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Iran launches ‘suicide drones’ at Israel, US vows to offer support

Iran launches ‘suicide drones’ at Israel, US vows to offer support

Iran has launched an attack against Israel using hundreds of suicide drones, the Jewish state has confirmed. Axios journalist Barak Ravid, citing a senior Israeli official, reported that hundreds of drones were headed for Israel. Other reports put the drone swarm at “dozens.” “Iran launched UAVs from its territory towards the territory of the state

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Horseback UberEats delivery in Sydney sends internet into meltdown

Horseback UberEats delivery in Sydney sends internet into meltdown

Residents of up-market Sydney suburb Paddington are used to dining on the hoof but rarely is their food delivered by horseback. Locals were therefore surprised to see a man in an UberEats branded uniform deliver someone’s takeaway on a black horse on Wednesday. He was being guided through the streets by his phone, which was

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New Zealand’s huge visa crackdown after ‘unsustainable’ influx

New Zealand’s huge visa crackdown after ‘unsustainable’ influx

New Zealand has tightened its visa regulations in the face of “unsustainable” net migration levels in an effort to further protect jobs for its citizens. The nation of 5.1 million has made immediate changes to is Accredited Employer Worker Visa, introducing new language and skill criteria for potential migrants and shortening the duration of work

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Inside the lush Tokyo hotel featured on the Real Housewives of Sydney

Inside the lush Tokyo hotel featured on the Real Housewives of Sydney

After a week spent travelling around Japan, I was feeling pretty pleased with myself. In a country renowned for its many rules and complex public transport system, I so far hadn’t put a foot wrong. I’d booked cross-country shinkansens, traversed Osaka’s confusing metro, and even become an onsen enthusiast, navigating the many rules that come

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‘Completely cut off’: Aussies warned amid Japan’s new tourist ban

‘Completely cut off’: Aussies warned amid Japan’s new tourist ban

There are major changes being made to sightseeing at one of Japan’s most popular tourism spots. Tourists are being banned from entering certain alleys in Gion, the famous geisha district in Kyoto, with Aussie travellers warned to take note. Local residents had become fed-up with hordes of tourists, saying their neighbourhood “is not a theme

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East coast set to avoid gas shortfall

East coast set to avoid gas shortfall

Australia’s eastern states are expected to narrowly avoid a gas shortfall in the September quarter, according to a report released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. However, while the government is increasingly confident that households and manufacturers will have ample access to LNG supplies, the competition watchdog is more circumspect in its assessment. “Actual

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