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Libya has witnessed truly chaotic scenes as the country descends further into disarray.
Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko has used a speech to threaten military retaliation against anybody who attacked his country, as tensions over the war in neighbouring Ukraine remained high.Speaking on Saturday on the eve of the country's Independence Day, Lukashenko said he had ordered his armed forces to target "the decision-making centres" of Western capitals in the event of an attack on Belarus, adding: "Don't touch us - and we won't touch you," according to state news agency Belta.
Tasmania has launched a review into how a pedophile nurse had worked in a children's ward of Launceston General Hospital amid harrowing evidence from victims at an inquiry.Premier Jeremy Rockliff on Sunday said the state government will establish a Child Safe Governance Review of the hospital and its human resources, to focus on the handling of serious misconduct such as institutional child sexual abuse.
The haunting last moments of Joshua James Connell, from Canberra, were captured on CCTV.
At least three people have been killed and dozens of homes damaged by blasts in the Russian city of Belgorod near the Ukraine border, the regional governor says.Ukrainian forces, meanwhile, have struck a Russian military base in occupied southern Ukraine.
The South Australian Liberals are set to retain the prized state seat of Bragg in a by-election forced by the resignation of former deputy premier Vickie Chapman, but not before being pushed to the wire.With only postal and pre-poll votes to count this week, Liberal Jack Batty is clinging to a narrow lead over Labor's Alice Rolls after another big swing to the ALP.
Retired tennis player Ash Barty has been named person of the year at the 2022 NAIDOC Awards.Barty, a proud Ngaragu woman, was the first Australian woman since Evonne Goolagong Cawley to hold the no.
Clinics are shutting down abortion services in the nation's second-largest state after the Texas Supreme Court blocked an order briefly allowing the procedure to resume in some cases, the latest in legal scrambles taking place across the US following the reversal of Roe v Wade.The Friday night ruling stopped a three-day-old order by a Houston judge who said clinics could resume abortions up to six weeks into pregnancy.
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Independent ACT senator David Pocock is open to backing Labor's 43 per cent emissions reduction by 2030 target if it has "integrity".While Senator Pocock wants to see a higher target, he would welcome the less ambitious goal to ensure action started on combating climate change.
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Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong says the government is committed to the "highest" nuclear non-proliferation standards when it comes to securing new nuclear submarines.Her comments come ahead of her visit with the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday.
More than a million have spilled onto the streets of London to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the UK's first Pride parade, festooning the British capital with a spectacle of rainbow flags, glitter and sequins.After two years of cancellations because of the coronavirus pandemic, the parade came half a century after Britain's first march to celebrate Pride in 1972 in London.
Defence Minister Richard Marles is urging patience as investigators finalise their probe into "shameful" alleged war crimes by Australian troops in Afghanistan.The acting prime minister said it was important to allow federal police to follow through on the evidence unearthed by former NSW judge Paul Brereton.
Anti-terrorism powers available to NSW Police should be wound back because they aren't able to use them correctly, the law enforcement watchdog says.The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission's (LECC) latest tri-annual report on NSW Police's use of anti-terror powers has given a bruising assessment of the force's use of legislation.
The victim’s father said she had previously reported the defendant to the authorities out of fear he would attack her.
The Israeli military says it has shot down three unmanned aircraft launched by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah heading toward an area where an Israeli gas platform was recently installed in the Mediterranean Sea.The launch of the aircraft on Saturday appeared to be an attempt by Hezbollah to influence US-brokered negotiations between Israel and Lebanon over their maritime border, an area that is rich in natural gas.
Eating disorder recovery advocates are hopeful an initiative to offer a suite of treatment options in a single register will boost support, particularly in regional areas.A national directory of eating disorder clinicians called connect*ed has been launched to help Australians who struggle with conditions like anorexia to get treatment faster.
Fabio Jakobsen has won stage two of the Tour de France in a reduced sprint finish after a late crash split the peloton in Nyborg, Denmark.Jakobsen, making his Tour debut less than two years after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash at the Tour of Poland, delivered Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl's second stage win in as many days as he beat Wout van Aert and Mads Pedersen to the line.
Senator David Pocock has knocked back a suggestion by another independent for a federal corruption watchdog to be able to sack politicians.North Sydney independent MP Kylea Tink last week suggested the powers for the body, which would range from sanctions to firing politicians based on how severely they breached codes of conduct.