Aust choreographer alleges Jackson abuse

Australian dance choreographer Wade Robson has alleged in a US TV interview how a ‘magical’ first visit to Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch as a seven-year-old boy led to the pop star sexually abusing him.

Pakistan to return captured Indian pilot

Indian military officials have welcomed Pakistan’s planned return of a captured pilot, but refused to confirm they would de-escalate a conflict between the two nuclear powers.

N. Korea disputes reason for failed summit

North Korea made a realistic proposal at a summit between its leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump but Washington insisted Pyongyang take one more step beyond dismantling its Yongbyon nuclear complex, North Korea’s foreign minister says.

Trump claims all IS-held territory retaken

President Donald Trump has told American troops US-backed forces in Syria have retaken 100 per cent of the territory once held by Islamic State militants, contradicting the commander of the US-allied Syrian Democratic Forces, who said it would take another week.

Israeli A-G to charge Netanyahu for graft

Israel’s attorney-general intends indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption, the Justice Ministry says.