Fri, 07 Aug 2020

NSW Central West woman faces court on murder charge

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A 37-year old woman was arrested in the New South Wales Central West on Wednesday ...

2 men charged after bashing security guards, woman in NSW Central West

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - Two men charged after allegedly bashing two security guards and a woman in the New ...

Woman, 69, dies in single-car crash near Orange

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A Victorian woman has been killed in a single-vehicle crash in the state's Central West ...

Police in Central West step up searching for missing teenager

LITHGOW, Central West, NSW, Australia - A 14-year old girl remains missing in the City of Lithgow in the state's ...

NSW offers to host coronavirus-threatened Australian Open

New South Wales offered to host the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam and other major sports events in Sydney on ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 7)

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

In The Meddler, we join a creeping nightcrawler as he chronicles death

Review: The Meddler, screening at the Melbourne International Film FestivalFor movie scholars and enthusiasts, one of the worst things about ...

At moments like these, we need a cultural policy

National crises, like the pandemics that can provoke them, come in stages. Each stage presents leaders with unique problems that ...

How to keep your contact lenses clean (and what can go wrong if you don't)

You're rushing and accidentally drop a contact lens on the bathroom floor. Should you:a) run it under the tap and ...

We can't let STEM skills become a casualty of COVID-19

Universities and other research organisations in Australia have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.In May, a group led by ...

Simultaneous Tests, ODIs: How would SA selectors handle it?

Crossover stars who missed out on the Ireland clashes because of the "double-dating" issue, however, included Test skipper Joe Root, ...

Trump signs executive orders banning TikTok, WeChat within 45 days

Washington [US], Aug 7 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Thursday (local time) signed executive orders halting all transactions with ...

Trump signs executive orders banning TikTok, WeChat for 45 days

Washington [US], Aug 7 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Thursday (local time) signed executive orders halting all transactions with ...

Why public housing is stigmatised and how we can fix it

Social and public housing is intensely stigmatised in Australia and has been for several decades. Estates in particular are often ...

Friday essay: has Donald Trump broken satire?

For a long time, the answer has been yes. When Saturday Night Live, John Oliver and the satirical establishment railed ...

Why degree cost increases will hit women hardest

The federal government's proposed increase in the cost of studying humanities and communications degrees at Australian universities has stirred much ...

ICC board meeting to take place on Friday

New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) board meeting will take place on Friday to discuss ...

Grattan on Friday: COVID divides the nation and isolates MPs from Victoria

COVID-19 has now made us two Australias. There's Victoria - most specifically Melbourne - and then there's the rest of ...

European Markets in Negative Territory

European markets are slumping Thursday as investors anxiously await an end to the stalemate in Washington over a new coronavirus ...

Asian Markets Mixed After Weak Economic Data from US

Asian markets were mixed Thursday as investors acted with caution due to weak economic data from the United States, coupled ...

US Allies Tighten Alliance to Contain China's Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Australia's recent shift to a more combative stance against China will tighten political and military coordination among ...

Hockey Australia cancels January's Indoor Championships 2021

Melbourne [Australia], August 6 (ANI): Hockey Australia (HA), in conjunction with its Member Associations, on Thursday, agreed not to proceed ...

Hockey Australia announces National Championship calendar for 2021

Melbourne [Australia], August 6 (ANI): Hockey Australia on Thursday confirmed dates and venues for the various national outdoor championships for ...

On this day in 1997, Sri Lanka broke record for highest Test total

New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): On this day in 1997, Sri Lanka amassed 952 against India and broke the ...

Not being able to win Ashes in 2019 was disappointing: Steve Smith

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 6 (ANI): Australian batsman Steve Smith has said that not being able to win the Ashes in ...

How one Australian state's COVID-19 fight spirals out of control

Photo taken on Aug. 3, 2020 shows a street in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Bai Xue/Xinhua)Australia's State of Victoria entered ...

5 tips on writing better university assignments

University life comes with its share of challenges. One of these is writing longer assignments that require higher information, communication ...

Japan, Fiji set for confirmed autumn 'Eight Nations'

The Six Nations announced on Wednesday plans for an eight-team tournament to replace the cancelled November Tests.Sources have told AFP ...

ECB appoints Tim Macdonald as England Women's senior assistant coach

London [UK], Aug 5 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday announced that former Western Australia and Tasmania ...

England-Pakistan series to trial no-ball technology in Tests

Front-foot no-ball technology that will see the TV umpire alone deciding whether a bowler has over-stepped will be used for ...

View from The Hill: Rumour, contagion and yet more bad Victorian records

A rumour that Victoria's high profile chief health officer Brett Sutton was quitting caused a flurry in state government circles ...

Phil Kearns to head Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

Two-time Rugby World Cup-winner Phil Kearns will lead Australia's bid to host the tournament in 2027, the sport's national governing ...

What is ammonium nitrate, the chemical that exploded in Beirut?

The Lebanese capital Beirut was rocked on Tuesday evening local time by an explosion that has killed at least 78 ...

Sweden eschewed lockdowns. It's too early to be certain it was wrong

Sweden has become something of a cautionary tale for what happens when you attempt to tackle coronavirus without lockdowns.In The ...

US BLM Protests Drive Global Online Race Debate

LONDON - The May death of 46-year-old George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, and the subsequent protests across the ...

5 ways to get mental health help without having to talk on the phone

Access to mental health support has never been more important, as Melburnians are hit with a stage 4 lockdown and ...

Trump can't delay the election, but he can try to delegitimise it

Americans were alarmed last week when their president suggested on Twitter that the November 3 presidential election should be delayed ...

Even the PM's a fast bowler: Pakistan cricket's need for speed

To understand the culture of fast bowling in Pakistan, look no further than Imran Khan - once a feared quick, ...

Dutton misleads on his role in protecting public health

Peter Dutton denies his role in protecting Australia from the public health risks of COVID-19 - such as the Ruby ...

JOHN PILGER: Another Hiroshima is coming unless we stop it now

With racially-motivated aggression towards China escalating, it's important to reflect on history to avoid the catastrophe of nuclear war, writes ...

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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

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