Air strikes mark end of Syria ceasefire
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Air strikes mark end of Syria ceasefire
South Australia has reported another 1846 COVID-19 cases, along with five more deaths, as the state moves to reduce some local restrictions.From Saturday density limits in hospitality venues will rise from 25 per cent to 50 per cent for seated patrons.
Former television host Andrew O'Keefe has been refused bail after a woman he allegedly kicked and punched had to bite her way out of his chokehold, a magistrate has been told.The Former Seven Network presenter appeared via AVL in Sydney's Central Local Court on Friday with his lawyer saying her client acted in "self-defence".
International tourists could be allowed to come back to Australia before Easter, according to the prime minister.As Omicron cases continue to surge across the country, Scott Morrison said tourists and other international travellers could be allowed back once case numbers subside.
Despite an increase in Covid-related deaths, daily case numbers have dropped off. Read the latest update here.
An Australian pharmaceutical firm that's developing a world first virus-killing nasal spray is set to list on the ASX.Firebrick Pharma co-founder Dr Peter Molloy told AAP he's been working on the spray, called Nasodine, for almost a decade, as a treatment for the common cold.
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.
A laundry basket can eliminate the need for shopping bags at Aldi.
A member of Ukraine's National Guard has opened fire on his fellow soldiers, killing five people and wounding five more, Ukraine's Interior Ministry says.The serviceman was detained by police but his motives remain unclear.
Australia will seek a "please explain" from the World Health Organisation following reports of racist behaviour in the region.Current and former WHO staffers have accused the top director of the organisation in the Western Pacific of racist, unethical and abusive behaviour, undermining its efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic, the Associated Press has reported.
Australia's religious leaders have called for the release of asylum seekers in detention following the Novak Djokovic controversy.The star tennis player, who arrived to compete in the Australian Open, was detained by immigration authorities in Melbourne's Park Hotel and deported a fortnight ago after failing to meet the country's vaccination requirements for international visitors.
ShutterstockEven before the pandemic, recent research shows most Australian teachers worked an average of 140 to 150% (one-and-a-half times) of their paid hours in a typical week. And they’re not necessarily getting to focus on aspects of the job they believe are important, such as actual teaching. In fact, the same research shows teachers spend, on average, 1.5 times as many hours on non-teaching tasks, such as administration and compliance reporting, as they do on face-to-face teaching. Adding
The Prime Minister has addressed the now-viral images of him and the former Australian of the Year. Read what he had to say here.
Sweden's government has given the go-ahead for the building of a storage facility to keep the country's spent nuclear fuel safe for the next 100,000 years.What to do with nuclear waste has been a major headache since the world's first nuclear plants came on line in the 1950s and 1960s.
Burkina Faso's new military leader says he will bring security and order back to the conflict-ridden nation and unite the country, but warned that betrayal wouldn't be tolerated by the new regime.Lieutenant Colonel Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba, leader of the Patriotic Movement for Safeguarding and Restoration, spoke on Thursday evening in his first public address to the nation since seizing power from President Roch Marc Christian Kabore earlier this week.
A 19-year-old has filmed her experience as floods left her stranded in the outback. Find out why viewers are gobsmacked.
Nearly a quarter of Australians have little to no knowledge about the Holocaust, the genocide perpetrated by the Nazi regime that killed some six million Jews during the Second World War.That's despite Australia having one of the largest per capita number of Holocaust survivors in the world.
Children aged 16 and older are set to become eligible for COVID-19 boosters as schools go back and states brace for daily infection tallies to climb.It follows Australia's deadliest pandemic day so far, with 93 virus deaths reported on Friday.
He had complained of hernia pain for about a decade but once the 67-year-old had surgery, doctors made an amazing discovery. WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT.
The subvariant has become dominant in one country and is spreading to the vaccinated with greater ease. Find out more.
Melanie Ham, who amassed 815,000 YouTube subscribers, passed away from cancer. She was only 36.