Australia’s finally acknowledged climate change is a nati...
The climate policies of the former Morrison government were widely panned – largely for a weak commitment to cutting emissions and a slow transition to renew...
A new Omicron wave is upon New Zealand, with older people...
New Zealand has been in a COVID lull for the past two months, but with the BA.5 variant on the rise and more than 10,000 new daily cases reported this week, ...
Iran’s outdoor painters seek to capture, preserve old Tehran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran residents accustomed to seething at slow-moving traffic, sweltering in summer heat and suffocating in smog may be surprised to fin...
New creative project Beeyali is a call to look after Coun...
NAIDOC Week celebrates and recognises the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Here Australia has an opportunity to reflect ...
Why do whales keep getting tangled in shark nets? And wha...
Australians have watched in horror this week as two separate humpback whales were tangled up in Queensland shark nets on the same day. These put the number o...
Patrick Brown wants appeal of disqualification from Conse...
OTTAWA — Patrick Brown wants to appeal a decision made by federal Conservatives overseeing the party’s leadership race to disqualify him. A notice of a...
How has COVID affected Australians’ health? New report sh...
The SARS-CoV-2 virus was first detected in Australia on January 25 2020. Within two months, the lives of all Australian were upended. Australians were strand...
Lotto 649 winning numbers for Wednesday, July 6, 2022
TORONTO - The winning numbers in Wednesday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $16 million: 25, 33, 34, 35, 37 & 46. Bonus: 30 The winning number for the guara...
Chiefs’ ‘squabble’ over leadership diverts AFN focus from...
VANCOUVER — Politics and disagreementsaround leadership at the annual gathering of the Assembly of First Nations are getting in the way of Indigenous topics ...
Access to a second COVID booster vaccine has been expande...
Australia has just expanded access to a second COVID booster to everyone 30 years and over, while recommending it only for people 50 and over. That means it’...
Surging energy prices harmful to families, should drive g...
OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said the federal government is absolutely concerned about inflation, but dismissed critics who called her ca...
Deterrent or discrimination? Quebec defends police power ...
MONTREAL — The power of police to randomly pull over drivers remains an important tool for deterring dangerous behaviour on the road, a Quebec government law...
Asian stocks higher after Fed says rate hikes may be needed
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets gained Thursday after the Federal Reserve said higher U.S. interest rates might be needed to cool inflation. Shanghai, Tok...
Inflation pushed 71M people into poverty since Ukraine war
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A staggering 71 million more people around the world are experiencing poverty as a result of soaring food and energy price...
Pandemic-delayed World Games open in Birmingham a year late
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Delayed a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Games open Thursday in Alabama featuring more than 3,600 athletes particip...
Sentencing set for 2 in Arizona ballot harvesting case
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Two women are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in southern Arizona for their conviction for illegally collecting four early ballots duri...
Singapore hangs 2 drug traffickers despite opposition
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two drug traffickers were hanged in Singapore on Thursday, bringing the number of executions this year in the city-state to fou...
‘Hopeless’: Japan’s weak opposition no match for ruling LDP
TOKYO (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary elections, nearly a dozen opposition parties are trying to topple the Liberal Democratic Party, which has ...
S Korean group floats balloons toward North amid animosities
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korea activist said Thursday he launched more huge balloons carrying COVID-19 relief items toward North Korea, days after t...
Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Yellowstone National Park area’s weather forecast the morning of June 12 seemed fairly tame: warmer temperatures and rain sh...
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Britain’s Boris Johnson battles to stay as PM amid revolt LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson battled to remain in office Wednesday, bru...
Haiti’s struggle worsened in year since slaying of president
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A year has passed since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his private home where an elite security team was supposed t...
Flood threat moves north as Sydney area emergency eases
SYDNEY (AP) — Floodwaters were receding in Sydney and its surrounding area Thursday as heavy rain threatened to inundate towns north of Australia’s largest c...
Russia proposes 6-month cross-border aid renewal for Syria
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As the U.N. Security Council prepares to vote Thursday on humanitarian aid deliveries to rebel-held northwest Syria from Turkey, Russia...
Russia’s war in Ukraine to overshadow G20 talks in Bali
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of 20 leading rich and developing nations are gathering in Indonesia’s resort island of Bali for t...
Oldest Magellanic penguin at San Francisco Zoo dies at 40
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The oldest Magellanic penguin at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens — one of the oldest penguins living under human care anywhere in th...
