‘Shocking’ Jeremy Lin racism claim investigated by NBA

Former NBA star Jeremy Lin has claimed he was called “coronavirus” during a game after taking to social media to lash out about the treatment of Asian Americans.

A Taiwanese-American currently playing in the NBA’s G-League with the Santa Cruz Warriors, posted a quote after he spoke about the spike in Asian hate crimes.

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CNN reported NYPD data that “there were 29 reported racially-motivated crimes against people of Asian descent in 2020 in New York City, and 24 of those were attributed to ‘coronavirus motivation’,” up from three in 2019.

While the report adds that it’s not just New York that there is an issue, Lin expanded on his comments on Instagram.

He said: “I want better for my elders who worked so hard and sacrificed so much to make a life for themselves here. I want better for my niece and nephew and future kids. I want better for the next generation of Asian American athletes than to have to work so hard to just be ‘deceptively athletic’.

“Being an Asian American doesn’t mean we don’t experience poverty and racism.

“Being a 9 year NBA veteran doesn’t protect me from being called “coronavirus” on the court.

“Being a man of faith doesn’t mean I don’t fight for justice, for myself and for others.”

A G-League spokesperson confirmed to the New York Times that an investigation was being opened into the claims.

Lin was the first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent when he broke into the Warriors organisation in 2010.

While social media was soon flooded with support for the 2019 NBA champion with the Toronto Raptors, one of eight NBA clubs he played with throughout his nine-year NBA career, the strongest support came from Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr.

An outspoken critic of former US president Donald Trump, Kerr took aim at the alleged slur.

“It’s just so ridiculous and obviously spawned by many people, including our former president, as it relates to the coronavirus originating in China. It’s just shocking,” he said.

“I can’t wrap my head around any of it, but I can’t wrap my head around racism in general. We’re all just flesh and blood. We’re all just people. As Pop once said to me, we’re all accidents of birth. We’re born. We come out the way we are. We don’t have a say in it.”

“What we do have a say in is how we treat people. It’s shocking to me that we can treat each other so poorly based on the colour of skin or whatever it is. So I applaud Jeremy for speaking up.”

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Sex assault of swimming teen at Middle Brighton pier investigated by Victoria Police

A teenage girl has been sexually assaulted while swimming with her friends near a pier in Melbourne’s southeast.

Police were told the 14-year-old was swimming with friends at the Middle Brighton Pier on January 13 around 4.40pm.

As she was swimming back to a ladder along the pier, an unknown man allegedly grabbed her in the water and sexually assaulted her.

He was last seen swimming away from the area.

On Thursday, police released a digital composite image of a man they believe can assist with their inquiries.

He is described as being in his 20s with short dark hair, blue/green eyes and a solid build.

Anyone who recognises the man or has information have been urge to contact police.

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Yemen conflict: UN report demands answers about deadly airstrike investigated by Sky News | World News

The United Nations has today demanded more answers about an airstrike on a family home in Yemen which a Sky News investigation highlighted last September.

The Sky team travelled to the remote village of Washah near the Yemeni-Saudi border where 12 members of the Mujali family lived, to examine the area and talk to multiple eyewitnesses as well as survivors of the 12 July 2020 attack.

Nine people died on that day – all women and children. There were only three survivors – a young mother who was breastfeeding her baby son and a teenage boy.

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A Sky News investigation has pieced together the harrowing final few moments before a family was massacred in northern Yemen.

The evidence has finally led to the Saudi-led coalition admitting for the first time it made a mistake and the missile did not hit its intended military target – nearly 800m away from the Mujali family home in a completely separate area called Beit al Qateeb – because of “bad weather”.

Amid allegations it is a possible war crime and demands for justice for the Mujali family, a UN report on Friday into the airstrike, which has largely drawn on the Sky team’s detailed reporting of the incident, says the house “is in an isolated position in a rural area, thus the chances of hitting the house by accident appear to be low”.

UN investigators have written to Saudi Arabia asking for more information about the incident and are awaiting a reply.

One of the three survivors, Nora Ali Muse'ad Mujali, told Sky News she was breastfeeding her baby when the bomb landed
One of the three survivors, Nora Ali Muse’ad Mujali, told Sky News she was breastfeeding her baby when the bomb landed
The third survivor was a teenager boy. Ghazi spent nearly two months in hospital recovering from his burns and shrapnel wounds and learning to walk again

Under international humanitarian law military commanders and those responsible for planning and executing decisions regarding attacks must “take all feasible precautions to avoid, and in any event to minimise, incidental loss of civilian life, injury to civilians and damage to civilian objects”, the report continues.

“This includes all necessary verification of the material, aircraft and explosive devices to be used, as well as meteorologic conditions at the time and location of the attack,” it adds.

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Brisbane’s Hotel Grand Chancellor shut as cause of coronavirus outbreak investigated

Experts say the Queensland Government is doing the right thing by eliminating Hotel Grand Chancellor from the equation, as it investigates what caused a cluster of people to test positive to the UK strain of COVID-19 in Brisbane.

More than 120 people are being moved from the CBD hotel after six cases were linked to it, including four returned travellers, a hotel cleaner and her partner.

Several other guests who have returned negative test results are frustrated after being told they will have to spend another 14-days in quarantine in a new location.

University of Queensland virologist Dr Kirsty Short said there was still a chance travellers who tested negative multiple times could be exposed to the virus if they remained at the hotel.

