Tagged: Breaking News

Israeli aircraft hit Hamas naval base 0

Israeli aircraft hit Hamas naval base

The Israeli military says its aircraft have struck a Hamas naval base in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired into southern Israel from the territory.

Engineering firm ‘weak as piss’: minister 0

Engineering firm ‘weak as piss’: minister

Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan is not resiling from calling an engineering firm “weak as piss” and a “bunch of bedwetters”.

South32 in talks to sell SA unit to Seriti 0

South32 in talks to sell SA unit to Seriti

South32 Ltd is in talks to sell its South African energy-coal business to Seriti Resources and will book a related charge of $504 million.

Copper prices firm ahead of Fed minutes 0

Copper prices firm ahead of Fed minutes

Copper prices edged higher overnight ahead of the release of US Federal Reserve meeting minutes as the US-China trade conflict continued to pose a threat to metals demand.

Why Trump might want to buy Greenland 0

Why Trump might want to buy Greenland

US President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark after his offer to buy Greenland was rejected has thrust this semi-autonomous Danish territory into the spotlight. Here’s a look at what makes it special.

Two US service members die in Afghanistan 0

Two US service members die in Afghanistan

Two American service members have been killed in Afghanistan, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission says, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to the nearly 18-year-old war.

Gold slips as US share markets gain 0

Gold slips as US share markets gain

Gold edged lower overnight as equities gained and investors awaited minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s July meeting for clues on future interest rate cuts.

Greens slam decision to guard Gulf strait 0

Greens slam decision to guard Gulf strait

Greens leader Richard Di Natale is dumbfounded by the Morrison government’s decision to join a US-led military effort to guard oil tankers from attacks in the Strait of Hormuz.

Fed debated bigger rate cut, minutes show 0

Fed debated bigger rate cut, minutes show

The US Federal Reserve debated cutting interest rates more aggressively at its last meeting but central bankers wanted to avoid the appearance of being on a path to more rate cuts, records from the meeting showed.