Air strikes, fighting break Aleppo truce
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Air strikes, fighting break Aleppo truce
A stuntman filming an underground poker game scene for a hip-hop song was shot dead with a sawn-off firearm that should never have been on set, a Brisbane coroner has found."An accumulation of errors" resulted in the tragic death of Johann Ofner, coroner Donald MacKenzie said in inquest findings handed down in Brisbane on Tuesday.
Record flooding and heatwaves are predicted around the country. Some areas have seen the 'biggest rainfall' in at least 100 years. Find out more.
A French soldier has been killed in a mortar shelling attack on a base in Mali, the military says.The 24-year-old artilleryman, Alexandre Martin, was serving with France's anti-insurgent force Operation Barkhane, according to a statement from the French army.
The Pastor spat on the man to illustrate a bible story Jesus healed a blind man by spitting on his hands and then touching the man's eyes.Source: YouTube / Transformation Church
A Melbourne woman hit the jackpot in Saturday’s TattsLotto after playing the same numbers for nearly 50 years. Find out how she plans to spend her fortune.
The US State Department has ordered diplomats' family members to leave Ukraine, as US President Joe Biden weighs options for boosting America's military assets in Eastern Europe to counter a build-up of Russian troops.The order, which also allows US diplomats stationed at the embassy in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv to leave voluntarily, is one of the clearest signs yet that American officials are bracing for an aggressive Russian move in the region.
Tasmania has reported 619 new COVID-19 cases, with the number of people in hospital increasing by one.Forty-one people are in hospital, with 24 of those being treated for unrelated medical conditions, the state health department says.
Paramjeet Singh and Sandeep Walia had to be separated by friends after a wild argument about who would have to share a room with their new housemate.Both men came to Australia from India in 2014 to study and work and were living with two other friends at a home in Maidstone, in Melbourne's west.
A man found dead on a rural property in northwest Tasmania with significant head injuries was likely murdered, police say.The 59-year-old's body was discovered on Sunday night in the small town of Sprent after emergency services responded to reports a car was on fire.
The much-delayed electrification of a major rail line in Adelaide's north is now set for completion by April but not before another cost blowout to $842 million.The latest $127 million increase has largely been blamed on the COVID-19 pandemic, including manufacturing shutdowns and issues with bringing highly skilled workers into the state.
The earthquake struck the town of Wagin, 230km southeast of Perth, shortly before 5.30am on Tuesday. Find out how people reacted.
It is believed to be their country's shortest ever marriage. Find out more,
Parliamentarians in Honduras could be heard chanting "traitors" after a split in a party vote. Source: Reuters
South Korea has recorded more than 8000 new coronavirus infections for the first time as health authorities reshape the country's pandemic response to address a surge driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant.The 8571 new cases reported by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency on Tuesday followed three straight days exceeding 7000.
Economists generally believe it is highly unlikely the Reserve Bank of Australia will lift the cash rate before this year's federal election due by May.But Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is quick to remind voters such decisions are entirely up to the independent central bank.
A park in southwest Sydney has become the focus of an ongoing police investigation into the 2020 shooting murder of underworld figure Mejid Hamzy.Police said officers would search Deepwater Park, Panania, as well as a creek adjacent to Kelso Park South and Marco Reserve on Tuesday.
In the city, pigeons can be dismissed as "rats of the sky". In outback Australia, they're a rare and beautiful sight.
The owner of Chinese social media platform WeChat insists there is "no evidence of any hacking or third-party intrusion" in Prime Minister Scott Morrison's account.Coalition members have backed a boycott of WeChat in retaliation for the prime minister's account being taken over and rebranded as "Australian Chinese new life" earlier this month.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been given the chance to challenge at Britain's highest court a decision allowing him to be extradited to the United States to face 18 criminal charges including breaking a spying law.US authorities want Australian-born Assange, 50, currently in jail in London as he awaits a ruling on his extradition, to face trial on 18 counts relating to WikiLeaks' release of vast troves of confidential US military records and diplomatic cables which they said had put lives
Queensland's hospitals are "bearing up" to the COVID-19 outbreak which hasn't peaked as steeply as authorities expected, leaving them cautiously optimistic.Another 13 virus deaths and 10,212 new cases were recorded from 19,926 tests in the 24 hours to 6.