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  • Venezuela's Supreme Court attacked by police helicopter, President Nicolas Maduro says

    28 June 2017 2:09 AM 6

    A police helicopter has attacked Venezuela's Supreme Court, President Nicolas Maduro says, in a ratcheting up of the nation's political crisis, but a grenade tossed at the building did not explode. Speaking on state TV, the 54-year-old President, who has faced three months of opposition protests and some dissent from within government ranks, said special

  • Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence in first major attack in a year

    27 June 2017 1:35 PM 12

    A colonel in Ukraine's military intelligence has been killed by a car bomb in central Kiev, the Defence Ministry says, in an attack it described as a "terrorist act". Police said an explosive device in the vehicle blew up while the car was moving on Tuesday morning (local time), killing the driver and wounding a passer-by. "As a result of [the explosion]

  • Bill Shorten promises to reverse penalty rates cuts if Labor wins election

    27 June 2017 11:16 AM 12

    Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has vowed to reverse cuts to Sunday penalty rates if Labor wins the next election. Mr Shorten made the pledge at an Australian Council of Trade Unions conference in Sydney, as workers in the retail, hospitality and fast-food sectors prepare for a reduction in their take-home pay from this weekend. "Tonight I give you this solemn

  • Three women found dead at Gold Coast home

    27 June 2017 7:48 AM 20

    Police are investigating the deaths of three women at a Gold Coast home. Police were called to the Paradise Point residence at about 5.30 pm on Tuesday where the bodies of a woman in her 70s and two women in their 50s were discovered, a spokeswoman said. Police could not confirm media reports that the women had died in a suicide pact. Paramedics were called

  • South Korea finds another stranded North Korean boat with 8 on board

    27 June 2017 5:08 AM 21

    The South Korean coast guard found another North Korean boat adrift in its waters with eight crewmen on board, officials said. The boat was found near Ulleung Island, in the Sea of Japan, a little after midday on Friday. “All members of the crew expressed their wish to return to their country,” said the Unification Ministry . The boat is to be repaired

  • White House warns Syria preparing for another chemical attack

    27 June 2017 3:09 AM 19

    Assad: Chemical Attack was '100 per cent fabricated'23:37 An unconscious Syrian child receives treatment at a hospital in Khan Sheikhun, a rebel-held town in the northwestern Syrian Idlib province, following a suspected toxic gas attack on April 4, 2017. Picture: AFP / Omar haj kadour. THE White House has warned the Syrian government it will “pay a heavy

  • Travel ban 3.0: What does Trump's latest ban mean for travellers?

    27 June 2017 1:04 AM 11

    The justices of the court said the travel ban will go into effect "with respect to foreign nationals who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States". "All other foreign nationals are subject to the provisions of [the executive order]." That's expected to include people with prior family, school or work connections

  • Barack Obama and family go rafting in Indonesia

    26 June 2017 10:28 PM 21

    Former US President Barack Obama and his family have been enjoying a river rafting trip while on holidays in Indonesia, where he lived for several years as a child. Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, rafted on the Ayung River in Bali, where the family arrived Friday. Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo had invited

  • May strikes $A1.7b deal for DUP support

    26 June 2017 1:29 PM 15

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal to prop up her minority government by agreeing to STG1 billion ($A1.7 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant party. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and its 10 MPs will now support May's Conservatives in key votes to keep the government

  • Theresa May strikes $1.7bn deal for DUP support

    26 June 2017 1:06 PM 33

    DUP and Tories make confidence deal0:10 Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May prepares to greet Arlene Foster, the leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. Picture: Getty. BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal to prop up her minority government by agreeing to STG1 billion ($A1.7 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland