Bomb blasts near Tikrit kill 23
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Bomb blasts near Tikrit kill 23
Troubled former television host Andrew O'Keefe has been granted bail in the NSW Supreme Court to attend a rehabilitation centre.The 50-year-old appeared from Silverwater jail on Monday via video link and thanked the judge following multiple failed attempts at securing bail.
After getting their car bogged in the Queensland bush, a toddler and three adults have been found safe and well thanks to a message in the sand. Find out more.
Getty ImagesThe World Health Organization’s newly released report on regulating cross-border alcohol marketing raises the alarm for countries like Australia and New Zealand, given their light touch towards alcohol advertising. Alcohol is widely consumed in Australasia but there is ongoing tension over how much restraint, if any, should be placed on the marketing of these products. Australia and New Zealand are at the unrestrained end of the marketing continuum. Both countries rely on industry-le
Scott Morrison has been roasted by Chinese state media over his 'anti-China crusade' and it's fair to say they have not held back. Find out more.
Giulio Ciccone went solo in the finale to win the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, a 177-km mountain trek between Rivarolo Canavese and Cogne.Behind him Richard Carapaz survived an early scare when he was involved in a pile-up to retain the overall lead from Australian Jai Hindley.
Modern Aussies have little interest in traditional funerals - they're more for being farewelled at a beach or bowlo before being pressed into a jewel, rocketed into space in a firework or tattooed into someone's skin.Increasingly, conventional services are being boycotted in favour of informal gathering as families look for alternative ways to celebrate loved ones who might not otherwise have opted to have a funeral at all, research shows.
South Australia will consider lifting its mask mandate for high school students with Premier Peter Malinauskas hoping the COVID-19 restriction can go.The state's Emergency Management Council meets on Tuesday with the mask requirement for secondary students among a number of issues to be considered.
Leader Barnaby Joyce has suggested the Nationals did not suffer the same election swings against them as their Liberal colleagues due to voters knowing what the party stood for.The Nationals retained every incumbent seat they contested on Saturday, as well as gaining a new senator in NSW.
A second person has died in a rare tornado that hit a small community in northern Michigan, US state police say.The person was in their 70s and lived in a mobile home park, Derrick Carroll said.
The White House has issued a statement after US President Joe Biden called Anthony Albanese to congratulate him on his Australian election victory and underline the strength of their countries' alliance."President Biden reaffirmed the United States' steadfast commitment to the US-Australia alliance and his intent to work closely with the new government to make it stronger still," the statement issued on Sunday said.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned both major parties that voters are sick of adversarial politics, as the Greens look at winning three federal seats in Brisbane.With more than 70 per cent of the ballots counted on Monday, the Liberal National Party's primary vote has slumped 4.
US President Joe Biden is set to launch a new Indo-Pacific trade pact designed to signal US dedication to the region and address the need for stability in commerce after the chaos caused by the pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The US president will also devote great attention to the informal alliance known as the Quad.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese can expect an invitation to visit the Ukraine capital when the war-torn European nation's president calls.Ukrainian ambassador to Australia Vasyl Myroshnychenko says there will soon be a call between Mr Albanese and President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and an official invitation will be extended.
Sydney's record year of rainfall is far from over, with heavy showers set to fall on the city until Thursday. Find out more here.
The incoming prime minister says he expects Australia's rocky relationship with China to continue. Source: ABC News
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet begins a visit to China on Monday, the first trip by a holder of the office since 2005.The visit comes amid concerns that it could lead to an endorsement rather than scrutiny of China's rights record.
Scott Morrison has been dramatically turfed from office with voters flocking to independents and the Greens in a stunning election result that will see Labor form government.
Anthony Albanese is set for victory in Australia's 2022 Federal Election.
There is hope the Tamil family taken from their home in Biloela four years ago will return for daughter Tharnicaa's fifth birthday in just under three weeks.Incoming federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers wants the family to return to the central Queensland town "as soon as possible" and is expecting to be briefed on the matter this week.
Australia's incoming Prime Minister has received a congratulatory call from his US counterpart. Read what President Joe Biden had to say.