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The super ‘flower’ moon of May rose behind the ancient temple of Poseidon in Greece. This full moon is a supermoon, according to the almanac, and coincides with a total lunar eclipse, highly visible in the western hemisphere, which will turn the moon a reddish-brown.
Finland's President Sauli Niinisto has confirmed his country will apply for membership of the NATO military alliance.Sunday's announcement came after Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Thursday they both favoured NATO membership, in a major policy shift prompted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Alleged murder victim Lynette Dawson was greatly distressed before she vanished in 1982 after becoming "cowered" by her husband Chris Dawson, a court has been told.Ms Dawson's sister Patricia Jenkins on Tuesday testified at the NSW Supreme Court trial of Chris Dawson, who has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife and mother of their two children in January 1982.
Former Somali leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has won the presidency again in voting by parliamentarians in an airport hangar protected by blast walls from Islamist insurgents whom he must now fight for a second time.The 66-year-old, who ruled from 2012 to 2017, reversed the previous election to defeat incumbent Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed by 214-110 votes on Sunday in a third-round run-off whose result was confirmed about midnight.
Ukraine's military says it's working to evacuate all remaining troops from their last stronghold in the besieged port of Mariupol, ceding control of the city to Russia after months of bombardment.The evacuation of hundreds of fighters, many wounded, to Russian-held towns, likely marked the end of the longest and bloodiest battle of the Ukraine war and a significant defeat for Ukraine.
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Next year's New Zealand election looms as a brawl over climate policy after the opposition National party signaled stark disagreement with the government's emissions reduction plan.On Monday, Jacinda Ardern's government released a plan four years in the making, from its introduction of the Zero Carbon Act in 2018.
Labor's housing policy is "total chaos" and shows they haven't learned during their time in opposition, the deputy prime minister says.Campaigning in Darwin on Monday, where the Nationals hope to snag Lingiari from retired long-term Labor MP Warren Snowdon, Barnaby Joyce likened Labor's election bid to a children's game.
Natalie Barr, Ally Langdon blow up at Scott Morrison, Barnaby Joyce. Source: Sunrise
A key prosecution witness in Chris Dawson's murder trial says she believes he killed his wife and denies shaping her evidence to become an indispensable part of The Teacher's Pet podcast and any associated movie or television series.Julie Andrew, a friend and neighbour of mother-of-two Lynette Dawson, has told the NSW Supreme Court she had seen Dawson standing over his crying wife, screaming at her and shaking her shoulders in the backyard of their Bayview, Sydney, home in late 1981 - weeks befo
Telephone voting for the federal election will be available for voters who test positive for COVID-19 from 6.New rules have been introduced allowing people in isolation to cast their vote over the phone.
Glen Worrell underwent more than two decades of conversion practices aimed at changing his sexual orientation which, he says, left him in a cycle of guilt and shame.The 54-year-old is among those calling for Tasmania to join Victoria, Queensland and the ACT in banning the "therapy".
The Northern Territory's new chief minister Natasha Fyles has hit the ground running in her first week in office with a promise to tackle social issues and their causes.Alcohol abuse, domestic and sexual violence and property crime have all soared in recent years.
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A Lyft driver kicked out two passengers from his car after a woman made racist comments, leading the other passenger to go on a racist tirade. Source: Facebook/James W. Bode
Two Melbourne gamers have been charged with match fixing at an Esports tournament after a year-long Victoria Police investigation.A betting agency alerted police to suspicious activity linked to matches in the League of Legends Pro League tournament in June 2021.
Sweden has signed a formal request to join NATO, a day after the country announced it would seek membership in the 30-member military alliance.In neighbouring Finland, lawmakers are expected later in the day on Tuesday to formally endorse Finnish leaders' decision to also join.
Turkey's foreign minister says Sweden and Finland must stop supporting terrorist groups in their countries, provide clear security guarantees and lift export bans on Turkey as they seek membership in NATO.Speaking after a NATO foreign ministers meeting in Berlin, Mevlut Cavusoglu said he met his Swedish and Finnish counterparts and all were seeking to address Turkey's concerns.
Two top US defence intelligence officials are due to testify on Capitol Hill about what the government knows of unidentified flying objects, in the first public congressional hearing concerning UFOs in more than 50 years.Tuesday's hearing before a US House Intelligence subcommittee comes 11 months after a report documenting more than 140 cases of what the government officially calls "unidentified aerial phenomena," or UAPs, that US military pilots have reported observing since 2004.
European stock indexes opened lower on Monday, after oil prices slid and riskier currencies took a hit during the Asian session as unexpectedly weak economic data from China highlighted fears about a slowdown in growth.China's April retail sales plunged 11.