Sean Turnell reveals the grim life in Myanmar’s infamous prison

Sean Turnell has spoken out about his 650 days in a Myanmar prison, including his time in a “windowless box” and in an open cell exposed to the elements. Professor Turnell finally returned to Australia last week after spending nearly two years behind bars in Myanmar following a marathon attempt by Australian authorities and his … Read more

Matt Hancock’s career at Westminster is “pretty much over,” says Shapps

Matt Hancock’s contribution to I’m A Celebrity suggests he has decided his political career is “done,” a cabinet minister said. Grant Shapps said the MP’s time in the jungle indicates he may have come to the conclusion that his Westminster career is over, and asked why he would have taken part in the show if … Read more

Australia must stop detaining migrants: UN

The United Nations Committee against Torture has urged Australia to end mandatory detention for all illegal arrivals, including children. In a review published Friday, it also called for Canberra to raise the legal age of criminal responsibility, currently set at 10. The UN committee expressed concern that detention remains mandatory for all unauthorized arrivals and … Read more

‘Cabinet has not taken a decision’: Prime Minister questioned about action on energy prices

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been questioned about whether the government has made a decision about taking measures against skyrocketing energy prices. “The cabinet had not yet taken a decision. We’ve had another discussion about it. We are working on these problems,” Mr Albanese said at a press conference on Monday. “As we will have … Read more

Protests in China spread, reports of clashes with police in Shanghai | protest news

Hundreds of protesters and police clashed in Shanghai as protests against China’s strict COVID-19 restrictions continued into the third day and spread to several other cities. The latest demonstrations — unprecedented in mainland China since President Xi Jinping came to power a decade ago — began after 10 people died in a fire in Urumqi, … Read more

Al-Shabaab terror attack targets hotel in Mogadishu

Mogadishu CNN — Al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group al-Shabaab has carried out a suicide bombing and stormed a hotel in central Mogadishu regularly visited by Somali ministers and members of parliament, Somali police said on Sunday. Al-Shabaab stormed the Villa Rose hotel near Somalia’s presidential palace following a suicide attack near the gate at 8 p.m. local … Read more

IR changes are expected to mean ‘more people on welfare’

Shadow Immigration Minister Dan Tehan says more people will be on welfare as a result of the government’s labor relations changes. “If you make labor relations systems more complex, you put additional costs and burdens on small businesses in particular, you will unfortunately see the unemployment rate rise and you will see more people on … Read more

Colorado’s governor says the state will consider expanding red flag laws after the Club Q shooting

Colorado governor says state will consider expanding red flag laws after Club Q shooting – CBS News Watch CBS News Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said he expects state lawmakers to consider expanding “red flag” laws to potentially allow district attorneys to obtain extreme risk protection orders, used to confiscate guns from those deemed a threat … Read more