Trump orders further sanctions on Iran
US President Donald Trump has indicated he will ramp up economic sanctions on Iran after a crippling attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
US hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien has been selected by President Donald Trump to replace John Bolton as national security adviser to the White House.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince in Jeddah on Wednesday to discuss the attack on its oilfields.
Hong Kong authorities say the October 1 show over its famed Victoria Harbour marking China’s National Day has been cancelled due to ongoing protests.
Tehran has denied involvement in the drone attack on Saudi Arabian oilfields and threatened a “crushing” response to any “evil actions” against Iran.
Members of the US Congress say trade tensions between the US and India are hurting US industry and have urged President Trump to mend ties.
Saudi Arabia has joined an international maritime protection mission after several merchant vessels were attacked in the Strait of Hormuz and Arabian Gulf.
Both acting prime minister Winston Peters and the opposition expect New Zealand’s soon-to-be announced quarterly growth rate to fall below 0.6 per cent.
Billions of lives are at risk, as well as the global economy, from the mounting threat of disease pandemics, an international health panel has warned.
Angry farmers will demand answers from New Zealand’s Fonterra which has forecast a second year of losses and axed dividends.
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says she will meet the community next week, but protesters say there is no point unless she will discuss their demands.
Britain has presented proposals on the backstop but haven’t left the documents with the EU because it fears the details would be leaked, sources say.
Benjamin Netanyahu has told supporters following Israel’s general elections he will build a new ruling coalition after his Likud party failed to win a majority.
The US believes the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil sites came from southwest Iran, but its allies are not convinced as Iran continues to deny it was responsible.
A man was located with life-threatening injuries on the Murray Valley Highway in Cohuna. It is believed the incident happened about 6am but the man was unable to be revived and died at the scene. More to come
Homicide Squad detectives have charged an Echuca man with murder following the death of another man in Daltons Bridge near Cohuna yesterday. A 29-year-old Daltons Bridge man was located with life threatening injuries at an address on Easton Rd...
Emergency services are responding to a major collision on the Goulburn Valley Hwy near Gillespies Rd. The highway is closed in both directions and is under Victoria Police control. It will re-open when it is safe to do so. Drivers have been asked to...