Thursday, January 17, 2019

Australia’s embattled PM abandons greenhouse gas emissions proposals

Australia’s embattled PM abandons greenhouse gas emissions proposals Malcolm Turnbull, whose coalition has a single-seat majority, made the move because of political pressure. Australia’s prime minister...

Two women to face trial over murder of Kim’s half-brother

Two women to face trial over murder of Kim's half-brother Doan Thi Huong is escorted as she leaves Shah Alam High Court. Photo: Yam G-Jun/AP A...

Solution to childcare issue

Solution to childcare issue Stock picture Sir - Regarding the controversy relating to the so-called "granny grant", could I try and bring what I consider to...

The most powerful woman in the East

The most powerful woman in the East Biography: Empress, Ruby Lal, WW Norton, ­hardback, 380 pages, €25.20 Nur Jahan, the Lady Emperor of the Mughal empireEmpress...

Steve Bannon urges Republicans to rally around Trump

Steve Bannon urges Republicans to rally around Trump The US president’s former strategist warned that the Democrats could gain 35-40 seats in the mid-term elections. Mr...

Ex-cricketer Khan made PM as Pakistan faces into looming economic crisis

Ex-cricketer Khan made PM as Pakistan faces into looming economic crisis Imran Khan. Photo: Reuters Pakistani lawmakers elected former cricket star Imran Khan as prime minister...

Former CIA director says President Trump using playbook favoured by ‘tyrants,...

Former CIA director says President Trump using playbook favoured by 'tyrants, despots and dictators' Former CIA director John Brennan. Photo: ReutersFormer CIA director John Brennan...

Jody Corcoran: Is this as good as it gets? For the...

Jody Corcoran: Is this as good as it gets? For the first time, Varadkar is vulnerable As a new wariness sets in, the public has...

Former Indian prime minister Atal Vajpayee dies aged 93

Former Indian prime minister Atal Vajpayee dies aged 93 The former leader ordered nuclear tests in 1998, stoking fears of an atomic war with Pakistan. Atal...

Does a Dail election truly matter any more?

Does a Dail election truly matter any more? When general elections bring no policy change, we've only the Presidency as a choice of values, writes...
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