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Huawei's chief executive has proposed selling its current 5G know-how to a Western firm as a way to address security concerns voiced by the US and others about its business. Ren Zhengfei said the buyer would be free to "change the software code". That would allow any flaws or supposed backdoors...
Air New Zealand's bid to trademark the image of the words "Kia Ora," the title of its in-flight magazine, has prompted threats of a boycott. The phrase kia ora is a Maori greeting and the trademark attempt has sparked anger from the indigenous community. The airline said it wants to trademark...
Emergency services in the Bahamas say the number of missing following Hurricane Dorian stands at 1,300. The number is down from the 2,500 listed missing earlier this week. The National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) said the drop in numbers came after cross-referencing names of the missing with those in shelters.
A US megachurch pastor known for his mental health advocacy has killed himself, church officials say. Jarrid Wilson, 30, worked at the 15,000 member Harvest Christian Fellowship Church for 18 months before his death. Mr Wilson and his wife founded "Anthem of Hope", a programme created to help people dealing with...
Drug-making giant Purdue Pharma has reportedly reached a tentative multi-billion dollar agreement in the US to settle a host of lawsuits against it. The firm owned by the billionaire Sackler family is accused of helping fuel the US opioid crisis through drugs like painkiller OxyContin. The deal would remove Purdue from...
An Indian man disguised as an 81-year-old was caught trying to board a plane to New York with a fake passport, authorities say. The man, named as 32-year-old Jayesh Patel, was arrested at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Sunday. With a dyed white beard and large spectacles, Mr Patel...
Pope Francis has accused his critics of stabbing him in the back, and said he is "not afraid" of the Catholic Church splitting. Speaking after a trip to Africa, the Pope took issue with conservative clergymen who have criticised him. Those men do not "want good for the Church", but only...
British Airways says it will take "some time" for flights to get back to normal, despite the end of a two-day strike by pilots. Nearly 150 aircraft are out of place, along with more than 700 pilots and 4,000 cabin crew, it said. BA was forced to cancel almost all of...
US doctors are hoping to start offering women vaginal fluid transplants and have set up a programme to screen potential donors. They believe some women could benefit from a dose of healthy vaginal microbes to protect against an infection called bacterial vaginosis (BV). The Johns Hopkins University team say they were...
US President Donald Trump says talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan are "dead". "As far as I'm concerned, they are dead," he told White House reporters on Monday. Over the weekend Mr Trump cancelled secret plans to host a Taliban delegation in the US after...

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