Australian troops stay in Iraq despite missile attacks

Australian troops will remain in Iraq despite Iranian missile attacks on coalition forces in the country, after Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with his national security committee on Thursday. Mr Morrison said his government remained focused on ensuring stability in Iraq, after United States President Donald Trump spoke about finding[Read More…]

Australia fires: Emergency workers say worst yet to come

Australians are bracing for a dangerous and unpredictable night as bushfires are expected to worsen.New South Wales (NSW) fire commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has warned of “volatile” conditions that could intensify the fires. Hundreds of fires burned on Saturday, damaging power lines and cutting out electricity in thousands of homes. Since[Read More…]

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books

Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coup.More than 300,000 books have been removed from Turkish schools and libraries and destroyed since the attempted coup of 2016, according to Turkey’s ministry of education. Turkey’s education minister Ziya[Read More…]