Henry Kissinger Spent His First Years in America in a New York Apartment

When the Kissinger family fled Nazi Germany, they landed in Washington Heights, in a two-bedroom rental where the children slept in the living room.When the Kissinger family…

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Kissinger: A Player on the World Stage Until the Very End

He traveled the globe when contemporaries had died or retired. Capitals around the world were still open to him. And he remained the toast of Davos.He traveled…

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Severe weather warnings in place for parts of eastern Australia afer mega rains overnight

Eastern Victoria and southern NSW are preparing for more rain as floodwaters threaten communities following wild storms.

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War-Inflicted Slowdown Ends Robust Year for Tourism in Middle East

Amid security concerns brought on by the Israel-Hamas conflict, international travel has shuddered to a halt in Israel and is falling in neighboring Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt.Amid…

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Brittany Higgins plans to donate over $200k from book deal proceeds to charity, court hears

Brittany Higgins said she would donate the money from a book deal to charity if it was ever finished.

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What’s available, and are they effective? Your guide to COVID antivirals amid the latest wave

Cases, hospitalisations, and demand for COVID-19 antivirals are rising amid the eighth wave. From their effectiveness against current variants, to who can get them, here’s what to…

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A ‘mosquito’ and a ‘nuclear bomb’. Why some Australians are struggling to get work

A new report has shed light on the struggles unemployed Australians face in attempting to enter the workforce.

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COP28: Poor countries win 30-year fight for climate cash

COP28 president Sultan al-Jaber pulled off an unexpected victory securing long-awaited climate disaster help

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Swedish taxi driver murder: Five teenagers found guilty

The victim was lured to a nature reserve after one of the teenagers reported him for rape.

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What the Polls Say About Gaza

Four main findings from recent polls about the war.Four main findings from recent polls about the war.

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On Israel’s War Against Hamas, Sanders Faces a Backlash From the Left

Some progressive activists are deeply disappointed in the Vermont senator, an icon of their movement, for failing to call for a cease-fire in Gaza.Some progressive activists are…

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Hostages Freed From Gaza Recount Violence, Hunger and Fear

Hostages who have returned to Israel in the past week have come home malnourished, ill, injured and bearing psychological wounds.Hostages who have returned to Israel in the…

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Henry Kissinger Always Tended His Image, Even With His Obituary

Interviewing Henry Kissinger was a bit like negotiating an arms control agreement: Full of complexity, nuance, evasion and declarations you had to check. And utterly fascinating.Interviewing Henry…

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Russian court bans ‘LGBT movement’

Russia’s Supreme Court declares the “international LGBT public movement” an extremist organisation.

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Shane MacGowan: Pogues singer dies aged 65

The Irish singer-songwriter, whose hits include Fairytale of New York, was unwell for some time.

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Kissinger’s Legacy Still Ripples Through Vietnam and Cambodia

His decision to authorize the bombing of Cambodia, efforts to extricate the U.S. from the Vietnam War and role in the rapprochement with China continue to be…

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