· Master of the APL England cargo ship charged over container spill →
The Singapore-flagged ship was en route to Melbourne from China when rough seas caused some 50 shipping containers to topple overboard last Sunday.
· Report: US considering charges against Venezuela's first lady →
Leveraging the economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis in Venezuela, the White House now hopes it can topple a leader who has weathered years of tightening economic sanctions, civil unrest and international isolation.
· Malaysia’s Mahathir Ousted from Party Amid Power Struggle →
“Muyhiddin would be gravely mistaken if he thinks this will slow down Mahathir’s relentless onslaught to not so much unseat him, but topple the present ruling coalition.”
· Welcome rains boost Basin's fortunes but water wars are far from over →
The Herald and The Age this week revealed Brooks' plan to create a political party to topple four Liberal-National Party MPs, including Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack and Environment Minister Sussan Ley.
· Lead and we follow: country of over-achievers in times of crisis →
Bob Hawke lost his leadership in the aftermath of the 1990-91 recession, while Rudd was toppled by his own party within a year of dodging the Great Recession.
· Afghan forces killed as gov't urges Taliban to extend ceasefire →
The Taliban, which launched an armed rebellion after it was toppled from power by a US-led invasion in 2001, has remained silent on government appeals for an extension of the ceasefire.
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· The ‘Liberal World Order’ Was Built With Blood →
American officials are now talking openly about a “new Cold War” to confront Beijing, and China now seems such a threat that Hal Brands of the American Enterprise Institute wonders whether the United States should get back in the business of covertly toppling unfriendly governments.
· Anwar: Pakatan won’t make same ‘mistake’ when choosing next PM →
Also yesterday, former PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said rumours of a “coup” by Dr Mahathir Mohamad to topple the Perikatan Nasional with the support of 129 MPs were “unheard of”.