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Greens senator Larissa Waters resigns after second citizenship bungle

Greens senator Larissa Waters resigns after second citizenship bungle

Waters has been an Australian Senator since 2011 representing Queensland and was the deputy leader of the Greens. Ms Waters was born in Canada and did not renounce her dual citizenship when running for office. Party leader Richard Di Natale said he was "gutted" and said Ms Waters had "unfinished business". "I apologise wholeheartedly to all those who have supported me and helped me to become a representative for the wonderful people of Queensland over the last six years".



Korean bishops' conference backs South Korean leader's peace goal with North

The headline on the story, "Trump meets with Asian allies, seeking counter to the North Korea 'menace, ' " (July 9) calls attention to the fact that the United States is short of allies. "He's just trying to protect himself by reinforcing his country's military power", said analyst Cheong Seong-Chang at South Korea's Sejong Institute.


South Korea preparing to request military talks with North Korea

South Korea preparing to request military talks with North Korea

Moon, who took power in May, has advocated dialogue with the nuclear-armed North as a means of bringing it to the negotiating table and vowed to play a more active role in global efforts to tame the South's unpredictable neighbour. Also, there are concerns that Seoul will be seen as undermining worldwide sanctions against North Korea if it gives too much away at the talks. But he has achieved little progress, with North Korea test-firing a series of newly developed missiles.



Meetings on eve of Monsoon Session in Parliament

Bills like the Indian Institute of Management Bill, 2017 the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013 and the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 have been listed for passage by both the Houses . While Modi was seen talking to Congress floor leader Mallikarjun Kharge, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj engaged Sonia in a long chat. He also met Samajwadi party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and others.


United States report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

United States report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The Washington Post on Sunday released a report citing us intelligence officials that said the UAE orchestrated the hacking in late May that sparked ongoing turmoil between Qatar and its regional neighbors. Qatar - which shares its only land border with Saudi Arabia - has rejected accusations it supports terrorism, calling them "unjustified" and "baseless".


North Korea war would leave '64000 dead in first THREE HOURS'

North Korea war would leave '64000 dead in first THREE HOURS'

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in is a proponent of dialogue, and last week said the need for talks to halt Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs was more pressing than ever. Seoul said it is willing to pay the money, the first time any such request is being considered since the North's last nuclear test carried in January previous year.