The tongue-in-cheek comments, made at Parliament House’s annual Mid Winter Ball, were broadcast by Australian TV channel 9 News, despite usual protocol that the prime minister’s address is off limits to the press.
Three other servicemen were injured in the incident. The soldier, who has not been named, was involved in a live firing training exercise. It appears that he was wounded in the incident on Wednesday, but later succumbed to his injuries.
Fires in France, Australia, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the US have been linked to the aluminum composite panels used on the outside of the building. Eyewitnesses of the west London tragedy have suggested that the fire spread quickly through the facade of the building because the cladding contained flammable polyethylene or…
FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES: Russian president holds annual Q&A Putin mentioned that the two countries were allies in two world wars. Putin reiterated his assentation that the anti-Russian sentiment in the US come from internal political strife in America.
Chinese police have yet to confirm the number of casualties, but the South China Morning Post is reporting that dozens of people have been left injured. BREAKING: Blast occurs near kindergarten in Fengxian County, east China, casualties unclear pic.twitter.com/ZhZs1qZGma — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) June 15, 2017
While some of the victims begged for help, others simply accepted their fate and said their goodbyes. Khadija Saye, 24, who was in a flat on the 20th floor with her 54-year-old mother Mary Mendy, sent out a Facebook message reading “please pray for me” as smoke filled her flat.
LONDON The death toll in a fire that ripped through a 24-floor block of flats in London rose to 17 on Thursday, with many people still missing and firefighters facing hazardous conditions as they searched the charred wreck.
DOHA A $12 billion deal to buy Boeing F-15 (BA.N) U.S. fighter jets shows Qatar has deep-rooted support from Washington, a Qatari official said on Thursday, adding that its rift with some other Arab states had not hurt the U.S.
The USGA insists it has taken action to avoid confusion at Erin Hills, after last year’s rules controversy which clouded the final day of the US Open.
The BBC report appears to show that the powerful and invasive hacking technology, which was made by a Danish firm that was bought by BAE in 2011, was sold to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, and Oman, as well as North African states Morocco and Algeria.