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Familiar faces headline USWNT Olympic roster

U.S. women's national soccer team veterans Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe headline the experienced 18-player roster for the Tokyo Summer ...

Haryana CM speaks to EAM for release of youth from Aus jail

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], June 23 (ANI): The Haryana government on Wednesday said that External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had assured ...

Tokyo Olympic Organizers Restrict Spectators

Organizers of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics have imposed restrictions on the few Japanese spectators who will be allowed inside the ...

Karnam Malleswari appointed first Vice-Chancellor

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Karnam Malleswari, India's first woman Olympic medal winner has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor ...

First trial under Hong Kong's national security law under way

Tong Ying-kit is the first person to go on trial under Hong Kong's National Security Law.If found guilty, he faces ...

Selena Gomez thinks most of her relationships were 'cursed'

Washington [US], June 23 (ANI): Singer-actor Selena Gomez got candid about her past relationships and didn't hold back when it ...

The case for a Tasmanian AFL team, from an economist's point of view

No one did a cost-benefit analysis before accepting Tasmania into the Commonwealth. Should the Australian Football League do the same?Tasmanians ...

What is the 'unified protocol' for PTSD? And how can it help?

Many of us experience at least one potentially traumatic event in our lifetime. These can include accidents, natural disasters, exposure ...

Farrell's leadership quality impresses Lions boss Gatland

Owen Farrell may be on the bench for the British and Irish Lions warm-up match against Japan in Edinburgh on ...

Border issue with China has pre-existed Quad: Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Amid an apparent lack of progress on disengagement from some friction points along LAC ...

Khloe Kardashian, Tristan Thompson split

Washington [US], June 22 (ANI): Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson have called it quits again nearly one year after they ...

Australia to challenge Unesco downgrade of Great Barrier Reef

Australia objects to a Unesco plan to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef.The UN body says it plans to list the ...

Australia Urged to Repatriate Islamic State Widow from Syrian Camp

SYDNEY - Family members of alleged Islamic State militants held in Syrian camps are urging the Australian government to repatriate ...

Djokovic ready to be first among equals at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic is targeting a record-equalling 20th major and sixth Wimbledon title from next week, edging him closer to becoming ...

Duhan van der Merwe to make British & Irish Lions debut against Japan

Four Scotland players have been selected in the British and Irish Lions starting XV for Saturday's landmark match against Japan ...

Over 400 Hongkongers seeking asylum abroad

Hong Kong, June 22 (ANI): Amid protests against the new security law in Hong Kong, over 400 citizens are planning ...

Australia to challenge UNESCO's Great Barrier Reef proposal

Canberra [Australia], June 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Australia will challenge UNESCO's draft recommendation to add the Great Barrier Reef to the List ...

Most Aussies, NZ residents believe in digital govt services

Melbourne [Australia], June 22 (ANI): Four out of five Australians and New Zealanders believe the digital services they access from ...

Doc Rivers 'bullish' on Ben Simmons, vows summer shooting skills plan

On Sunday night, Ben Simmons took accountability for his poor offensive performance in the Philadelphia 76ers' Eastern Conference semifinals series ...

Wallets on wheels: city visitors who use e-scooters more spend more

Shared e-scooters are becoming common across Australia and in major cities around the world. Initial safety concerns about e-scooters left ...

Media reports about vaccine hesitancy could contribute to the problem

Alongside logistical and supply issues, vaccine hesitancy has been a notable hurdle in Australia's troubled vaccine rollout.The news the Australian ...

How five Hong Kong anti-govt protesters escaped persecution

Taipei [Taiwan], June 22 (ANI): Almost a year after five anti-government protesters fled Hong Kong in July 2020 to escape ...

Australian G Dyson Daniels joins G League Ignite

Guard Dyson Daniels of Australia has signed with the NBA G League Ignite. The 18-year-old from the NBA Global Academy ...

COVID-19 Slashes Immigration into Australia

SYDNEY - New figures show that migration to Australia plummeted last year to the lowest level in more than 100 ...

Barnaby Joyce ousts Michael McCormack to regain Nationals leadership

Barnaby Joyce has blasted Michael McCormack out to seize back his old job of Nationals leader.Joyce's win, which automatically makes ...

Rugby Australia chief calls France 'most dangerous side in Europe'

France are the most dangerous side in Europe, with almost as much depth in their squad as the All Blacks, ...

Australia to challenge Unesco 'downgrade' of Great Barrier Reef

Australia said it will strongly oppose Unesco's plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as a World Heritage Site "in ...

We don't need CRT, but we need to think critically about race

With conservative politicians governing the nation, it's important for our youth to think critically about racial issues prevalent in our ...

5G could be a game changer or simply a 4G upgrade

While advocates of 5G believe it will revolutionise computing and telecommunications, it can be argued that it will only offer ...

Antonio Carvallo's Interview for Pressenza

Antonio Carvallo's interview done for the opening of Pressenza's International meeting in June 2021. The discussion was conducted by Nelsy ...

The Morrison Government's three big furphies on the Biloela family

On 19 June 2021, rallies were held around the country in support of the Biloela family. Below is the speech ...

Australian workers must stand in solidarity with Palestine

When Israel unleashed its latest use of force against the Palestinian people, trapped within the confines of the Gaza strip ...

Sustainable city water push

Installing an extensive recycled water network along George Street and a greater push towards circular water solutions are both key ...

Closing the book on late library fines

"We're closing the book on library fines for good," Lord Mayor Clover Moore said.Under the new scheme, instead of fining ...

Calls for Albanese to stand aside are unhelpful and futile

Replacing Labor Leader Anthony Albanese with Tanya Plibersek or Jim Chalmers would be profoundly misguided, writes Alan Austin.

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 23

NEW DELHI -- India attracted a total foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow of 6.24 billion U.S. dollars in April 2021, ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, June 23

ISLAMABAD -- A powerful explosion ripped through a residential area in Lahore, the capital city of Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, ...

Aussie researchers find whale sharks shed DNA to leave genetic trail

SYDNEY, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Researchers from the Perth-based University of Western Australia (UWA) have found whale sharks are shedding ...

Australia launches campaign to celebrate Olympic Day 2021

SYDNEY, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) launched the "Have a Go" campaign on Olympic Day, delivering a ...

Australia's Sydney sealed off with latest uptick in COVID-19 cases

SYDNEY, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Australia's Sydney saw a further 16 locally acquired cases of COVID-19, the new one-day high ...

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Truck and car collide at Mt Lambie, near Lithgow, two dead

LITHGOW, Central West, NSW, Australia - Two people have been killed in a collision between a car and a truck ...

Familiar faces headline USWNT Olympic roster

U.S. women's national soccer team veterans Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe headline the experienced 18-player roster for the Tokyo Summer ...

Haryana CM speaks to EAM for release of youth from Aus jail

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], June 23 (ANI): The Haryana government on Wednesday said that External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had assured ...

Tokyo Olympic Organizers Restrict Spectators

Organizers of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics have imposed restrictions on the few Japanese spectators who will be allowed inside the ...

Karnam Malleswari appointed first Vice-Chancellor

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Karnam Malleswari, India's first woman Olympic medal winner has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor ...

First trial under Hong Kong's national security law under way

Tong Ying-kit is the first person to go on trial under Hong Kong's National Security Law.If found guilty, he faces ...

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