North Korea Calls Off South Korea Talks, Threatens to Cancel US Summit

North Korea has cancelled high-level talks scheduled for Wednesday with South Korea, following joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the exercises, called “Max Thunder” air combat drills involving US stealth fighters and B-52 bombers were a “provocation” angering the North Korean government.…

Mugabe’s party calls for his resignation following military takeover

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party, Zanu-PF, have called for him to step aside following a succession dispute within the party. The dispute started after Mr Mugabe sacked Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week, in a move to have his younger wife take over the presidency. This launched a power struggle which saw a military takeover,…

Military Seizes Power in Zimbabwe, Mugabe Leadership in Doubt

Robert Mugabe’s hold of power in Zimbabwe is fast disappearing after meeting with senior military officers to discuss his future as leader while under house arrest in Harare. It is likely that rule of the world’s oldest leader will be over within days after the country’s military declared on national television that it had temporarily…

PTSD Targeted As Focus For Veterans Health Week

10 years can pass before war veterans show signs of post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with the State Government aiming to target the disorder ahead of Veterans’ Health Week. Veterans Issues Minister Peter Tinley will raise the disorder faced by war veterans as part of the Veterans’ Health Week, where he will open the week on…

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…

War Veterans Remembered on Korean War Armistice Anniversary

Western Australians have been urged to reflect and remember the service of fallen war veterans on the 64th anniversary of the Korean War armistice. Australia became involved in the Korean War five years after the end of World War II with Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and the Australian Regular Army deployed soon…

Trump Claims Putin Would Have Preferred Hillary Clinton as President

United States President Donald Trump has claimed that Russian President Vladamir Putin would have preferred Hillary Clinton as president than himself. According to CBS News, Mr Trump said in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network’s Pat Robertson that Russia would have benefitted from Mrs Clinton’s victory because it would weaken the military and increase…

Protest March as Egyptian Coptic Christians Mourn Bus Victims

Thousands of Egyptian Christians gathered to mourn the loss of seven of the victims of the bus shooting in Egypt who were part of their community. A funeral ceremony was held at the Church of the Sacred Family in the village of Dayr Jamous, where grieving young men formed a protest march, chanting while carrying…