Former Australian PM Bob Hawke. File Photo/AFP
Bob Hawke, one of Australia's longest serving prime ministers, died on Thursday just days ahead of a federal election, the opposition Labor party said.
Hawke, 89, served from 1983 to 1991 and counted floating the Australian dollar among his crowning achievements.
"With his passing, the labour movement salutes our greatest son... and Australians everywhere remember and honour a man who gave so much to the country and people he cared for so deeply," Labor leader Bill Shorten said in a statement.
Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10 per cent of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove violent material from their platforms, according to a new law proposed by the Australian government
Three rare Sumatran tiger cubs ventured into public view for the first time Friday in what Sydney zookeepers called a "wonderful success" for the future of the critically endangered species.
The Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge were plunged into darkness for an hour Saturday to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on the planet's vanishing biodiversity.
"We have received two dead bodies and 28 injured," Dr. Mohammad Waseem in Quetta's Sandeman hospital told AFP
From Lisbon to Oslo, children and Youths skipped school and voiced their anxiety about inheriting a warming planet with melting ice caps and worsening storms, floods and droughts.
A businessman and his accomplices summoned a merchant for a phone deal and mugged him inside a building’s stairway. They have been sued. The Asian businessman, 45, with the help of a compatriot dyer, 37, unemployed man, 45, and fugitive accomplices lured and mugged the Asian victim
Sharjah: The 11th edition of the Sharjah Leadership Programme (SLP) took its 30 participants for field training and intensive study to Italy’s largest metropolis, Milan, to offer them a global perspective on best practices in leadership and business management. Special emphasis was laid on understanding