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    Putting China's potent national drink, the fiery Baijiu, back on the drinks list
     27 May 2017
    China's national drink, baijiu, is a clear, potent spirit that can range anywhere between 40-70 per cent in alcohol content.
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    Ramadan: Controversy in Pakistan over increased penalties for fast-breakers
    27 May: In Pakistan, as Ramadan fasting period approaches, controversy rages over a push to hike penalties for eating or drinking in public.... more
    Rocket Lab launches first rocket into space from New Zealand site — will Australia follow?
    26 May: New Zealand enter the space market, after a private company launches a rocket partly made of carbon fibre, with engines made from a 3D printer, into space.... more
    Donald Trump talks tough, with only a couple of slips, on first foreign trip as US President
    26 May: The US President's first overseas trip was choreographed in extremis. But there were some gaffes, firm handshakes and a lack of hand-holding. When Donald Trump returns home, it'll be back to the grindstone and yet more questions about Russia.... more
    Australia urged to spend more on 'criminally underfunded' Antarctic program
    26 May: Australia claims 42 per cent of Antarctica but is being outspent by China, as environmental advocates call for more transparency from Beijing on its intentions for the ice continent.... more
    The dying process: What to expect when someone is close to death
    26 May: Hollywood has done a lousy job of preparing us for a death from an illness or 'natural causes'.... more
    Jupiter: First data from Juno mission reveals massive cyclones and aurorae
    26 May: Jupiter's atmosphere features massive cyclonic storms — some as large as 1,400 kilometres in diameter —and powerful aurorae, NASA scientists say, publishing the first findings of the Juno spacecraft hurtling around the gas giant.... more
    Manchester attack: UK authorities investigating Abedi's possible links to radical Islamist groups
    25 May: British intelligence authorities are investigating links between Salman Abedi, the suspected Manchester bomber, and radical Islamist groups in Libya, where his father and younger brother have been arrested.... more
    How Schapelle Corby the cover girl was born
    25 May: Editor of Woman's Day, Fiona Connolly, saw gossip mag gold in Schapelle Corby. But not everyone agreed with her.... more
    Jakarta bombing linked to Islamic State, Indonesian police say
    25 May: The dual suicide bombing in Jakarta that killed three police officers and injured 10 was linked to the Islamic State group, local police confirm.... more

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