Iraqi women are defying a call by a leading Shia Muslim leader to stop protesting alongside men. Muqtada al-Sadr is calling for the segregation of men and women because of nudity, alcohol drinking and illegal drug-taking at mixed-sex anti-government rallies. Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson reports from Baghdad, Iraq. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more Iraq’s Shia Muslim leader says protests should be segregated
There’s confusion and anger in WA’s north about a push by police to introduce some of the most restrictive booze bans in the nation. Local government and business leaders say it’s another example of city-centric decision-making and it could jeopardise the tourism industry. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-22/kimberley-towns-split-over-blanket-alcohol-ban-proposal/11880108 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Blanket liquor ban proposal pushed by WA police divides Kimberley towns | ABC News
North Korea has released a statement claiming that one of their factories has perfected a ginseng-based alcohol that won’t cause hangovers. Whether or not this is true – many have claimed to cure the hangover over the years – the story does provide commentators from USA’s ABC News (above) to make jokes about North Korea.
Let me begin by acknowledging and paying my respects to the Traditional Owners of the place upon which we sit and talk tonight. I honour your Elders that have come before us, those that are here tonight and I await in optimistic anticipation for those Elders who are yet to emerge. My people are the … Read more “Strengthening our relationships over lands, territories and resources” – The 2011 Eddie Koiki Mabo Lecture
Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford: 8th April 1918 – 8th July 2011. Betty Ford was the wife of the former President of the United States, Gerald Ford, and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977. Famous for her candid opinions and limitless energy, the former First Lady was best … Read more Obituary: Betty Ford
Poppyscotland (formerly the Earl Haig Fund Scotland) organises the annual Scottish Poppy Appeal and distributes over five million poppies and 8,000 wreaths each year. Founded in 1921 by Field Marshal Earl Haig, Commander of British Forces 1914-1918, the organisation has provided practical support to ex-Servicemen, women and their families in need for almost 90 years. … Read more Poppy Scotland Distributes 5 Million Poppies for Remembrance Day
Former England, Lazio, Newcastle, Tottenham Hotspur, Glasgow Rangers, Middlesbrough and Everton footballer, Paul Gascoigne, could face jail for drink driving after he plead guilty to driving while more than four times over the prescribed limit today. The former player, known popularly as “Gazza”, could face jail for the high amount of alcohol that was in … Read more Paul Gascoigne Could Face Jail for Drink Drive Offence