Mercury hold public rally in support of Brittney Griner
PHOENIX (AP) — They shared laughs, smiles, memories. There also were tears, fears, unease. Through the range of emotions, one common thread bonded them toget...
Tŝilhqot'in Nation inks deal on emergency response manag...
Five years after record-breaking wildfires tore through their territories, representatives of the Tŝilhqot'in National Government signed an emergency manage...
Tuna catch dries up for Kenya’s local fisherfolk
VANGA, Kenya (AP) — “Tuna is not for everyone,” lamented 65-year-old Chapoka Miongo, a handline fisher on Kenya’s south coast, from his dugout canoe. He̵...
Quick response targeted subsidies needed to ease inflation
MANILA – A party-list lawmaker on Wednesday said the government should start rolling out targeted subsidies to help Filipinos stay afloat and ease the impact...
Ex-cop Chauvin to get federal sentence for Floyd’s killing
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Chauvin will learn his sentence Thursday for violating George Floyd’s civil rights, with a deal in place that would extend the...
LGUs urged to allow Muslims to gather for Eid’l Adha
MANILA – Local government units (LGUs) have been encouraged to allow the Muslims in their respective localities to have “small” gathering for the celebration...
PBBM wants more students boosted before F2F classes resume
MANILA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said he wanted more students to receive their Covid-19 booster shots before face-to-face clas...
DOTr chief names Vera Cruz as LTO officer-in-charge
MANILA – Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista on Wednesday designated Romeo Vera Cruz as officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Land Transportation Office (LTO). ...
Council aims to keep budget flat, but will account for in...
The new council was talking about tax rates in new ways, and getting away from the previous 'indicative rate' that used to come forward this time of year
Marcos to adhere to law on key AFP officials’ fixed 3-yea...
MANILA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will adhere to the law granting a fixed three-year term for key officials of the Armed Forces of the Phili...
Full F2F classes to bring educ sector back on its feet: s...
MANILA – Senators Joel Villanueva and Nancy Binay welcomed on Wednesday the plan of education chief, Vice President Sara Duterte, to resume full face-to-face...
Renaming NAIA not Palace bill: Press secretary
MANILA – The bill proposing to rename the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to Ferdinand E. Marcos International Airport is not a bill drafted by Mal...
Addressing child labor woes requires ‘strong political wi...
MANILA – Addressing child labor woes in the country requires strong political will from leaders and collaborative efforts among key sectors, an official of t...
CF Montréal to honour former captain Mauro Biello
Fans are invited to wear old Montreal Impact jerseys for induction ceremony into the club's Wall of Fame on July 16 at Stade Saputo.
Air Canada bans pets from flying in baggage compartment u...
It has been a stressful experience for Trevor Amundrud trying to book a new flight for him and his dog. When his flight from Saskatchewan to Newfoundland was...
Detroit officer, gun-wielding suspect dead after shooting
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit police officer and a man wielding an assault-style weapon were fatally shot on the city’s west side Wednesday night, Detroit police ...
Senate Blue Ribbon will go to Tolentino, not Cayetano: Zu...
  MANILA – Presumptive Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri revealed on Wednesday that the Senate Committee on Accountability of Public Officers and Inve...
Chiefs' 'squabble' over leadership diverts AFN focus from...
VANCOUVER - Politics and disagreementsaround leadership at the annual gathering of the Assembly of First Nations are getting in the way of Indigenous topics ...
Contract negotiations between SQDC, striking workers at a...
The SQDC confirmed that some branches that are currently operated by managers due to the strike will be temporarily closed this summer.
Councillor wants police investigation into Carra integrit...
Coun. Jennifer Wyness said she read the integrity commissioner’s reports after Tuesday's meeting, and she felt Carra’s financial matter needed more attention
Passenger refused to don mask on inbound Calgary flight d...
A flight attendant told Sailer he could face arrest by police, a fine and a ban by the airline if he failed to comply but he refused
DND slams NPA landmine attack vs. gov’t troops in N. Samar
MANILA – Department of National Defense (DND) officer-in-charge Undersecretary Jose Faustino Jr. on Wednesday strongly deplored the New People’s Army&#...
Lightning starts 136 wildfires over seven days in Yukon: ...
Downtown office vacancy rate hits new high of 33.7 per cent
The vacancy rate is by far the highest in Canada, which has a national rate of 16.9 per cent in downtown cores
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