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Daily Archives: August 13, 2019

Pakistan seeks urgent UN meeting on Kashmir

Quereshi warned that any such attempt “will evoke strong Kashmiri resistance” and “the anticipated massive repression by India’s occupation forces will lead to ethnic cleansing and genocide”. Loading He said the Security Council has an obligation to prevent the recurrence of another Srebrenica and Rwanda, referring to the genocides in …

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Three charged after police sought cover in McDonald’s during ambush

A 26-year-old Sunbury man has been charged with discharging a firearm at a vehicle, reckless conduct endangering serious injury and prohibited possession of a firearm. Another Sunbury man, 18, faces the same charges and is also accused of armed robbery. A 33-year-old homeless man is charged with discharging a firearm …

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Berejiklian backs ‘gender selection’ abortion ban amid pressure

But several members of Ms Berejiklian’s cabinet, including Corrective Services Minister Anthony Roberts and Police Minister David Elliott have been critical of the bill. Loading Ms Berejkilian said advice from the state’s chief obstetrician was that gender selection did not take place in NSW but the government was prepared to …

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Johnson’s Brexit cabinet to take a hard line on Huawei, reveals US

Loading Bolton said UK officials were looking “from square one on the Huawei issue” – a view confirmed by a government source who said national security was the paramount focus under the new administration. “They were very concerned about not having any compromise in security of telecommunications in the 5G …

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‘It is confusing when a couple splits very early after marrying’

Sabina Read is a psychologist and relationship expert who saw many a short-lived marriage duringher stint on Married at First Sight. She explains that we need consider when a relationship began, as opposed to when a marriage takes place, in order to understand the issues. I think some people have …

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Melbourne Express, Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Three men charged with firearm and reckless conduct after allegedly shooting at a police car in Sunbury, causing police to take refuge in a McDonald’s restaurant, will face court today. The Sunbury men, aged 18, 26 and 33, were remanded in custody yesterday and will face the Melbourne Magistrates Court …

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Russia evacuates village near site of nuclear accident

Officials have insisted radiation levels are not elevated and that the displacement of the population of the village, home to about 450 people, should not be called an evacuation. Loading Residents of Nenoksa, the village closest to the incident, were told to leave on a special train that would be …

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Visit to ‘Trump country’ on the cards for Scott Morrison’s US trip

Sources told The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age that White House advancers had scoped out the venue but confirmation of a Presidential visit would not be made for some months. “It’s basically a lock but things can change quickly,” a source involved in the planning said. Anthony Pratt, Australia’s richest …

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Wall Street surges as US delays tariffs on China

New York: US stocks surged almost two per cent as the Trump administration said it would delay 10 per cent tariffs on some Chinese products, including laptops and mobile phones, driving a five per cent surge in shares in iPhone maker Apple. The Office of the US Trade Representative said …

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Chaos breaks out at Hong Kong Airport as riot police move in

Protesters also detained and beat a second man whom they suspected of being an undercover agent. After emptying out his belongings, they found a blue T-shirt that has been worn by pro-Beijing supporters that they said was evidence he was a spy. A man alleged to be a mainland police …

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