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Labor to form government as both major parties' primary votes slump

With 53% counted at Saturday's federal election, the ABC is calling 72 of the 151 House of Representatives seats for ...

The big teal steal: independent candidates rock the Liberal vote

One of the most stunning features of the 2022 election has been the challenge from teal independents in Liberal seats.At ...

Scott Morrison defeated - Labor to govern in minority or majority

The Morrison government has been resoundingly defeated, with Labor headed for office, although whether in a minority or majority was ...

Togo looks like West Africa's new frontier of violent extremism

The threat of violent extremism across West Africa has been on the rise in recent times.Boko Haram and the Islamic ...

BJP govt promoting private sector monopoly in country: Rahul Gandhi

London [UK], May 21 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party government for ...

For Desperate Migrants, Hope is in Breach at US Border Wall

YUMA, ARIZONA - Gladys Martinez's voice is almost lost in the crackling midday heat of Arizona as she steps onto ...

Eva Green comes out in support of Johnny Depp amid defamation trial

Washington [US], May 21 (ANI): Hollywood actor Eva Green has come out in support of her co-star Johnny Depp amid ...

Climate change: the IPCC has served its purpose, so do we still need it?

In 1990, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its first assessment report on the state of climate change ...

Whataboutism: what it is and why it's such a popular tactic in arguments

Whataboutism is an argumentative tactic where a person or group responds to an accusation or difficult question by deflection. Instead ...

Russians didnt want to join NATO, US claims

The statement by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken contradicts what Russian President Vladimir Putin previously saidRussia "decided" it didn't ...

Five tips for young people dealing with long COVID - from a GP

While we might not be hearing the daily COVID numbers anymore, the virus hasn't gone away. In the UK alone, ...

How soaring inflation can be particularly harmful for young people

Inflation rates have become almost impossible to ignore. In the UK, inflation has soared in recent months, now reaching 9% ...

What makes us subconsciously mimic the accents of others in conversation

Have you ever caught yourself talking a little bit differently after listening to someone with a distinctive way of speaking?Perhaps ...

1 in 6 US kids are in families below the poverty line

In the United States, children are more likely to experience poverty than people over 18.In 2020, about 1 in 6 ...

Plant-based milk products: what you need to know before making the switch

Over the last decade, the number of people drinking cow's milk has dropped - with people swapping dairy for plant-based ...

COVID in South Africa: what to expect in the short and long term

In light of the approaching winter months combined with the recent lifting of the national disaster act, South Africans have ...

Monkeypox in Australia: what is it and how can we prevent the spread?

Two cases of monkeypox have been detected in Australia, following reported cases in several European countries. Both are in men ...

Our election coverage has been driven by your agenda - not politicians'

Earlier this year, when there were murmurs the date for the 2022 election was soon to be announced, we began ...

Why do we get teary when we're tired or sick?

It's been a big week and you feel exhausted, and suddenly you find yourself crying at a nice nappy commercial. ...

Ukraine recap: why Turkey wants to block Sweden and Finland joining Nato

Over the last week, further details emerged of Finland and Sweden's intention to join Nato, until on Tuesday the nations ...

Treating sleep apnoea can improve memory in people with cognitive decline

There is increasing recognition of the important role sleep plays in our brain health. Growing evidence suggests disturbed sleep may ...

How psychological aspects of healing are important for hospital design

Long before COVID-19 made the public aware of the importance of good air ventilation, designers have been concerned with how ...

Restrictive abortion laws put Nigerian women in danger

The word "abortion" is used to describe two types of pregnancies that end before 20 weeks, which is now regarded ...

Banana paper could save East Africa's potatoes from devastating worms

Potatoes originated in South America, where they were domesticated about 8,000 years ago. The plants were eventually brought to Europe ...

How visionary scientist Bernie Fanaroff put African astronomy on the map

Recent decades have seen remarkable growth in astronomy on the African continent. Africa enjoys pristine dark skies and vast radio ...

Why football needs a gender revolution

This July the UEFA women's Euros kick off, and women's football will be watched by millions of people. But will ...

Psychedelics: how they act on the brain to relieve depression

Up to 30% of people with depression don't respond to treatment with antidepressants. This may be down to differences in ...

Is intermittent fasting the diet for you? Here's what the science says

What if I told you all you need to do to lose weight is read a calendar and tell time? ...

CBT? DBT? Psychodynamic? What type of therapy is right for me?

Since ancient times, cultures across the world have understood that human suffering can have psychological causes. At its core, psychotherapy ...

Maxime Mokom: le Centrafricain juge à la Cour Penale Internationale

La Republique centrafricaine (RCA) a sombre dans le conflit en 2013 lorsque les rebelles de la Seleka ont destitue le ...

Indigenous votes matter - and not just in remote Australia

It is often lamented that Indigenous peoples' electoral power is insignificant in Australia, except perhaps in the remote Northern Territory ...

India should increase naval capabilities to counter Chinese threat in Indian Ocean: Expert

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], May 19 (ANI): China is closing in on India to get greater access to the Indian Ocean from ...

The media has reached 'peak passivity' in the lead up to the 2022 election

With severe staffing cuts, pressures for instant productivity and a priority on producing clickbait, few would think we are in ...

Climate change is killing trees in Queensland's tropical rainforests

In recent years, the Great Barrier Reef off Australia's northeast coast has seen multiple events of mass coral bleaching as ...

5 technologies that will help make the food system carbon neutral

Globally, about one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture and food systems. The carbon footprint of food systems ...

Haven't had COVID yet? It could be more than just luck

We all know a few of those lucky people who, somehow, have managed to avoid ever catching COVID. Perhaps you're ...

European outbreak of monkeypox: what you need to know

Four new cases of monkeypox have been reported in the UK, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to seven. ...

Jake Daniels: how homophobia in men's football is changing

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels' announcement that he is homosexual makes him the UK's only active, openly gay, male professional footballer.Daniels, ...

The rights of refugees in Africa are under threat: what can be done

In April 2022, 70 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were reportedly detained and then deported by the ...

How the metaverse could change the purpose and feel of cities

Several companies, including Apple and Microsoft, are betting that the world of tomorrow will, at least in part, be carried ...

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Court rules unconstitutional California law requiring women on boards

SACRAMENTO, California: In another blow to the state's push to diversify corporate leadership, a California court judge has ruled that ...

Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...

U.S. stocks turmoil evaporates in final hour of trading, major indices unscathed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets reversed sharp losses in late trading to eke out minor gains in ...

April sees rise in US auto sales, restaurant spending

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. retail sales rose strongly in April, as consumers bought more motor vehicles and spent more at restaurants, ...

As salaries rise 7%, UK unemployment falls to historic low

LONDON, England: The UK's jobless rate fell to a 48-year low in the first three months of 2022, it was ...

Asian stock markets on rise after China's central bank move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A reduction of the official lending criteria in China has boosted stocks on the mainland, and ...

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