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Fighting intensifies as Russia advances in east

Fighting intensifies as Russia advances in east

Russian forces are pressing forward with air and ground attacks on several settlements in eastern Ukraine, a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated seizing territory during the nine-month war. Near the city of Lysychansk, Russia deployed more troops to try to capture the village of Bilohorivka, Ukraine’s governor of

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Labuschagne, Head shine bright under Adelaide Oval lights

Labuschagne, Head shine bright under Adelaide Oval lights

Marnus Labuschagne has set the foundation for a big nine months as centuries from he and Travis Head took Australia to 3-330 at stumps on night one against West Indies in Adelaide. With the biggest year of Australian cricket this century ahead, Labuschagne continued his sparkling start to the summer

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Ash Barty wins second coveted Don Award

Ash Barty wins second coveted Don Award

Ash Barty’s on-court heroics and off-court humility have been recognised again after she became just the third athlete to win the coveted The Don Award for a second time. Barty shocked the tennis world in March when she announced her retirement at the age of 25 – less than two

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Fighting intensifies as Russia advances in east

Fighting intensifies as Russia advances in east

Russian forces are pressing forward with air and ground attacks on several settlements in eastern Ukraine, a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated seizing territory during the nine-month war. Near the city of Lysychansk, Russia deployed more troops to try to capture the village of Bilohorivka, Ukraine’s governor of

read more
Labuschagne, Head shine bright under Adelaide Oval lights

Labuschagne, Head shine bright under Adelaide Oval lights

Marnus Labuschagne has set the foundation for a big nine months as centuries from he and Travis Head took Australia to 3-330 at stumps on night one against West Indies in Adelaide. With the biggest year of Australian cricket this century ahead, Labuschagne continued his sparkling start to the summer

read more
Ash Barty wins second coveted Don Award

Ash Barty wins second coveted Don Award

Ash Barty’s on-court heroics and off-court humility have been recognised again after she became just the third athlete to win the coveted The Don Award for a second time. Barty shocked the tennis world in March when she announced her retirement at the age of 25 – less than two

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Ethical shopping guide for Christmas

Ethical shopping guide for Christmas

Here’s an ethical Christmas shopping guide, packed full of Australian companies striving to make a difference. The post Ethical shopping guide for Christmas appeared first on The Mandarin.

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‘Ukrainians want genuine peace negotiations, not another “ceasefire”’

Their democracy and ours

The unjust jailing of climate activist Violet CoCo exposes the limits of the type of democracy we are being asked to uphold, argues Alex Bainbridge. 

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‘Ukrainians want genuine peace negotiations, not another “ceasefire”’

The US Imperium Garrisons Australia

On December 6, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin hosted Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles. It was the 32nd occasion the countries had met in this setting. The Australia-US Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) is really a

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Melbourne to get three new statues of prominent women

Melbourne to get three new statues of prominent women

The City of Melbourne has committed to fast tracking three new statues of prominent women in to help address the massive gender imbalance in public art across the city. On Tuesday, the city council voted in favour of commissioning the new statues and said it will engage

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Women are angrier today than 10 years ago. Here’s why

Women are angrier today than 10 years ago. Here’s why

Women across the globe have been getting angrier by the year over the past decade, according to new data today. Since 2012, the Gallup World Poll has surveyed more than 120,000 people in more than 150 countries each year, asking participants several lifestyle questions, including what

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Women are angrier today than 10 years ago. Here’s why

Tanya Plibersek announces new Environmental Protection Agency and environmental laws

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has announced sweeping changes to Australia’s environmental laws, including the establishment of a new environmental protection agency and new national environmental standards. The new independent environmental protection agency will have greater oversight on development proposals and emission standards and will have the power

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Latest News

Fighting intensifies as Russia advances in east

Fighting intensifies as Russia advances in east

Russian forces are pressing forward with air and ground attacks on several settlements in eastern Ukraine, a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated seizing territory during the nine-month war. Near the city of Lysychansk, Russia deployed more troops to try to capture the village of Bilohorivka, Ukraine’s governor of

read more
Labuschagne, Head shine bright under Adelaide Oval lights

Labuschagne, Head shine bright under Adelaide Oval lights

Marnus Labuschagne has set the foundation for a big nine months as centuries from he and Travis Head took Australia to 3-330 at stumps on night one against West Indies in Adelaide. With the biggest year of Australian cricket this century ahead, Labuschagne continued his sparkling start to the summer

read more
Ash Barty wins second coveted Don Award

Ash Barty wins second coveted Don Award

Ash Barty’s on-court heroics and off-court humility have been recognised again after she became just the third athlete to win the coveted The Don Award for a second time. Barty shocked the tennis world in March when she announced her retirement at the age of 25 – less than two

read more

World News

Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

From: People & PowerHow the Ukrainian war is forcing the South Caucasus nation of Georgia to choose between West and East.Georgia has a long and troubled relationship with its giant neighbour Russia, which the war in Ukraine has not made any easier. With Russian troops occupying two of

