A group of 17 former gymnasts including three olympians are to launch legal action against British Gymnastics for alleged "systemic physical and psychological abuse" by coaches targeting children as young as six.
Australia’s national carrier has pushed back the resumption of international flights by four months to wait for the country to complete its vaccination drive as revenues continue to fall due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Volunteers managed to push around 40 whales out to sea using Monday evening’s high tide. But sometime overnight, the whales beached themselves again, and only 28 survivors have been refloated since.
New Zealand’s Department of Conservation said the pod of 49 long-finned pilot whales was found at Farewell Spit, about 90 kilometres north of South Island’s tourist town of Nelson.
Coronavirus has killed more than 2.4 million people and infected over 110 million globally. Here are virus-related developments for February 19:
The Daesh member who was a Kazakh national was nabbed in Turkey's southern province of Kilis, near the border with Syria.
One in 12 young people skipped school because they did not have access to period products, PM Jacinda Ardern says, announcing the programme will begin in June.
A dual national was arrested near the Syrian border with her two children and identified as a Daesh member. NZ PM Ardern urged Australia to consider the welfare of the children who were "born in a conflict zone through no fault of their own".
It came after three members of an Auckland family tested positive, with authorities concerned about the new and active infections as there was no obvious source of transmission.
The boy purchased a tactical vest online and had intended to also buy a machete at the time of his arrest in December.
Experienced batsman Faf du Plessis says South Africa must master the unfamiliar conditions and home captain Babar Azam when they play their first test in Pakistan since 2007 in the opening match of a two-game series that starts in Karachi on Tuesday.
The country secured enough vaccines to inoculate all of the country's five million people, with two new agreements signed with pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Novavax.
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