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Austrian MPs have passed a bill making COVID-19 vaccinations compulsory while authorities in France and Israel have announced an easing of pandemic restrictions.Lawmakers in Austria's lower house of parliament voted 137 to 33 to approve the mandate, which will apply to all residents of Austria aged 18 and over from February 1.
Berlin is ruling out arms deliveries to Ukraine in the stand-off with Russia for now, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht says, a few days after Britain started supplying Kyiv with anti-tank weapons.A bipartisan group of US senators also promised weapons to Ukraine, which could include missiles, small arms and boats, to help the country defend itself from a potential invasion amid a Russian military build-up on its borders.
Four people have been arrested after allegedly snatching a four-year-old girl from a Sydney street and going on the run with her for two hours.Police were called after the child was taken from outside a property in Stanhope Gardens, in the city's northwest, about 12.
Retired general Yair Golan spent a significant part of his military career serving in the occupied West Bank, protecting Jewish settlements. Today, he is one of their most vocal critics.
A man has been charged by West Australian police with allegedly detonating a homemade bomb on a busy street in Perth's inner-north.Police say the improvised explosive device was ignited in an area between two restaurants on Newcastle Street in Leederville about 1.
Health Minister Greg Hunt has likened claims rapid antigen tests were being requisitioned to the Commonwealth to a scam, as police lead a new crackdown on price gouging for the tests.Mr Hunt slapped down allegations rapid tests were being diverted from the Queensland government or from businesses.
New online safety measures to protect Australians on the internet will come into force this weekend, giving the national regulator more powers to take action against abuse.From Sunday, the eSafety commissioner will be able to compel tech companies to consistently report how they are responding to online harm.
GettyImagesA geopolitical earthquake could begin within weeks. As a string of bilateral crisis talks predictably falter, further military aggression by Russia against Ukraine seems all too probable. If this comes to pass, the shock waves will likely be fast, wide and highly disruptive, potentially activating “tripwires” in the global security environment far beyond the edge of Europe. Aotearoa New Zealand’s geographical distance will be no defence against the rolling consequences of a protracted
A trove of leaked photos have revealed what's inside the decadent getaway known as the Putin Palace. See them here.
The Brisbane mum's shocked husband caught his new son in the front seat of the family car after they parked in the hospital car park. Read more about their incredible story.
The Omicron wave gripping Victoria is costing its economy $30 million a week, a fraction of the losses felt by the state during last year's sixth lockdown.Treasurer Tim Pallas on Friday revealed the Victorian economy is faring much better in the so-called "shadow lockdown" than it did amid the previous Delta wave.
A speeding motorcyclist has died on live television after he rode into the path of an oncoming car.
As he was being pulled out to sea he could hear his son calling him from the shore – but he made the heartbreaking decision to stay quiet and drift away. FInd out why.
Justin Stein has been charged with murdering Charlise Mutten. His mum has spoken about her son as he prepares to face court.
Tributes continue to pour in for Bella Canfield just days after she was hit by a car outside of her home in Victoria.
A 57-year-old Tongan man who says he was in the water for around 27 hours after being swept out to sea during Saturday's devastating tsunami has been hailed a 'real life Aquaman'.The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Saturday killed at least three people, sent tsunami waves rolling across the archipelago, damaging villages, resorts and many buildings and knocked out communications for the nation of about 105,000 people.
Four people have been charged over the alleged abduction of a child in Sydney's northwest.Officers from Riverstone Police Area Command were called to Midlands Terrace, Stanhope Gardens about 12.
Peru has declared an environmental emergency after announcing that 21 beaches on the Pacific coast were contaminated by an oil spill at a refinery following surging waves caused by the eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga.President Pedro Castillo said a committee will be formed to propose ways of dealing with the crisis, in keeping with national policies aimed at protecting the environment.
Nathan Zamprogno taught across Sydney's private Christian schools for 20 years, but he says once a school discovered his sexuality, he was sacked."When I was challenged about my sexuality, I answered honestly and I was told there was no place for me at the school the following year - the connection was crystal clear," he said.
A tearful and apologetic Adele has postponed a series of Las Vegas concerts because half of her crew was sick with COVID-19 and the pandemic has caused delivery delays.The British superstar had been scheduled to start a three-month residence at the Caesars Palace Hotel on Friday in what were to be her first live appearances since 2017.