Brazil's star forward Gabriel Jesus and defender Alex Telles have both been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after picking up injuries in their final group G game against Cameroon.Telles was substituted in the 54th minute of Brazil's 1-0 defeat by the African side, with Jesus leaving the pitch 10 mintues later.
The European Union has agreed on a $US60 per barrel price cap on Russian seaborne crude oil after holdout Poland gave its support, paving the way for formal approval at the weekend.Warsaw had resisted the proposed level as it examined an adjustment mechanism to keep the cap below the market price.
South Korea have struck with a last-gasp goal to beat already-qualified Portugal 2-1 at the World Cup in a comeback win that sent the Asian side into the last 16 ahead of Uruguay on goals scored.With the clock ticking down on South Korea's time in the tournament on Friday, their star striker Son Heung-min ran free after a Portugal corner in added time and slipped a pass to Hwang Hee-chan who fired past Diogo Costa to spark wild celebrations.
Two fresh faces will join the newly re-elected Victorian government's frontbench after a group of right-aligned Labor MPs defected to Premier Daniel Andrews' left faction.Almost a week after leading Labor to a resounding third successive election win, Mr Andrews unveiled a marginally tweaked cabinet after caucus met on Friday afternoon.
Australia's first federal anti-corruption watchdog is seeking a commissioner to lead its work, offering a salary package higher than that of the chief justice.Federal parliament this week approved laws to set up the National Anti-Corruption Commission.
4 quake has hit Indonesia's West Java area at a depth of 118 kilometres, sending people running out of buildings.The country's geophysics agency BMKG said the quake, which struck on Saturday, has no tsunami potential.
Malaysia's newly-appointed Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim says he will also serve as the country's finance minister, retaking a cabinet role he first held 30 years ago as he looks to address a slowing economy.He also appointed Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who has been charged with graft, as a co-deputy prime minister, indicative of the need to appease coalition partners essential for the stability of his administration.
Russia "will not accept" a price cap on its oil and is analysing how to respond, the Kremlin says in response to an international deal aimed at limiting a key source of funding for its war in Ukraine while officials in Kyiv say the measure will do little to deter Russia.Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia had made preparations for Friday's price cap announcement by the G7 countries, the European Union and Australia, the Russian state news agency TASS reported.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will not resign and will seek a second term as leader of the ruling African National Congress after allies rallied behind him to stay on, a spokesperson from the president's office says.Ramaphosa's position as the head of state came into question after an independent parliamentary panel said in a report he might have violated his oath of office in regards to millions of dollars in cash that was found at his private game farm.