The delivery of Bushmaster vehicles promised to Ukraine remains on track and is not been held up by red tape, Australia's defence minister says.Ukraine has asked for further Bushmasters, artillery and access to Hawkei protected light vehicles from Australia.
Shocking footage has captured the moment an enormous insect invasion swept the streets of a town and covered it all in white.The hair-raising spectacle was spotted in the city of Yuanjiang, located in Hunan Province in southern China, and was filmed by an unnamed witness.
Asian stocks started the final week of the quarter on the slide, while the dollar stood ascendant as the prospect of high-interest rates and poor growth shook markets.2 per cent ahead of the Hong Kong open.
Australia's largest publicly-owned wind farm will be built in Queensland, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk pouring $766 million into the project as she seeks to reboot the state's energy policy.The project in the South Burnett, northwest of Brisbane, will include up to 150 turbines and potentially generate enough electricity to power 230,000 homes.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada remain without power as officials recover the body of a woman swept into the sea after former Hurricane Fiona washed away houses, stripped off roofs and blocked roads across the country's Atlantic provinces.After surging north from the Caribbean, Fiona came ashore before dawn on Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone, battering Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Quebec with hurricane-strength winds, rains and waves.
A billowing column of dark smoke is towering over Paris, from a warehouse blaze at a massive produce market that supplies the French capital and surrounding region with much of its fresh food and bills itself as the largest of its kind in the world.Firefighters urged people to stay away from the area, in Paris' southern suburbs as 100 officers and 30 fire engines battled the blaze at the Rungis International Market.
The devastating photos give a glimpse of what it is like being in Russian captivity. Ukraine's defence ministry says this man was one of the 'lucky ones'.
China underscored its commitment to its claim to Taiwan, telling world leaders that anyone who gets in the way of its determination to reunify with the self-governing island would be "crushed by the wheels of history.""Only when China is fully reunified can there be true peace across the Taiwan Strait," Wang Yi, China's foreign minister, said at the UN General Assembly.
A specialist adviser will be appointed to help NSW schools manage difficult student behaviour exacerbated by the disruption to learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.Premier Dominic Perrottet said the chief behaviour adviser will guide state, independent and Catholic schools on the best way to deal with poor student conduct.
Shelling has hit southern Ukraine, while Russia sought to defend its seven-month war even as it moves to escalate the conflict with the expected annexation of regions in the east and south that its forces have seized.Ukraine and Western countries say referendums on joining Russia in territories Russia has captured are a sham designed to justify their annexation and the ramping up of hostilities with newly drafted troops after recent battlefield losses.
The woman was found laying on the ground as onlookers screamed. Find out what happened.
The treasurer has not ruled out wide-ranging tax reform to improve the sustainability of the budget, but says making multinational corporations pay a fairer share of tax is the top priority."I welcome the views that get put forward by people about the state of our tax system.
Four objects from the Warumungu people will be returned from a New Zealand museum to country in the Northern Territory.Two hooked boomerangs (wartilykirri), an adze (palya/kupija) and an axe (ngurrulumuru) were collected by well-known anthropologist Baldwin Spencer and telegraph operator James Field.
Iran has summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it said was interference and hostile media coverage of nationwide unrest triggered by the death of a woman detained by morality police.Demonstrations which broke out more than a week ago at the funeral of the 22-year-old Kurdish woman, Mahsa Amini, have spread across the country and turned into the biggest wave of protest in years.
Russia has made its case to the world for its war in Ukraine, repeating a series of grievances about its neighbour and the West to tell the UN General Assembly meeting of leaders that Moscow had "no choice" but to take military action.At the heart of Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's address was a claim that the United States and its allies -- not Russia, as the West maintains -- are aggressively undermining the international system that the UN represents.
A council spokesperson said staff are not exempt from local laws. Find out what they did.
North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile towards its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a US aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North's growing nuclear threat.South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile launched on Sunday from the western inland town of Taechon flew 600 kilometres cross-country on a maximum altitude of 60km before landing in waters off North Korea's eastern coast.
The hair-raising spectacle was filmed by a stunned witness. Watch the video.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Linda Burney says enshrining a Voice to Parliament in the constitution would have a tangible impact on the lives of Indigenous people.But the voice would not be consulted on every piece of legislation before the federal parliament as some raised concerns about a two-tier system.
As Australians vent their frustrations about the 'creep towards tipping', an expert has revealed what's causing the trend. Read more.