Saturday Mar 25, 2023

Government stands by renewables goal as Dutton flags opposition

[ad_1] The government says it is on track to deliver on a plan to deliver lower power bills through renewables as the Coalition says it will oppose a law increasing carbon emission reductions. The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) led a takeover of the national electricity market last week after operators were accused of prioritising […]

Transgender swimmers to prove they didn’t go through puberty, FINA rules

[ad_1] Live Transgender swimmers will now be required to prove they did not go through puberty as a male before transitioning to a female, under new rules set by the peak body for the sport. Swimming’s world governing body Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA0 has voted to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite […]

Parades, street festivals in vogue as US marks Juneteenth

[ad_1] Live With street parties, the trumpets and drums of marching bands, speeches and a few political rallies, people across the United States marked Juneteenth this weekend, a jubilee commemorating the end of the legal enslavement of Black Americans. Events started on Friday and continued through Sunday featuring concerts at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, […]

Sara Duterte-Carpio sworn in as Philippines vice-president

[ad_1] Live Sara Duterte-Carpio, daughter of outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, has been sworn in as the country’s 15th vice-president, calling for national unity following a divisive election campaign. “The days ahead may be full of challenges that call for us to be more united as a nation,” she said on Sunday in an inauguration […]

Ukraine war could rage for years

[ad_1] As Russia intensified its grinding offensive in eastern Ukraine the head of NATO fears the war could go on for years. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s comments come hot on the heels of the EU executive recommending that Kyiv should be officially recognised as a candidate to join the bloc. Interviewed by Germany’s Bild […]

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