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Olivier Giroud will bid to become France's all-time leading scorer when his side faces Denmark in Group D at the World Cup, with Les Bleus looking for a victory that will take them into the round of 16 with a game to spare.Target man Giroud is level with 1998 World Cup winner Thierry Henry - known as Titi - on 51 goals after scoring twice in France's 4-1 win against Australia on Tuesday (Wednesday AEDT).
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Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested the country's Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima over graft allegations, it says, following months of investigation over his conduct.In a public address in June, Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera stripped Chilima of his powers when the watchdog first accused him of corruption.
Former prime minister Scott Morrison sought to appoint himself to a sixth secret ministerial portfolio, a report has revealed.Former High Court judge Virginia Bell's report into Mr Morrison's secret ministries found briefs were prepared for him to be named as agriculture, water and environment minister.
Locals couldn't believe their eyes as the ostriches scampered through town. Watch the bizarre moment here.
Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has high hopes for the future of the Victorian Liberals despite conceding defeat in the state election for the second consecutive time to Premier Daniel Andrews."It is important now, post this election, that we come together as Victorians, know that the best of our state should be ahead of us, not behind us," he told the party faithful on Saturday night.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after her strategy to frame local elections as showing defiance to China's rising bellicosity failed to pay off and win public support.The elections for mayors, county chiefs and local councillors are ostensibly about domestic issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic and crime, and those elected will not have a direct say on China policy.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Basij militia forces have sacrificed their lives in what he called riots, the wave of protests sparked by the death in custody of a young Iranian Kurdish woman in September.The protests that began after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in the custody of Iran's morality police on September 16 have turned into one of the boldest challenges to the clerical leadership since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
The incident threatened to derail her overseas trip, and she's now warning others to be cautious with used bags.
The mental wellbeing of a beloved Tasmanian police officer who took his own life was considered paramount during return-to-work processes, a colleague has told an inquest.Sergeant Robert Anthony Cooke, 49, died by suicide at his home in October 2020 after serving in the force for some three decades.
Australians are being urged to do what they can to prevent a mozzie bite this summer with one expert warning the insects 'are catching up on us'.
In a country of more than one billion people, Indian police have arrested a man wanted in connection to the death of Toyah Cordingley in north Queensland more than four years ago.The 24-year-old pharmacy worker and animal shelter volunteer was found dead on Wangetti Beach, north of Cairns, after taking her dog for a walk on October 21, 2018.
A NSW man who helped a murderer dump his girlfriend's body in remote bushland said he "lost out big time" after helping his "good mate".More than eight years after Sayle Kenneth Newson viscously beat Carly McBride to death in September 2014, James Anthony Cunneen has been jailed for at least four years for helping him try to cover up the crime.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country's ultimate goal is to possess the world's most powerful nuclear force, as he promotes dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of the state's largest ballistic missile.The announcement, reported by state media on Sunday, comes after Kim inspected a test of the country's new Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and pledged to counter United States nuclear threats with nuclear weapons on November 18.
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The plus-size model says she was told she had to pay more than $4000 for a seat that would accommodate her.
A woman has been found dead and around 10 people are still missing on the southern Italian holiday island of Ischia after a landslide engulfed buildings during heavy rain, a local Italian government official said.Torrential rain hit the port of Casamicciola Terme, one of the six small towns on the island, in the early hours of Saturday, triggering flooding and bringing down buildings.
A Beijing court has sentenced Canadian singer Kris Wu to 13 years in jail after finding him guilty of crimes including rape, just over a year after his arrest in China, where he was born and built a lucrative career.The court in the district of Chaoyang said investigation showed that from November to December 2020, the 32-year-old, who is also known as Wu Yifan, had raped three women.
The local share market has risen for a fourth day in a row, climbing modestly in light trading to again set a five-month high.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index on Friday gained 17.
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