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Exclusive: Five Eyes intelligence alliance builds coalition to counter China

Friday  09:28,   12 october 2018

The five nations in the world's leading intelligence-sharing network have been exchanging classified information on China's foreign activities with other like-minded countries since the start of the year, seven officials in four capitals... >>>

Australia assigns warship to enforce North Korean sanctions

Friday  09:01,   12 october 2018

Australia has assigned a guided missile frigate to the East China Sea to boast international efforts to enforce sanctions against North Korea, an Australian officer said on Friday.Australian Defense Force Chief of Joint Operations, Air Marshall Mel... >>>

Tornadoes and hail damage Australian towns

Friday  07:57,   12 october 2018

The "supercell" storm injured four people as it shattered car windscreens and tore apart roofs.The dangerous weather system hit the state's south-east on Thursday, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)... >>>

Trump, Xi meeting in November getting on track

Friday  07:54,   12 october 2018

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are looking more likely to meet late next month at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires to discuss their escalating trade dispute, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The White House... >>>

U.S. Finally Admits What It Really Wants In Syria

Friday  06:31,   12 october 2018

In addition to defeating ISIS, the U.S. will now seek a political resolution in Syria and the removal of all Iranian and Iranian-backed forces.Addressing the Jewish Institute for National Security of America's 36th annual awards dinner in... >>>

U.S. Navy returns to Israeli port in sign of 'deep alliance'

Friday  05:33,   12 october 2018

A U.S. Navy warship has docked in the southern Israeli port of Ashdod, the first such visit there in almost 20 years, in what officials from both sides hailed as a sign of their strong ties in the face of shared adversaries like Iran.... >>>

Wall Street Journal: FBI personnel recalled in prostitution probe

Friday  05:06,   12 october 2018

Several FBI employees have been recalled from cities across Asia in recent months while the Justice Department's inspector general examines allegations related to parties and interactions with prostitutes, The Wall Street Journal reports.... >>>

Venezuela's Maduro says Trump administration trying to kill him

Friday  04:51,   12 october 2018

Venezuelan Socialist President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the Trump administration of seeking to assassinate him, as relations strain between the ideologically opposed nations. Asked about the remarks, the White House did not immediately... >>>

France summons Venezuela ambassador over activist's death

Friday  02:03,   12 october 2018

France on Thursday summoned Venezuela's ambassador to Paris over the death in detention of a Venezuelan opposition activist. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Ukraine’s Spiritual Split From Russia Could Trigger a Global Schism

Friday  02:00,   12 october 2018

Four years after Russia annexed the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, Ukraine is asserting its territorial independence by demanding its own national Church.In televised remarks, Ukraine’s president dubbed this a “historic event,” which it undoubtedly... >>>

Khashoggi 'hit squad' included a forensics expert and a former diplomat

Friday  01:15,   12 october 2018

Turkish authorities believe 15 Saudi men who arrived in Istanbul on October 2 were connected to the disappearance -- and possible murder -- of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. At least some of them appear to have high-level connections in the Saudi >>>

Purported mother of suspect in Bulgaria slaying speaks out

Thursday  20:52,   11 october 2018

The mother of the suspect arrested for the rape and killing of a Bulgarian television journalist has reportedly said her son admitted the murder to her. Bulgarian private Nova TV station on Thursday broadcast an interview with Nadezhda Krassimirova, >>>

India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases

Thursday  20:03,   11 october 2018

India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of the western state of Rajasthan. The state government is ramping up efforts to raise awareness about the virus and how it can be prevented. This is... >>>

Dozens killed in Afghan clashes as election nears

Thursday  14:50,   11 october 2018

At least 15 Afghan border police were killed battling Taliban insurgents on Thursday, an official said, as fighting continues ahead of this month's elections, with 21 Taliban killed in an operation in Wardak, west of the capital Kabul. Amruddin... >>>

Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Thursday  14:50,   11 october 2018

Malaysia's cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said Thursday, with more than 1,200 people on death row set to win a reprieve following a groundswell of opposition to capital punishment. Capital punishment is... >>>