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Magistrate moves $4.1m fraud case to High Court

THE case of suspended Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) director Shameem Khan will now be heard in the High Court. This follows a ruling by Magistrate Deepika Prakash yesterday for the case to be...

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Judge to sentence mother convicted of murder

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2019 Pacific Games: Fiji wins bronze in triathlon

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Bruce recognises ‘huge challenge’ as Newcastle manager

Steve Bruce said he faced a huge challenge after being appointed manager of Newcastle United on a three-year contract on Wednesday. The 58-year-old former Sunderland and Aston Villa boss replaces popular Spaniard Rafa Benitez, who...

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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province

China’s agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the country. The highly contagious disease was found on a farm with 102 pigs in Jiajiang county in central Sichuan, infecting and killing 21 of the animals, the Ministry of Agriculture and...

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Taiwan issues warnings for year’s first typhoon as thousands evacuated

Taiwan moved thousands of people to safety on Wednesday as the island braced for its first typhoon this year, as airlines cancelled domestic flights and authorities issued warnings about floods and high seas. Typhoon Danas, categorised at the weakest typhoon level, was expected to hit the eastern county of Yilan late on Thursday. It was...

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Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12 – rescuers

At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said. Residents and rescuers said bombs dropped on Maar Shoreen village in southern Idlib province by...