Thu, 13 May 2021

Emergency crews working to retrieve 3 men missing in Blue Mountains

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - Blue Mountains Police Rescue are involved in a rescue operation at Mt Wilson, in ...

Morrison to kick in $2bn for Katoomba-Lithgow highway corridor

CANBERRA, ACT, Australia - Topping the list for infrastructure funding by the Australian Federal Government announced on Monday is a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

NBA: Princepal Singh continues his quest to top

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 11 (ANI): It was not long ago when Princepal Singh made history by becoming the first ...

Poor sleep linked to inability to focus - new study

The morning after a difficult night's sleep, it can feel impossible to wake up. You might press the snooze button ...

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 ...

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 ...

Zimbabwe Clinic Helps Couples Overcome Infertility, Stigma

HARARE - In much of Africa, including Zimbabwe, women struggling to have children often face stigma and ridicule. To help ...

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 ...

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 ...

'New Lomu' Clarke chases Olympic gold with Kiwi sevens squad

All Black wing Caleb Clarke, whose barnstorming runs have drawn comparison to the legendary Jonah Lomu, announced on Monday he ...

France joins Japan and the US in military exercises in the Pacific

French, Japanese and US troops launched their first-ever joint military drill on Tuesday in southwestern Japan, further strengthening an alliance ...

French court dismisses landmark Agent Orange complaint

A French court on Monday dismissed a complaint from an elderly French-Vietnamese woman against a group of multinationals, including Monsanto, ...

Labor must be bold and consider changing leader before next election

To stand a chance of winning the next election, Labor must change its leader to someone who is well-known and ...

Australians do not benefit from a war with China

Recent rhetoric on war is more about supporting the highly lucrative defence industry as it is about countering the rise ...

Help is needed to locate missing baby Hoang Vinh Le

Editor's note: Photographs are available via Hightail.This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the ...

AGL takes Greenpeace to court over climate campaign

Coal industry giant AGL attempts to silence Greenpeace for exposing its devastating ongoing damage to the environment and human health.ENERGY ...

Questions remain over Frydenberg's claims on ASIC expenses scandal

The company paid $110,000 to conduct an "independent review" into the corporate regulator refused to stand by the Government's claims ...

Josh Frydenberg's unremarkable shift in fiscal policy

Will the Morrison Government use this budget to move forward and embrace the opportunities of a post-carbon global market or ...

Aussies abandoned in India: The Australian citizenship lie

By enacting the travel ban against Australian citizens returning from India, the Morrison Government has managed to unite Matt Canavan, ...

Blockchain and its importance in the current cyber war

A digital infrastructure platform could be the next tool in cyber warfare as trust declines and tensions increase between global ...

Net zero by 2035: our bold new plan

We aim to reach our net zero goal 5 years earlier than planned.This goal is a feature of our proposed ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, May 12

BRUSSELS -- The economy of the 27-member European Union (EU) will grow by 4.2 percent in 2021 and 4.4 percent ...

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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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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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