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7 February 2018 8:14 PM Israelis have secret pact with Egypt to take on ISIS

Washington: Unmarked Israeli warplanes and helicopters have carried out dozens of covert attacks against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups inside the Egyptian Sinai in recent years, said two former senior US officials. The airstrikes by Israeli planes are conducted with the support of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has led an often brutal 209

12 January 2018 12:49 AM Emirates to end A380 services to Brisbane

The Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger plane, looks set to disappear from Brisbane skies later this year, with Emirates replacing its services with Boeing 777s from June. But the Dubai-based airline said the move, which would disappoint the city’s band of plane-watchers, might be only temporary. The A380 services between Brisbane, Dubai and Auckland 149

22 December 2017 8:07 AM Virgin Australia vies for new routes to London with Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Australia is working on a new code share agreement with its British cousin that would open new routes for it to the United Kingdom. Australia's number-two airline applied to the International Air Services Commission on Friday to modify its permit to code share with Virgin Atlantic on flights to Hong Kong and the United States. The airline would 126

3 December 2017 2:20 AM North Korea's state news agency says Trump 'begging' for nuclear war with drills

North Korea said the U.S. is "begging" for a nuclear war by planning the "largest-ever" joint aerial drill with South Korea just after concluding an exercise with nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. "Should the Korean peninsula and the world be embroiled in the crucible of nuclear war because of the reckless nuclear war mania of the US, the US will have to accept 162

2 November 2017 8:13 AM Queensland's election phrase: 'Joy buzzer'

Every election campaign throws up its unique words and phrases and Queensland's might be the first to include "Joy buzzer". A novelty toy that plays inspirational phrases like "I am zen-like and calm" and "I am beautiful" was Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's gift to labor's media bus this morning. After a couple of bruising headlines including not being 267

31 October 2017 2:32 AM Queensland election: 'Budget constraints' limiting LNP's ability to campaign in regions

Budget constraints are affecting the Liberal National Party's ability to campaign in the regions during the Queensland election, LNP leader Tim Nicholls has said. Mr Nicholls has stayed in the south-east for the first three days of the campaign, while Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk went straight to North Queensland when she announced the election on Sunday 138

23 October 2017 12:45 PM North Korea warns ‘lunatic’ Donald Trump after prepares to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert

NORTH Korea has called Donald Trump a “lunatic” after he moved to prepare US bombers, the first time since the end of the Cold War. B-52 aircraft could soon find themselves permanently laden with nuclear weapons and parked next to the runways on air bases waiting for the order to attack, The Sun reports. An editorial by North Korean government news agency 209

20 October 2017 3:31 AM Malaysia has entered into a ‘no find, no fee’ arrangement with Ocean Infinity to find MH370

THE world’s greatest aviation mystery has taken a new turn with the search for MH370 to begin again and Australia will play a key role. Australia’s Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester acknowledged the agreement between the Malaysian government and the US- based seabed exploration company. “The Malaysian Government has accepted an offer 195

19 October 2017 8:22 AM Showing off military might

The line-up of warplanes on display beside the runway at Seoul Air Base has got to be intimidating. The sight of the latest American F35s and F22s along with all those South Korean fighters may frighten anyone contemplating war on the Korean Peninsula. They're parked near spacious exhibition halls where manufacturers from dozens of nations show off aircraft 201

17 October 2017 9:25 AM Aussies and Kiwis could soon fly non-stop to Europe from Perth

Perth could become a hub for even more flights to Europe for Australian and New Zealand passengers, with Qantas CEO Alan Joyce all but confirming the carrier will add continental destinations after it beds down its new Perth-London route. The Australian Financial review reports that Mr Joyce made the comments upon taking delivery of the first of eight 94