Tag Archives: Australia

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

WASHINGTON: When U.S. President Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an “armada” as a warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group he spoke of was still far from the Korean peninsula, and headed in the opposite direction. It was even farther away over the weekend, moving through the Sunda… Read More »

Saudi woman seeking asylum in Australia returned to Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: A Saudi woman claiming she sought asylum in Australia was stopped on a layover in the Philippines and returned to Riyadh on Wednesday. Dina Ali Lasloom said in self-recorded videos the Philippine authorities had held her at the Manila airport and confiscated her passport. The videos circulated widely on social media over the last… Read More »

Iran, Indonesia condemn US air strike in Syria as Britain, Australia give support

Iran condemned a US strike on a Syrian airbase on Friday (Apr 7) as Britain and Australia gave their support, with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull describing it as a “proportionate and calibrated response” to the use of chemical weapons. US President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly… Read More »

Rugby: Australia growing inferiority complex against NZ – Kafer

MELBOURNE: The Australian teams’ continuing struggles against their New Zealand counterparts in Super Rugby is fuelling an inferiority complex that is ultimately self-perpetuating, former Wallabies flyhalf Rod Kafer has said. Australia’s five Super Rugby teams have yet to beat a New Zealand opponent in 11 matches over the six weeks of the current season and… Read More »