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"This is an appalling attack on two women, who lost their lives in a planned murder and assassination really, that's happened in a public street," a NSW detective said.
A NZ tourist's huge medical bill has proven a timely reminder to Aussie tourists heading overseas.
Just 12 days after Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, the US lawmakers have landed in Taiwan despite repeated warnings from China.
Cash-strapped Australians filling up at the fuel pump paid an extra $5 a week over the course of the past three months, according to new figures.The Australian Automobile Association's latest Transport Affordability Index, released on Sunday, shows average weekly fuel costs across the nation rose to $100.
Energy Minister Chris Bowen says a new emissions reduction objective for the country's national energy measure will make a "material difference" to how the market operates.The objective was added following a meeting of Mr Bowen with state and territory counterparts on Friday.
The last of Victoria's coal-fired power plants would be shut within the next decade if the Greens have their way, with experts saying the deadline may be feasible.A bill is expected to be introduced to state parliament on Tuesday, proposing Victoria's three remaining coal plants close by 2030, ahead of the current anticipated 2046 time frame.
Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-NDAustralia’s top economists are divided about how to tackle ballooning inflation of 6.1% that’s forecast to climb to a three-decade high of 7.75% by the end of the year. Three of the 48 leading economists surveyed by the Economic Society of Australia and The Conversation say Australia should be able to tolerate an inflation rate of 8% or higher. Seven expect inflation to fall back to an acceptable level without the need for any further action other than Rese
Canberra Airport has resumed normal operations and a man is in custody after a shooting incident inside the terminal prompted its evacuation.A man was arrested at the airport after firing as many as five shots inside, some leaving bullet holes in airport windows, just after 1.
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A strong explosion tore through a popular market in Armenia's capital, killing at least one person, injuring 36 others and setting off a large fire.The early afternoon blast from a fireworks storage area at Surmalu market in Yerevan on Sunday sent a towering column of smoke over the centre of the capital.
Global shares have struggled to advance while investors digested news of an unexpected cut in Chinese interest rates as data pointed to faltering growth in the world's second-largest economy, sending oil prices nearly two per cent lower.Weaker US stock index futures also weighed on sentiment, while a steadier dollar knocked gold.
Mohandas Gandhi, who led India's fight for independence, talks to a crowd in Ahmedabad, India in 1931. APOn this day 75 years ago, after a long battle for self-government, Great Britain finally withdrew from the subcontinent – allowing independence for India and Pakistan. Once described as the “jewel in the crown”, the British withdrawal from the Indian empire was a reflection of the strength of the freedom movement, led by Mohandas Gandhi and others, as well as Great Britain’s plummeted standin
Nicholas Evans, the British author who penned the bestselling novel "The Horse Whisperer," has died aged 72.United Agents said Evans died "suddenly" on August 9 following a heart attack.
A restaurant's sweet move for a pregnant Canberra woman ended up being a "turning point" following a rough few weeks.
A festival goer has been killed and a dozen more injured after 'violent' winds tore down part of a stage at a music festival in Spain. Find out what happened.
A man says people have been flocking to his doorstep every day just to take photos. But some have caused damage to his Notting Hill property.
The federal government will consider allocating more resources to prevent fraud in the National Disability Insurance Scheme.False invoices, organised crime syndicates and overcharging for services are behind exploitation of the scheme, NDIS Minister Bill Shorten says.
New Zealand is making a fresh deployment of 120 troops to support Ukraine's defense.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said New Zealand Defence Force personnel would head to the United Kingdom beginning this week to help train Ukrainian soldiers as the fight rages in the war against Russia.
China's has carried out more exercises near Taiwan as a group of US lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met President Tsai Ing-wen, who said her government was committed to maintaining stability.The five US lawmakers, led by Senator Ed Markey, arrived in Taipei on an unannounced visit late on Sunday, the second high-level group to visit following that of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi in early August, which set off several days of Chinese war games.
Former NSW detective Peter Moroney said police fear the worst is yet to come.