240 migrants die in 2 Libya shipwrecks: UN
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240 migrants die in 2 Libya shipwrecks: UN
Berlin is ruling out arms deliveries to Ukraine in the stand-off with Russia for now, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht says, a few days after Britain started supplying Kyiv with anti-tank weapons.A bipartisan group of US senators also promised weapons to Ukraine, which could include missiles, small arms and boats, to help the country defend itself from a potential invasion amid a Russian military build-up on its borders.
The United States, United Kingdom and Germany have rejected allegations that their governments financed protests that have shaken the Balkan country's populist government.The embassies of the allied countries issued a joint statement that described the accusations as "damaging".
Retired general Yair Golan spent a significant part of his military career serving in the occupied West Bank, protecting Jewish settlements. Today, he is one of their most vocal critics.
New online safety measures to protect Australians on the internet will come into force this weekend, giving the national regulator more powers to take action against abuse.From Sunday, the eSafety commissioner will be able to compel tech companies to consistently report how they are responding to online harm.
GettyImagesA geopolitical earthquake could begin within weeks. As a string of bilateral crisis talks predictably falter, further military aggression by Russia against Ukraine seems all too probable. If this comes to pass, the shock waves will likely be fast, wide and highly disruptive, potentially activating “tripwires” in the global security environment far beyond the edge of Europe. Aotearoa New Zealand’s geographical distance will be no defence against the rolling consequences of a protracted
A man has been charged by West Australian police with allegedly detonating a homemade bomb on a busy street in Perth's inner-north.Police say the improvised explosive device was ignited in an area between two restaurants on Newcastle Street in Leederville about 1.
The Omicron wave gripping Victoria is costing its economy $30 million a week, a fraction of the losses felt by the state during last year's sixth lockdown.Treasurer Tim Pallas on Friday revealed the Victorian economy is faring much better in the so-called "shadow lockdown" than it did amid the previous Delta wave.
A trove of leaked photos have revealed what's inside the decadent getaway known as the Putin Palace. See them here.
The 21-year-old woke up to find the doctor asleep across from her after he allegedly gave her sleeping pills. Find out more.
Four people have been charged over the alleged abduction of a child in Sydney's northwest.Officers from Riverstone Police Area Command were called to Midlands Terrace, Stanhope Gardens about 12.
The state has reported a concerning 186 Covid deaths since Monday. Find out more.
Justin Stein has been charged with murdering Charlise Mutten. His mum has spoken about her son as he prepares to face court.
Austrian MPs have passed a bill making COVID-19 vaccinations compulsory while authorities in France and Israel have announced an easing of pandemic restrictions.Lawmakers in Austria's lower house of parliament voted 137 to 33 to approve the mandate, which will apply to all residents of Austria aged 18 and over from February 1.
Health Minister Greg Hunt has likened claims rapid antigen tests were being requisitioned to the Commonwealth to a scam, as police lead a new crackdown on price gouging for the tests.Mr Hunt slapped down allegations rapid tests were being diverted from the Queensland government or from businesses.
A woman’s complaint about Australia Post delivery drivers has been met with backlash online, with some people saying the disgruntled customer needs to “get a grip”.The Queensland woman posted a video clip of two drivers sorting through numerous packages lying on the grass to the Facebook group Australia Post Complaints on Thursday night.Their delivery trucks can be seen parked nearby with the doors wide open. Source: Facebook
A speeding motorcyclist has died on live television after he rode into the path of an oncoming car.
State Emergency Service crews are on alert amid forecasts of heavy rain and flash flooding across parts of South Australia in coming days.The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for a large area stretching from the state's northwest to the Eyre Peninsula coast.
A tearful and apologetic Adele has postponed a series of Las Vegas concerts because half of her crew was sick with COVID-19 and the pandemic has caused delivery delays.The British superstar had been scheduled to start a three-month residence at the Caesars Palace Hotel on Friday in what were to be her first live appearances since 2017.
Peru has declared an environmental emergency after announcing that 21 beaches on the Pacific coast were contaminated by an oil spill at a refinery following surging waves caused by the eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga.President Pedro Castillo said a committee will be formed to propose ways of dealing with the crisis, in keeping with national policies aimed at protecting the environment.
Nathan Zamprogno taught across Sydney's private Christian schools for 20 years, but he says once a school discovered his sexuality, he was sacked."When I was challenged about my sexuality, I answered honestly and I was told there was no place for me at the school the following year - the connection was crystal clear," he said.