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US surrounds North Korea fearing mass nuclear attack as Kim threatens NUCLEAR HOLOCAUST

The US, which has been threatened with mainland nuclear strikes, is preparing to pump cash into the Pentagon after the military requested a major boost for spending. Congress will be asked to approve a budget of £489billion ($686bn) – one of the largest in US history – just days after North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un declared he could bring a ...

Hillary Clinton heads to Australia and NZ

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is coming to Australia and New Zealand to talk about her experiences during the 2016 US presidential election. Hillary Clinton is coming to Australia to talk about her future plans after losing the 2016 US election to Donald Trump. The former Democratic presidential candidate is expected to give a candid account of the ...

Australian Federal Police seize 313kg of ice destined for South Australia, arrest three men

MORE than 300kg of the destructive drug ice has been stopped from making its way to South Australia — the largest haul of methamphetamine destined for Adelaide streets in state history. The investigation which led to the record bust involved the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Department of Home Affairs, the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, the Australian Taxation Office ...

‘Screaming Mummy’ displayed in Egypt museum

Cairo (AFP) – The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has put on display the “Screaming Mummy” of the son of a pharaoh who may have been hanged for plotting his father’s murder. Dubbed “the unknown man E”, the mummy which is not usually exhibited appears to be of a man who died an agonising death. Egypt’s antiquities ministry has said DNA ...

Egypt understands Ethiopia’s reasons behind calling off Dam’s ministerial meeting: FM

CAIRO – 18 February 2018: The Foreign Ministry is aware of the circumstances behind Ethiopia’s request to delay the ministerial meeting on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, the spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid said in a statement on Sunday. The statement added that the ministry received a written notification on Sudan’s decision to postpone the meeting upon Ethiopia’s request. The spokesman hoped that ...

Lebanon protests Israel’s use of its airspace

JERUSALEM: Lebanon protested Israel’s use of its airspace to target Syria, saying it will complain to the U.N. Security Council. In a statement Saturday, Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry also said it supports Syria’s “legitimate” right to respond to Israel’s “aggression.” The statement said such “aggressive policy” threatens stability in the region. Lebanon urged concerned countries to “rein in” Israel. Israel said ...

Risking Israeli Dispute, Lebanon Signs Deal With 3 Oil Firms

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon signed Friday a deal with an international consortium to start exploratory offshore drilling for oil and gas amid tensions with Israel. Beirut hopes that oil and gas will help boost its struggling economy. Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil warned Israel not to try to hinder the drilling on the Lebanese side saying that Beirut can also ...

Australia cruise into tri-series final

The scorecard: England 7-137 (Buttler 46, Richardson 3-33) lost to Australia 3-138 (Maxwell 39, Short 36*, Lynn 31) by seven wicket with 33 balls to spare. The match in a tweet: Mighty Maxwell repeats dose after bowlers once again strangle England, as Aussies book spot in tri-series final #AUSvENG The hero: Once again, it was Glenn Maxwell who took the game by the ...

Australia maintain tough immigration stance

The Australian Foreign Minister isn’t budging on her country’s tough stance on the detention and deportation of New Zealanders. Julie Bishop was in Auckland yesterday for formal talks with her New Zealand counterpart, Winston Peters. The New Zealand Government has previously raised concerns about New Zealanders being treated unfairly as a result of Australian immigration policies that mean non-citizens can ...

Egypt wants more market stability before Eurobond issue – minister

Egypt is considering plans for a Eurobond issue but wants to see more stability in global financial markets before it goes ahead, Egyptian finance minister Amr El-Garhy said on Saturday. “We want to find the right time and we hope to do this in the next few days,” Garhy told Reuters on the sidelines of a financial conference in Dubai, ...

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