US hostage raped by Baghdadi before death
US hostage raped by Baghdadi before death
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.
At least seven people have been killed and more than 40 injured by a blast near a mosque in the Afghan capital which struck as worshippers were streaming out of afternoon prayers, police say.The explosion was the latest in a deadly series targeting Friday prayers at mosques in recent months, some of them claimed by the militant group Islamic State.
The bombshell comes after allegations she made in parliament on Tuesday night which have been described as 'outrageous and unsubstantiated'.
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.
A five-year-old boy has died after becoming trapped in a car that was swept away by floodwaters in central western NSW.Two vehicles, including a Toyota Hilux, became trapped in floodwaters at Tullamore, northwest of Parkes, on Friday night.
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.
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.
A neighbour's note has divided the internet after it warned residents to expect damage to their cars. Find out what happened.
A mob of angry Russian reservists have been filmed yelling at a military officer. Watch it here.
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.
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.
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.
A council spokesperson said staff are not exempt from local laws. Find out what they did.
The final federal budget outcome for the last financial year is expected to come in better than expected, when the numbers are reported this week.Despite taking a hit during the coronavirus pandemic, the Labor government says the budget deficit for 2021/22 could be $50 billion healthier.
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.
Two NSW towns are likely to be isolated for days as the NSW flood emergency continues.State Emergency Service (SES) workers performed six rescues and answered 112 calls for help between 6am on Saturday and 6am on Sunday.
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).
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.
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.
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.