Ukraine condemns change of IOC plans over Russians

Officials from Ukraine have condemned what they see as a change in position by Olympic chiefs over Russian and Belarusian athletes’ participation at Paris 2024.

Myanmar junta ends Suu Kyis party, much of opposition

Myanmar’s military government has dissolved dozens of opposition parties including that of Aung San Suu Kyi for failing to meet a registration deadline.

Cheese on agenda as King to visit German eco-village

King Charles is expected to address the German parliament before visiting an eco-village near Berlin.

Yousaf sworn in as Scotlands first minister

Humza Yousaf has set to work appointing his cabinet after being sworn in as first minister of Scotland following the resignation of Nicola Sturgeon.

ELN kills nine Colombia troops in attack ahead of talks

At least nine Colombian soldiers have been killed in an armed attack carried out by ELN militants, the government says.

Participation by Russian athletes works: IOCs Bach

The Olympic movement delayed a decision on allowing Russians and Belarusians at Paris 2024 but the body’s president said their participation in sport ‘works’.

Bankman-Fried charged with bribing Chinese officials

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been charged in the United States with directing $US40 million ($A60 million) in bribes to one or more Chinese officials.