Iran begins 60 percent uranium enrichment after nuclear site incident

Dubai-Iran said Tuesday that it would begin concentrating uranium to 60 percent purity in a move to bring fissile material closer to bomb-friendly levels after accusing Israel of interfering with major nuclear facilities. This disclosure was made shortly before the resumption of talks in Vienna aimed at reviving Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with the great… Continue reading Iran begins 60 percent uranium enrichment after nuclear site incident

Philippines summons Chinese ambassador over vessels in conflict areas

Manila-Philippines said on Tuesday that it had summoned a Chinese ambassador to convey the “greatest discomfort” of Southeast Asian countries to the continued presence of Chinese vessels in conflict areas around coral reefs in the South China Sea. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the Chinese ambassador, Huang Xi Ren, was… Continue reading Philippines summons Chinese ambassador over vessels in conflict areas

New South Wales Labor Party Supports Coal Miner Candidates in Upper Hunter By-elections

The Australian Labor Party’s New South Wales (NSW) division has announced this week that it will move away from its corresponding climate change agenda in the country and will not support a ban on further mining in the Upper Hunter region. Jodi McKay, leader of the NSW Labor Party, Announcement Candidates for the upper hunter… Continue reading New South Wales Labor Party Supports Coal Miner Candidates in Upper Hunter By-elections

Australian Prime Minister meets liberal staff Brittany Higgins

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will meet with Brittany Higgins, a former Liberal Party official who claimed to have been raped in the Houses of Parliament in 2019. Higgins said he had been sexually assaulted by a parliamentary ministerial adviser while working in a coalition government in 2019. The prime minister said the location of the… Continue reading Australian Prime Minister meets liberal staff Brittany Higgins

The prime minister wants a biweekly national cabinet meeting to resolve the vaccine deployment issue as Queensland lifts the restrictions.

While the Queensland Government is preparing to lift restrictions on the CCP virus throughout the state, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urgently addressed all state and territory leaders to address immunity development issues. He called for a national ministerial meeting every other week. This was after the federal government last week issued a new recommendation… Continue reading The prime minister wants a biweekly national cabinet meeting to resolve the vaccine deployment issue as Queensland lifts the restrictions.

“We welcome Beijing with open arms”: West Papua Rebel Leader

Benny Wenda, the leader of the West Papua separatist movement, is laying out a welcome mat for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to step into the ongoing Papua conflict and achieve state independence. “Our struggle has been going on for nearly 60 years,” said a rebel leader from his home in Oxford, near London. “My… Continue reading “We welcome Beijing with open arms”: West Papua Rebel Leader

Vic opposition demands response on renewal of hotel quarantine company license

Victorian opponents are seeking an investigation into why a private security company involved in Victoria’s hotel quarantine program was granted a license extension by the state. The move occurs just weeks after New South Wales police revoked the Unified Security Group’s master license due to “undeclared changes in ownership.” Virtually arranges up to one-third of… Continue reading Vic opposition demands response on renewal of hotel quarantine company license

Russia says military accumulation near Ukraine is a response to NATO

Moscow-Russia’s defense minister said Tuesday that the country’s massive military buildup in the west was part of a threat from NATO and preparatory training in what he said. Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu said the operation in western Russia, which was warned by NATO, would continue for another two weeks, worried about neighboring Ukraine. Shoygu said… Continue reading Russia says military accumulation near Ukraine is a response to NATO

Opposition sets priorities ahead of next week’s Liberal government budget

Ottawa-Ottawa’s four opposition parties have demanded a minority Liberal government ahead of next week’s federal budget, but their leverage is limited. NDP leader Jugmate Singh has promised not to start the election, regardless of the April 19 budget. This is a move that could undermine the New Democratic Party’s remarks in the final product. “Our… Continue reading Opposition sets priorities ahead of next week’s Liberal government budget

Canada receives reports of blood clots linked to AstraZeneca

A woman in Ottawa-Quebec developed the first blood clot in Canada after being vaccinated with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. The news was released when Health Canada said it was investigating reports of blood clots associated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the United States. The Quebec Department of Health and the Public Health Agency of… Continue reading Canada receives reports of blood clots linked to AstraZeneca