The West

Videos

Latest news

  1. SAS housing village sale plan abandoned by Federal Government

    SAS housing village sale plan abandoned by Federal Government

    The Federal Government has capitulated to an extraordinary grassroots campaign led by Special Air Service Regiment families and local residents and abandoned plans to bulldoze homes for military families at Swanbourne’s Seaward Village.

  2. Obama to plug free trade pact on farewell visit to 'friend' Merkel

    Obama to plug free trade pact on farewell visit to 'friend' Merkel

    Hanover (Germany) (AFP) - Barack Obama makes a valedictory visit to Germany Sunday to see his "friend" Angela Merkel, but their show of unity looked unlikely to curb opposition to their plans for a transatlantic trade pact.

  3. MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines

    The Hague (AFP) - Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago are considering suing the carrier for compensation, their lawyer told AFP Tuesday.

  4. Malaysia Airlines CEO Mueller to leave in September

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines Berhad's (MAB) Chief Executive and Managing Director Christoph Mueller will leave in September, well before the end of his three-year contract, the company s...

  5. Insight - Ties between Germany and Russia enter new chill

    By Paul Carrel and Andreas Rinke
    BERLIN (Reuters) - At an hour-long meeting in Moscow on March 23, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov irritated his German counterpart by raising the...

  6. In Brexit warm up, Dutch voters to consider EU treaty with Ukraine

    By Anthony Deutsch and Thomas Escritt
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch voters will decide on Wednesday whether to support a European treaty deepening ties with Ukraine in a referendum that w...

  7. Australia seals uranium export deal with Ukraine

    Australia seals uranium export deal with Ukraine

    Sydney (AFP) - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced on Friday a pact to export uranium to Ukraine, which could help ease Kiev's traditional reliance on hostile neighbour Russia for energy.

  8. 'Veep' star dumbstruck as Australian PM imitates US comedy

    'Veep' star dumbstruck as Australian PM imitates US comedy

    Sydney (AFP) - The writers of American political comedy "Veep" thought it was the most meaningless slogan they could conjure up, but in Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull looks to have adopted it with relish.

  9. Europe must share data on warzone aviation risks: report

    Europe must share data on warzone aviation risks: report

    Berlin (AFP) - European countries must do a better job sharing information on the risk to civil aviation over conflict zones, said a report commissioned after the downing of MH17 over Ukraine and published Thursday.

  10. Netherlands 'has all US information' on MH17: investigator

    Netherlands 'has all US information' on MH17: investigator

    Bunnik (Netherlands) (AFP) - The Netherlands has received "all available information from the United States" for the inquiry into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine nearly two years ago, the chief investigator said on Monday.

  11. Two years on, questions still cloud future of Malaysia Airlines

    Two years on, questions still cloud future of Malaysia Airlines

    By Siva Govindasamy and Praveen Menon
    SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Two years after twin air crashes that left its brand in tatters, Malaysia Airlines is still a company in limbo. ...