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October 29, 2017
The Turnbull government is abolishing 457 visas for skilled migrants and replacing it with a tighter program. In a Facebook-first announcement, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the temporary visas for foreign workers would be replaced by a new class of visa, better targeted to ensure that foreign workers were only brought in to fill genuine skills shortages. Australia today abolished...
North Korea’s embarrassing missile launch failure may have been caused by US cyber attack as Donald Trump warns his military may ‘have no choice’ to strike the rogue nation. North Korea’s latest nuclear test missile exploded five seconds after launch yesterday because of an American cyber attack, experts believe. A South Korean defense official said the action took place in Sinpo,...
The United States has dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat in Afghanistan.The Air Force calls it the Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb.Based on the acronym, it has been nicknamed the "Mother Of All Bombs." U.S. forces used a GPS-guided GBU-43 bomb, which is 30 feet long and weighs a staggering 21,600 pounds.The GBU-43 contains 11 tons of explosives...
Chinese President Xi Jinping today urged Donald Trump to peacefully resolve raging tensions over North Korea’s nuclear programme after the US President warned that Washington would “solve the problem” on its own if Beijing did not rein in its close ally. The Trump-Xi call came as an influential state-run Chinese newspaper warned that the Korean peninsula was the closest it...
Following President Donald Trump's asserted that the horrific images from a chemical weapons attack in Syria forced him to authorize a missile strike last week, it has come to light that his daughter Ivanka also had a hand in taking the crucial decision. After more than 80 people were killed, including children, in a chemical weapons attack in Idlib province,...
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured lawmakers that New Delhi would go "out of its way" to save sentenced spy Kulbhushan Jadhav from death row in Pakistan. Opposition parties on Tuesday raised the issue of Kulbhushan Jadhav who has been sentenced to death in Pakistan on charges of being a Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) spy. "The spy was...
Bombings at two Egyptian churches killed more than 36 people as they gathered to mark Palm Sunday, officials said, in one of the deadliest recent attacks on the country’s Coptic Christians. Islamic State group claimed the attacks on two Coptic churches. Egyptian Christians have repeatedly been targeted by jihadists including the Islamic State group. Coptic Christians make up about 10 per...
Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people earlier this week The airstrikes on the opposition-held northern town of Khan Sheikhoun, killed a woman and wounded her son, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Local Coordination Committees. Smoke billows following a reported airstrike on a rebel-held area in...
A chemical weapons attack in an opposition-held town in northern Syria killed dozens of people on Tuesday, leaving residents gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and overcrowded hospitals. One of the worst chemical bombings in Syria turned a northern rebel-held area into a toxic kill zone on Tuesday, inciting international outrage over the ever-increasing government impunity shown in...
At least 10 people have been killed in an explosion on Monday afternoon on the Saint Petersburg subway network while Russian President Putin was visiting the city, as a CCTV image of the alleged attacker emerged. An unidentified explosive device went off at 2:20pm on a train leaving the Technology Institute station and heading to the Sennaya Ploshchad station, Russia's...