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Kim Mahood's Wandering with Intent redefines the Australian frontier

Kim Mahood came to prominence with the publication of her first book, Craft for a Dry Lake (2001), which detailed ...

How long does menopause last? 5 tips for navigating uncertain times

Around half of the world's population are women or people who menstruate - yet the way their body works can ...

Chinese state media terms new US stealth bomber as 'propaganda sample'

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): Chinese state media has downplayed the significance of the newly unveiled strategic bomber B-21 Raider ...

Australian private high school enrolments have jumped 70% since 2012

An increasing number of Australian children are going to private high schools, new research shows.The latest Household, Income and Labour ...

Delegates consider India's G20 presidency to come up with solutions on issues of climate, economic growth

By Ayushi AgarwalUdaipur (Rajasthan) [India], December 5 (ANI): Sherpas and delegates of countries attending the first Sherpa of India's G20 ...

Why Big Tobacco's attempts to rehabilitate its image are so dangerous

In September, Imperial Tobacco Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of British American Tobacco, was awarded the "Great Place to Work" certification, ...

Surprising Words & Phrases Invented by US Presidents

When America's leaders can't think of the perfect word for certain situations, they sometimes make one up. And those new ...

World Cup 2022: either Morocco or Senegal could break the glass ceiling

Sixteen remaining teams are playing in the knock-out phase of the 2022 men's football Fifa World Cup in Qatar, among ...

Guest Opinion: When democracy becomes who-is-worse game

© Provided by Xinhua by Xin PingBEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- Seventy-five years ago, Winston Churchill touted Western democracy as ...

Global Media Watchdog Condemns Taliban Ban on VOA, RFE/RL Broadcasts

Washington / islamabad - The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned the Afghan Taliban's decision to ban FM transmissions of ...

Jobs are up! Wages are up! So why am I as an economist so gloomy?

In any other time, the jobs news that came down on Dec. 2, 2022, would be reason for cheer.The U.S. ...

The five best fiction books of 2022

In 2022, we saw Annie Ernaux win the Nobel prize for literature for her uncompromising writing about her experiences. Shehan ...

Winter of discontent: how similar is today's situation?

The UK government is battening down the hatches for a wave of strikes in December and January. Railway workers, nurses, ...

How China's response to zero-COVID protests could affect global business

The recent protests in China against the country's zero-COVID policy have been unprecedented in their scale, intensity and distribution. Protestors ...

Russian strikes in Ukraine a response, Putin tells Scholz

The Ukrainian government started targeting key Russian infrastructure, paving the way for retaliation, the president saidRussian precision attacks against Ukrainian ...

Lehrmann trial discontinued: when prosecution isn't in the public interest

ACT Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shane Drumgold today announced that the charges against Bruce Lehrmann, the man accused of ...

India ready to take its place at global top tables: Kamboj

New York [US], December 2 (ANI): India is ready to take its place at the global top tables including G-20 ...

Why does lightning zigzag? At last, we have an answer to the mystery

Everyone has seen lightning and marvelled at its power. But despite its frequency - about 8.6 million lightning strikes occur ...

On World AIDS Day, Canada must lead the way in combating HIV-AIDS

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day. As researchers focused on fighting the HIV-AIDS epidemic, we are increasingly concerned all the ...

Five ways drones will change the way buildings are designed

Drones are already shaping the face of our cities - used for building planning, heritage, construction and safety enhancement. But, ...

On World AIDS Day, Canada must lead the way in combatting HIV-AIDS

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day. As researchers focused on fighting the HIV-AIDS epidemic, we are increasingly concerned all the ...

The UN committee against torture has found Australia still has work to do

Content warning - this article discusses acts of violence, suicide, and deaths in custody.Australia appeared before the United Nations Committee ...

Friday essay: how the West betrayed Syria

"Assad, or we burn the country," Syrian government loyalists chanted in 2011. It was a statement of intent that proved ...

Ventilation reduces the risk of COVID. So why are we still ignoring it?

At the end of the third year of the pandemic, we are no longer surprised to hear we're in a ...

Rakul Preet Singh's 'Chhatriwali' ditches theatre release

Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India], December 2 (ANI): Actor Rakul Preet Singh's 'Chhatriwali' will be released on OTT instead of hitting the theatres. ...

India assumes UN Security Council Presidency for December, know key events

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): India today assumed the Presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of ...

Mini bio-devices could help TB patients stick to their treatments

Imagine the scenario: you've been told you have a disease that will kill you. But, the doctor adds, your life ...

Digital storytelling can be a powerful tool for water researchers

Storytelling and science may, at first glance, seem like strange bedfellows. Scientists usually share their research through academic journals and ...

Black Panther 2: why the death of someone young can be harder to handle

The Marvel Studios' film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever addresses themes of grief and the injustice of dying young, connected to ...

Black Twitter shaped the platform, but its future lies elsewhere

From cartoon memes to cancel culture, hashtag activism and "new" languages, it's u ...

Here's what Elon Musk's language teaches us about his ambitions

Elon Musk is known for his inventions. He's the founder of rocket firm SpaceX, the CEO of electric car maker ...

COVID vaccines: should people under 50 in the UK be offered a fourth dose?

It's been nearly two years since Margaret Keenan became the first person in the world to receive an approved COVID ...

Pit bull attacks in South Africa - a historian sheds light on the issues

Pit bulls have been in the news in South Africa after a series of deadly attacks on humans by the ...

Why people voluntarily denounced each other in the USSR

In the early days of the Soviet era, even children wrote denunciations against their parents. Many sincerely believed they were ...

Protests in China are not rare -- but the current unrest is significant

Street protests across China have evoked memories of the Tiananmen Square demonstrations that were brutally quashed in 1989. Indeed, foreign ...

Overweight women may be at highest risk of long COVID - new research

While hundreds of thousands of people are still getting COVID every day across the globe, reassuringly, the number of people ...

Women are vastly underrepresented in Canada's place names

When I reflect upon the names of key places in my life it becomes apparent that the landscape of my ...

COP27 failed. So why continue with these UN climate summits?

Climate change is an existential threat to human civilization and planetary ecosystems. Yet despite 27 UN Conference of the Parties ...

What the compromise IR deal means for wage negotiations, and pay rises

The Albanese government's Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill is all set to become law, after Workplace Relations Minister Tony Burke ...

Study: South Africa Resilient to Chinese Attempts to Influence Media

Johannesburg, South Africa - South Africa's free press has been largely successful at resisting efforts by the Chinese government to ...

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Manufacturers predict US baby formula shortage to continue

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The infant formula shortage that has persisted in the U.S. for nearly a year, is ...

Apple returns to Twitter after Musk meeting with Tim Cook

Apple has "fully resumed" advertising on the Twitter social media platform, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing CEO Elon Musk's comments ...

Amtrak reports jump in riders, increased spending on infrastructure

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to U.S. rail company Amtrak, its ridership has nearly returned to pre-COVID-19 levels, rising by more than ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

CNN informs employees that layoffs are underway

ATLANTA, Georgia: As companies look to rein in costs and trim their headcount to brace for an economic slowdown, CNN's ...

US single-family home prices fall in September

CHICAGO, Illinois: Amidst higher mortgage rates, which are curbing demand, several surveys showed that U.S. single-family home prices slowed again ...

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