North Korea leader Kim Jong-un is capturing the world’s attention, so what is he up to?

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un is capturing the world’s attention, so what is he up to?

Posted May 10, 2018 10:07:31 Photo: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at a historic meeting in April. (AP: Korea Summit Press Pool) Related Story: Three American detainees released from North Korea, Trump says Related Story: US Secretary of State arrives in …

British toddler Alfie Evans dies after serious illness which captured world’s attention

British toddler Alfie Evans dies after serious illness which captured world’s attention

Updated April 28, 2018 17:52:28 Photo: Alfie’s parents said the toddler was showing signs of improvement with continued treatment. (Facebook: Alfies Army) Related Story: British toddler surviving after court rules life support be turned off Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old British toddler whose grave illness drew international attention, died early on …

Young ni-Vanuatu surfer attracts attention after wowing competition with duct-taped board

Young ni-Vanuatu surfer attracts attention after wowing competition with duct-taped board

Updated April 24, 2018 14:01:25 Photo: The international surfing community responded to this photo of 14-year-old ni-Van surfer Kaltaliu Kalotiti with offers of surfboards and other gear. (Vanuatu Surfing Association: Stef Mahuk) A ni-Vanuatu boy who captured online attention after progressing into the final stages of a local surfing competition …

Kelly O’Dwyer interview only drew more attention to Coalition’s bad call on banking royal commission

Kelly O’Dwyer interview only drew more attention to Coalition’s bad call on banking royal commission

Updated April 23, 2018 12:22:15 Video: Kelly O’Dwyer dodges questions on delay of bank royal commission (ABC News) Sometimes it’s not a bad idea to have a lie-in on Sunday morning. Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer might wish she’d done so at the weekend. Ms O’Dwyer should not have gone …

Despite controversies, Putin will bathe in attention and positive coverage amid World Cup

Despite controversies, Putin will bathe in attention and positive coverage amid World Cup

Posted March 30, 2018 05:53:55 Photo: Mr Putin’s administration will use the event to convince visitors Russia isn’t so bad. (Reuters: Grigory Dukor) Related Story: Socceroos dodge World Cup boycott in fallout from Russian poisoning Related Story: Former Russian spy may have limited mental capacity after nerve attack It’s a …

Attention trolls: religion can be good for women

Attention trolls: religion can be good for women

Posted March 28, 2018 06:00:00 Photo: Having faith, and being part of a close-knit religious community, has many demonstrated benefits for women. (Flickr: Roswell UMC) “The stupidity of religion, the idiocy of faith, never ceases to amaze,” read the text sent to Melbourne radio host Rafael Epstein. It came in …

Indigenous women travel to Canberra to draw attention to family violence

Indigenous women travel to Canberra to draw attention to family violence

Updated March 27, 2018 07:32:01 Photo: Shirleen Campbell says she wants Indigenous voices to be heard. (ABC News: Bridget Brennan) Related Story: Aboriginal women ‘sick of being another domestic violence statistic’ Aboriginal women from Alice Springs have travelled to Canberra to deliver a defiant message — they are deeply worried …

Banking royal commission shifts attention from misconduct to CBA stuff-up

Banking royal commission shifts attention from misconduct to CBA stuff-up

Updated March 20, 2018 14:19:03 Photo: The Commonwealth Bank is under the spotlight again in the royal commission. (ABC News: Margaret Burin) The Commonwealth Bank has assessed hundreds of thousands of customers for overdrafts with their rental expenses set at zero in a technical glitch that went undetected for more …

Live: Australia attempt to turn attention to cricket amid unfolding ball-tampering scandal

Live: Australia attempt to turn attention to cricket amid unfolding ball-tampering scandal

The Third Test in Cape Town has been overshadowed by the ball-tampering scandal involving Australia. Will the tourists be able to re-focus on the cricket as they try to stay in the game on day four? Follow all the action in our live blog. Source link