Worldwide


Turnbull on defensive over tax plan Turnbull on defensive over tax plan
- May 09, 2016

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says he has identified $71b of new savings. Turnbull said the corporate tax cut - which was estimated to permanently boost economic growth by more than A$16 billion ($17.4 billion) a year - was "clearly affordable". (more...)
Sadiq Khan vows to work for better life of London people
- May 08, 2016

SADIQ Khan said he hoped his election victory would inspire more Muslims to enter mainstream politics, despite the "desperate and divisive" campaign against him. The mayor of London bears responsibilities in four major policy areas in Britain's capital, namely transport, policing, environment, and housing and planning, making it one of the key positions in British politics. (more...)
Bernie Sanders will win Democratic primary in Indiana, CNN projects
- May 07, 2016

Sanders seemed on track to win a narrow majority of the 83 delegates on offer. "Bernie Sanders has been treated terribly by the Democrats--both with delegates & otherwise". "A lot has happened over the course of the a year ago", he told cheering supporters at the rally in Louisville. Mike Vlacich, Clinton primary state director in New Hampshire, will stay in the Granite State for the general election and Corey Dukes, the head of Clinton's wining primary campaign in Pennsylvania, will lead ... (more...)
South Korea sounds alarm about citizen safety overseas following threats from North
- May 05, 2016

The congress comes as North Korea is facing worldwide pressure over a nuclear test in January and a series of rocket and missile launches that have led many outside experts to believe Pyongyang is much closer to having a viable nuclear deterrent than previously thought. (more...)
Clinton faces tough crowd in West Virginia coal country
- May 04, 2016

Clinton says good paying jobs need to be found in other fields, which is a challenge. Overwhelming DNA and firearms evidence speaks for the 10 women who were silenced by the "Grim Sleeper", a serial killer who menaced the south side of Los Angeles for many years, a prosecutor told jurors on Monday. (more...)
Labour Party denies anti-Semitism in its ranks as vote nears
- May 02, 2016

She said: "We stand by you". Mr Corbyn also used the speech as an opportunity to bolster Labour's mayoral candidate Sadiq Kahn, who has warned his party's mishandling of the anti-semitism row could harm his chances at the polls. "I accept that the comments that Ken Livingstone has made make it more hard for Londoners of Jewish faith to feel that the Labour Party is a place for them, and so I will carry on doing what I have always been doing, which is to speak for everyone", Khan said. (more...)