Nikki Haley Quits As United States Ambassador To The UN

Picture Courtesy: White House Nikki Haley becomes the latest to quit the Trump Administration, following an announcement with President Donald Trump at the White House. Ms Haley made the announcement during a press conference this morning at the Oval Office, saying her resignation will take affect at the end of the year. She was accompanied…

Australia Boosts Financial Aid in Wake of Indonesian Quake

Australia will pledge a further $5 million in financial aid to Indonesia to assist the country, after a powerful earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 1,200 people. The Federal Government has announced the funding that will be given to the Indonesian Red Cross for disaster relief services, adding to an initial $500,000 donated to…

US vetoes Security Council resolution to protect Palestinian civilians

The United States has vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution drafted by Kuwait that called for the protection of Palestinian civilians. The US was also the only nation to back its call to condemn Hamas for recent violence in the Gaza strip. The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, criticised the UN for…

UN Report Links North Korea Chemical Weapon Manufacturing to Syria

North Korea has been sending equipment to Syria that could be used to manufacture chemical weapons, United Nations experts has found according to a United States media report. The equipment includes acid-resistant tiles, valves and pipes, a New York Times report stated, based on the as-yet-unreleased UN report. The report compiled for the UN Sanctions…

Perth Community Broadcasters Prepare For World Radio Day

By Nicholas Farrington Tuesday the 13th brings us the 7th annual World Radio Day. A day dedicated to appreciating the power that radio has to connect, entertain, and educate us. World Radio Day 2018 has taken the theme of sport to commemorate 2018’s exciting sporting events. The event will focus on the common thread that…

U.S. “Ready to Talk” to North Korea Without Preconditions: Tillerson

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US is “ready to talk anytime” with North Korea without preconditions, walking away from a key demand that Pyongyang must give up its nuclear arsenal before negotiations. Mr Tillerson claimed the U.S. “simply cannot accept a nuclear armed North Korea, but appeared to soften the U.S.’s stance…

Refugee Rights still in contention

Australia’s policy on refugees is an ongoing contentious issue that has insighted more nationwide action. This morning, the Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) drew attention to the situation by doing a banner drop off pedestrian bridges on the Kwinana and Mitchell freeways. Three banners in succession told a story of the challenges refugees face as…

New Deal on Iran’s Nuclear Activities

This story is written by WAMN Canadian Correspondent Dustin Lo. The permanent 5 of United Nations( U.S.A. , France, United Kingdom, China, Russia) and Germany reached an agreement with Iran in Geneva that the Middle-East state needs to cut down nuclear activities while rewarded by a reversible economic relief from Western powers. It is solely…