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Two men have been charged after a 40-year-old man was stabbed in the neck and died in hospital following a fight in Sydney's west.Police say they were called upon to make a welfare check on Popondetta Road in Blackett just before 6am on Saturday.
WARNING – DISTRESSING CONTENT: Authorities have launched an investigation after the shocking video went viral. Find out more.
Ukraine says Russia was behind a cyber attack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Russia is engaged in an increasing "hybrid war" against its neighbour.The statement from the Ministry of Digital Development came a day after Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies had been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware.
Victoria has recorded 22,429 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths as authorities begin handing out millions of rapid antigen tests to essential workers and vulnerable people.The new infections confirmed by the health department on Monday include 12,059 from PCR tests and 10,370 from RATs.
Victoria has received a "significant" first batch of three million rapid antigen tests, which will soon be handed out to the state's essential workers, people with pre-existing conditions and community groups.The state posted 28,128 new COVID-19 infections and another 13 deaths on Sunday, as hospitalisations with the virus continue to climb.
Covid-19 cases have dropped in NSW and Victoria amid hope the Omicron surge has peaked. Find out the latest data.
The 'rising' model was fully vaccinated and had no previous health conditions, her mum said. Find out more.
The Kingdom of Tonga doesn’t often attract global attention, but a violent eruption of an underwater volcano on January 15 has spread shock waves, quite literally, around half the world. The volcano is usually not much to look at. It consists of two small uninhabited islands, Hunga-Ha’apai and Hunga-Tonga, poking about 100m above sea level 65km north of Tonga’s capital Nuku‘alofa. But hiding below the waves is a massive volcano, around 1800m high and 20km wide. A massive underwater volcano lies
Australian farmers are increasingly embracing the role of global research in helping improve their lot.A Curtin University-led review has found demand high for the expansion of an online international network of primary producers and scientists utilising On-Farm Experimentation or OFE.
Indonesian health officials have reported a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases while recorded infection numbers have fallen in the United Kingdom and China.Indonesia reported 1054 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, the highest daily increase in three months, as the government braces for a new wave of coronavirus infections driven by the spread of the Omicron variant.
Four hostages are safe and their captor is dead after an hours-long standoff that began when the man took over services at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill US Army officers in Afghanistan.One hostage held on Saturday at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville was released during the stand-off.
Britain's Prince Harry is challenging a government decision that he should not receive police protection when on British soil even if he covers the cost himself, his legal representatives say.Harry, Queen Elizabeth's grandson, and his American wife Meghan quit royal duties in 2020 to forge new careers in Los Angeles.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says a new report on Australia's outlook highlights the resilience and recovery of the economy, but Labor believes it would be stronger if not for the government's failures on the health front.Deloitte Access Economics economist Chris Richardson expects Australian economic growth to remain above average in 2022, despite the challenges from the COVID-19 Omicron strain and faced with a softer Chinese economy, its number one trading partner.
Three teens were booted from a Melbourne tram after a wild verbal tirade.
An undersea volcano has erupted near Tonga, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the small Pacific nation remain problematic.
Sri Lanka plans to cordon off a huge rubbish dump after several wild elephants died after consuming plastic.Digging a trench around the site is the only way to prevent hungry animals from eating rubbish at the site that measures 800 square metres, a Wildlife Ministry spokesperson told the DPA news agency.
Woolworths has suspended arrangements with one of its main suppliers after Australia's peak union body claimed the abattoir made COVID-positive employees keep on working.ACTU president Michele O'Neil on Saturday called on the supermarket giant to take action after Teys Australia workers in South Australia were directed to wear coloured hairnets to indicate their infection status.
NSW has reported 29,504 new COVID-19 cases along with a further 17 virus-related deaths.Hospital numbers continue to rise, with the state's hospitals now caring for 2776 COVID-19 patients - 126 more than the day before.
Israeli Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and will self-isolate but continue working from home."I feel good and will isolate in the next few days," Lieberman said on Twitter.
Hundreds of environmental activists have blocked several main roads in Serbia including a border crossing to Bosnia in the latest protests against Rio Tinto's plans to develop a lithium mine.The protests have become a headache for Serbia's ruling coalition before an April 3 general election, and Prime Minister Ana Brnabic told Reuters this week a decision on whether to let the project proceed would be made after the vote.