Labor rocked by AFP, ASIO raids on NSW MP

A little-known NSW Labor MP has been suspended from the party after his Sydney home was raided by federal police and ASIO amid allegations of foreign interference with links to China. Shaoquett Moselmane has recently spoken and written articles in support of China’s Communist leader Xi Jinping but kept a …

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Man’s body found near Melbourne school

A body has been found near a school in Melbourne’s southeast, sparking a homicide squad investigation. Police have identified the dead man as a 47-year-old from Cranbourne East and say his death is suspicious. But the exact circumstances have not been determined and it’s also unclear how long his body …

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MH17 defendant ‘lurking in fog’: court

Russian Oleg Pulatov is “lurking in the early morning fog” of a defence that he could mount later against murder charges over Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, Dutch prosecutors say. Pulatov, along with Russians Igor Girkin and Sergey Dubinsky and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko, are accused of murder over the downing …

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Nations warn ASEAN over sea incidents

Vietnam and the Philippines have warned of growing insecurity in Southeast Asia at a regional summit amid concerns China is stepping up its activity in the disputed South China Sea during the coronavirus pandemic. Hanoi and Manila lodged protests with China in April after Beijing unilaterally declared the creation of …

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Three reported dead in Glasgow hotel stabbing

A police officer in the Scottish city of Glasgow has been stabbed while a male suspect has been shot by an armed officer with three feared dead in the heart of the city on Friday. Police Scotland’s assistant chief constable, Steve Johnson, said he wanted to “reassure the public that …

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