Firefighters return home after battling east coast bushfires | ABC News

The final group of firefighters from the Northern Territory has returned home after helping out with the bushfire effort. But their return was greeted by questions over the level of support given to local firies and whether compensation for volunteers might take into account the Top End fire season. For more from ABC News, click … Read more Firefighters return home after battling east coast bushfires | ABC News

Years of CSIRO research ‘totally lost’ in Canberra hailstorm | ABC News

The city of Canberra is in cleanup mode after Monday’s violent hailstorm led to a record number of calls for help. Among the wreckage left in the storm’s wake was a litany of scientific research stored in fragile CSIRO glasshouses. The CSIRO was among the worst-hit institutions, with 65 glasshouses damaged and years of research … Read more Years of CSIRO research ‘totally lost’ in Canberra hailstorm | ABC News

The man who lost his family – BBC News

In 1971, a brief war between India and Pakistan over the territory of Kashmir shifted the border 6 kilometres into Pakistan’s space. Four villages became part of the Indian territory, and the villagers away from home on that day were permanently split from their families. Farhat Javed of BBC Urdu and Aamir Peerzada of BBC … Read more The man who lost his family – BBC News

A look at Nato’s new spy drones – BBC News

The Nato military alliance has just received its first cutting-edge spy drones called Global Hawks. They’ll help commanders on the ground identify potential threats to Nato members – with one single drone able to watch over a territory the size of Poland. BBC defence correspondent Jonathan Beale has been given an exclusive look at the … Read more A look at Nato’s new spy drones – BBC News

Paramedics told to delay treatment in the face of violence as assault rates rise | ABC News

Despite new legislation that introduced further penalties for assaulting health workers, frontline staff in the Northern Territory have said assaults and abuse has been increasing. Assaults on paramedics have become so common in the Northern Territory that incidents are often going unreported and urgent patient care is being delayed due to severe safety concerns. Read … Read more Paramedics told to delay treatment in the face of violence as assault rates rise | ABC News

1917 – Official Trailer [HD]

1917 In Select Theaters Christmas, Everywhere January 10 https://www.1917.movie Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) … Read more 1917 – Official Trailer [HD]

1917 – In Select Theaters Christmas (Extended Featurette) [HD]

1917 In Select Theaters Christmas, Everywhere January 10 https://www.1917.movie Sam Mendes, the Oscar®-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) … Read more 1917 – In Select Theaters Christmas (Extended Featurette) [HD]

Hezbollah deputy leader Naim Qassem Interview – BBC News

Assessing what’s happening in the Islamic Republic of Iran has never been easy since the revolution, and the fall of the Shah, changed the country profoundly forty years ago, in 1979. Access for foreign journalists and analysts is difficult bordering on the impossible. What’s clear is that the Iranians face a serious set of problems: … Read more Hezbollah deputy leader Naim Qassem Interview – BBC News

Why Hong Kong disturbs Xi Jinping’s vision for China | FT

Take our survey and tell us what you like about our YouTube channel and would like to see more of: https://bit.ly/33SJ8AI The FT’s chief foreign affairs commentator Gideon Rachman says the violence and protests in the territory raise question about leader Xi Jinping’s ‘one China’ policy ► Check out our Community tab for more stories … Read more Why Hong Kong disturbs Xi Jinping’s vision for China | FT

Hong Kong protests: The battle of PolyU – BBC Newsnight

Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus has become the latest battleground for long-running anti-government protests. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The violence is some of the worst seen during months of unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The protests started over a controversial extradition bill, and have now evolved into broader anti-government demonstrations. China has … Read more Hong Kong protests: The battle of PolyU – BBC Newsnight

Why does WEST PAPUA want to separate from INDONESIA? – VisualPolitik EN

New Guinea is the third biggest island on the planet, after Australia and Greenland. And there is a straight line that divides it between Papua New Guinea, a sovereign country, and Papua, an Indonesian region. Indonesian Papuans have no cultural ties or common history with the rest of the Indonesians. Besides, they feel mistreated by … Read more Why does WEST PAPUA want to separate from INDONESIA? – VisualPolitik EN

Hong Kong: Violent standoff between police and students – BBC Newsnight

Anti-government protests in Hong Kong have spread to the territory’s universities. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Hong Kong’s protests started in June 2019 against plans to allow extradition to mainland China. Critics feared this could undermine judicial independence and endanger dissidents. Until 1997, Hong Kong was ruled by Britain as a colony but then … Read more Hong Kong: Violent standoff between police and students – BBC Newsnight

Hong Kong: does the latest violence suggest a critical turning point? | FT

► Take our survey and tell us what you like about our YouTube channel and would like to see more of: https://bit.ly/33SJ8AI The city’s police has warned the territory is ‘on the brink of total collapse’, after violence and transport chaos pushed the crisis towards a new and more dangerous phase. The FT’s chief foreign … Read more Hong Kong: does the latest violence suggest a critical turning point? | FT

Will the Netherlands sink beneath the sea? – VisualPolitik EN

The Netherlands is one of the lowest-lying countries in the world. Its average elevation is only 30 meters and about a quarter of its territory is below sea level. This also makes the Netherlands one of the countries most threatened countries by potential rising sea levels caused by global warming. However, in the Netherlands they … Read more Will the Netherlands sink beneath the sea? – VisualPolitik EN

Why does TRUMP want to buy GREENLAND? – VisualPolitik EN

Trump has said he wants to buy Greenland and, crazy as it sounds, it makes sense. Other American presidents like Harry S. Truman tried the same in the past. The truth is Greenland is a paradise natural resource wise: oil, uranium and all kinds of minerals that are ready to be exploited. The problem? This … Read more Why does TRUMP want to buy GREENLAND? – VisualPolitik EN