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The death toll from Iranian attacks on opposition groups in the autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq has risen to nine, the region's Health Minister Saman Barzinji says.The attacks by explosives-laden drones and rockets targeted the opposition Kurdistan Freedom Party (PAK), the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI), the Free Life Party of Kurdistan (PJAK) and Komala in the provinces of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, Kurdish media reported.
Passengers were stuck on a Sydney train at Auburn for two hours on Sunday, only being evacuated in the early hours of the morning.
The private operator of Australia's largest prison is trying to attract workers while its officers take industrial action to protest staffing levels and wages.Prison officers at the Serco-run Clarence Correctional Centre, in the NSW Northern Rivers region, walked off what they say is a poorly paid job at an understaffed facility on Friday.
Peruvian indigenous groups have blocked a large river in the country's Amazon region in protest over a crude oil spill of an estimated 2,500 barrels in the world's largest rainforest. 16 and affected several indigenous communities in Peru's Northeast region of Loreto.
Diamonds Coach Stacey Marinkovich isn't expecting any problems with post-gold medal complacency ahead of netball's Constellation Cup against New Zealand next month.The arch-rivals will meet in a four-game series, opening in Auckland on Wednesday, October 12.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong has backed a "prompt, independent investigation" into the death of a young Iranian woman in custody.Mahsa Amini's death two weeks ago has sparked anti-government demonstrations across Iran, with protesters calling for the end of the Islamic clerical establishment.
President Vladimir Putin will hold a signing ceremony in the Kremlin to add four territories of Ukraine into Russia, his spokesman says.Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said a signing ceremony would take place at 3pm Moscow time on Friday "on agreements on the accession of new territories into the Russian Federation.
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The United States has begun a first-of-its-kind summit with Pacific island leaders, saying they had agreed a partnership for the future and holding out the prospect of "big dollar" help to a region where it hopes to stem China's expanding influence.Leaders from 12 Pacific island states were expected to take part in a two-day summit in Washington DC, with two more sending representatives, and Australia and New Zealand attending as observers.
A bushwalking tourist and his dog have discovered a human skull and other skeletal remains while hiking through thick bush on Darwin's outskirts.Northern Territory police have established a crime scene near Lee Point Beach, about 20km north of the CBD.
Romelda Aiken-George has sealed a move to the NSW Swifts less than two months after giving birth, creating a spicy Super Netball rivalry after she was cut loose by the Queensland Firebirds.The 33-year-old, who didn't play what would have been her 15th season at the Firebirds this year, claimed in July that the club had deemed it "too risky" to re-sign the attacker for the 2023 season.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong says her government "completely" rejects the charges laid against Australian Professor Sean Turnell who's been jailed in Myanmar.The 58-year-old Sydney economist was sentenced to three years' jail earlier this week, accused of violating Myanmar's official state secrets act.
A UN tribunal in The Hague has opened the genocide trial of a Rwandan businessman captured two years ago after decades on the run, with judges saying the hearing must go on despite the suspect's decision to boycott it from his jail cell.Felicien Kabuga, a former businessman and radio station owner, is one of the last suspects sought by a UN tribunal prosecuting crimes committed in the 1994 genocide, when ruling Hutu majority extremists killed more than 800,000 minority Tutsis and Hutu moderates
British Prime Minister Liz Truss says she will stick to her controversial plan to reignite economic growth as she broke her silence following nearly a week of chaos in financial markets triggered by her huge tax cuts.A day after the Bank of England resumed its bond-buying in an emergency move to protect pension funds from partial collapse, Truss blamed the upheaval on Russia's invasion of Ukraine that has caused inflation to spike around the world.
Woolworths has started work on another store on the Gold Coast - but its controversial location has divided locals. See what they have to say.
Australia's medical regulator has granted provisional approval for a Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children aged between six months and five years.The Therapeutic Goods Administration says the booster will protect against severe COVID-19 outcomes including hospitalisation and death.
People in rural and regional communities must receive better support when banks shut down branches, a major review has found.The regional banking task force released its final report late on Friday afternoon after working through more than 400 submissions.
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People in the path of severe storms and flood threats will receive clearer, localised warnings as the NSW SES adopts a new alert system.The change comes as NSW approaches a storm season threatening to be wetter than usual, Emergency Services Minister Steph Cooke says.
A prison officer has been stabbed at a maximum security jail in Melbourne.The man was taken to hospital with wounds to his upper body after the incident in the Metropolitan Remand Centre at Ravenhall on Thursday.