240 migrants die in 2 Libya shipwrecks: UN
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240 migrants die in 2 Libya shipwrecks: UN
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Honduran opposition leader Xiomara Castro has declared victory in the presidential election as initial results pointed to a landslide win.The result would put the left back in power for the first time since Castro's husband was ousted in a coup 12 years ago.
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Fears of the latest coronavirus variant have consumed the world, with cases popping up in ever more countries while experts sought to assess the true nature of the threat.Dubbed Omicron, there are worries that it could be more contagious and make vaccines less effective.
The Morrison government is sticking to its argument that Labor must agree to its version of an integrity commission before introducing legislation to parliament.The government says draft legislation has been available for scrutiny for some time but Labor says it does not go far enough.
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The Northern Territory has confirmed a man quarantining at the Centre for National Resilience in Howard Springs is infected with the Omicron COVID-19 variant.It is the first case of the new variant detected in the territory.
South Australia has tightened its border rules following the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.All international travellers and people arriving in SA from high-risk Australian locations will again be required to quarantine for 14 days.
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South Australia will take whatever action is necessary to protect people from the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, Premier Steven Marshall says.SA has already tightened its border restrictions for international arrivals, lifting the quarantine requirement from seven to 14 days.
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NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet said 141 travellers were added to the state's health quarantine facility. Source: ABC News
Four new COVID-19 cases have been detected in the Northern Territory as concern also spreads to a remote community forced into lockdown.Lajamanu, south of Darwin, will stay in lockdown until December 11 after the virus was detected in wastewater sampling.
Israel is set to ban the entry of all foreigners into the country, making it the first country to shut its borders completely in response to the potentially more contagious Omicron coronavirus variant.It also says it will reintroduce counter-terrorism phone-tracking technology in order to contain the spread of the variant.
Virgil Abloh, fashion's highest profile Black designer and the creative mind behind Louis Vuitton's menswear collection, has died of cancer, Vuitton's owner LVMH said.LVMH said Abloh, 41, had been battling cancer privately for years.
The UK will offer a COVID-19 booster shot to all adults in a bid to accelerate its vaccination program amid concern over the new Omicron coronavirus variant, as eight more cases were found in the country.Britain as a whole has reported 11 cases of the new variant, which the World Health Organisation said on Monday was likely to spread internationally and posed a very high risk of infection surges.
When Pat Shannon was contacted by the Australian army to ask if he was related to Peter Shannon, a shearer-turned-soldier who died in the trenches during World War I, he was absolutely positive he couldn't be.The self-professed family historian from New Ross, Ireland had been fascinated by his family tree since he was a boy and was convinced he knew all the Shannons in the small town, dating back for generations.
Western Australia's premier says it's too early to tell whether the state's reopening will be delayed and has warned mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations are here to stay.Mark McGowan expects WA will hit 80 per cent full vaccination by the end of next week, allowing him to set a date for a late-January or early-February reopening.