Syria truce before UN Security Council
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Syria truce before UN Security Council
There is hope the Tamil family taken from their home in Biloela four years ago will return for daughter Tharnicaa's fifth birthday in just under three weeks.Incoming federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers wants the family to return to the central Queensland town "as soon as possible" and is expecting to be briefed on the matter this week.
Leader Barnaby Joyce has suggested the Nationals did not suffer the same election swings against them as their Liberal colleagues due to voters knowing what the party stood for.The Nationals retained every incumbent seat they contested on Saturday, as well as gaining a new senator in NSW.
Scott Morrison has been roasted by Chinese state media over his 'anti-China crusade' and it's fair to say they have not held back. Find out more.
Incoming prime minister Anthony Albanese is still days away from knowing whether he can govern with a majority.But the Labor leader will be sworn in on Monday, along with his deputy Richard Marles, new Treasurer Jim Chalmers and new Finance Minister Katy Gallagher.
Lorna Garnett, 28, says her life has been ripped apart after her partner walked out with the Ukrainian refugee they'd provided accommodation for.
Giulio Ciccone went solo in the finale to win the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, a 177-km mountain trek between Rivarolo Canavese and Cogne.Behind him Richard Carapaz survived an early scare when he was involved in a pile-up to retain the overall lead from Australian Jai Hindley.
South Australia will consider lifting its mask mandate for high school students with Premier Peter Malinauskas hoping the COVID-19 restriction can go.The state's Emergency Management Council meets on Tuesday with the mask requirement for secondary students among a number of issues to be considered.
US President Joe Biden says he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, in a series of critical comments about China he made in Tokyo that an aide said represented no change in US policy on the self-ruled island.Biden's comment on Monday, made during his first visit to Japan since taking office, and as Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida looked on, appeared to be a departure from existing US policy of so-called strategic ambiguity on Taiwan.
Modern Aussies have little interest in traditional funerals - they're more for being farewelled at a beach or bowlo before being pressed into a jewel, rocketed into space in a firework or tattooed into someone's skin.Increasingly, conventional services are being boycotted in favour of informal gathering as families look for alternative ways to celebrate loved ones who might not otherwise have opted to have a funeral at all, research shows.
A second person has died in a rare tornado that hit a small community in northern Michigan, US state police say.The person was in their 70s and lived in a mobile home park, Derrick Carroll said.
ShutterstockLauren John Joseph (who uses they/them pronouns) has been producing art works in multiple genres for almost two decades. Their debut novel, At Certain Points We Touch, is receiving well-deserved attention and accolades. At a time when transgender identities are debated as an issue with “two sides” in newspapers, as though some people’s very existence is questionable, it is refreshing to read a trans story where gender is not the main plot point. The novel explores themes of love, bet
Australia's incoming Prime Minister has received a congratulatory call from his US counterpart. Read what President Joe Biden had to say.
Her professor noticed something concerning in front of the class. 'When I found out, my world collapsed,' she recalled.
Getty ImagesThe World Health Organization’s newly released report on regulating cross-border alcohol marketing raises the alarm for countries like Australia and New Zealand, given their light touch towards alcohol advertising. Alcohol is widely consumed in Australasia but there is ongoing tension over how much restraint, if any, should be placed on the marketing of these products. Australia and New Zealand are at the unrestrained end of the marketing continuum. Both countries rely on industry-le
France's departing foreign affairs minister says Scott Morrison's election loss in Australia suits him and he hopes ties with Australia will now improve.Jean-Yves Le Drian made the comments at a handover ceremony in Paris.
Nine in 10 Australian infants aren't consuming enough iron.The finding, based on nationwide interviews with 1100 parents who documented their children's diets, has experts worried the pattern of deficiency could affect growth and lead to learning and behavioural problems.
Wall Street has ended mixed after a volatile session that saw Tesla slump and other growth stocks also lose ground.The S&P; 500 and the Nasdaq logged their seventh straight week of losses, their longest losing streak since the end of the dotcom bubble in 2001.
Police fear Porsche driver Richard Pusey has a series of graphic photos of the horror Eastern Freeway crash that killed four officers stored on devices they cannot access.A magistrate denied his release on bail on Monday in part because they can't access his password protected phone and tablets.
US President Joe Biden is set to launch a new Indo-Pacific trade pact designed to signal US dedication to the region and address the need for stability in commerce after the chaos caused by the pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The US president will also devote great attention to the informal alliance known as the Quad.
Scott Morrison has been dramatically turfed from office with voters flocking to independents and the Greens in a stunning election result that will see Labor form government.