Tension eases in the Middle East as US, Iran restrain forces

Tension eases in the Middle East as US, Iran restrain forces

Ian Parmeter, Canberra, January 11, 2020 US President Donald Trump’s statement confirming that the US would not take further military action in response to Iran’s missile strikes on American bases in Iraq eases regional tensions for now. In hitting back at the US over last week’s assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force in the…

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Australians top the list of new Kiwi Citizens

Australians top the list of new Kiwi Citizens

Supplied Content Wellington, January 10, 2020 Australia is still the most common country of birth for people born outside New Zealand to gain citizenship, according to the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA). Figures released today show that just over 8000 Australians became New Zealand citizens in 2019, either because they had a parent who is a citizen or they migrated…

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