The AustralianLabor party will topple the ruling conservatives at a national election, although it may have to form a minority government, the Australian Broadcasting Corp said on Saturday ... "Labor is 72 and needs 76 seats to govern ... "If Labor falls short and it wants to form a government, it can talk to the Greens or it can talk to the crossbench.".
Russia has declared victory in its months-long operation to capture the strategic port of Mariupol after Ukraine ordered the last of its troops holed up in the city's Azovstal steelworks to lay down their arms ... The verdict is due Monday ... Smoke rises at a warehouse after shelling in Severodonetsk ... "Attempts to attack Donbas continue ... 'End of operation'.
photo: Russian Presidential Press and Information Office / kremlin.ru
SAN FRANCISCO — Luka Doncic had been dominating for most of the night, yelling in celebration and flexing his arms in Stephen Curry’s house. Then Curry and the Golden State Warriors delivered one of those signature third-quarter flurries that have defined so many of their postseason runs — with this one sparked by Kevon Looney ... .
photo: Creative Commons / Gian Marco Anzellotti from Roma, Italia https://www.flickr.com/people/40314916@N02
Turkey claims Greece violated its airspace twice this week, and that it had replied to those violations Friday “based on reciprocity and in accordance with” the Turkish Air Force’s rules of engagement ... Bilgic accused Greece of trying to mislead international public opinion ... .
Amber Heard almost got fired from ‘Aquaman 2,’ her agent testifies in court. Warner Bros. quoted Amber Heard's ‘lack of chemistry’ with Aquaman 2 lead star Jason Momoa as a reason for possibly recasting her role, Heard's agent testified in court on Thursday ... "I fought really hard to stay in the movie ... .
Photo. AFP/file. BEIJING. Thousands of COVID-negative Beijing residents were forcibly relocated to quarantine hotels overnight due to a handful of infections, as the capital begins to take more extreme control measures resembling virus-hit Shanghai. Beijing has been battling its worst outbreak since the pandemic started ... then disinfect homes ... .