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12 January 2018 8:30 PM North Korea praises controversial book, says it 'foretells end of Trump'

Seoul: North Korea has praised American author Michael Wolff's controversial book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, taking pleasure from it's jaw-dropping account of chaos and dysfunction under President Donald Trump. The North's main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, says the book's sales reflect what it calls "rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments 12

12 January 2018 2:59 AM Queensland LNG exports hit record levels

Resources are boosting the Queensland economy, with the state recording record LNG exports over the past year. Data released on Friday shows LNG exorts from Queensland in 2017 totalled 20.2 million tonnes, eclipsing the 2016 record by 2.7 million tonnes. Queensland Resources Council chief executive Ian Macfarlane said the LNG sector was forecast to continue 7 1

10 January 2018 8:00 AM South Korea says sanctions stay, despite Olympic detente with North

Beijing: South Korean President Moon Jae-in says there will be no easing of sanctions against North Korea, despite preparations now under way for North Korea's participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics. South Korea on Wednesday sent its nuclear envoy to Washington to brief the United States on the high-level dialogue held with North Korea a day earlier 11 1

3 January 2018 7:20 PM New Year's Eve fireworks around the world

It's a 24-hour feast of colour and light that begins each year in Auckland and ends somewhere around American Samoa. Firework displays dazzled onlookers in cities all around the world as people welcomed in the New Year. Steve Bannon referred to Donald Trump, Jr's June 2016 meeting with a group of Russians as "treasonous" and "unpatriotic," according 27 1

3 January 2018 2:01 AM Donald Trump to Kim Jong-un: my nuclear button 'is bigger'

Washington: US President Donald Trump, responding to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un saying he had a nuclear button on his desk, said in a tweet on Tuesday that his nuclear button "is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!" In a televised speech on Monday, Kim said "the entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons 24

31 December 2017 12:48 AM Russian tankers fuelled North Korea via transfers at sea: reports

Russian tankers have supplied fuel to North Korea on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea, according to two senior Western European security sources, providing an economic lifeline to the secretive Communist state. The sales of oil or oil products from Russia, the world's second biggest oil exporter and a veto-wielding 30

26 December 2017 2:30 AM China to overtake US economy by 2032 as Asian might builds: report

The growing importance of Asia's major economies will continue in 2018 and beyond, according to a league table that sees the region dominating in terms of size in just over a decade. The report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research in London sees India leapfrogging the UK and France next year to become the world's fifth-biggest economy in dollar 35

21 December 2017 3:02 AM North Korean soldier defects to the South

Seoul: A North Korean soldier has defected to South Korea, a South Korean defence ministry official says, the second known defection from the North in five weeks. The low-ranking North Korean soldier defected across the heavily militarised border between North and South Korea and no shots were fired, the official said. North Korea then fired 20 rounds 52

14 December 2017 6:53 PM In sign of protest, Gaza eatery offers North Koreans discounts

Gaza City: A Gaza eatery is offering massive discounts to North Korean diners but there is just one problem - there are no North Koreans in Gaza. Ibrahim Raba, manager of a shawarma restaurant in Gaza's Jabaliya refugee camp, says he is offering the 80 per cent discounts to show his appreciation for North Korea's rejection of President Donald Trump's 45

10 December 2017 12:45 AM Matildas Asian Cup draw: Australia embrace 'tough' foes in Japan, Vietnam, South Korea

The Matildas are already Asian Cup favourites but coach Alen Stajcic is expecting "no easy moments" after drawing reigning champions Japan. Perennial threats South Korea and Vietnam also lie in wait in Jordan next April, when Australia will play for silverware and a spot at the 2019 Women's World Cup. Based on recent results the Matildas should progress 81