Tag: <span>warns</span>

Hoverboards can catch fire, cause spinal injuries, ACCC warns

By Jonathan Hepburn Posted December 10, 2015 18:16:53 The Australian Competition and Customer Commission (ACCC) has issued a warning more than hoverboards, saying faulty style has caused fires overseas, and that users could be injured by way of falls. In spite of their name, hoverboards, which retail for amongst $ 200 and $ two,400 according…


DFAT warns early release of Matthew Ng could threaten China prisoner swap deal

Updated December 08, 2015 23:52:45 The Department of Foreign Affairs has warned the future of Australia’s prisoner swap deal with China could be jeopardised if the Lawyer-General, George Brandis, grants businessman Matthew Ng an early release from prison. Mr Ng was arrested in Guangzhou in 2010 right after refusing to sell his $ one hundred…


Former terrorist warns Australia is a ‘ticking time bomb’

Posted November 28, 2015 09:56:27 The former deputy head of the Australian branch of Jemaah Islamiah has described Australia as a “ticking time bomb” as it struggles to contain the spread of radicalism. Abdurrahman Ayyub was as soon as a single of Australia’s most-wanted terrorists. Now he operates for Indonesia’s anti-terrorism agency, recognized as the…


Turkish president Erdogan warns Russia not to ‘play with fire’

Posted November 28, 2015 01:37:21 Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan has warned Russia not to “play with fire”, but added he did not want to harm relations with Moscow, comments that appear more likely to inflame than quell the dispute over a downed Russian bomber this week. Relations among the former Cold War antagonists are at…