Snake bite victim dies in Townsville after suspected eastern brown attack

Snake bite victim dies in Townsville after suspected eastern brown attack

Updated April 20, 2018 14:53:02 A man in his 40s has died from a snake bite after showing a mate what is suspected to have been a deadly eastern brown snake in his hands at his home in Townsville in north Queensland. Neighbour Brett Boggs helped carry out CPR after …

Syrian gas attack: Little-known Eastern Ghouta has become the focal point of ongoing conflict

Syrian gas attack: Little-known Eastern Ghouta has become the focal point of ongoing conflict

Posted April 12, 2018 20:00:56 Video: Drone footage released by the Syrian military shows Eastern Ghouta in ruins. (ABC News) In the past two months, Syria’s Eastern Ghouta has been shelled, bombed, attacked in ground assaults and it has now been allegedly hit by chemical weapons. Key points: Eastern Ghouta …

Syrian rebels accuse Government of launching deadly chemical attack on Eastern Ghouta

Syrian rebels accuse Government of launching deadly chemical attack on Eastern Ghouta

Updated April 08, 2018 11:44:01 Photo: The rebel group say the Syrian Government is behind the chemical attack. (AP: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets) A Syrian rebel group has accused Government forces of launching a deadly chemical attack on civilians in a rebel-held town in Eastern Ghouta, and a medical …

Police investigate $700k boat fires that spewed out toxic smoke on Hobart’s eastern shore

Police investigate $700k boat fires that spewed out toxic smoke on Hobart’s eastern shore

Updated April 07, 2018 17:19:35 Photo: The bow of one of the burnt boats is all that remains above water. (ABC News: Edith Bevin) Fires that destroyed two motor cruisers and damaged two other yachts on Hobart’s eastern shore have left a damage bill of about $700,000. Emergency services attended …

Eastern Ghouta: Last Syrian rebel group begins leaving Damascus enclave, state media reports

Eastern Ghouta: Last Syrian rebel group begins leaving Damascus enclave, state media reports

Posted April 03, 2018 01:16:41 Photo: State media says the rebels and their families are headed to areas near the Turkish-Syrian border. (Reuters: Bassam Khabieh) The last Syrian rebel group in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus has begun withdrawing under an agreement with the Government, state media says, though a military …

Jesus wasn’t white: he was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew. Here’s why that matters

Jesus wasn’t white: he was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew. Here’s why that matters

Posted March 29, 2018 12:18:56 Photo: Why do we continue to allow images of a whitened Jesus to dominate? (The Conversation: Hans Zatzka) I grew up in a Christian home, where a photo of Jesus hung on my bedroom wall. I still have it. It is schmaltzy and rather tacky …

Orange snow blankets eastern Europe

Orange snow blankets eastern Europe

Posted March 26, 2018 10:41:53 Photo: Skiers and snowboarders ride down an orange slope in Sochi, Russia. (Instagram: iriedawtaa) Parts of eastern Europe were blanketed with orange-tinted snow over the weekend. The phenomenon has been seen across Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania and Moldova. Meteorologists said sand from Sahara desert storms …

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Company: Suncorp Group Location: Sydney – inner suburbs & cbd Finance AnalystBased in Sydney6 month contract with a view to extendReport to Leader Finance & Advice Shared Services Performance ManagementSummaryThe FASS (Finance & Advice Shared Services) vision is to be a world-class finance shared service provider to Suncorp’s Finance and …

Syrian Government closer to victory in Eastern Ghouta, as some rebels prepare to quit

Syrian Government closer to victory in Eastern Ghouta, as some rebels prepare to quit

Posted March 23, 2018 06:37:47 Photo: Hundreds of rebels are expected to leave Harasta in buses, a military source says. (SANA via AP) The Syrian Government has moved closer to ending rebel resistance in Eastern Ghouta, with civilians streaming out of one of its besieged, bomb-battered towns and rebels preparing …