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Former Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan cleared of assault charges

Former Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan cleared of assault charges

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Former Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan has been cleared of allegations that he assaulted four women during a stage show.The 55-year-old star was found not guilty of all 13 charges during a hearing at Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Tuesday. The seven indecent assault charges and six common assault charges dated back to 2014 when McLachlan starred in the Rocky Horror Show in Melbourne.The complainants in the case were four women.McLachlan, who played the lead role of Frank-N-Furter in the show, has consistently denied the allegations. Advertisement ...
Qatar accuses neighbours of 'clear aggression'

Qatar accuses neighbours of 'clear aggression'

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Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt of "clear aggression" against the Gulf state.It comes as ministers from the latter four nations said Qatar's undisclosed response to their 13 demands was "not serious".Those demands were in exchange for ending the sanctions they imposed on the gas-rich country a month ago, accusing it of backing terrorism in the region.They also cut diplomatic and transport links with the country.The 13 demands included wanting Qatar to curtail its support for the Muslim Brotherhood, shut down the al Jazeera TV channel, close a Turkish military base and downgrade its ties with regional rival Iran.At a news conference in Cairo, Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shukri said Qatar's response was "generally negative" and did not "lay the...
Iran sends food after neighbours isolate Qatar

Iran sends food after neighbours isolate Qatar

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Iran has started sending fruit and vegetables to Qatar after Gulf nations cut trade links with the emirate.Iran's national carrier has already delivered 90 tons of food and flights will continue "based on demand".Three boats, carrying around 350 tonnes of food, will also be leaving an Iranian port for Qatar, according to Tasnim news agency, quoting local officials.It was not clear whether the shipments were made as aid deliveries or as exports.The deliveries came nearly a week after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates began a blockade against Qatar, sparking an unprecedented diplomatic crisis.Video:Foreign Minister: Qatar provides stability in the regionThe Gulf states expelled Qatari nationals from their territory, cut trade links to the emirate and banned Qatar's national ...