moment a toddler was caught by a former American football player after being thrown out of a burning building by his mother in Phoenix, Arizona.

Working from holiday home! Barbados to offer year-long stays to remote workers

Working from holiday home! Barbados to offer year-long stays to remote workers

People working from home during the coronavirus pandemic could be given the opportunity to relocate to the Caribbean under a proposal from the Barbados government.

Airborne transmission of COVID-19 cannot be ruled out - WHO

Airborne transmission of COVID-19 cannot be ruled out - WHO

The World Health Organisation has recognised there is "evidence emerging" of airborne transmission of coronavirus, which could lead to changes of guidance on distancing.

Riots in the Serbian capital after government reimposes lockdown

Riots in the Serbian capital after government reimposes lockdown

Thousands of protesters have clashed with riot police in the Serbian capital Belgrade after the country's president announced the reintroduction of a lockdown following a spike in coronavirus cases.

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