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Fifth Ashes Test in Perth in doubt over Covid-19 rules
There is doubt over whether the fifth Ashes Test will take place in Perth because of Covid-19 restrictions. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Parag Agrawal: India celebrates new Twitter CEO
Parag Agrawal's appointment has made headlines in India where Twitter has over 30 million users. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Poland PM urges 'wake up' to destabilisation by Russia and allies
Mateusz Morawiecki tells the BBC that it was "not too late to act" before "bad things" happen. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

France issues arrest warrant over Japan 'parental kidnap'
Vincent Fichot says his Japanese wife disappeared from the family home with his two children in 2018. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

UK spy boss warns of China 'debt and data traps'
Richard Moore also denies the fall of Kabul was an intelligence failure in a BBC Radio 4 interview. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Yazidi genocide: IS member found guilty in German landmark trial
Taha al-Jumailly is jailed for life for crimes including the murder of a young Yazidi girl in 2015. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:31am 

Barbados becomes a republic and parts ways with the Queen
The Caribbean nation parts ways with the Queen in a ceremony attended by Prince Charles and Rihanna. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:31am 

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-Iran makes maximalist demands as Vienna nuclear talks open
-Top German court upholds disputed national COVID measures

Murder, suicide, or a new identity? The mysterious disappearance of Richard Hinkley
Richard Hinkley disappeared from his Christchurch home on Christmas Day 2015. He has not been heard from since. 
© 2021 10:11pm 

Cold Case: The mysterious case of Richard Hinkley who vanished on Christmas Day
When police turned up at Richard Hinkley's home after a neighbour reported him missing they found a clean and tidy unit with Japanese decor and plenty of family pictures on display.There were no signs of struggle, his laptop was... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:41pm 

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Can Christopher Luxon survive long enough for his party to unite?
Analysis - It is only thanks to the cloak and dagger politics Luxon's colleagues engaged in over the past three years that someone with barely a year in parliament can take the helm, writes Tim Watkin. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 8:52pm 

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'Absolute disrespect' - Ronaldo disputes Ballon d'Or 'lies' about outdoing Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo accuses the France Football editor of lying after he said the Portuguese's only ambition was to retire with more Ballons d'Or than Lionel Messi. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning
Stock markets slide after Moderna boss casts doubt on vaccine effectiveness against new variant. 
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Leaked papers link top Chinese leaders to Uyghur crackdown
They show speeches by Xi Jinping and others which led to Uyghurs' mass internment and forced labour. 
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Inditex: Zara founder’s daughter becomes fashion giant's chair
Marta Ortega has been with the firm for 15 years, starting out as an assistant at its High Street brand Bershka 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Australian parliament: One in three workers sexually harassed, says report
Canberra's workplace culture has left a "trail of devastation" for women especially, a review finds. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:31am 

Meta ordered to sell Giphy by UK antitrust authorities
Meta has been ordered to unwind its recent acquisition of Giphy by regulators worried about the deal's impact on competitors. 
© 2021 CNN 11:52pm 

-South Korean presidential spokeswoman's mask bears flag of Costa Rica, not North Korea
-German court to rule on ex-IS member in Yazidi girl's death
-Russia's military buildup has Ukraine and NATO on edge

Solomon Islands requests NZ support following riots in capital
After days of rioting, protests and unrest in the capital, the Solomon Islands Government has formally requested assistance from New Zealand.And it's understood New Zealand troops are gathering at Linton army base ahead of a possible... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:41pm 

'The hardest thing I've ever done': Man's mammoth run for men's mental health
Ben O’Carroll? says "he's over the moon" after putting his body through hell for 13 hours, all in the name of raising money and awareness for men's mental health. 
© 2021 9:21pm 

One dead after car collides with truck and burst into flames in Bay of Plenty
A car burst into flames after colliding with a truck at the scene on State Highway 2 near Matata and police have confirmed the driver of the car died at the scene. 
© 2021 9:21pm 

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