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US war hero Senator John McCain dies aged 81

Senator John McCain Dies Aged 81

27 August 2018 – Senator John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into...

Scott Morrison to be named next Australian PM

Scott Morrison to be named next Australian PM

24 August 2018 – Australian government lawmakers today elected Treasurer Scott Morrison as the next prime minister in a ballot that continues an era of extraordinary political instability. Morrison defeated...

Putin slams latest US sanctions as senseless

Putin Says Latest US Sanctions Senseless

23rd August 2018 – U.S. economic sanctions against Russia are senseless, President Vladimir Putin said yesterday, voicing hope that Washington will eventually agree to a constructive dialogue. Speaking after talks...

Russia displays its latest weapons at military show

Russia displays its latest weapons at military show

22 August 2018 – Russia displayed its latest weapons at a military show aimed at attracting more foreign customers. President Vladimir Putin said in an address to the Army 2018...

Aguero treble as Man City smash Huddersfield for 6

Aguero treble as City smash Huddersfield for 6

20 August 2018 – A Sergio Aguero hat-trick has helped Manchester City to a second win from two matches in the English Premier League, thrashing Huddersfield 6-1 last night at...

Saudi Arabia claims to have given US$100m to Syria

Saudi Arabia claims to have given US$100m to Syria

17 August 2018 – Saudi Arabia said earlier today that it has contributed $100 million to northeast Syria for “stabilization projects” in areas once held by the Islamic State group...

Afghanistan suicide bombing death toll hits 34

Afghanistan suicide bombing death toll hits 34

16 August 2018 – The Afghan authorities have revised the death toll from the previous day’s horrific suicide bombing in a Shite area of Kabul to 34 killed, not 48....

Pedestrians injured in crash outside Parliament in London

Pedestrians injured in crash outside Parliament in London

14 August 2018 – A car slammed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament this morning, injuring a number of pedestrians. Armed police swooped into the area and cordoned...

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe edges towards the sun

NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward The Sun’s Outer Corona

13 August 2018 – Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled yesterday toward the sun on a quest to...

Pence outlines comical US Space Force plan

Pence Outlines US Comical Space Force Plan

10 August 2018 – Pointing to growing threats and competition from Russia and China, the White House last night announced ambitious plans to create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth,...