Category: Breaking News

Belarus Olympic athlete stops over in Vienna before Poland refuge

Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrived in Austria on Wednesday en route to Poland, where she is expected to take refuge after saying she feared for her life if forced to return home.

Taliban warn of more targeted attacks as Afghan forces defend besieged cities

The Taliban warned Wednesday of more attacks targeting Afghan government leaders, a day after the defence minister escaped an assassination attempt and as the insurgents fought to take control of a string of besieged cities across the country.

Taliban warn of more targeted attacks as Afghan forces defend besieged cities

The Taliban warned Wednesday of more attacks targeting Afghan government leaders, a day after the defence minister escaped an assassination attempt and as the insurgents fought to take control of a string of besieged cities across the country.

WHO calls for moratorium on booster shots as China curbs travel

The WHO called Wednesday for a moratorium on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots as China tightened overseas travel curbs after recording its highest number of infections in months, while Tokyo reported the Olympic Games’ first cluster.

Grief and wrath as Lebanon marks year since deadly blast

Lebanon on Wednesday marked a year since a cataclysmic explosion ravaged Beirut, with a mix of grief over lost lives and rage at the impunity for its worst peacetime disaster at a time when its economy was already in tatters.

South Sudan’s VP Machar deposed by party: rival leaders

South Sudan’s vice president Riek Machar has been ousted as head of his party and its armed forces, say rival leaders who accused the rebel-turned-politician of no longer representing their interests.

Taliban claim Kabul bombing as Afghan forces defend besieged cities

The Taliban on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a huge bomb attack in Kabul targeting the defence minister, as the insurgents fought for control of a string of besieged cities across the country.

Belarus Olympic athlete to head to Warsaw after Vienna halt

Belarusian Olympic athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya flew out of Japan on Wednesday and was due to stopover in Vienna en route to refuge in Poland after saying she feared for her life if forced to return home.

Belarus Olympic athlete to head to Warsaw after Vienna halt

Belarusian Olympic athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya flew out of Japan on Wednesday and was due to stopover in Vienna en route to refuge in Poland after saying she feared for her life if forced to return home.

Belarus Olympic athlete stops over in Vienna before Poland refuge

Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrived in Austria on Wednesday en route to Poland, where she is expected to take refuge after saying she feared for her life if forced to return home.

Super Saturday to decide top spot

A spot in the Super Netball top two could yet belong to the NSW Swifts who set up a thrilling final two games which will decide the make-up of the top four.

Super Saturday to decide top spot

A spot in the Super Netball top two could yet belong to the NSW Swifts who set up a thrilling final two games which will decide the make-up of the top four.

Troubled star’s Covid breach misery continues

Api Koroisau has learned his lesson not just the hard way, but also the expensive way for multiple Covid breaches while in Origin camp with the Blues.

Troubled star’s Covid breach misery continues

Api Koroisau has learned his lesson not just the hard way, but also the expensive way for multiple Covid breaches while in Origin camp with the Blues.

Bid to end pork-barrel rorts

Labor has taken aim at the Coalition’s “pork-barrelling” and will introduce an “anti-rorting” Bill into the Senate in a bid to stamp it out.