Pope has birthday breakfast with homeless
Pope has birthday breakfast with homeless
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.
Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen has urged China and the United States to resume talks ahead of the COP27 summit later this year."Unless the world's two biggest emitters are at least talking.
The cashless card looks likely to be abolished as the federal government seeks to pass legislation to scrap the program.After consulting across the country, the government will on Monday introduce the reforms to parliament that could see people taken off the cashless debit card scheme in less than two weeks.
Richarlison scored twice as World Cup contenders Brazil breezed past Ghana with a comfortable 3-0 victory in a friendly in Le Havre.Brazil's first-half performance gave fans plenty of reason to be excited by a young team heading to Qatar where they will bid for a record-extending sixth title.
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.
Russian forces have launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in four occupied regions to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow.In cities across Russia, police arrested hundreds of people who tried to protest against a mobilisation order aimed at beefing up the country's troops in Ukraine.
A man is accused of driving a mechanical loader into another man and then ramming the vehicle through a roller door and into a home following an argument in the NSW Hilltops region.The incident unfolded in Iandra Street at Young, with emergency services alerted by reports of a dispute in which a man had been injured, about 12.
A mob of angry Russian reservists have been filmed yelling at a military officer. Watch it here.
Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has attacked a militant group's base located in the north of neighbouring Iraq, according to Iranian state media.IRNA said the Guard's ground forces fired artillery from positions within Iran's West Azerbaijan province, attacking what it described as a "terrorist group" based across the border in Iraq.
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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.
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.
Labor may not need the support of the Greens or independents for its federal anti-corruption watchdog if the coalition gets on board.Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says the coalition is engaging in "good faith" negotiations with the Albanese government on the bill to set up what will be known as the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC).
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.
Australia has the firepower and teamwork to match it with their powerful rivals in the elite women's road race at the world championships.Even with Annemiek van Vleuten in doubt because ot the elbow fracture she suffered in Wednesday's crash, the Dutch remain the nation to beat.
South Korea's military says North Korea has fired at least one unidentified ballistic missile toward its eastern sea.South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff on Sunday did not immediately say what type of missile it was or how far it flew.
The night Bruce Saunders was found in a woodchipper Sharon Graham moved into his room, soon sharing the bed with murder co-accused Gregory Lee Roser, a court has heard.And the day after his death, Graham had allegedly produced Mr Saunders' will, saying he had "left everything to her".
Russian police moved quickly to disperse peaceful protests against President Vladimir Putin's military mobilisation order, arresting hundreds, including some children, in several cities across the vast country.Police detained more than 700 people, including over 300 in Moscow and nearly 150 in St Petersburg, according to OVD-Info, an independent website that monitors political arrests in Russia.
More than eight out of ten homes sold in NSW would qualify for a proposal allowing first home buyers to opt for an annual land tax over paying one-off stamp duty, the government says.About 84 per cent of homes sold fall under the $1.
Iran's interior minister say police are not to blame for the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, whose fate has led to a week of protests."The medical examinations and those of the forensic department show that there was neither beating (by the police) nor a fractured skull," Interior Minister Ahmad Wahidi said on Saturday, according to the Irna news agency.