Hong Kong is on the front line of the global struggle between an ever more assertive Chinese Communist Party and a world based on liberal democratic principles https://t.co/iK03yjk2Ma via @bopinion
Australian Workers’ Union national secretary says he believes CFMMEU deciding on how to proceed Another senior labour movement leader has called for controversial Victorian construction unionist John Setka to quit. The Australian Workers’ Union national secretary, Daniel Walton, said he expected the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union’s national leadership team – who have so far been silent on Setka’s fate – were working through their organisation’s processes to take action. Continue reading...
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court this week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the country’s acting prosecutor general said.The announcement came more than two months after the military overthrew Bashir following mass nationwide protests against his iron-fisted rule.Bashir will appear in court “following charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency”, Al-Waleed Sayyed Ahmed told reporters, without specifying the day.On…
Tyson Fury rubber-stamped his credentials as the world’s top heavyweight in Las Vegas on Saturday night as he overwhelmed German challenger Tom Schwarz by TKO inside two rounds in a consummate display.It was a brutal five minutes for Schwarz, a rookie at this level as Fury displayed his full repertoire for a thrilled Las Vegas crowd as he came through the fourth defence of his lineal heavyweight title. Now he wants a physical version of the championship.“Next year were going to hunt down…