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Australian Judge Rules Staffer Committed Rape in Parliament Office

An Australian judge ruled on Monday that a former government adviser, Bruce Lehrmann, raped a colleague, Brittany Higgins, in a Parliament House office. The decision came as Lehrmann’s defamation lawsuit against Network Ten, which broadcast an interview with Higgins in 2021, was dismissed. Justice Michael Lee of Australia’s Federal Court determined the rape occurred based […]Read More

Australia: Five Die In Knife Attack At Sydney Mall, Assailant Killed

On Saturday, in a shocking incident at a shopping mall in Sydney, a man who fatally stabbed five individuals was shot and killed by police officers in the beachside suburb of Bondi. This tragic event triggered panic, leading hundreds of shoppers to flee the scene in distress. Police reported that the assailant was shot by […]Read More

China To Lift Tariffs On Australian Wine

The Chinese government has announced that it would lift tariffs imposed on Australian wine. The decision comes at a time when relations between Australia and China have improved following a change in Australian government. This in turn led to meetings between foreign ministers, release of an Aussie journalist and the first visit by an Australian […]Read More