Claims of ‘vote-rigging’ in Zimbabwe election

Zimbabwe’s opposition has rejected the results of the 2018 presidential election calling it a ‘day of mourning’ for the country. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa tried to address the media but the conference was broken up by police. Mr Chamisa has claimed that vote-rigging was responsible for his election defeat and …

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China’s $US60 billion tariff threat to US goods

CHINA has announced a $US60 billion ($A81 billion) list of US goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat. The Finance Ministry accused the Trump administration of damaging the global economy after it proposed increasing duties on $US200 billion ($A271 …

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Reading 1 – 2 Derby

Frank Lampard’s managerial debut ends in victory By Dan Long Last Updated: 03/08/18 10:21pm Tom Lawrence celebrates his injury-time winner Tom Lawrence’s stoppage-time header gave Derby boss Frank Lampard a first managerial win in a 2-1 victory over Reading in the Championship curtain-raiser. The Royals had the bit between their …

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Greece fires: Minister Nikos Toskas resigns in fire aftermath

GREECE’S public order minister has resigned over the deadly forest fire that killed at least 87 people in a seaside area near Athens last week, after spending days defending the way authorities under his supervision handled the disaster. A government statement said Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with Nikos Toskas …

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China announces new round of tariffs on US imports

China has announced a new round of tariffs on American imports worth about $80 billion if the US proceeds with its latest trade threat. Beijing says the tariffs would apply to more than 5,000 goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. It comes after the US proposed increasing duties on …

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