'Ethnic cleansing' taking place in CAR
'Ethnic cleansing' taking place in CAR
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.
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.
After facing her third murder trial, Ammie Douglass has once more been found guilty of killing a retired school teacher before stealing cash from his home west of Sydney.The Lithgow mother of two is due to appear for a NSW Supreme Court sentence hearing on Thursday where arguments will be made about how much jail time should be imposed for the 2016 murder of Christopher Whiteley.
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.
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.
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.
Supermarket shoppers can be seen wading through flooded stores while a major international airport has been brought to a standstill.
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
The British traveller refuted suggestion her photo gave off the wrong impressions.
San Francisco authorities have released video footage of former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband, Paul Pelosi, being struck by an intruder's hammer as police rushed into their home to stop the attack.The police body camera footage of the October 28 violence was released on Friday alongside a surveillance video showing the alleged attacker, David DePape, 42, smashing through a glass window to get into the couple's San Francisco home.
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
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The city of Memphis has released graphic video footage of the violent encounter between Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, and the five police officers charged with murder in his beating death after a traffic stop.One video clip shows officers dragging Nichols from the driver's seat of his car as he yells, "Damn, I didn't do anything .
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 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.
Footage reveals the terrifying moment a father and his young son discovered a snake on the slideSource: Reddit/xelfer
After 15 schooners, Alen Kovac drove to a Brisbane residence and took part in a home invasion that forced a family to leave and never return.A dispute between neighbours escalated into a violent attack after Kovac arrived to assist his mates - Russell and his son Trent Hirst - in April 2021, Brisbane District Court was told.
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.
Authorities say three people have died and at least one is missing after record levels of rainfall pounded New Zealand's largest city, causing widespread disruption.Prime Minister Chris Hipkins flew to Auckland on a military plane after a state of emergency was declared in the region.
Cop's beach towel idea on angry crocodile backfires. Source: Facebook/Fitzroy Crossing Notice Board