Julie Bishop hits back at former China ambassador Geoff Raby’s calls for Foreign Minister’s sacking – China power

Julie Bishop hits back at former China ambassador Geoff Raby’s calls for Foreign Minister’s sacking – China power

Updated May 15, 2018 15:24:38 Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has hit back at former Australian ambassador to China Geoff Raby, who penned a damning opinion piece overnight claiming that relations with Beijing can only improve with the foreign minister’s sacking. Key points: Geoff Raby slammed Julie Bishop saying Australia’s foreign …

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Tasmanian flood damage bill hits $20m as insurance claims pour in after wild weather

Tasmanian flood damage bill hits $20m as insurance claims pour in after wild weather

Posted May 14, 2018 11:44:12 Photo: Stairwells were a trap for debris at Channel Court. (Facebook: Anytime Fitness) The damage bill from flooding in southern Tasmania is $20 million and rising, according to the Insurance Council of Australia. That figure relates to private homes and businesses and does not include …

Iraq hits the polls for first time since defeating Islamic State

Iraq hits the polls for first time since defeating Islamic State

Posted May 12, 2018 19:44:34 Photo: Voters are choosing from nearly 7,000 candidates for 329 seats in parliament. (Reuters: Alaa Al-Marjani) Related Story: Defeating IS is only half of it: The battle to rebuild a devastated Iraq Related Story: ‘Many harrowing stories’: Australian working to help Mosul rebuild Iraqis have …

China hits back after White House slams territory warning to global airlines as ‘Orwellian nonsense’

China hits back after White House slams territory warning to global airlines as ‘Orwellian nonsense’

Posted May 07, 2018 15:05:03 China has struck back after the White House criticised its “Orwellian nonsense” for trying to police 36 international companies and change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as seperate countries. Key points: The Chinese Civil Aviation Administration issued a warning to 36 …

Jason Day nearly hits hole in one en route to winning Wells Fargo Championship

Jason Day nearly hits hole in one en route to winning Wells Fargo Championship

Posted May 07, 2018 09:56:11 Former world number one Jason Day has almost aced the 17th hole on the way to a two-stroke victory at the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina. After squandering a three-shot lead on the back nine, Day made amends to clinch his 12th PGA Tour …

Turkey floods: Cars swept downstream as heavy rainfall hits Ankara

Turkey floods: Cars swept downstream as heavy rainfall hits Ankara

Posted May 06, 2018 11:23:30 A torrential flood has swept through a district in the Turkish capital of Ankara, sending vehicles downstream and damaging local businesses. The rain was expected to last for three hours on Saturday afternoon (local time), but instead came down in nine minutes, causing flooding in …

Disney hits the stage for the first time in South Australia with Aladdin locked in for 2019

Disney hits the stage for the first time in South Australia with Aladdin locked in for 2019

Posted April 30, 2018 16:36:15 Photo: Aladdin and Genie singing Friend like me from the stage show. (Supplied: Disney) Related Story: Go behind the scenes of Aladdin The Musical Related Story: Disney’s live-action remakes explained: Why now and what’s coming? After bypassing South Australia in recent years, Disney is bringing …

Falling dog hits woman on the head, knocks her unconscious in freak accident in Southern China

Falling dog hits woman on the head, knocks her unconscious in freak accident in Southern China

Updated April 26, 2018 10:27:33 Video: CCTV shows dog falling onto woman, knocking her unconscious (ABC News) A dog falling from the roof of a two-storey building has struck a woman on the head, leaving her with a serious neck injury in Guangzhou City, Southern China. Two women were walking …

At least 9 dead, 16 injured after van hits crowd in Toronto

At least 9 dead, 16 injured after van hits crowd in Toronto

Updated April 24, 2018 08:00:16 Video: Video from the scene shows a dramatic standoff between the suspected van driver and police. (ABC News) Canadian police say nine people are dead and 16 are injured after a van mounted the kerb and hit a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto. Key points: …