Chinese high school students can return to Australia under strict travel ban exemptions | ABC News

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced the coronavirus, COVID-19, has been contained in Australia with no new diagnoses in the general population within the last week. Mr Hunt also announced a strict exemption for high school students in year 11 and 12 from mainland China, excluding from Hubei, who will be considered for entrance to … Read more Chinese high school students can return to Australia under strict travel ban exemptions | ABC News

Lesotho PM no-show in court as murder charges loom

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane was meant to face murder charges for the 2017 killing of his ex-wife Lipolelo Thabane… but he skipped trial, travelling instead to South Africa. The PM’s office says he’s there for medical reasons – but police have warned that if he attempts to flee justice, they’ll issue an arrest warrant.   Subscribe to France 24 … Read more Lesotho PM no-show in court as murder charges loom

French Olympian on sex abuse: ‘We want athletes and victims to speak out’

France’s sports minister on Friday announced the first of a raft of measures aimed at combating sex abuse in sport. FRANCE 24 asked Olympic sprinter Ayodelé Ikuesan what she thinks needs to be done to address the scourge. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more French Olympian on sex abuse: ‘We want athletes and victims to speak out’

How will Germany tackle racially motivated attacks? I Inside Story

Germany’s leaders are promising a strong response to the latest racially-motivated attacks. A gunman killed nine people at two shisha cafes on Wednesdy night in the city of Hanau. He chose places that are popular with the Turkish and Kurdish communities. The 43-year old suspect had posted documents with racist and far-right views online. The … Read more How will Germany tackle racially motivated attacks? I Inside Story

South Korea: Emergency measures after rise in coronavirus cases

South Korea’s prime minister says the country is facing an “emergency” after another rise in coronavirus cases. Dozens have been linked to a church in the eastern city of Daegu. The government is increasing medical resources to try and stop any further spread. Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from the southern city of Daegu, South … Read more South Korea: Emergency measures after rise in coronavirus cases

Lesotho PM to be charged with murder of estranged wife

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down ahead of his inauguration in 2017. The beleaguered premier announced he would quit by the end of July. Also, in South Sudan, rival leaders agree to form a unity government just two days before a … Read more Lesotho PM to be charged with murder of estranged wife

Coronavirus: South Korea has seen its confirmed cases spike – BBC News

South Korea has stepped up measures to contain the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, as confirmed infections rose sharply for a second day. Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said it was now an emergency situation. The southern cities of Daegu and Cheongdo have been declared “special care zones”. The streets of Daegu are now largely … Read more Coronavirus: South Korea has seen its confirmed cases spike – BBC News

Carmel Sepuloni defends Government’s welfare benefits policies despite calls for big increases

The Social Development Minister says progress has been made but admits there is more that could be done. Start your day the right way with a combination of news, sport and entertainment. Weekdays from 6am on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/breakfast Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Breakfaston1 Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/breakfaston1

Tunisia names new coalition government, bringing an end to political crisis

Tunisia’s designated Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh on Wednesday named a new coalition government after reaching an agreement with Ennahda moderate Islamist Party, the biggest power in Parliament, ending an ongoing political crisis of four months. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Tunisia names new coalition government, bringing an end to political crisis

Iraq’s southern protesters refuse to back down

The Iraqi city of Nasiriya has been the epicentre of the anti-government protests in the south. People there are refusing to back down despite increasing pressure from authorities. And they want one of their own appointed as prime minister. Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Iraq’s southern protesters refuse to back down