F1 not certain season-opening grand prix will go ahead in Melbourne

The Chinese Grand Prix scheduled for Shanghai on April 19 has been called off as a result of the virus, which emerged in the central Chinese province of Hubei late last year.

A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.
Jailed British-Australian academic refuses Iran's offer to become a spy

"I am not a spy. I have never been a spy and I have no interest to work for a spying organization in any country. When I leave Iran, I want to be a free woman and live a free life."

Fire trucks are seen during a bushfire in Werombi, 50 km southwest of Sydney, Australia.
Bushfires rage out of control across southeast Australia

By late evening, Victoria had 14 fires rated at emergency or evacuate warning levels, and New South Wales had 11 rated emergency, with more than 150 others burning across the states.

MANNY WAKS’S greater goal: Changing the culture around discussion of child sex abuse.
Jewish Agency and Kol v’Oz partner to protect children

“We know of 60 convicted and credibly accused perpetrators of child sexual abuse who have made aliyah,” says Manny.

How Malka Leifer has evaded justice for over a decade

Why has Israel been unable to bring an end to the shocking saga of alleged sexual abuse by the principal of an Australian haredi school?

A view of the Melbourne Docklands and the city skyline from Waterfront City, looking across Victoria
Three jailed for IS-inspired Christmas Day attack in Australia

The men were found guilty last year of planning the attacks in Australia's second city in what authorities called "an imminent terrorist event" inspired by militant group Islamic State.

The first of Israel's El Al Airlines order of 16 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets lands at Ben Gurion Inte
El Al to trial non-stop flights to Melbourne in 2020

The flights, which will commence in the second quarter of 2020 pending regulatory approval, will be operated on their airline's new fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his deputy Josh Frydenberg.
Australian officials express concern over shocking antisemitism in schools

A five-year-old boy was harassed for weeks by other children in his school’s bathrooms, laughed at for being circumcised and addressed with expressions such as “Jewish cockroach.”

A child wearing a Kippah
‘Mummy, I’m a Jewish rodent:' 5-year-old Aussie after antisemitic attacks

Also in Australia, a 12-year-old was forced to kiss a Muslim classmate's feet in a public park.

A view of the Melbourne Docklands and the city skyline from Waterfront City, looking across Victoria
Football players help covering antisemitic graffiti in Australia

“I cannot ignore this symbol. All my family were Holocaust survivors – my mother’s parents, my husband’s parents – and for me it’s hurting twice,” the owner of the defaced cafe said.

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