25 May 2020


Massive Storm Wreaks Havoc in Western Australia (23)
Canberra, May 25, 2020, SPA - A massive storm has wreaked havoc on the coastal areas of Western Australia, including the state capital Perth, dpa reported. The Australian State Emergency Services (SES) said it has responded to hundreds of calls for help overnight and Monday morning. The strongest wind gust of 126 kilometers per hour was recorded at Cape Leeuwin in the state's south-west, the Bureau of Meteorology said today.
RUGBY/ Kruis, Parkes to play in Japan next season (18)
REUTERS May 25, 2020 at 14:53 JST England lock George Kruis and Welsh center Hadleigh Parkes will play in Japan for the Panasonic Wild Knights next season, the Top League club said on Monday. The pair are expected to arrive in Japan in November ahead of the 2021 Top League season, which begins in January.
CEO buys struggling New Zealand media company for $1 (17)
By NICK PERRY , Associated Press, Associated Press 2020/05/25 08:40 WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - One of New Zealand's largest media organizations will be sold for a single dollar to its chief executive, the owners announced Monday. The organization Stuff prints many of the nation's daily newspapers and runs a popular news website of the same name.
Bushfire-hit Australians still in tents as virus slows recovery (9)
Published May 25, 2020, 5:59 PM By Agence France-Presse Victims of Australia's catastrophic bushfires are still living in tents, garages and makeshift shelters months after the blazes ended, with efforts to rebuild their lives hampered by the coronavirus pandemic. Wayne Keft, whose home was destroyed by the fires, says recovery has been ‘slow and difficult' for many (AFP / Saeed KHAN / MANILA BULLETIN)
China denies using Coronavirus to grow presence in South China Sea (10)
China's foreign minister is dismissing claims that the country is exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to expand its footprint in the South China Sea, labeling such accusations as "sheer nonsense." world Updated: May 25, 2020 10:36 IST Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal Beijing China has maintained its presence in the South China Sea throughout the virus outbreak.
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