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Australia: Over 5,000 feral horses culled in Kosciuszko national park

Since the recommencement of aerial shooting in Kosciuszko National Park, more than 5,000 feral horses have been culled, with the NSW environment minister, Penny...

Melbourne boxer survives second shooting attack in 2 years

A former member of the Mongols motorcycle gang has survived a shooting incident in suburban Melbourne, just two years after an assassination attempt outside...

Australia, NZ start New Caledonia evacuations

An Australian military transport plane has left New Caledonia, carrying travelers stranded after unrest forced the closure of the island's international airport. This is...

Iconic trees drilled for better Sydney Harbour view

On a tranquil February evening in Sydney, the ambiance was shattered by the stealthy presence of a figure cloaked in a black hoodie, approaching...

Australia: NSW to apologise for criminalising homosexuality earlier

The government of New South Wales has announced its intention to issue a formal apology to individuals who were convicted under laws that once...

Australia to ban live sheep exports in 2028

The Australian government has announced the cessation of live sheep exports by sea, effective May 1, 2028, following extensive advocacy by animal welfare groups....

Australia to increase gas extraction until 2050 despite climate crisis

Australia has announced plans to increase its extraction and consumption of natural gas until at least 2050, defying international calls to phase out fossil...

Sydney bans same-sex parenting books from libraries citing ‘safety of children’

A council in Sydney has voted to ban same-sex parenting books from its public libraries, a move that the New South Wales government warns...

Qantas to pay A$100m to passengers over ‘cancelled flights’

Australia's largest airline, Qantas, has agreed to pay a hefty A$100 million ($66.1 million, £52.7 million) penalty to settle a lawsuit brought by the...

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Protests erupt as Nigeria changes national anthem

A wave of discontent has swept through Nigeria after the national anthem was altered with minimal public input. On Wednesday, President Bola Tinubu signed...

Iceland town Grindavik face frequent volcanic eruptions

A new volcanic eruption in southwest Iceland has prompted the evacuation of the renowned geothermal Blue Lagoon spa and the small fishing town of...

Colombia: Government passes bill to ban bullfighting

Colombia's Congress has passed a bill to ban bullfighting nationwide starting in 2027, marking the culmination of a longstanding campaign by animal rights activists...

3 black men files racial discrimination lawsuit against American Airlines

Three Black men have filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against American Airlines, alleging they were briefly removed from a flight due to a complaint...