Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets election rally
Key points:Most of the victims appeared to be civilians, officials sayThe Taliban said all election rallies were their"military target"Afghanistan is going to the polls at the end of the monthThe attacks happened 11 days before Afghanistan's presidential election, which Taliban commanders have vowed to violently disrupt, and follow
the collapse of peace talks between the United States and the insurgent group.Mr Ghani, who is seeking a second five-year term on September 28, was due to address a rally in Charikar, the capital of central Parwan province, when a suicide bomber attacked the gathering.Read more: ABC News »
Infected nurse’s message to Melbourne residents
A young Melbourne nurse who contracted COVID-19 has pleaded with residents to take it seriously.
From near-death to Dakar: 50yo motorbike racer set for ultimate rally testDespite being seriously injured during a rally event in Greece last year, Albury-based Andrew Houlihan is on track to compete in the Dakar Rally in 2021.
China revealed to be behind hack on Aus parliament | Sky News AustraliaAustralian intelligence agencies have reportedly determined China was responsible for a cyber attack on parliament. \n\nThe attack targeted political parties before the May federal election. \n\nImage: Getty 15/09/2019 HongKong Internet journalists are threatened and assaulted by a bunch of uncles in black and blue shirts. 999 hotline didn’t work. Riot police arrived but no action on the attackers. China Mainland Fujian province gangsters? Australian intelligence agencies? Out sourced to India?
Vitamin E could help recovery after heart attackScientists have found a common dietary supplement, 'vitamin E', could be used to save the heart muscle during an attack. 9News great but how about something to help prevent the attack
Cyclist dies after swooping magpie causes bike crashAn elderly cyclist has died after a freak bike accident caused by a swooping magpie near an Illawarra beach on Sunday morning. jennynoise Yep, this. Nature is intelligent and we have no control over animals. The simplest thing w human can do is seek an alternative route during nesting season, leave them alone, they’re more important that we are
Tony Abbott's European holiday with a racist demagogueThe former prime minister cosied up to one of Europe's most controversial leaders. npomalley He was well pepped to deny women the right to control their own bodies. npomalley Lol having your own country is racist ? npomalley . 'When the media reports on deviant behaviour they construct a narrative which features a clear villain: the folk devil.' Folk Devils and Moral Panics (Cohen 1972)
NAB customers hit with sophisticated email banking phishing scamNAB customers have once again been targeting in an email phishing scam capable of emptying their accounts. Wait, how is this sophisticated? It's the same shit different day. So is the advice; no business sends emails like this, so ignore and delete.