2h ago| World

A look into how western sanctions will impact Russia

Tensions between Moscow and Western powers have raised the prospect of new economic sanctions being imposed on Russia if it attacks neighbouring Ukraine.

6h ago| Australia

Australia buys copyright to Aboriginal flag to let it be used freely

The Australian government said on Tuesday it had acquired copyright to the Aboriginal flag so it can be freely used, resolving a commercial dispute that had restricted sporting teams and Aboriginal...

1h ago| Environment

Native Americans reclaim ancient redwood forest in California

The descendants of Native American tribes on the Northern California coast are reclaiming a bit of their heritage that includes ancient redwoods that have stood since their ancestors walked the land.

Burkina Faso president detained following heavy gunfire around his residence

Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore has been detained at a military camp by mutinying soldiers, four security sources and a West African diplomat said on Monday, following heavy gunfire around his...

1d ago| World

'Never-seen-before' sanctions on Russia if it attacks Ukraine, EU says

The European Union is ready to impose "never-seen-before" economic sanctions on Russia if it attacks Ukraine, Denmark said on Monday, and EU foreign ministers said they would send a...

1d ago| World

Julian Assange can appeal to UK top court to overturn US extradition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday was given the chance to challenge a decision allowing him to be extradited to the United States to face 18 criminal charges including breaking a spying...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Native Americans reclaim ancient redwood forest in California

The descendants of Native American tribes on the Northern California coast are reclaiming a bit of their heritage that includes ancient redwoods that have stood since their ancestors walked the land.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

A look into how western sanctions will impact Russia

Tensions between Moscow and Western powers have raised the prospect of new economic sanctions being imposed on Russia if it attacks neighbouring Ukraine.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Australia buys copyright to Aboriginal flag to let it be used freely

The Australian government said on Tuesday it had acquired copyright to the Aboriginal flag so it can be freely used, resolving a commercial dispute that had restricted sporting teams and Aboriginal...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022
USA

‘What a stupid son of a *****’: Biden curses Fox News reporter when asked about inflation

US President Joe Biden was caught on a hot mic cursing a Fox News reporter at a White House event on Monday after the journalist shouted a question about the impact of rising inflation on this year...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

NATO forces on standby as Russia denounces escalation of tensions over Ukraine

NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, and could also send additional troops to its south-east flank, in what Russia...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

UK orders probe into Muslim ex-minister’s claims

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered an inquiry into claims by a Muslim former minister that she was sacked from his government because of her faith, a spokesperson said yesterday.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Several hurt in German lecture hall shooting

A gunman injured several people in a shooting inside a lecture hall at Heidelberg University in southwestern Germany yesterday, police said, adding that the perpetrator was now dead.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Soldiers detain Burkina president

The president of Burkina Faso was arrested yesterday and detained by soldiers along with members of his cabinet, security sources said, one day after troops staged a mutiny in the jihadist-wracked...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

Assange can take extradition case to UK’s top court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was yesterday given the chance to challenge a decision allowing him to be extradited to the United States to face 18 criminal charges including breaking a spying...

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

World now at ‘critical juncture’ in pandemic

The head of the World Health Organization yesterday urged countries to work together to bring the acute phase of the pandemic to an end, saying that they now have all the tools available to do so.