North Korea suspends talks with South, threatens to cancel US summit with Donald Trump

North Korea suspends talks with South, threatens to cancel US summit with Donald Trump

Posted May 16, 2018 05:48:16 Photo: Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump are set to meet in Singapore next month. (AP/Reuters) North Korea has cancelled high-level talks with South Korea scheduled for later in the day and is also threatening to pull out of a summit with the United States due …

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Wilderness Society threatens legal action

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Wilderness Society threatens legal action

Posted May 08, 2018 17:07:48 Photo: An SA environmentalist group has shared concerns with the Murray Darling Basin decision. (ABC Rural: Tom Nancarrow) A South Australian environmentalist group has described the decision to leave the Murray-Darling Basin Plan intact as a “disaster for the River Murray” and has threatened legal …

Israeli minister threatens Bashar al-Assad over any Iranian attacks from Syria

Israeli minister threatens Bashar al-Assad over any Iranian attacks from Syria

Posted May 07, 2018 22:40:51 Photo: The Israeli minister blames Mr Assad for allowing Iran to attack Israel from Syria. (Reuters: SANA, file) Israel could respond to any Iranian attack on it from Syria by toppling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government, an Israeli security cabinet minister has said — hinting …

Morning mail: Forest ecosystem collapse threatens Melbourne’s water | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 1 May. Top stories Melbourne’s water supply is at risk because decades of logging and forest loss from large bushfires has triggered the imminent collapse of the mountain ash forests in Victoria’s central highlands, …

Melbourne cafe owner threatens to sue staff, who claimed they were underpaid, for ‘harassment’

Melbourne cafe owner threatens to sue staff, who claimed they were underpaid, for ‘harassment’

Updated April 26, 2018 20:43:18 Photo: The Fair Work Ombudsman is investigating alleged underpayment by Barry cafe. (Barry Coffee and Food) A Northcote cafe owner accused of underpaying staff has threatened to sue those who complained “if the harassment continues”. Current and former staff of Barry cafe in Northcote told …

Mont Saint-Michel evacuated after man threatens police

Mont Saint-Michel evacuated after man threatens police

Posted April 22, 2018 20:56:34 Photo: The 10th century abbey was evacuated by police after reports a man made threats against them. (AP: Denis Surfys) Related Story: Mont Saint-Michel transformed by supertide French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont Saint-Michel abbey and were searching houses on the famed outcropping in …

Centrelink threatens to charge interest on $900m worth of welfare debts

Centrelink threatens to charge interest on $900m worth of welfare debts

Posted April 20, 2018 00:00:41 The Federal Government has decided to go after almost 170,000 Australians who have welfare debts, threatening to charge them interest on the funds owed which have topped more than $900 million nationally. Key points: Centrelink is targeting people who have debts racked up from former …

Maningrida residents charter own flights after Airnorth pilot shortage threatens holidays

Maningrida residents charter own flights after Airnorth pilot shortage threatens holidays

Posted April 19, 2018 13:49:25 Photo: Maningrida resident Carol Forde says a pilot shortage has continued to impact flights from the area. (ABC Radio Darwin: Jesse Thompson) Frustrated residents in a remote Arnhem Land community have chartered their own flights after the town’s only airline cancelled a service at late …

Morning mail: WA court action threatens animal export trade | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 17 April. Top stories Farmers should prepare for a dramatic reduction in the live export trade, Western Australia’s agriculture minister has said, as the state prepares to mount an animal cruelty case that could …

Sydney bushfire: ‘ferocious’ blaze threatens homes as RFS confirms damage | Australia news

A “ferocious” bushfire that led to evacuations in parts of Sydney’s southwest has affected properties, according to the Rural Fire Service. On Sunday afternoon an RFS spokesman confirmed that firefighters on the ground had reported some property damage in the western parts of Menai and Barden Ridge. Strong winds had …