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Good timing and hard work: behind the election's 'Greenslide'

During Saturday's election, 31.5% of the voters deserted the major parties, with a swag of female teal independents tipping Liberal ...


Tennis superstar Djokovic reaches 1,000 career match wins

ANKARA - Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic on Saturday secured his 1,000th match win in his career.Djokovic, 34, beat Norway's ...


Queensland man charged over alleged online child abuse offences

Editor's note: Audio grabs of Detective Acting Superintendent Child Protection Operations Mary Bolton are available via Hightail.A 54-year-old man, charged ...


Australia rejects Trumpism in voting out Morrison Government

With the defeat of Scott Morrison, Australia has dodged the abyss of Trumpism, writes Peter Henning.THERE SEEMS a palpable sense ...


Labor Government needs to step up and fix our NBN

After the Coalition ruined our national broadband network, it's now up to the new Labor Government to deliver a better ...


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US, Japan, Australia, India join to limit illegal fishing by China

LONDON, England: Citing a U.S. official, the Financial Times reported this week that during the Quad summit in Tokyo, the ...

S-VYASA launches Nationwide 'Disease-Free India' initiative

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), an internationally recognized university and research institution renowned ...

Virat Kohli wishes former head coach Ravi Shastri on his birthday

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 27 (ANI): Star Indian batter Virat Kohli on Friday extended his birthday wishes to Ravi Shastri, ...

French Open: Qinwen stuns Simona Halep; Cornet knocks out Ostapenko

Paris [France], May 27 (ANI): Zheng Qinwen of China clutched the biggest win of her career in the second round ...

6.1 Magnitude Quake Strikes Off East Timor

DILI, EAST TIMOR - A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of East Timor on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey ...

Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans initiative partnership grant for Jindal School of International Affairs

Canberra [Australia]/Sonipat (Haryana) [India] May 27 (ANI/OP Jindal University): ANCORS, the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security at ...

Business

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Starbucks announces closure of all outlets in Russia

SEATTLE, Washington: Following the decision of McDonald's, Seattle-based Starbucks said this week that it will exit the Russian market after ...

Asian stock markets join global rally, Japan's Nikkei 225 gains 177 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were stronger across the board on Friday, following a two-day surge on Wall ...

Turkish lira falls to 15.65 against U.S. dollar

ANKARA, Turkey: The Turkish lira dropped 1 percent in value for an eighth consecutive session to beyond 15.65 against the ...

Tesla says will assemble 2,600 cars per day in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China: Tesla plans to restore production at its Gigafactory 3 plant in Shanghai to pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels by this ...

U.S. stock markets move further ahead, S&P 500 gains nearly two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply for a second day Thursday, following a less hawkish outlook by ...

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Hong Kong Catholic cardinal urges end to deal with China and Vatican

HONG KONG: In his first public remarks since he was arrested under Hong Kong's National Security Law earlier this month, ...


Bill to close media agencies begins way through Russian parliament

MOSCOW, Russia: Following the closure of a number of Russian state news outlets in the West, this week the Russian ...


UK, Lithuania boost defense cooperation to counter Russian aggression

LONDON, England: A joint declaration to boost defense and security collaboration was signed between Britain and Lithuania this week. London ...


In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...


Britain says arm Moldova to prepare for Russian invasion

LONDON, England: The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has proposed that Britain send modern weaponry ...


More lockdowns in Shanghai for mandatory Covid testing

SHANGHAI, China: The central Shanghai district of Jingan, a key commercial area in China's financial hub, has announced that it ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...