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US raid in Syria kills IS commander

A rare US helicopter attack on a government-held village in northeastern Syria has killed an Islamic State official in hiding, two security sources say. The United States has conducted previous raids in Syria against members of ISIS, but Thursday’s operation would be the first known operation in a zone held by forces loyal to President […]

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Britain’s Conservatives are screwing up the economy

As the UK grapples with double-digit inflation, a prolonged recession, declining living standards and widespread labor strikes, Kwasi Kwarteng, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, finds himself the most hated man in London. At the same time, Prime Minister Liz Truss, who appointed him, is arguably the most hated woman. Immediately after the end of the […]

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Liquid buys capacity on Google’s Equiano cable

Google’s Equiano cable was recently landed on the coast north of Cape Town Liquid Dataport, a Subsidiary of Cassava Technologies (formerly Liquid Telecom Group), has acquired a pair of fiber optic cables on Equiano, Google’s new undersea cable linking South Africa and Europe along the west coast of Africa. The cables give Liquid access to […]

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VIDEO: Breaking News Bulletin | October 5 – evening

Current News Bulletin | October 5 – evening Updated: 06/10/2022 Catch the most important stories from across Europe and beyond – Breaking News, Breaking News, World, Economy, Entertainment, Politics, Culture, Travel.

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Fox shows off her panther pride – The Australian Jewish News

She is a Penrith girl through and through, so it was no surprise that Jewish Olympic canoe slalom champion Jessica Fox was a Panthers champion at last Sunday’s NRL grand final at Accor Stadium, where she was one of 82,415 football fans carried banner and jersey. Just before the Panthers defeated the Eels 28-12, Fox […]

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Julia, a Canberra Theater Center co-production with the Sydney Theater Company, follows the journey to Julia Gillard’s historic misogyny speech with Justine Clarke | The Canberra Times

“Murray-Smith’s bitter wit and dramatic imagination combine seamlessly with Hansard to create a gripping play that weaves together a period of our state capital’s history and art Julia: an intimate, compelling and unmissable look at the person behind the public mask and a reflection on the role of women in contemporary politics,” said Budd.

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Chinese aircraft carrier strike groups may emerge in Indian Ocean, analyst says

Across the Taiwan Strait and across the South China Sea, Beijing may now be preparing for an increasing confrontation with the US in the Indian Ocean, and a senior Chinese analyst pointed to the inevitability of this event. “It’s only a matter of time before a strike force of Chinese aircraft carriers shows up in […]

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SA rail breakage is as big a problem for SA as load shedding

SA has lost up to R30 billion in coal sales so far this year because Transnet has been unable to meet the volumes demanded by customers in Europe and Asia, Roger Baxter, CEO of Minerals Council SA, said at Joburg Indaba this week . All told, SA has lost a potential R50bn in mineral exports […]

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Qatar World Cup: French cities relocate to lock down fan zones showing matches

A month before the World Cup, several major French cities have decided not to organize fan zones where matches from the biggest soccer tournament will be shown. The move comes amid ongoing concerns about the human rights situation in the Gulf country, where investigations have highlighted the plight of migrant workers used to build the […]

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In the areas of housing and education, Australia perpetuates inequality

In several vital sectors, successive governments are deepening systemic inequality with policies that cater to the wealthiest. (Image: Adobe) The new interim report from the Productivity Commission (PC) on education and the performance of our systems as a result of additional funding has again shown how poorly public education is performing in resource allocation. The […]

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