. February 25, 2019 – Page 4 – Articels
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Former NSW minister Ian Macdonald walks from jail ahead of a retrial

Former NSW minister Ian Macdonald walks from jail ahead of a retrial

Ian Macdonald outside the supreme court at his trial in 2017. The former Labor minister has successfully appealed his conviction for misconduct in public office. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

Former Labor minister Ian Macdonald maintains he’s “absolutely” innocent after a New …

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Australian fashion brand workers earning 51 cents an hour, Oxfam reports

Australian fashion brand workers earning 51 cents an hour, Oxfam reports

Bangladeshi garment worker Shima, 26, at home in Dhaka. She lost her foot to infection and now wears a prosthetic. An Oxfam report found many women who work for Australian brands are unable to feed their families or get treatment …

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North Korea still remains nuclear threat: Pompeo

North Korea still remains nuclear threat: Pompeo

Mike Pompeo (Photo: Xinhua/Liu Jie)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that North Korea still remained a threat, a reversal to President Donald Trump’s remark that Pyongyang was no longer a nuclear threat to Washington.

When asked during a …

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Two men charged with murder after stabbing of man in south London

Two men charged with murder after stabbing of man in south London

Lejean Richards of Battersea, was found by police on Tuesday evening. Photograph: PA

Two men have been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old man who was stabbed to death in Battersea, south-west London.

Lejean Richards was pronounced dead at …

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No relief for Sharif as Pak court rejects bail plea in corruption case

No relief for Sharif as Pak court rejects bail plea in corruption case

Nawaz Sharif. Reuters file

Islamabad, February 25

A court in Pakistan rejected the bail application of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday, refusing to grant him relief on medical grounds in a corruption case.

The reasons will be given …

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Controversy over kids being taught about gay and trans relationships

Primary schoolchildren from the age of five are set to receive compulsory lessons about gay and trans relationships.

The new guidelines, set to be published tomorrow, also ban parents from opting their kids out of sex education in secondary school, …

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Vietnam deports Kim Jong-un impersonator

Vietnam deports Kim Jong-un impersonator

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un impersonator Howard X waves as he is being escorted by Vietnamese authorities to the airport for deportation, in Hanoi on February 25, 2019. (Photo by Manan Vatsyayana / AFP)

An impersonator of North Korea’s …

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Oscar 2019: Richard E Grant impregnated Melisa McCarthy with twins, Ryan Seacrest gets trolled

Oscar 2019: Richard E Grant impregnated Melisa McCarthy with twins, Ryan Seacrest gets trolled

Richard E Grant, who was nominated for the Academy Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ that also stars Melissa McCarthy, is having the time of his life. This is the British actors’ first Oscar nomination …

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25-year-old armed hijacker shot dead by Bangladesh Army onboard Dubai-bound flight

25-year-old armed hijacker shot dead by Bangladesh Army onboard Dubai-bound flight

The hijacked Dubai-bound Bangladesh Biman plane is seen at the tarmac after an emergency landing at Chittagong airport. (AFP photo)

CHITTAGONG: Bangladesh commandos stormed a passenger jet in the country’s southeast Sunday and shot dead an armed man who allegedly …

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Former US security officials to oppose emergency declaration

Former US security officials to oppose emergency declaration

A group of former U.S. national security officials is set to release a statement arguing there is no justification for President Donald Trump to use a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The statement, which …