australia

Sailors stranded on tiny Micronesian island saved by SOS sign in sand

The three men had embarked on Saturday on a 42 km trip from Poluwat to Pulap atolls, islands that are part of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Newspapers are seen for sale at a shop in Sydney, Australia, July 31, 2020.
Australia to make Facebook, Google pay for news in world first

Australia will force US tech giants Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay Australian media outlets for news content to protect independent journalism.

By REUTERS
03/08/2020
'You Jewish f*$&ing dogs!' - Antisemitic attack targets Jews in Melbourne

"I cannot believe that in Australia in 2020 we are still experiencing antisemitic incidents on the street."

Malka Leifer
Supreme Court hears appeal on decision that Leifer's mentally fit for extradition

Leifer has claimed mental illness since extradition proceedings were initiated in 2014.

AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR Chris Cannan (in white shirt) with members of the Nippers executive board
King David Hotel recognizes bombing anniversary as birthday approaches

The elders of both families may remember the incident, even though they were barely adolescents when it happened.

Australian researchers invent 20-minute coronavirus blood test

The researchers at Monash University said their test can determine if someone is currently infected and if they have been infected in the past.

By REUTERS
17/07/2020
ISRAELI SOLDIERS patrol in Hebron, June 2020
What to make of the growing chasm between Israel and the diaspora?

Imparting Jewish literacy is the primary responsibility of each diaspora community, yet the Israeli government also has a critical role to play.

By JEREMY LEIBLER
17/07/2020
With ‘Stateless,’ Cate Blanchett tackles the ‘human drama’ of immigration

The drama is set during the mid-aughts, as wars in Iraq and Afghanistan sent thousands fleeing to other countries, including Australia, with the hopes of beginning a new life.

By MEREDITH BLAKE/TNS
15/07/2020
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