Egyptian al-Qaeda cleric killed in strike
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Egyptian al-Qaeda cleric killed in strike
AAP/Lukas CochThe federal election is on Saturday. Polls close at 6pm local time; that means 6pm AEST in the eastern states, 6:30pm in SA and the NT and 8pm in WA. 124 of the 151 House of Representatives seats are in the eastern time zone, 12 combined in SA and the NT and 15 in WA. The Coalition notionally holds 76 of the 151 seats, Labor 69 and there are six crossbenchers. Gains and losses for parties and crossbenchers will be measured against this. This does not include Craig Kelly’s defection
Environmental scientists see flora, fauna and phenomena the rest of us rarely do. In this series, we’ve invited them to share their unique photos from the field. While most people go out of their way to avoid snakes, we’re the opposite. We’re crazy about snakes. As wildlife photographers, we’ve spent months in the Australian bush and in overseas jungles tracking down beautiful snakes. Photographing snakes is no easy task. Apart from wild weather, long hours, biting insects and lack of sleep, the
The former US president was attempting to condemn Russian leader Vladimir Putin when he made the unfortunate mistake. Find out what it was.
Vangelis, the Greek composer whose rousing electronic theme music for the Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire was one of the best-known film scores of the 1980s, has died at the age of 79, the Athens News Agency says.Citing an announcement from his lawyers' office, ANA said Vagelis died late on Tuesday without giving a cause of death.
A major international outlet has breached the New Zealand budget embargo, publishing market-sensitive information an hour ahead of its scheduled release.The Wall Street Journal published key details of the budget at 1pm NZST on Thursday contrary to coverage conditions.
The Australian share market has rallied to snap a four-week losing streak, with nearly every sector in the green after China took measures to prop up its econony.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index finished on Friday up 81.
Owen Wright's bid to win back his WSL Championship Tour spot has hit another snag after the Australian was an early elimination at the Sydney Surf Pro.Wright couldn't make it past the round of 96 at Manly Beach on Thursday after finishing third in his four-man heat.
On the anniversary of his mother's death, Henry Pashley takes flowers to the intersection in Melbourne's east where she was hit by a car and killed.He stands for a long time and watches the cars making careful right hand turns, from Railway Ave into Morinda St in Ringwood East.
The Greens leader spoke with Yahoo News Australia about his party's key objectives in tackling the climate crisis. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom.
Australia has recorded its second official case of monkeypox with NSW confirming its first case after Victoria.NSW Health had flagged the case of a man in his 40s who returned recently from Europe and confirmed the infection after further tests on Friday evening.
Israel's ruling coalition has become a minority in parliament after an Arab lawmaker from a left-wing party quit, leaving Prime Minister Naftali Bennett with a more precarious grip on power.The defection by Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi, who in a letter circulated in Israeli media said she was pulling her support for the government on ideological grounds, leaves Bennett controlling 59 of the 120 seats in the Knesset.
North Korea has reported more than 200,000 new patients suffering from fever for a fifth consecutive day as the country fights its first confirmed coronavirus outbreak.The ongoing COVID wave, declared last week, has fuelled concerns over a lack of vaccines, inadequate medical infrastructure and a potential food crisis in the country of 25 million that has refused outside help and kept its borders shut.
What does it mean to have a hung parliament? A former Liberal leader has blasted Scott Morrison's claims on the matter as 'nonsense'. See why.
The listing for the fire-damaged, 12-room boarding house in Newtown has raised some eyebrows over the wording in the ad. See what it said.
Russia's Gazprom has informed Finland it will halt flows of natural gas, Gasum says, after the Finnish state-owned gas wholesaler refused to pay its Russian supplier in rubles.Gazprom Export has demanded that European countries pay for Russian gas supplies in rubles because of sanctions imposed over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
Foodies with a taste for crocodile have been warned eating the apex predator may trigger dangerous food allergies.A new study by James Cook University says for those allergic to fish, one bite of the reptile's meat could lead to life-threatening anaphylaxis.
Rajasthan Royals booked a spot in the Indian Premier League play-offs qualifier after edging Chennai Super Kings by five wickets on Friday.Rajasthan overtook Lucknow Super Giants on run-rate to finish second in the regular season standings.
ShutterstockEarly in the election campaign, on April 14, we learned that Australia’s unemployment rate had slipped below 4% in March, to 3.95% – the lowest rate in 48 years. But the Coalition was denied the bragging rights that would flow from an unemployment rate beginning with “3” because of a Bureau of Statistics convention of quoting the rate to only one decimal place, which meant the rate was presented as “4.0%”, the same as the month before (when it was actually 4.04%). Thursday’s figure,
The New Zealand town of Levin has been lashed by a tornado which damaged houses, destroyed fences and unearthed trees.A low pressure system passing to New Zealand's south brought a number of fronts packed with severe gale-force winds, thunderstorms and hail to North Island on Friday.
ShutterstockThere is increasing recognition of the important role sleep plays in our brain health. Growing evidence suggests disturbed sleep may increase the risk of developing dementia. I and University of Sydney colleagues have published a new study showing treating sleep apnoea in older adults with mild cognitive impairment can improve memory, but not other areas of cognition, in the short term. As there is no current treatment or cure for dementia, increasing efforts have focused on developi