Defeated Malaysian leader Najib Razak and his wife barred from leaving country

Defeated Malaysian leader Najib Razak and his wife barred from leaving country

Posted May 12, 2018 15:33:04 Photo: Najib Razak was in power for nearly a decade. (AP: Aaron Favila) Malaysia’s Immigration Department says former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife have been barred from leaving the country, just after he announced plans for a short holiday. Key points: Mr Najib …

Chart of the day: Queensland’s beaches popular with those leaving the big smoke

Chart of the day: Queensland’s beaches popular with those leaving the big smoke

Posted May 01, 2018 14:25:58 As part of an ABC News look at Australia and population, Andrew P Street opined in March that everyone living in Sydney has an escape plan. But a tree change or a sea change isn’t always about an escape. The 2016 Census internal migration statistics …

Sydney parents charged with allegedly starving daughter, leaving her growth stunted

Sydney parents charged with allegedly starving daughter, leaving her growth stunted

Posted April 11, 2018 08:16:19 A couple have been charged with the alleged neglect of their young daughter, who was found to be severely malnourished and underdeveloped. The 20-month-old girl’s condition was only discovered when she was admitted to Sydney Children’s Hospital after suffering a seizure on March 10. She …

NDIS leaving parents of children with a disability feeling stressed, let down by the process

NDIS leaving parents of children with a disability feeling stressed, let down by the process

Updated April 08, 2018 13:01:47 At 85-years-of age, Noel Thompson did not expect to still be on duty, providing around-the-clock care to his adult son Adam — who has an intellectual disability. For the past three decades Noel has received funding to place Adam in respite care when needed, but …

Live export ship banned from leaving dock unless welfare conditions met | World news

The federal government will block the departure of a live export ship next week unless it makes serious improvements to the conditions and welfare of the sheep onboard. On Thursday the agriculture minister, David Littleproud, launched an urgent investigation into his department after viewing footage filmed on an Emanuel Exports …

Eastern Ghouta: Last Syrian rebel group begins leaving Damascus enclave, state media reports

Eastern Ghouta: Last Syrian rebel group begins leaving Damascus enclave, state media reports

Posted April 03, 2018 01:16:41 Photo: State media says the rebels and their families are headed to areas near the Turkish-Syrian border. (Reuters: Bassam Khabieh) The last Syrian rebel group in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus has begun withdrawing under an agreement with the Government, state media says, though a military …

South Africa v Australia: De Villiers takes on Australia’s bowlers, leaving second Test beautifully poised

South Africa v Australia: De Villiers takes on Australia’s bowlers, leaving second Test beautifully poised

Updated March 11, 2018 07:13:20 Photo: Australia’s bowlers were consistent but couldn’t break through. (AP: Michael Sheehan) Related Story: South Africa edges in front of Australia with De Villiers at the helm Related Story: Rabada faces two-Test ban after charge over Smith send-off So the band played on. The second …

Teen fails her driving exam by crashing into test centre before leaving carpark

Teen fails her driving exam by crashing into test centre before leaving carpark

Posted March 24, 2018 14:47:34 Photo: A teenage girl in Minnesota crashed her car into the front of an examination station. (Buffalo Police) A US teenager’s attempt to get her driver’s licence failed quickly when she crashed her car into an examination station before she had even driven on the …