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Vic assisted-dying laws Australian first

Vic assisted-dying laws Australian first

Advocates for voluntary assisted-dying welcomed the passage of the legislation through the state's upper house despite the amendments. After a 28-hour marathon sitting it was agreed that eligible patients must be over the age of 18, have lived in Victoria for at least 12 months, and must administer the drug themselves, although a doctor may deliver the lethal dose in rare cases.


Saudi-led Coalition to Reopen Yemen's Hodeidah Port, Sana'a Airport

Saudi-led Coalition to Reopen Yemen's Hodeidah Port, Sana'a Airport

The coalition has announced that it's lifting the blockade after initially tightening it on November 6 after a missile attack on Riyadh by Yemeni rebels known as Houthis. The U.S. State Department on Tuesday warned citizens to "consider the risks" when travelling to Saudi Arabia due to militant threats and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilians by rebels in Yemen.


IS conflict: Iraq begins final push to clear western desert

IS conflict: Iraq begins final push to clear western desert

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the defeat of the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group in Syria was a display of the Islamic Republic's unchallengeable power in the face of its western and regional adversaries.


Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court as trial resumes

Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court as trial resumes

Pakistan People's Party Chairman dubbing Nawaz Sharif "opportunist" said that he had been involved in every conspiracy hatched against democracy. While responding to a question, Asif Kirmani said Nawaz Sharif was given exemption from NAB Court for seven days but due to some unavoidable reasons he had come to the Court.


Counter-terrorist operation in Tbilisi entered the active phase

Counter-terrorist operation in Tbilisi entered the active phase

In Tbilisi started the active phase of the counter-terrorism operation to arrest foreign extremists. One was killed and four injured among the Security forces during the operation, added the official. embassy in the capital. Georgian media said armored infantry vehicles are being dispatched to the outskirts of Tbilisi , where for more than 16 hours authorities are enagegd in an anti-terror operation.


Turkey's opposition backs Syrian peace moves

Turkey's opposition backs Syrian peace moves

The trilateral meeting follows Syrian President Bashar Assad's surprise visit to Russian Federation on Monday, which the Kremlin said helped lay the groundwork for Wednesday's meeting. The source added that the summit comes as a completion of the Russian-Syrian summit held on Monday and its outcomes regarding the agreement to continue the fight against terrorism, the basic principles to organize the political track for the crisis in Syria, hold a Syrian-Syrian national dialogue conference and ...