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Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Borna Sosa will face Brazil on Friday, but Alex Sandro misses out with a hip injury.Croatia defender Borna Sosa is fit to face Brazil in Friday’s World Cup quarter-final match in Qatar. The 24-year-old left back was to take part in the final training session ahead of the game at

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A Very British Way of Torture

A Very British Way of Torture

From: Featured DocumentariesThe shocking story of how Britain secretly used torture in its war against the Kenyan anti-colonialist Mau Mau movement in the 1950s.Between 1952 and 1960, Britain fought a vicious war in Kenya against the anticolonial Mau Mau movement. It was an exceptionally bloody conflict, with atrocities

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Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

From: People & PowerHow the Ukrainian war is forcing the South Caucasus nation of Georgia to choose between West and East.Georgia has a long and troubled relationship with its giant neighbour Russia, which the war in Ukraine has not made any easier. With Russian troops occupying two of

read more
Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Borna Sosa will face Brazil on Friday, but Alex Sandro misses out with a hip injury.Croatia defender Borna Sosa is fit to face Brazil in Friday’s World Cup quarter-final match in Qatar. The 24-year-old left back was to take part in the final training session ahead of the game at

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Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

From: People & PowerHow the Ukrainian war is forcing the South Caucasus nation of Georgia to choose between West and East.Georgia has a long and troubled relationship with its giant neighbour Russia, which the war in Ukraine has not made any easier. With Russian troops occupying two of

read more
Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Borna Sosa will face Brazil on Friday, but Alex Sandro misses out with a hip injury.Croatia defender Borna Sosa is fit to face Brazil in Friday’s World Cup quarter-final match in Qatar. The 24-year-old left back was to take part in the final training session ahead of the game at

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Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

From: People & PowerHow the Ukrainian war is forcing the South Caucasus nation of Georgia to choose between West and East.Georgia has a long and troubled relationship with its giant neighbour Russia, which the war in Ukraine has not made any easier. With Russian troops occupying two of

read more
Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

From: People & PowerHow the Ukrainian war is forcing the South Caucasus nation of Georgia to choose between West and East.Georgia has a long and troubled relationship with its giant neighbour Russia, which the war in Ukraine has not made any easier. With Russian troops occupying two of

read more
Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Borna Sosa will face Brazil on Friday, but Alex Sandro misses out with a hip injury.Croatia defender Borna Sosa is fit to face Brazil in Friday’s World Cup quarter-final match in Qatar. The 24-year-old left back was to take part in the final training session ahead of the game at

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World News

Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

Georgia’s future hangs on the outcome of the war in Ukraine

From: People & PowerHow the Ukrainian war is forcing the South Caucasus nation of Georgia to choose between West and East.Georgia has a long and troubled relationship with its giant neighbour Russia, which the war in Ukraine has not made any easier. With Russian troops occupying two of

read more
Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Croatia’s Sosa fit for quarter-final, but Brazil’s Sandro out

Borna Sosa will face Brazil on Friday, but Alex Sandro misses out with a hip injury.Croatia defender Borna Sosa is fit to face Brazil in Friday’s World Cup quarter-final match in Qatar. The 24-year-old left back was to take part in the final training session ahead of the game at

read more
A Very British Way of Torture

A Very British Way of Torture

From: Featured DocumentariesThe shocking story of how Britain secretly used torture in its war against the Kenyan anti-colonialist Mau Mau movement in the 1950s.Between 1952 and 1960, Britain fought a vicious war in Kenya against the anticolonial Mau Mau movement. It was an exceptionally bloody conflict, with atrocities

read more

Business & The Economy

New cyber strategy to consider data localisation rules: O’Neil

New cyber strategy to consider data localisation rules: O’Neil

Home Affairs and Cybersecurity minister Clare O’Neil is considering local data storage requirements in Australia to improve the security of sensitive data, as the government begins work on a new cybersecurity strategy. Following her address to the National Press Club on Thursday, Ms O’Neil described data localisation as “really

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A billion-dollar industry set to take off

A billion-dollar industry set to take off

The Albanese government has moved quickly to put innovation on the agenda. Research into new technologies – robotics, cyber, AI and quantum – will be a national priority. But where are the domestic industries that will leverage these innovations, and many more to boot? Aerospace and advanced air mobility

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Govt cyber reset to make Australia ‘most secure’ country

Govt cyber reset to make Australia ‘most secure’ country

Australia will be “the world’s most cyber-secure country by 2030” under an ambitious new plan outlined by Cyber minister Clare O’Neil in Canberra on Thursday. It includes an entirely new national strategy, new sovereign capabilities and a hardening government systems and critical infrastructure. The Home Affairs and Cybersecurity minister

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Big Tech inquiry eyes cloud, competition and the metaverse

Big Tech inquiry eyes cloud, competition and the metaverse

Australian lawmakers will consider a new regulator, rules for algorithms and a light touch approach to the metaverse while “mapping” Big Tech over the next year. The focus is squarely on the so-called ‘Big Five’ US firms and their growing market power and influence. The five companies – Google

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