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Kenya's elections chief has declared Deputy President William Ruto the winner of a tight presidential race but some senior election officials disowned the result, fuelling fears of widespread violence like that seen after previous disputed polls.Hailing the electoral commission as "heroes" after he was declared the winner on Monday, Ruto said: "There is no looking back.
Nicholas Evans, the British author who penned the bestselling novel "The Horse Whisperer," has died aged 72.United Agents said Evans died "suddenly" on August 9 following a heart attack.
A pleasant day out by a babbling river turned into a sudden fight for survival as disaster struck. Watch the video.
A TikTok trend has been slammed for its scaring young children. Here's why experts are horrified by the videos.
It has since been revealed Scott Morrison was sworn into a fourth government portfolio. Read more.
The young woman filmed herself locked inside the salon and has spoken of the 'unprofessional' service where she had to blow-dry her own hair. Find out more.
ShutterstockThe NSW government’s industrial dispute with rail unions over the new intercity trains is tipped to add hundreds of millions of dollars to costs on Australia’s largest infrastructure project that has already blown out by billions. But even without overruns pushing the cost of the driverless-train project to more than A$55 billion, the economics of the “Sydney Metro” project are questionable – in particular the decision to cannibalise parts of the existing Sydney train network to crea
“Strategic ambiguity” – the policy that has underpinned the West’s defence of Taiwan for half a century or more – rests on another ambiguity: Taiwan’s status in international law. And that status matters because it could help us answer three questions: does China have a legal right to restore control over its own territory by force? do Taiwan and its allies have a legal right to resist such an attack? might Taiwan even have the right to declare independence? The islands we know as Taiwan have be
A woman was found dead in a Victorian creek this morning, with police believing her to be the dog walker reported missing on Monday. Find out more.
Bingo Industries faces fines of $10 million or more after pleading guilty to criminal cartel offences where prices were allegedly fixed for demolition waste services in Sydney.The waste management firm has been accused in the Federal Court of fixing the prices of skip bins and waste processing services with two competitors Skips Bin Services and Aussie Skips Recycling in 2019.
A Woolies customer was appalled by the state of his delivery, but not everyone has been sympathetic. Find out why.
Development checks on young children will be expanded across South Australia with the launch of two pilot programs.The programs will boost screening of children up to the age of five, with key checks at 12 and 18 months, as well as at two, three and four years old.
If nuclear war broke out, Australia may be the best place to survive.Researchers have analysed the impact nuclear weapon detonation would have on global food supply, finding massive fires and soot in the atmosphere would lead to food shortages and famine.
Explosions have rocked an ammunition depot and disrupted trains in Russian-annexed Crimea, the latest such incident in a region Moscow uses as a supply line for its war in Ukraine.Kyiv tauntingly hinted at involvement, which, if true, could show new capability to strike deeper into Russian territory, potentially changing the dynamic of the six-month conflict.
Critically endangered smoky mice have been released into the NSW wild where they once thrived, in a bid to help the species' survival.Environment Minister James Griffin says 13 of the rare native mice have been released in a national park southwest of Sydney, marking a significant milestone in the recovery of the species from the brink of extinction.
The 35-year-old's sister has revealed the mother's ongoing battle. Find out more.
India will aim to become a developed nation within 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said in a national day address, with policies to support domestic production in power, defence and digital technology.Speaking from the 17th-century Red Fort in New Delhi as India celebrates its 75th year of independence from British colonial rule, Modi on Monday exhorted youth to "aim big" and give their best years for the cause of the country.
US stocks rose on Monday with megacap growth shares, extending the market's recent rally amid investor optimism the Federal Reserve can achieve a soft landing for the economy.6 per cent, while Microsoft Corp rose 0.
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A man says people have been flocking to his doorstep every day just to take photos. But some have caused damage to his Notting Hill property.