Train crash kills 44 in Iran
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Train crash kills 44 in Iran
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Isolation periods for COVID-positive patients won't be reduced, following discussions on workforce constraints at the latest national cabinet meeting.The prime minister, along with state and territory leaders, agreed the seven-day isolation period won't be lowered further to five days, as has been done in other countries.
Jacinda Ardern has pledged rapid antigen tests will be free, warning New Zealanders to brace themselves for new daily COVID-19 case records when Omicron runs loose in the community.After a summer free of the ultra-transmissible variant, health authorities fear an outbreak may be around the corner.
The federal health department has categorically denied claims the Commonwealth was requisitioning rapid antigen tests from businesses.It comes as Health Minister Greg Hunt revealed he had asked the consumer watchdog to investigate claims made by businesses of testing kits being seized.
Heartbreaking images reveal the impact of an oil spill in Peru blamed on tsunami waves disrupting an oil tanker. Find out more.
A nurse in Italy was caught giving out fake Covid-19 vaccinations after police set up a hidden camera. See the footage the police shared.
An Australian firm has announced a partnership with a global leader in encryption technology to roll out the nation's first sovereign quantum encryption service.AUCloud is one of a handful of companies trusted by governments worldwide to host secure sovereign cloud services.
More than 70 theatres, museums and concert halls in the Netherlands have opened their doors in light-hearted defiance of the country's anti-coronavirus regulations, repurposing each venue to highlight the inconsistency of the rules.Some stages were transformed into hairdressing salons while others became yoga studios for the day in a protest action called Hair Salon Theatre, the brainchild of the well-known Dutch actor and cabaret artist Diederik Ebbinge.
Video shows the scope of the ecological disaster. Source: Reuters
Suicides by Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people rose by 75 per cent in 2021.In a new report released on Thursday, the Coroners Court of Victoria revealed 35 deaths by suicide in 2021, compared to 20 the year before.
Afghanistan's acting prime minister, Mullah Hasan Akhund, has called for international governments to officially recognise the country's Taliban administration, saying all conditions had been met."I ask all governments, especially Islamic countries, that they should start recognition," Akhund said at a news conference in Kabul in his first major public broadcast appearance since he assumed the role in September.
The Liberal National Party say they received "deeply concerning" feedback about a southeast Queensland hospital before a young COVID-19 victim's parents reportedly lodged a formal complaint against the institution.Lachlan Moore, 28, is Queensland's youngest COVID-19 fatality.
The Climate Council's Professor Tim Flannery spoke with Yahoo News Australia about how global warming will impact our daily lives. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom
The secrets of a wrecked Japanese submarine destroyed during a dramatic battle with the Royal Australian Navy off the Northern Territory coast 80 years ago can now be explored from the comfort of your living room.The virtual reality experience has been launched to mark the anniversary of the sinking of the I-124 on January 20, 1942, one month before the Japanese bombed Darwin.
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.
The prime minister says Queensland government claims that the Commonwealth is intercepting COVID-19 tests are based on "falsehoods" that have been referred to the competition regulator.State Transport Minister Mark Bailey has published a letter from a supplier claiming the federal government "commandeered" 34,000 rapid antigen tests originally destined for Queensland Rail staff.
There has now been 93 deaths reported in just the past 72 hours in NSW. Find out more from the latest Covid data.
A large spider frightens Macca's customers as they order food at their local drive-thru.
Woolies has shared reusable bag tips that customers say will make shopping a whole lot easier. Find out how.
As the aged care sector faces ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks and staff shortages, providers want the Australian Defence Force called in to assist.But Prime Minister Scott Morrison says defence personnel are "not a surrogate aged care workforce".