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Egypt voting on presidential term limits

Egypt’s parliament has begun voting over constitutional amendments to allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power, possibly until 2034, and further enshrine a role for the military in state affairs. The voting was announced on state media on Thursday, after three rounds of discussions among politicians that started the …

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$60m up for grabs in three Lotto jackpots

The West Australian Thursday, 14 February 2019 7:30PM Camera IconPowerball has jackpotted again.Picture: Supplied Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the Link There was no winner in tonight’s Powerball so the top prize has jackpotted to $30 million next Thursday. That means Lotto players have $60 million up for grabs …

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Pence lashes out at Europeans over Iran

US Vice President Mike Pence has accused leading European countries of trying to break US sanctions against Tehran in remarks at a Middle East peace summit that are likely to further strain transatlantic relations. Pence spoke at the conference in Warsaw attended by 60 countries, including Israel and six Gulf …

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Mokbel’s accused attackers to face court

A Victorian magistrate is set to hear more details about the jail yard stabbing which left convicted drug lord Tony Mokbel in hospital fighting for life. The 53-year-old remains in a serious condition in Royal Melbourne Hospital on Friday, when two men are due to face Geelong Magistrates Court over …

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Hanson staffer banned after senator fight

Pauline Hanson’s chief-of-staff has been banned from parliament after fighting with a senator who admitted smearing blood on the One Nation leader’s door after the ugly clash. James Ashby had his parliamentary pass revoked by Senate president Scott Ryan as drama engulfed One Nation and defector Brian Burston on Thursday. …

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