Wednesday, 31st May 2023


25 Dec 2020
Sydney's Bondi beach -- normally packed with dressed-up surfers celebrating Christmas -- looks much emptier this year as the threat of a growing cluster of cases in northern Sydney keeps the crowds away.
3 Dec 2020
A historic bell tower in Sydney bursts into flames after it was struck by lightning as a severe thunderstorm hit the Australian city. Firefighters put out the fire and managed to save the residence in the Sydney suburbs, which local media say was built in the 1880s. The top of the tower however was gutted by the blaze.
6 Apr 2020
The disembarking of 2,700 passengers, some infected with the coronavirus, in Sydney a month ago is now being probed by police in Australia. Eleven of the country's 35 fatalities had been on board the Ruby Princess.
14 Dec 2019
Up to 20,000 protesters rally in Sydney demanding urgent climate action from Australia's government, as bushfire smoke choking the city causes health problems to spike.
30 Nov 2019
Officials advised Sydney residents to stay indoors as parts of Australia's most populous city were covered in smoke from nearby bushfires. Firefighters warned that more hot and windy days were on the way.
18 Nov 2018
Australia’s once booming housing market is in the second year of is a sharp downturn. Prices in Sydney are falling at an annualized pace of about 8 percent, leaving house-hunters and property investors how much further there is to go.
14 Feb 2018
Man sets himself on fire in Sydney.
31 Dec 2017
Sydney hosts its annual fireworks spectacle to welcome in the New Year.
31 Dec 2017
A seaplane crashed into a Sydney river on Sunday (December 31), killing six people on a "wine and dine" sightseeing flight ahead of the city's harbour-centred New Year's Eve celebrations.
15 Oct 2017
Car chase ends in rescue for Sydney police.
10 Sep 2017
The biggest demonstration for LGBTIQ rights in Australian history was attended by more than 20,000 people in Sydney on Sunday.
17 Aug 2017
All Balcks coach Steve Hansen said his side knows the Wallabies will be eager for a win as they prepare for the Bledisloe Cup encounter in Sydney.


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Just one game is enough to change your fortunes in football, The Flying Eagles' 2-0 loss at the hands of Five-time winners FIFA U-20 World Cup winners Brazil is proof of that. Defeating hosts Argentina who have been in formidable form will be a tall order for Ladan Bosso's side and today, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game for The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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Since Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s reelection on Sunday, videos purporting to show Muslims celebrating his victory at Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem have been widely shared by Turkish media outlets online. So has a video showing people calling for Erdogan’s opponent, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu to resign, outside the headquarters of his party. The videos themselves are not fake, but have been taken out of context, as we explain in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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As Sudan's warring generals make and break ceasefire agreements, tens of thousands of people continue to flee the country. People from the violence-stricken Darfur region in particular seek help — and hope — in Chad.
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Bangladesh is scheduled to hold general elections by January 2024 and the US says it wants them to be free of electoral manipulation and misconduct.
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Japan's prime minister hired his own son as his executive secretary late last year. Now he's forcing him to resign, after photos appeared of the of the 32-year-old partying in the official residence.