Athens secures bailout deal
Athens secures bailout deal
Peruvian President Dina Boluarte says she is considering moving up general elections to December of this year as the Andean leader struggles to keep a hold on protests that have left dozens dead.The change would need to be passed by Congress.
Prison officers at one of the most dangerous maximum security jails in NSW have begun a two-day strike demanding improved safety conditions.More than 150 officers from Parklea Correctional Centre in northwest Sydney took industrial action on Friday over what they say is the lowest pay in the country in a jail with some of the worst assault records in NSW.
Social media influencers who mislead their followers are facing a crackdown from the consumer watchdog as part of a push for more transparency.More than 100 influencers have been identified for investigation after tip-offs to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
The body of a missing Queensland mother has been uncovered in the back of a car hours after her son was charged over her disappearance.
ShutterstockBy the end of 2023, eligible people in all Australian states will be able to apply for voluntary assisted dying as the final three states’ laws will become operational this year. This year began with Queensland’s voluntary assisted dying law commencing operation on January 1. South Australia is to follow shortly, on January 31, with the New South Wales law to commence on November 28. These states join Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania, whose laws have been operating for more t
Supermarket shoppers can be seen wading through flooded stores while a major international airport has been brought to a standstill.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says the situation at the front remains "extremely acute," particularly in the eastern Donetsk region where Russia is stepping up an offensive.Zelenskiy reported major battles for Vuhledar, to the southwest of Donetsk, and Bakhmut, to the northeast.
A primary school-aged boy is fighting for his life after being hit by lightning at a beach near Wollongong on Australia Day.The nine-year-old boy was hit by the bolt while in the surf at Warilla Beach at Barrack Point, Surf Life Saving NSW said.
Footage reveals the terrifying moment a father and his young son discovered a snake on the slideSource: Reddit/xelfer
A German Leopard 2 heavy battle tank of the type destined for Ukraine. Getty ImagesThe recent decision by Olaf Scholz’s German government to supply Ukraine with Leopard 2 tanks – after weeks of clear reluctance to provoke Vladimir Putin – was more than a domestic policy shift. It also demonstrated how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could prove to be a tipping point in a long-running battle of ideas between two schools of thought in the field of international affairs. Scholars refer to the two camp
A couple had to take matters into their own hands when their suitcase was 'lost' for months according to the airline. Read more here.
A man has drowned and two others have been taken to hospital after being rescued from the water at a Sydney beach.The three men were swimming with friends at Shelly Beach in Cronulla when they got into difficulty in the sea.
The FBI says it has secretly hacked and disrupted a prolific ransomware gang called Hive, a manoeuvre that allowed the bureau to thwart the group from collecting more than $US130 million ($A183 million) in ransomware demands from more than 300 victims.At a news conference, US Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy US Attorney General Lisa Monaco said government hackers broke into Hive's network and put the gang under surveillance, surreptitiously stealing the
The man who carried out a pepper-spray attack on a US Capitol Police officer who died the day after the 2021 riot was sentenced to 80 months in prison on Friday with credit for time already served in pre-trial detention.Julian Khater, 32, who admitted in a guilty plea he had used the pepper spray against Officer Brian Sicknick and at least two other officers, told US District Judge Thomas Hogan the rash actions he took that day were not in his nature, and he wishes he could take them back.
Amid growing excitement about Jay Vine's Grand Tour credentials, the only Australian to win the Tour de France is looking forward to seeing his abilities first-hand.Cadel Evans says the multiple climbs up the steep Challambra Crescent might be tailor-made for Vine in Sunday's Great Ocean Road Race.
Cop's beach towel idea on angry crocodile backfires. Source: Facebook/Fitzroy Crossing Notice Board
Senior government officials dismissed legal advice that labelled the controversial robodebt scheme illegal, a royal commission has been told.The commission examining the Centrelink debt recovery program was told law firm Clayton Utz prepared draft advice on the legality of the scheme in 2018 but it was not acted on.
A privately rented garage where the two-day search for a Gold Coast mother ended in tragedy is being scoured for evidence into her suspected homicide.The body of 61-year-old Wendy Sleeman was discovered in a blue Honda jazz stored at a unit complex in Brisbane's inner north on Thursday.
Asteroid 20223 BU's path in red, with green showing the orbit of geosynchronous satellites. NASA/JPL-CaltechThere are hundreds of millions of asteroids in our Solar System, which means new asteroids are discovered quite frequently. It also means close encounters between asteroids and Earth are fairly common. Some of these close encounters end up with the asteroid impacting Earth, occasionally with severe consequences. A recently discovered asteroid, named 2023 BU, has made the news because today
NSW domestic violence victims will have easier access to housing through concessions on stamp duty and rental bond loans if the Perrottet government is re-elected.At the same time, Labor has pledged to build a domestic violence support centre in Sydney's southwest for migrant and refugee women.