Hurricane Harvey hits land over Texas

Hurricane Harvey, predicted to be the worst storm in a decade to hit mainland US, has made landfall over Texas. It made second landfall around 1am Texas time, hitting near the shore of Corpano Bay, after making its first landfall at 10pm local time between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor. The category four storm has…

North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan

In a move likely to continue the recent escalation of tensions between North Korea and the US, North Korea has test fired several missiles into the Sea of Japan. Three short-range missiles were fired into the sea off the east coast, likely in response to joint military exercises being conducted by South Korea and the…

Trump and North Korea continue to escalate rhetoric

Tensions continue to flare as US President Donald Trump and North Korea maintain inflammatory rhetoric against each other. In a tweet the president said the US military was “locked and loaded”, and has said he is considering a new round of “very strong” sanctions against North Korea. Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged restraint in…

Latham: Follow Trump and ban transgender people

Mark Latham, Liberal Democrat and former Labor leader, said Australians should be worried about transgender people serving in our military. During SKY News’ ‘The Bolt Report’, he suggested that Australia should consider following Donald Trump’s lead and ban transgender people from serving in the military, saying the number one priority of the military was to…

Turnbull, Pence Meet to Discuss North Korea, Trade

US Vice President Mike Pence visited Australia to meet with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull this weekend, discussing a range of topics including trade and North Korea. The meeting sought to re-affirm long standing diplomatic and trade ties between Australia and the United States, in the first official visit of the Trump administration. Mr Turnbull and…

Earthquake Rocks Los Angeles

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake has shaken Los Angeles at 9:11pm American Western Time. The entire Los Angeles metropolitan area, southern city San Diego and Ventura County also felt the shake. There were two shocks recorded, including a 2.1 and 3.6 magnitude quake. Los Angeles resident Kurumi Mimi Watanabe described to WAMN News what she witnessed. “I was sitting…

Volcano Red Alert in Alto Bio-Bio, Chile.

Copahue volcano activity in the Bio Bio Region, has maintained a technical Red Level and has kept the Red Alert for the community of Alto Biobío in place from May 27. The government has issued a precautionary evacuation for a 25 kilometer radius surrounding the Copahue Volcano. Army trucks are already in use to evacuate…

Bolivia sue Chile at Haya’s International Court

In Paris, the Bolivian delegation headed by Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca, met with his legal team to deliver the text to the court, following the timetable set by Bolivian president, Evo Morales. This process has been followed closely by the Chilean Foreign Ministry, once known as the Bolivian text. Until only a week ago it…

Bachelet announces her candidacy for the presidency of Chile

The place chosen to give the expected announcement was the civic center of the town of  El Bosque, where the former president formalized his presidential pretensions after participating in the opening of the photo exhibition “Portrait of a President 2006-2010” by Andres Ovalle. At the airport, the former Head of  State avoided referring directly to…