Published 21 hours ago Share close panel Share page Copy link About sharing Image source, EPA By Yvette Tan BBC News Chinese President Xi Jinping, in his annual New Year’s Eve address, reiterated his claim that Taiwan would “surely be reunified” with China. His message comes ahead of Taiwan’s crucial 13 January elections that will determine the island’s cross-strait policy for the next four years. He also struck a stronger tone than last year’s message, where he spoke of Taiwan being part of the “same family”. China has ramped up…
Published 12 minutes ago Share close panel Share page Copy link About sharing Image source, Getty Images A Pakistani court has jailed Imran Khan and his wife for seven years after voiding their marriage, in the latest sentence against the ex-prime minister. The court ruled that Khan’s 2018 marriage with Bushra Bibi, a faith healer, was un-Islamic and illegal. He is already in jail for corruption. Last Wednesday, a week before a general election, the pair were convicted of profiting from state gifts. Khan, 71, has said the numerous cases…
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Published 11 minutes ago Share close panel Share page Copy link About sharing Image source, Getty Images By Fiona Nimoni BBC News A teenage boy has been killed in a shark attack at a popular holiday and surfing spot in South Australia, police have said. The body was recovered from the water after the attack, near Ethel Beach in the Innes National Park on the Yorke Peninsula, officers said. A local resident told ABC News Thursday’s attack was the first fatal one at the resort that he was aware of….