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  • What today’s indictments mean for Donald Trump

    31 October 2017 4:37 AM 203

    IT HAS been a dramatic day for Donald Trump, but the US President should be worried that far worse is yet to come. Two senior members of Mr Trump’s campaign staff handed themselves into the FBI today and have been charged with serious money laundering and tax offences. Separately, another of his advisers has pleaded guilty to making false statements

  • Refugees on Manus Island fear for their lives as the closing detention centre is looted by locals

    31 October 2017 2:36 AM 160

    MANUS Island refugees have reported fearing for their lives after armed locals broke into the detention centre, which is set to be shut down tonight. Sudanese refugee Abdul Mohammad says the asylum seekers and refugees remaining in the Papua New Guinea centre fear for their lives. “Some of the locals have come inside and are stealing boxes, fire alarms

  • Paul Manafort's indictment may be just the first move in Robert Mueller's long game

    31 October 2017 12:52 AM 87

    Millions of dollars in Ukrainian money were laundered through US and foreign entities by two men who ended up managing Donald Trump's campaign. That is the indictment's claim. It is behaviour that allegedly happened a decade ago and was immediately dismissed by the US President as irrelevant to his White House run. Mr Manafort is known for his work with foreign

  • Malcolm Turnbull lauds strong relationship with Israel after meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu

    30 October 2017 8:40 PM 82

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has witnessed the signing of a defence industry cooperation memorandum with Israel after meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. After a warm ceremonial welcome, the two leaders discussed the shared threat of Islamic terrorism and the need to tighten cyber security as well as increasing cooperation

  • Danish inventor admits to dismembering body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

    30 October 2017 8:28 PM 90

    Madsen, who is suspected of murdering Wall, has until now denied mutilating her body. In earlier police questioning, the 46-year-old said she had died in an accident when a heavy submarine hatch fell on her head, but he has now changed his story to say she died of carbon monoxide poisoning, police said in a statement. "He has now explained that Kim Wall died as a result

  • Spanish prosecutor calls for rebellion charges against Catalan leaders

    30 October 2017 7:25 PM 91

    Axed regional president Carles Puigdemont, who called a banned independence referendum on October 1 that triggered the country's worst crisis in decades, was said to be in Brussels, although the motive for the trip was not known. Upping the ante in the standoff, Spain's chief prosecutor said he was seeking charges including rebellion and sedition against

  • Paul Manafort: Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, associates indicted in FBI Russia probe

    30 October 2017 7:15 PM 81

    The indictment filed in a federal court in Washington accused Mr Manafort and his associate Rick Gates of funnelling tens of millions of dollars in payments through foreign companies and bank accounts. Mr Manafort and Mr Gates surrendered to federal authorities later on Monday (US time), and appeared in court overnight to face the charges brought by Mr Mueller's

  • Peaceful start to direct rule in Catalonia

    30 October 2017 6:36 PM 89

    Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont travelled to Belgium with several other members of his sacked administration, a senior member of Spain's ruling People's Party said on Monday. Spain's state prosecutor, Attorney-General Jose Manuel Maza, called for charges of rebellion and sedition, as well as fraud and misuse of funds, to be brought against

  • Tensions ahead of Australia camp closure on PNG

    30 October 2017 6:16 PM 98

    Tensions were high on a Papua New Guinea island on Sunday as authorities prepared to close an Australian refugee camp, with local police calling for calm as some detainees refused to move. The Manus Island detention centre, to close on Tuesday, is one of two Pacific camps where asylum-seekers who try to enter Australia by boat are sent for processing

  • Former Trump aides plead not guilty to charges in Russia probe

    30 October 2017 5:48 PM 97

    Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two other senior aides have been charged as part of the investigation into Russia's manipulation of the 2016 election, bombshell court documents revealed Monday. Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates were hit with a dozen indictments ranging from conspiracy against the United States to money laundering, while