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Turkey records first case of monkeypox - health minister

46% Left coverage: 11 sources
Turkey has detected its first case of monkeypox in a 37-year-old patient who is in isolation. The virus has been identified in more than 50 new countries outside the countries in Africa where it is endemic. There have been more than 3,400 cases and one death, since the outbreak began in May.See the Story
Cricket · Sri Lanka

Rough weather causes stand collapse at Sri Lanka-Australia Test

64% Left coverage: 11 sources
Rain and strong winds caused a stand to collapse at the Galle cricket stadium on Thursday. South-westerly winds raging across the Indian ocean battered the port city. The makeshift roof of one of the ground's smaller stands was also brought down by the storm. Australia ended day one on 98 for three after touring spinner Nathan Lyon claimed five wickets.See the Story

South By South West festival coming to Sydney

80% Left coverage: 5 sources
SXSW will be held in Sydney from October 15 to 22, 2023. It's been going since 1987 and was the first event of its kind when it kicked off in March that year. It was started by a small group of people in the city who felt local talent had limited exposure – and they wanted to change that. The event has since grown to boast the largest music festival in the world.See the Story
Cricket · Galle

Khawaja, Green put Australia ahead in Galle test

Coverage: 6 sources
Cameron Green top-scored with 77 for Australia in their first innings against Sri Lanka. Australia reached 313 for eight when bad light stopped play in Galle. Pat Cummins, on 26, and Nathan Lyon, on eight, were batting at close of play. Sri Lanka's Ramesh Mendis ended the day with four for 107.See the Story

John Barilaro withdraws from New York trade role

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
Former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has withdrawn from his New York trade commissioner role. His appointment as the NSW Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner to the US had come under immense scrutiny. The lead candidate for the $500,000 a year role, Jenny West, had her offer retracted because of a "government decision"See the Story
Melbourne, Australia · Melbourne

Toddler of Australian woman missing in Mexico may hold clue to mystery

Coverage: 2 sources
Tahnee Shanks' family believes her two-year-old daughter witnessed what happened the night her parents vanished.See the Story
Justin Trudeau · Australia

Awkward moment as Canadian PM appears to forget Anthony Albanese's name

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is in Madrid for the NATO leaders' summit. During a meeting with Canadian leader Justin Trudeau, his North American counterpart appeared to forget the newly elected Australian leader's name. Trudeau eventually recovered and referred to Albanese by his name. Albanese is currently in Madrid during the current NATO leader's summit.See the Story
Politics · Melbourne

$2.1 billion Guardian-class patrol boats for Pacific island nations have major flaws

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The fleet of patrol boats has been plagued by design flaws, including carbon monoxide leaks, throwing into question whether the vessels can remain at sea.See the Story

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