Malaysian King to pardon jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, PM Mahathir Mohamad says

Malaysian King to pardon jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, PM Mahathir Mohamad says

Updated May 11, 2018 17:12:01 Photo: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad once had Anwar Ibrahim jailed, now they’re forming an unlikely political alliance with a succession plan. (Reuters) Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says the country’s King has agreed to pardon jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, paving the way for …

Radar scans show there are no secret rooms in King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber

Radar scans show there are no secret rooms in King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber

Posted May 07, 2018 15:43:07 Photo: King Tutankhamun’s famous burial mask before it was damaged at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. (Wikipedia: Bjorn Christian Torrissen) New radar scans have provided conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside the chamber in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings where King Tutankhamun …

Myer appoints British veteran retailer John King to turn department store around

Myer appoints British veteran retailer John King to turn department store around

Updated April 23, 2018 17:21:38 Embattled retailer Myer has announced British veteran retailer John King will be its new chief executive, subject to visa approval. He will replace former boss Richard Umbers, who stepped down in February. Since then, chairman Garry Hounsell has been running the company. Mr King is …

The King of Swaziland renames the country ‘the Kingdom of eSwatini’

The King of Swaziland renames the country ‘the Kingdom of eSwatini’

Updated April 20, 2018 16:02:19 Photo: Swaziland’s King Mswati III changed the name of the country during independence celebrations. (REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko) Related Story: Swaziland bans MPs from divorce to spare polygamous king’s blushes Related Story: 13 girls die in Swaziland bus crash en route to offer themselves to king At …

Boy finds treasure linked to Viking king ‘Harald Bluetooth’ on Baltic island

Boy finds treasure linked to Viking king ‘Harald Bluetooth’ on Baltic island

Posted April 17, 2018 07:59:50 Photo: Hobby archaeologist Rene Schoen and 13-year-old Luca Malaschnitschenko, right, search for coins in northern Germany. (AP: Stefan Sauer/dpa) Related Story: What lies beneath: Archaeologists search for buried Melbourne treasures Hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets linked to the era of Danish …

Pental fined $700,000 for false claims about ‘flushable’ White King wipes

Pental fined $700,000 for false claims about ‘flushable’ White King wipes

Posted April 12, 2018 17:51:17 Photo: Sydney Water estimates about 500 tonnes of wet wipes are removed from the water network every year. (Supplied: Sydney Water) Australian company Pental has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay $700,000 for misleading its customers into thinking that its toilet and bathroom …

Martin Luther King honoured as thousands march to ‘keep the dream going’

Martin Luther King honoured as thousands march to ‘keep the dream going’

Updated April 05, 2018 08:25:46 Photo: People locked arms or held signs as they chanted and sang songs such as We Shall Overcome. (Reuters: Karen Pulfer Focht) Related Story: Martin Luther King Jr’s teachings still relevant today, his daughter says With thoughts on the past and eyes to the future, …

Martin Luther King Jr’s teachings still relevant today, his daughter says

Martin Luther King Jr’s teachings still relevant today, his daughter says

Posted April 04, 2018 16:00:33 Video: Dr Bernice King says there is much work to be done before her father’s dream can become a reality. (ABC News) The trauma of sitting metres from where her father was shot is etched clearly on Dr Bernice King’s face. So too is the …

French judge issues arrest warrant for daughter of Saudi King

French judge issues arrest warrant for daughter of Saudi King

Updated March 17, 2018 15:22:18 A French judge has issued an international arrest warrant for the daughter of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, according to a local source. The warrant is in relation to an alleged attack by her bodyguard against a worker in her Parisian flat, the source, who is …

Jake King, ex-Richmond footballer, to plead guilty to threatening serious injury

Jake King, ex-Richmond footballer, to plead guilty to threatening serious injury

Posted March 27, 2018 17:47:28 Photo: Former AFL player Jake King will plead guilty to two charges. (AAP: Luis Ascui) A Melbourne Magistrate has likened former Tigers footballer Jake King to disgraced Australia cricket captain Steve Smith — admired as a great man, but involved in “some lapse”. King, 33, …