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Qantas' Alan Joyce gets pie faced in Perth

Qantas' Alan Joyce gets pie faced in Perth

In March, Mr Joyce was one of 20 chief executives of some of Australia's largest companies who signed a joint letter in support of marriage equality. Joyce was speaking at The West Australian newspaper's "Leadership Matters" breakfast, a series of morning briefings in which high-profile business figures discuss leadership issues.


Steve Agnew urges Middlesbrough to be more creative and take more risks

Steve Agnew urges Middlesbrough to be more creative and take more risks

Saints aren't exactly potent either, having not scored a goal in their last three games and only mustering two shots on target in their last two matches. "Ben has signed a new five year contract during the season and he has had an fantastic season". He said: " Middlesbrough Football Club is a Premier League club, in my opinion - the infrastructure, the training ground, the stadium , the direction from the top - and we have fallen short".



Mutinous soldiers seal off access to Ivory Coast's second city

They said that the government has asked for a delay in these payments in order to ease financial pressure on the country's treasury, citing a collapse in revenues after a major collapse in the price of cocoa, Ivory Coast's main export. The gunfire erupted after disgruntled troops sealed off the area in the Plateau district of the Abidjan, the country's economic capital, an AFP correspondent said.



India to skip China's Belt and Road Forum

The May 14-15 summit, which is expected to strengthen Xi's power base as he gets set to begin his second five-year tenure later this year, will be attended by 29 heads of state and government, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. In his six-day sojourn, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to meet high-level Chinese leadership. From Nepal, deputy prime minister and finance minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara will lead the delegation.


4 dead as explosions rock University of Maiduguri again

4 dead as explosions rock University of Maiduguri again

While interrogating them, the two suicide bombers detonated their explosives devices which injured one of the securities and killed another. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) based in Maiduguri, confirmed the death of four persons, including the bombers, in a statement on Saturday by Mal.



Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn launches election campaign with extraordinary "rigged systems" rant

Labour's embattled Corbyn, meanwhile, faces speculation that a dismal performance in the election would spell the end of his time at the helm of the fractured 117-year-old party. According to the Times she will offer a "regulatory compromise" in how the number of overseas students in the United Kingdom is calculated so she can get the Higher Education and Research Bill through the Commons before the election , amid the threat of a backbench rebellion on the issue.