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Top-secret report uncovers high-level Chinese interference in Australian politics

Top-secret report uncovers high-level Chinese interference in Australian politics

A top-secret Government report has uncovered a decade-long attempt by the Chinese Communist Party to compromise Australia’s major political parties. 9NEWS has confirmed the report says the CCP’s operations are aimed at all levels of government and designed to gain access and influence over policy making. Malcolm Turnbull commissioned the joint investigation in August 2016, […]

Philippines ready for war with China over South China Sea islands

Philippines ready for war with China over South China Sea islands

The Philippines has announced that it is prepared to go to war with China if it crosses “red lines” and starts to claim natural resources in the disputed South China Sea. Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Tuesday that his country is ready to protect its rights in the South China Sea. […]

Russian MH17 Suspect Millitary Officer Identified by ‘High-Pitched’ Voice

Russian MH17 Suspect Millitary Officer Identified by ‘High-Pitched’ Voice

Investigators have identified a Russian military officer believed to be involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from the distinctive tone of his voice. Oleg Vladimirovich Ivannikov has been named by investigators as heading military operations in eastern Ukraine when the Boeing 777 was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile on July […]

North Korea Says It’s Willing to Meet With the U.S. at Any Time

North Korea Says It’s Willing to Meet With the U.S. at Any Time

President Donald Trump described as “warm and productive” a conciliatory statement from North Korea saying it remained willing to meet with the U.S. after Trump abruptly canceled a June 12 summit with the country’s leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan said Friday that his country still wanted to […]

Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of responsibility for downing MH17 passenger jet in 2014

Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of responsibility for downing MH17 passenger jet in 2014

Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people on board MH17, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, died when it was shot down over rebel-held territory in Ukraine. On Thursday, Dutch-led international investigators concluded that the missile belonged […]

Kim Jong Un is reportedly worried that a military coup could take place while he’s in Singapore

Kim Jong Un is reportedly worried that a military coup could take place while he’s in Singapore

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is said to be anxious about his summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore next month. Citing sources familiar with the preparations, The Washington Post reported Tuesday that Kim was less concerned about meeting Trump than he was about what might happen at home in Pyongyang while he’s gone. […]

Malaysia says search for Flight MH370 to end next week

Malaysia says search for Flight MH370 to end next week

A private search by a US firm for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which went missing in 2014 in one of the world’s biggest aviation mysteries, will end on Tuesday, Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke said on Wednesday. Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014. Malaysia […]

Copenhagen University in Denmark offers course on Beyonce, Gender and Race

Copenhagen University in Denmark offers course on Beyonce, Gender and Race

A university in Denmark is offering a course based on Beyonce’s life.According to television station TV2, around 75 students have signed up. There’s reportedly so much interest in the University of Copenhagen course – called Beyonce, Gender and Race – that it’s had to move to a bigger lecture theatre. Professor Erik Steinskog told the […]

Nepali teen bitten twice by venomous snake while banished to shed because she was menstruating

Nepali teen bitten twice by venomous snake while banished to shed because she was menstruating

An 18-year-old girl has died in Nepal after she was bitten by a snake while banished to a shed because she was menstruating, under an ancient practice that has been banned for more than a decade, officials said. Tulasi Shahi was bitten twice by a venomous snake and died on Friday morning in western Dailekh […]

More than 120 countries expected to adopt first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons despite boycott by all nuclear-armed nations including US

More than 120 countries expected to adopt first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons despite boycott by all nuclear-armed nations including US

More than 120 countries are expected to adopt the first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons Friday despite a boycott by all nuclear-armed nations, including the United States, which has pointed to North Korea’s escalating nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the U.N. conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, […]

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