NATO formally invites Macedonia to join alliance despite Russian objection

NATO formally invites Macedonia to join alliance despite Russian objection

Updated July 12, 2018 05:59:15 Photo: “We have decided to invite the Government … to begin accession talks”, NATO leaders said. (AP: Pablo Martinez Monsivais) NATO leaders have agreed to invite Macedonia to begin accession talks to join the Western alliance, extending its reach in the Balkans in defiance of …

Mayo Centre Alliance by-election candidate Rebekha Sharkie’s posters disappear

Mayo Centre Alliance by-election candidate Rebekha Sharkie’s posters disappear

Updated June 26, 2018 14:24:02 Centre Alliance Mayo by-election candidate Rebekha Sharkie says about 400 of her posters have disappeared over the past two days. Key points: Hundreds of Mayo candidate Rebekha Sharkie’s posters go missing She says in many cases the posters have been replaced by corflutes for her …

India and Indonesia push back against China’s growing dominance in the region with a military alliance

India and Indonesia push back against China’s growing dominance in the region with a military alliance

Posted June 01, 2018 11:07:50 Photo: China has been taking an increasingly assertive role in the South China Sea. (Reuters: China Daily) As China’s growing influence dominates headlines, India and Indonesia have joined Australia in pushing back. The two countries signed an agreement for closer military ties, and while it …