From Politics & Policy 5:19 pm
An incident involving airport security by Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has put the John Key Government in New Zealand on the defensive, reports NZ Herald. The minister has offered to quit after being quizzed by the aviation security officials. But the issue has raised concerns on compromises in air security.
From Politics & Policy 5:00 pm
Despite the nationalist concerns by the UK political elite, support is welling up from many quarters asking the Scottish not to dither in making a choice for independence, reports the Guardian. A report in Guardian talks about the support offered by top leader of the Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru.
From Politics & Policy 4:38 pm
Now that it's been discovered that Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughter Maria is living in Holland with her boyfriend, the people of Netherlands are now clamoring for her deportation to her father's country.
From Society 4:22 pm
As Malaysia Airlines suffers another blow with the aftermath of the MH17 crash over the Ukraine border, Australia said the latest disaster will not affect the ongoing search operations for the lost MH370.
From Politics & Policy 2:04 pm
At least 32,000 people in Taiwan were left without power supply after typhoon Matmo pummeled the east Asian country. Matmo has likewise made landfall in China, the country's second weather disturbance within a week.
From Society 1:11 pm
Asylum seekers in an Australia-run detention centre on Christmas Island attempt poisoning to end their lives. The Australian Human Rights Commission has confirmed that there have been multiple suicide attempts and self-harm incidents.
From Politics & Policy 1:07 pm
All they wanted was a chance at a better life. But migrants aboard a boat enroute to Europe didn't realize death could come knocking while they pursue their journey. On Wednesday, Italian police arrested at least five men for the alleged deaths of over 100 as panic ensued triggered by poisonous fumes in the overcrowded boat.
From Politics & Policy 12:40 pm
In the upcoming US mid -term elections, Hedge funds tycoon Tom Steyer will unleash a $100 million campaign spread in 7 states as an offensive against Republican party candidates, reports CNN. Backed by his environmental advocacy group the green billionaire is planning to go on an all out offensive to stop Republicans from controlling the Senate and key statehouses by November.
From Politics & Policy 12:19 pm
Why did MH17 crash? Here are three popular theories circulating the Internet.
From Politics & Policy 8:23 am
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights indicated that Israel might have committed "war crimes" during its offensives in the Gaza Strip.