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August 14, 2017 11:18 PM N. Korea’s Kim puts army on alert, US warns it can intercept missile

People look toward the north at an observation platform near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea August 14, 2017. — Reuters pic WASHINGTON, Aug 15 — Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warned yesterday that the US military would be prepared to intercept a missile fired by North Korea if it was headed to Guam, while North Korean 15

August 8, 2017 2:03 AM Australian official says gay marriage could be law this year

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s Parliament could legalize gay marriage this year if the government was allowed to poll the public on their opinions, a senior minister said on Tuesday. The conservative Liberal Party-led coalition was narrowly re-elected in July 2016 with a promise to let voters decide whether Australia should recognize same-sex marriage 32

August 3, 2017 10:20 AM Russian TV reporter punched in the face live on air

MOSCOW: A man walked up to a journalist broadcasting live from a Moscow park on a popular Russian television channel and punched him in the face. The journalist was reporting on Wednesday for the NTV channel from the park, which was filled with former paratroopers lazing in the sun as Russia celebrated the annual Airborne Troops Day. He was approached 10

July 25, 2017 2:36 PM Saudi, allies unveil Qatar ‘terrorist’ blacklist

Saudi Arabia and its allies have been boycotting Qatar since June 5. ― AFP picRIYADH, July 25 — Saudi Arabia and its allies unveiled a “terrorist” blacklist today of 18 organisations and individuals suspected of links with Islamist extremism that they said had ties with regional rival Qatar. The move by the four Arab governments came despite mounting 121

July 24, 2017 8:30 PM Former sect leader found guilty of polygamy in Canada case

REUTERS: A Canadian court on Monday found a former leader of a breakaway religious sect guilty of practicing polygamy, after a decades-long attempt to prosecute members of the group, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp said. Winston Blackmore, a former bishop of the breakaway Mormon community of Bountiful in southeastern British Columbia, was found guilty 26

July 16, 2017 8:08 AM Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia

SYDNEY: The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile over eastern 14

July 16, 2017 6:53 AM Refugee fears over Australia-US resettlement plan

SYDNEY: The abrupt departure of American officials from an Australian Pacific island refugee camp has fanned fears among asylum-seekers that plans to resettle them in the US may not go ahead, an activist group said Sunday. Canberra sends asylum-seekers who try to enter Australia by boat to camps on Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, but the conditions 8

July 16, 2017 6:14 AM Australia urges China to release dissident Liu Xiaobo’s widow

Liu Xia, wife of veteran Chinese pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo, listens to a question during an interview in Beijing June 24, 2009. — Reuters pic SYDNEY, July 16 — Australia today called for China to lift curbs on the widow of Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, who died of liver cancer in custody last week. Liu Xiaobo, 61, was jailed 11

July 13, 2017 12:32 AM Trump claims Putin would have preferred Clinton win (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg July 7, 2017. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, July 13 — President Donald Trump, battling allegations that Russia helped him win the White House, claimed yesterday that Vladimir Putin actually would have preferred a Hillary Clinton 11

June 27, 2017 9:47 AM Blind Malaysian musician granted Australian PR status

Elated at the decision, David Lee thanks 14,000 Australians who signed a petition asking that he be allowed to remain in the country. PETALING JAYA: David Lee, a blind Malaysian musician fighting to stay in Australia since 2015 when his skilled migration visa expired, has been granted permanent residency there. According to Adelaide news portal The Advertiser 33