June 23, 2018 12:27 AM Donald Trump 'to tour Australia in November ahead of an economic leader's summit in Papua New Guinea'
Donald Trump will reportedly visit Australia in November on his way to an economic leader's summit in Papua New Guinea. The US President is considering travelling to Sydney, Canberra, Cairns or Brisbane in what would be his first visit to Australia, a source told The Australian. Mr Trump could make the trip after the US mid-term elections on November 8
June 22, 2018 4:11 PM Trump threatens 20 per cent tariffs on cars built in the European Union fuming 'build them here!' in latest trade war threat against an ally
President Donald Trump fired another shot in his trade war with European allies, threatening to impose a 20 per cent tariff on European autos. Trump blasted steep European Union import duties on U.S. cars, a month after his administration began an investigation of whether European duties on cars posed a threat to U.S. national security. Trump leveled 1
June 19, 2018 4:00 PM Bomb squad is called to BAE Systems after suspicious item is found sparking evacuation of dozens of workers at UK submarine-making shipyard
A bomb disposal squad were called to a BAE Systems site this afternoon after a suspicious item was discovered. Emergency services were dealing with the incident at the shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, where submarines are manufactured. The site was evacuated after the item was found at 12.37pm today, and a cordon was put in place along with local 10
June 18, 2018 2:38 AM S. Korea conducts war games to defend against Japan
South Korea on Monday will begin two days of war games to practice defending the disputed Dokdo islands off its east coast -- against an unlikely attack by Japan. Seoul has controlled the islets in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) since the end of Japanese colonial rule on the Korean peninsula. Tokyo also claims the islands, known as Takeshima in Japan, accusing 9
June 15, 2018 1:05 PM Church of England bishops will call on Theresa May to surrender Britain's nuclear deterrent
The Church of England is to launch a fresh campaign for Britain to give up its nuclear weapons. In a move approved by leading bishops, the Church is set to call for Theresa May to 'engage' with a treaty that would lead to a surrender of the nuclear deterrent. The push comes 35 years after a bid by Left-wing bishops to support unilateral disarmament was firmly
June 7, 2018 12:47 AM Mike Pompeo THREATENS Iran over nuclear weapons development
US SECRETARY of State Mike Pompeo has declared the US will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon following reports Iran intends to increase its uranium enrichment capacity. Iran’s nuclear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, said Iran intends to complete the construction of a facility in its Natanz nuclear plant to produce advanced centrifuges within a month 26
June 4, 2018 8:24 PM 'Why are you so obsessed with me?' Israel's US Embassy posts mocking Mean Girls response after Iran's Ayotollah Khamenei said it was a 'cancerous tumor that needed to be removed'
Israel's embassy to the USA posted a mocking response featuring a quote from Mean Girls in response to a series of vitriolic tweets from Iran's Supreme Leader. Khamenei leveled harsh criticism at Israel for its handling of the recent deadly protests on the Gaza border in which 121 Palestinians were killed. 'For Iran, the Palestinian cause is not a tactical 2
May 28, 2018 2:42 AM Pakistan 'FORCED' to conduct NUCLEAR TEST in response to 'AGGRESSIVE' Indian posturing
PAKISTAN was “forced” to test a nuclear weapon two decades ago because of India’s “hostile posturing”, Pakistan’s foreign office claimed as World War 3 fears grow between the two bitter rivals. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal made the statement on the 20th anniversary of the May 28, 1998 nuclear tests. He insisted the testing of atomic bombs 16
May 23, 2018 4:51 AM Putin set to 'EXPLOIT weak' Macron as France negotiates 'without a carrot or stick'
VLADIMIR Putin is set to “exploit” a “weak” Emmanuel Macron as France desperately attempts to negotiate on matters concerning Syria, Ukraine and Iran “without a carrot or a stick”, it has been claimed. The director of the Russia centre at the Paris-based Institute for International Relations, Tatiana Kastoueva-Jean, insisted Donald Trump’s decision to remove 28
May 23, 2018 3:46 AM Pulitzer Prize winning author's biographer confirms news
The author’s biographer wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that the “greatest living writer” had passed away. Blake Bailey paid tribute to his friend, and said: “Philip Roth died tonight, surrounded by lifelong friends who loved him dearly. Born in Newark, New Jersey in 1933, Mr Roth was considered by many as one of the greatest novels of the 20th century 29