21 killed in Nigeria bomb blast
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21 killed in Nigeria bomb blast
A riot among inmates at a prison in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Colima has left nine prisoners dead and seven injured.The Public Safety Department said the riot on Tuesday originated in a fight between two rival groups of inmates in a cell block.
ShutterstockIf you’re a parent, chances are that, like me, you are frantically trying to get a head start on the new school year. In coping with the stress of COVID-19 lockdowns, restrictions, empty shelves in stores, working from home and minimal communications by schools over the holidays, we’ve turned to our virtual community of friends for help. Let’s face it, most of us probably don’t have the time to or simply can’t pop in for a cuppa with one of the other parents to just have a chat. And
The "virtual fatigue" felt by so many of us will change the way Australia lives and works, a survey shows.Years of tapping to seek advice or treatment, order food, try to learn, or see colleagues and friends are taking their toll.
The Northern Territory has reported another 492 COVID-19 infections with the government conceding the virus is "everywhere".But Health Minister Natasha Fyles says public health measures to contain the outbreak are working.
A Melbourne-based group has been chosen to redevelop an old gasworks site in Adelaide, with the $459 million plan expected to generate up to 1000 ongoing jobs.South Australian Treasurer Rob Lucas says the MAB Corporation has been selected as the preferred bidder to acquire, remediate and develop the 5.
A memorial has been planned for the "sweet, innocent" girl whose body was found in a barrel northwest of Sydney.
A NSW man has lost his licence and been charged with drink-driving after being nabbed by police twice on Australia Day.Police charged the man with two high-range drink-driving offences after being stopped twice within hours in the state's north on Wednesday.
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Victoria is rushing to get children vaccinated before school returns, as COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations continue to stabilise.The state recorded 15 deaths and 13,755 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, including 6130 from PCR tests and 7625 from rapid antigen tests.
Britain is not ruling out sanctions targeted at Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin in person if Russia invades Ukraine, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says.US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider personal sanctions on Putin if Russia invades Ukraine, as Western leaders stepped up military preparations and made plans to shield Europe from a potential energy supply shock.
Victoria has recorded one of its highest daily death tolls of the pandemic, after 35 people died with COVID-19.The state posted 13,507 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including 6533 from PCR tests and 6974 from rapid antigen tests.
A cross-party parliamentary committee says the government has not allowed enough scrutiny of $1.5 billion in COVID-19 pandemic spending and some health measures.
ShutterstockSome people habitually crack their joints, others can’t, and many are irritated by those who do. So what’s going on? Why do people do it, is it harmful, what makes the noises, and what would happen if our joints weren’t able to crack? Before going on, it’s important to note we’re talking here about people cracking their own joints. This is also known as “self-manipulation”. But when a physiotherapist or chiropractor cracks (or manipulates) your spine, what makes the noises is the sam
Authorities are investigating whether culturally significant Aboriginal rock carvings on Tasmania's rugged northwest coast have been deliberately damaged.The state's Parks and Wildlife Service received a report on Monday that petroglyphs at Sundown Point had "changed".
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have regained full control of al-Sina'a prison in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka and all remaining Islamic State militants had surrendered, spokesman Farhad Shami says.At least 200 prison inmates and militants and 30 security forces have died since IS militants attacked the jail on Thursday in a bid to free their members, officials have said.
The annual report from the International Shark Attack File shows there was an increase in shark bites in 2021.
Sydney's popular Gordons Bay is a much-loved beauty spot but locals were enraged hours after the unsavoury act of some beachgoers. Find out more.
A doctor who handed out 149 fake vaccination exemptions over two years and altered a letter from Victoria's deputy chief health officer has been banned from practising.John Piesse was this week reprimanded under national law, following action by the Medical Board of Australia in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson played no part in authorising the removal of animals from Kabul during the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan last year, and emails suggesting he did are wrong, a minister says.Johnson, whose premiership is under immense pressure over allegations of parties at his Downing Street office during COVID-19 lockdowns, has dismissed as nonsense accusations that he intervened to ensure the safety of the Nowzad rescue charity's animals run by ex-British soldier
Russian authorities have added imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny and some of his top allies to the country's registry of terrorists and extremists, the latest move in a multi-pronged crackdown on opposition supporters, independent media and human rights activists.Navalny, Russian President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critic, and eight of his allies -- including top aides Lyubov Sobol and Georgy Alburov -- were on Tuesday added to the registry by Russia's Federal Financial Monitoring Serv