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  • 18 September 2014

    MEMBERS of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers [RMT] union who clean trains on the East Coast railway line...

  • 18 September 2014

    THE move to end the need to display a car tax disc, which comes into force on October 1, could lead to tax evasion...

  • 18 September 2014

    MOTORISTS are being warned about the potential risks associated with using the new Apple Watch and other...

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  • 18 September 2014

    THE Russian Foreign Ministry has welcomed as a "step in the right direction" a decision by the Ukrainian parliament to grant special status to two eastern regions where pro-Russian separatists are fighting to split from Kiev.

  • 18 September 2014

    CAMBODIA has deployed armed troops in its capital as garment workers held rallies to revive a campaign for higher wages that had helped to stoke a year-long political crisis.

  • 18 September 2014

    LIBERIAN President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called a US decision to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa a "significant moment" in the battle against the worst Ebola outbreak on record and she said she hoped it would spur other nations into action.

  • 18 September 2014

    THOUSANDS of Fijians got their first chance to vote in eight years in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000.

  • 18 September 2014

    A HOTEL tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms for his luxury Macau hotel-resort.

  • 18 September 2014

    SOUTH Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, has said the door is open for talks with the North during the forthcoming UN General Assembly.

  • 17 September 2014

    UKRAINE'S parliament has ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the EU and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.

  • 17 September 2014

    A SUICIDE car bomber has killed three foreign troops and wounded 13 Afghan civilians in an attack on a convoy near the American embassy in Kabul.