News Today Explored Wednesday Week 30th March 2022


Poland to ban Russian coal imports

Draft legislation has been adopted by the Polish cabinet to allow a ban on the import of Russian coal. The legislation hinges on EU approval as sanctions generally have to be agreed to by the whole trading bloc. Read More...


Omon special police refuse to fight in Ukraine, sue for wrongful dismissal

A Russian riot police unit has refused to enter Ukraine to join the Russian invasion and has now sued their bosses over wrongful dismissal. “These people didn’t want to kill or be killed,” said their lawyer, Mikhail Benyash. Read More...


South Africa's Operation Dudula leader behind bars before Monday's court case.

Nhlanhla "Lux" Dlamini, leader of the social activist group Operation Dudala, has been arrested and detained at Johannesburg Central Police station. The group believes the arrest is a conspiracy and that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), a self-described 'radical and militant economic emancipation movement' pressured the police to perform the arrest. Read More...


Safe' city of Lviv in Ukraine hit by Russian rockets

Russian rockets hit a fuel depot in the western city of Lviv, where many Ukrainians have traveled to as a safe haven from the war raging in the east. Five people were wounded. Though no residential buildings were damaged, significant destruction was caused to infrastructure. Read More...


Discovery Centre could put penguins in danger

Rockingham council has withdrawn approval of the proposed upgrade to the Penguin Island Discovery Centre after many expressions of concern from locals and experts that the dwindling population of Little Penguins would be further at risk. Read More...


WA has one of world's strongest balance sheets thanks to Mark McGowan's Covid policies

"Following health advice" in its approach to Covid, has seen the McGowan WA Government produce a budget surplus tipping nearly $8 billion prompting ratings agency S&A to rate WA as one of the world's strongest economies. Read More..


Recreational boats back on Brisbane River

Saturday saw the Brisbane River reopen to all recreational boating, after the flooding earlier in the month. Read More...


President of Pakistan, Imran Khan, faces a vote of no-confidence on Monday

Following a seven-day debate, a no-confidence bill will be tabled on Monday by a unified Opposition in Pakistan by the 342-member National Assembly. Read More...


The office of Angus Taylor, Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction spent billions on fake carbon projects


New analysis reveals that the Emissions Reduction Fund, set up by the Morrison/Joyce government, has wasted over a billion dollars of taxpayer funds on projects that do not reduce emissions. Read More...


Inuvialuit want rare kayak returned by Vatican


CEO of Inuvulialut Regional Cooperation has asked for the Canadian government and the Vatican to help pay for the return of a rare kayak of Inuvulialut origin. He wants to see the kayak on display and used to teach young people how to make one. Read More...

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