Tag Archives: Australia

26May/15

UN Human Rights Chief says more attention must be paid to migrant boat crisis

The UN Human Rights Chief has called the EU response to the migrant boat crisis “inadequate” and said Asian countries must also do more to help the plight of thousands of migrants arriving on its shores.

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24May/15

Rosberg wins Monaco Grand Prix as Mercedes lose win for Hamilton

Mercedes apologise after telling Lewis Hamilton to pit during a safety-car period after he emerged in third place behind team mate Nico Rosberg who wins his third successive Monaco Grand Prix.
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23May/15

From Austria to Australia, Eurovision casts net wide for 60th year

Vienna is ready for the Eurovision Song Contest as fans flock into the city and the last tickets are being sold for the annual music festival watched by more than 195 million people in 40 countries.

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18May/15

Former tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced to six years

Former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in prison by a South African court on Monday after being found guilty of two counts of rape and a charge of sexual assault of minors.

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26Apr/15

U.S. returns smuggled artifacts to Egypt

Egypt receives a collection of 123 ancient Egyptian antiquities that were smuggled to the United States.

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20Apr/15

British teen, 14, held in connection with alleged ANZAC Day plot

A 14-year-old British child from the north-west of England has been arrested in connection with a foiled terrorist plot in Australia.

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20Apr/15

The high cost of iron ore’s price fall

(Reuters Business Report) – Few people have much sympathy for the mining companies.

Environmentally damaging, polluting, and hugely profitable, finding friends is no easy task.

BUT they also employ millions of people.

Most of them in developing countries, and often poorly paid.
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09Apr/15

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and baby North arrive in Armenia

Kim Kardashian, her rapper husband Kanye West and their baby North West arrive in the Armenian capital, the ancestral home of the U.S. television personality.
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02Apr/15

Pietersen is not our concern say England test coach and captain

CRAWLEY, NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (APRIL 2, 2015) (REUTERS) – England are fully focused on winning this month’s three-match series in West Indies and not on Kevin Pietersen’s chances of making a test return, coach Peter Moores said on Thursday (April 2).
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