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Kremlin site of extreme form of protest by performance artist

Kremlin site of extreme form of protest by performance artist

In a symbolic protest Pyotr Pavlensky, a Russian performance artist, nailed his scrotum to the cobblestones of Russia’s Kremlin, and remained attached to Red Square for one-and-a-half hours before he…

Morsi declares 30 day state of emergency

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has proclaimed a 30-day state of emergency and a night-time curfew in three urban areas along the Suez Canal which have seen fatal clashes in the…

Sydney Doctor Killed by Lightning in South Africa

A Sydney doctor has been killed by lighting while bush walking with her husband and four other friends in South Africa, the website iAfrica reports. Lynne Dowd, her husband Bruce,…

NSW Premier Promotes Social Bonds

Some $25 million will be set aside for government social bonds in a pilot project for non-governmental early intervention programmes if the government is re-elected, say NSW Premier Kristina Keneally.…

Police Warns of Flood Grant Scams

People residing on the NSW mid-north coast are targeted by bogus callers offering grants to those affected by recent floods, police said on Friday. Callers have been contacting people living…

Drunks Face Hard Times in Victoria

A new law banning drunken behaviour will give pubs and clubs in Victoria the right to rid themselves of drunken troublemakers. The new law, which was introduced into parliament on…

$16.4bn New Money Funds for Australian Hospitals by 2020

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and states premiers have reached an agreement with regard to national hospital funding.An overall amount of $16.4bn will be provided by the federal government over…

Senate Considers Selling South Australian Forest Harvests

The senate will consider if South Australia could sell future timber from its state owned forests from the south-eastern region. According to Nick Xenophon, an independent Senator, the initial decision…

UN Representative: Asia Should Step Up to Reduce Disaster Risk

The United Nations (UN) believes that governments from Asia should be spending more on measures which would lead to a reduction of disaster risks. The UN’s advice comes to help…

Nigeria to Be Promoted as a Travel Destination by Airways Company

Afriqiyah, an airways company in Nigeria, is planning to promote the country as a travel destination once the Libya embassy is opened. The company’s general manager, Olugbenga Onotilo, stated that…

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