Wed, 12 May 2021

China should target Australian military sites, says newspaper editor

China should consider "long-range strikes" if war with the West eventuates, according to an editorial in the country's pro-government newspaper ...

China hounds Xinjiang data collectors

Russian-American researcher Gene Bunin got early notice that his Xinjiang Victims Database had angered China when Beijing blocked the website ...

Albanese promises support for young entrepreneurs to develop startups

A Labor government would provide support for aspiring young entrepreneurs to spend a business-focused year working with a university or ...

Greg Chappell talks about Dravid's impact

Melbourne [Australia], May 12 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Greg Chappell believes that Rahul Dravid picked the Aussie brains and implemented ...

Bharat Arun talks about WTC final

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): Over the last few years, India's pace bowling attack has risen through ...

Ashwin holds on to his second spot in Test rankings

Dubai [UAE], May 12 (ANI): Pakistan bowlers Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, and Shaheen Afridi on Wednesday achieved career-best positions in ...

Chinese economy facing slew of challenges: Premier Li

Beijing [China], May 12 (ANI): Chinese economy is facing a slew of challenges from job creation to government red tape ...

Budget package doesn't guarantee aged-care residents will get better care

The big investment in aged care announced in last night's federal budget - an extra A$17.7 billion over five years ...

Fewer hard hats, more soft hearts: budget pivots to women and care

Last year's post-budget photo ops were all heavy machinery and hard hats. But this year we can expect soft-focus shots ...

Army of Fake Fans Online Boosts China's Global Messaging

BRUSSELS - China's ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public ...

BIG, mousesports earn first-round wins in Flashpoint Season 3

Closed qualifier mousesports surprised with an upset victory Tuesday in the opening round of Flashpoint Season 3. One of five ...

Cuts, spending, debt: what you need to know about the budget at a glance

After twenty years of rhetoric from both sides of politics focusing on getting back to surplus, this year's budget continues ...

The carbon footprint of Airbnb is likely bigger than you think

In its 13 years of existence, Airbnb has grown from a minnow to a whale in holiday accommodation. Today, it ...

Core strength: why is it important and how do you maintain it?

Many people have become more sedentary in recent times with lockdowns and working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.If ...

Djokovic overcomes 'strange' three-hour rain break to advance in Rome

World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a "strange" lengthy rain delay to beat American Taylor Fritz 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) to ...

Novak Djokovic goes off on chair ump for play-on during rain

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic went off on the chair umpire Tuesday in Rome for not stopping the match between ...

Elmapuddy parts ways with Cloud9

Chris "Elmapuddy" Tebbit is looking for new horizons after parting ways with Cloud9. Elmapuddy joined Cloud9 on Jan. 24 following ...

Less hard hats, more soft hearts: budget pivots to women and care

Last year's post-budget photo ops were all heavy machinery and hard hats. But this year we can expect soft-focus shots ...

Cuts, spends, debt: what you need to know about the budget at a glance

After twenty years of rhetoric from both sides of politics focusing on getting back to surplus, this year's budget continues ...

Study on new approach for treating obesity

Sydney [Australia], May 11 (ANI): A receptor that helps conserve energy when food is scarce may be the key to ...

Frydenberg spends the budget bounty to drive unemployment down to new lows

Never before has a budget spent so much to supercharge the economy after the worst of a recession has already ...

View from The Hill: Frydenberg finds the money tree

Josh Frydenberg's third budget aims to give Australia a post-pandemic soft landing, using revenue windfalls for spending and tax cuts ...

Chinese state media threatens Australia with missile strike

Beijing [China], May 11 (ANI): Chinese state-media has threatened Australia with retaliatory ballistic missile strikes if Canberra gets involved in ...

Outlook positive for airlines: Moody's

New York [USA], May 11 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday revised its outlook for the global airlines industry to ...

Curious Kids: why does the sun's bright light make me sneeze?

Why does the sun's bright light make me sneeze? - Orlo, age 5Dear Orlo,Thanks for your lovely question. Very smart ...

Osaka 'not sure' Tokyo Olympics should go ahead

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has said she is "not really sure" the delayed Tokyo Olympics should go ahead as ...

Australia, New Zealand to lock horns in June in Pro League

Perth [Australia], May 11 (ANI): The FIH Hockey Pro League matches between Australia and New Zealand which were postponed earlier ...

Veteran scrumhalf re-signs with All Blacks for 2023 World Cup

Scrumhalf TJ Perenara said on Monday that he has signed on to stay with the All Blacks until the 2023 ...

MacGill's alleged kidnapper rejects knowledge of plot

Sydney [Australia], May 11 (ANI): One of the people accused of kidnapping former Australian Test leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has told ...

Jannik Sinner wins to set up match with Rafael Nadal in Rome

Italian Jannik Sinner earned a straight-sets victory Monday to set up a second-round match against Rafael Nadal at the Internazionali ...

'Change is coming' at the top says Djokovic

Novak Djokovic said Monday that the recent run of Masters 1000 titles won by NextGen players is clear evidence that ...

England stars told to put international duty ahead of IPL matches

England stars such as Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Jos Buttler have been told their international commitments will have to ...

Joe Marler urges Lions to take specialist counsellor on SA tour

Joe Marler has urged the British and Irish Lions to add a specialist counsellor to their touring party for South ...

Japan's Nishikori agrees with Osaka that Olympic 'discussions' needed

Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori on Monday said he agreed with compatriot Naomi Osaka that organisers have to "discuss" whether ...

Returning Serena hints she could miss Olympics

Serena Williams raised doubts over her participation at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, ahead of her return to the limelight ...

Serena steps into Roman arena after 3 months away

Serena Williams said on Monday she was "feeling good" ahead of her return to the limelight this week at the ...

IPL 'can't happen' in India while coronavirus rages: Ganguly

This year's suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) cannot be completed in India while it battles a raging coronavirus crisis and ...

Water wells are at risk of going dry in the US and worldwide

As the drought outlook for the Western U.S. becomes increasingly bleak, attention is turning once again to groundwater - literally, ...

Australia Appoints Its First Space Commander

SYDNEY - A senior female air force officer whose childhood idol was iconic Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong will become ...

Asian stocks mixed after US jobs miss, oil up after cyber attack

Markets were mixed in Asia on Monday following a record close on Wall Street. The Dow and S&P 500 finished ...

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Slovakia awaiting test results before purchasing Russian Covid vaccine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia: Following successful testing in a Hungarian lab, Slovakia will discuss the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus ...

Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...

After 14 months, Georgia Supreme Court to resume in-person sessions

ATLANTA, Georgia: The Georgia Supreme Court is to resume in-person court hearings for the first time in more than one ...

South Korean offshore wind farm to power nearly 6 million homes

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea will build the world's largest floating offshore wind farm, calling it one of the cornerstones ...

S. Carolina to end unemployment checks, calls labor shortage severe

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a bid to end the state's labor shortage, Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all state ...

EU, Pfizer sign agreement to purchase 1.8 billion doses of vaccine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has signed a contract to purchase up to 1.8 billion additional Covid vaccine doses from ...

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