Townsville braces for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

UPDATE 8.15PM: THE latest tracking map puts the eye of Tropical Cyclone Debbie passing directly over Ayr at 6am on Tuesday. The system is expected to develop into a category three cyclone tonight and continue to become more powerful before it makes landfall between Rollingstone and Proserpine on Tuesday morning. The cyclone is expected to […]

Erdogan urges quick EU decision on membership bid

Ankara (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday it would be “easier” if the EU blocked Ankara’s bid to join the bloc, suggesting he could even hold a referendum on the matter. It was the latest barb in the bitter dispute between Turkey and Europe after Germany and The Netherlands blocked Turkish ministers […]