Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
Islamist militants have attacked a hotel used by government officials in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.Al-Qaeda-linked al Shabaab, which controls large swathes of the country, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying in a statement that it was targeting the nearby presidential palace.
The mayor of Kyiv, former professional boxer Vitali Klitschko, hit back at criticism by Ukraine's president over measures to help residents withstand power cuts, describing disputes as "senseless" amid Russia's military campaign.Klitschko said 430 "warming centres" were helping residents cope with the effects of Russian attacks on power stations and more than 100 more were planned in case of extreme conditions.
Andrej Kramaric scored twice for Croatia as they ended Canada's hopes of advancing at their first World Cup in 36 years with a 4-1 victory in Group F.Alphonso Davies scored Canada's first-ever World Cup goal with a towering header on Sunday, in just the second minute.
George Burgess' NRL career is over after the English prop announced his retirement from rugby league.Released by St George Illawarra last month after a drama-filled first year back in the NRL, Burgess confirmed on Sunday he would not return to the game.
Australia's players hope their World Cup exploits will convert casual fans into avid soccer supporters.Eight members of the 26-strong Socceroos squad in Qatar currently play in the A-League.
Socceroos players want Graham Arnold to continue his tenure as coach after the World Cup.Arnold's contract expires at the end of the cup in Qatar, with the 59-year-old non-committal about his future.
It's been 15 years in the making, but Adelaide United can finally say they have made a hot start to an A-League Women's season.The unbeaten Reds are equal top of the ladder after following an upset 1-0 win over Sydney with a 1-0 triumph over Perth Glory at Macedonia Park on Sunday.
Marc Leishman has revealed his move to the LIV Tour would have been far tougher to make if not for an early promise he'd still be welcome to play on home soil.Leishman will tee it up at the Australian Open in his home state from Thursday, where men and women will combine for the first time to play at the Victorian and Kingston Heath golf clubs.
Like the Socceroos, Denmark have been here many times before: a must-win game.The Danes meet the Australians in the World Cup on Wednesday (0200 AEDT Thursday) with a simple equation: win, or depart Qatar.
Federal cabinet will meet to decide whether former prime minister Scott Morrison will be censured over his secret ministries.Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has called on his predecessor to apologise to parliament for his role in secretly appointing himself to five ministerial positions.
Laws enshrining multi-employer bargaining are set to pass parliament, after the government struck a deal on the laws with independent senator David Pocock.The upper house will use the last sitting week for the year to debate the industrial relations reform, with the government looking to pass the laws by the end of the year.
A frontrunner for the Victorian Liberal leadership is yet to emerge as Matthew Guy bows out following a second electoral drubbing.In the aftermath of Saturday's resounding defeat, Mr Guy confirmed he would call the parliamentary partyroom together to elect a new leader after a clearer picture of successful candidates emerges.
A perfect storm of worker shortages and economic uncertainty is threatening the disability sector as increasing providers predict financial losses and effects on services.Advocates warn if nothing is done, the sector will have difficulty providing people living with a disability with the services they need.
Regional NSW towns could remain cut off from the state by floodwaters for up to a month with residents relying on food and medications flown in by helicopter.The state's flood crisis entered its 75th day on Monday with the weekend ending as severe storms battered parts of Sydney.
The Northern Territory police force has increasingly militarised since the September 11 terror attacks, an inquest for an Indigenous teenager shot dead by a soldier-turned-policeman has been told.Kumanjayi Walker, 19, died after Constable Zachary Rolfe shot him three times during a bungled arrest in Yuendumu, northwest of Alice Springs, on November 9, 2019.
"It's like waking up one day and having a highway next to your house."This is how Dr Vincent Raoult describes what is happening to sea life as the intrusion of commercial shipping increasingly worsens already stressful marine conditions.
The inquest into Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick's disappearance is entering its final days.Caddick defrauded family and friends of between $20 million-$30 million in a Ponzi scheme before vanishing hours after authorities raided her home in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
Flooding, cyclones and even a Japanese encephalitis outbreak are among the risks facing Australians this summer as a leading climate body warns of a rise in "unnatural disasters".A new report says the nation's disaster planning is not fit for purpose, adding that repeated weather events in recent times have left communities with minimal time to recover.
Morocco pulled off another shock at this unpredictable World Cup, beating Belgium 2-0 to leave Kevin De Bruyne and the 2018 semifinalists in danger of failing to make the knockout stage.Substitute Abdelhamid Sabiri broke the deadlock on Sunday when he outsmarted Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois by whipping in a free kick from a tight angle at the near post in the 73rd minute.
Search teams have pulled the body of a young girl from her family home as they dig through mud for a second day in the search for people still missing after an enormous landslide on the Italian resort island of Ischia.The Naples prefect confirmed that the death toll in the tragedy had risen to two on Sunday, following also the recovery of the body of a 31-year-old woman from the island on Saturday.