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Another 20 Covid-related deaths were also reported in NSW, with officials hoping the outbreak has peaked. But Western Australia 'is another story'. Read 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 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.
Denmark, like a number of other countries, will not send official representatives to the Winter Olympics in China next month due to human rights concerns.The decision was based on "an overall view of the situation," Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod told the Ritzau news agency late on Friday, adding Denmark's views on China's policies were no secret.
Footage has emerged of the moment passers-by rushed to help the girl after being bitten by two pit bulls. Find out more about the incident.
Victorian health and emergency workers, community groups and people with pre-existing health conditions will begin receiving their share of millions of free rapid antigen tests on Monday.The state received a "significant" first batch of RATs on Sunday from its order for 44 million test kits earlier this month.
Perth's bustling suburban fringe is hardly the kind of ecosystem in which one of Australia's most vulnerable native marsupials might be expected to hold its own.Yet the resilient quenda is digging in.
Three teens were booted from a Melbourne tram after a wild verbal tirade.
A prominent economist 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.Deloitte Access Economics economist Chris Richardson argues that Australia is "match fit" for fighting COVID, being well vaccinated and used to juggling lockdowns and other challenges thrown up by the coronavirus.
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.
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.
A New Zealand Defence Force aircraft has left Auckland on a reconnaissance flight to assess damage in Tonga, around 36 hours after the mammoth volcanic blast.Communication to the remote Pacific nation remains limited following Saturday night's eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, though power is being restored.
Masahiro Sugimoto/APNovak Djokovic has lost his bid to stave off deportation, with the Federal Court upholding the decision by Immigration Minister Alex Hawke on Friday that he should be thrown out in the “public interest”. After Sunday’s hearing, a full court under Chief Justice James Allsop announced the unanimimous decision by the three judges. The government had argued Djokovic’s ongoing presence in Australia may lead to an increase in anti-vaccination sentiment generated in the Australian c
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Nicholas Rossi, 34, was reported to have died in 2020 but his time on the run has come to an end after he was admitted to the ICU with Covid. Read more about this wild story.
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.
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.
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.
Video shows the phone going up in flames as the man holds onto it after he found a bulge on the device. See the shocking footage here.
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.