“There’s now a possibility that they became infected in the quarantine hotel,” she said.

“It’s really, really unfortunate and I really feel for those travellers, because it wouldn’t be a pleasant experience, but this is really the safest thing to do.”

Dr Short explained authorities were essentially removing the Hotel Grand Chancellor from the equation to see if it was the reason travellers were getting infected.

Move ‘like something from The Martian’

Maria Byrne, her partner and their two young children were also staying on level seven of the hotel and were moved to another hotel quarantine facility yesterday.

“There was a letter in our breakfast bag that said we would be relocated to another hotel, so we rang the reception desk and the lady told us the entire hotel was being evacuated,” Mrs Byrne said.

The family were then tested again at midday before they were transported by ambulance to another hotel.

Hotel guests were moved in full PPE gear by ambulance.(ABC News: Marc Smith)

“It was like something from ‘The Martian’ movie, it was unbelievable,” she said.

“There were two ladies in full PPE [personal protective equipment] at the door and the police officer was also in full PPE.”

Mrs Byrne and her partner were asked to put on PPE before they were escorted out of the hotel with their children.

“We were asked to place all our luggage onto a trolley ourselves, so they didn’t touch anything.”

The family carried all their luggage downstairs and were put into two separate ambulances with paramedics who were also in full PPE.

“It’s brilliant that they’re containing the disease, but for us it was a pretty surreal experience.”

Police car in front driveway of Hotel Grant Chancellor at Spring Hill in inner-city Brisbane
Police in full PPE gear helped evacuated 129 guests from the Hotel Grant Chancellor this week following the COVID outbreak.(ABC News: Marc Smith)

‘We’ve tested negative four times now’

Mrs Byrne said her family had already completed 12 days of quarantine and have been told that they must do another fortnight at the new hotel.

“I tried to ask Queensland Health if this is being looked at on a case-by-case basis, because we’ve tested negative four times now,” she said.

“The thought of being in a hotel room with no fresh air for another 14 days with a two-year-old and a three-year-old, it’s unbelievably tough.

“It’s a huge ask of a family with small kids.

“My daughter looks out the window and she sees a playground and says ‘can we go, Mummy?’ And it breaks my heart to tell her no.

“She keeps asking ‘can we go to Australia, Mummy?’ And I tell her we are in Australia and she says, ‘no Mummy, we’re in a hotel’.

“She doesn’t understand, she’s only three, it’s just difficult.”

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Dr Umair Ahsan had a friend waiting to pick him up when he was told his stay would be extended at another hotel.(Twitter)

Dr Umair Ahsan had completed his 14-day quarantine and had a friend waiting outside the hotel to pick him up when he was told he would have to complete another fortnight in the new hotel.

“I don’t feel safe now and I won’t be feeling safe for the next 14 days if they put us in any hotel, because what if there is a new case in that hotel and we need to do another 14 days?” he asked.

He also returned several negative tests.

SARS may have spread through ‘flushing a toilet’

Dr Short agreed with the Government’s decision to evacuate the hotel, as a thorough investigation into what caused the outbreak continued.

“I think that the rationale behind this is the concern that there could be something to do with the ventilation in that hotel or something with the airflow that could be spreading infections from one room to another,” Dr Short said.

“They didn’t want to risk any more travellers getting sick and that’s 100 per cent the right thing to do, moving them from the location.”

Dr Short said it was too early to tell whether the virus could spread through air conditioning.

“It’s a very new area and it’s really not clear,” she said.

“There was concern during the original SARS outbreak in the early 2000s, that actually the virus spread through an apartment block through flushing a toilet and the aerosolisation of probably infectious matter, from the toilet.

“Again, we don’t really fully understand how that happens with SARS-CoV-2, the new virus, let alone, if this is different with this variant that’s arrived from the UK.

“We don’t know enough about it to say if it’s going through air conditioning, bathrooms, or any other way, and they’re just erring on the side of caution, which is the right thing to do.”

Police officer wearing a mask with several ambulances lined up under the Hotel Grand Chancellor at Spring Hill.
Police say there was no CCTV on level seven, where the outbreak originated.(ABC News: Marc Smith)

Deputy police commissioner Steve Gollschewski said the investigation into what happened would now be broadened and prioritised.

“We need to understand what is happening because this is a dangerous virus and we need to understand the vulnerabilities so we can prevent this sort of thing happening in future,” he said.

“That includes going through CCTV everywhere … [but] we don’t have CCTV on that particular floor, so that means we have to be even more meticulous in going about our investigation.”

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Trump’s Effort To Overturn The Election Should Be Investigated Like 9/11

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that Democrats are moving forward with trying to remove President Donald Trump from office.

— News reports have said there have been discussions involving cabinet officers, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office. What was the nature of these deliberations, and what testimony would administration officials give to illuminate Trump’s psychological stability or his willingness to execute faithfully the law and duties of his office?

— What role is Trump’s pardon power playing in his deliberations, or in conversations with allies, over how to cling to power?

— What were the precise interactions between Trump and Vice President Mike Pence? To Trump’s anger, Pence released a statement saying he had no constitutional power to intervene in Biden’s election certification, but the statement also embraced the view that there were pervasive questions about the counting of the 2020 presidential vote. Pence’s chief of staff, Marc Short, said after Pence’s announcement he was denied access to the White House grounds, apparently on orders from Trump.

— Most profound, arguably, is the basic question: Who, if anyone, is actually running the government? Journalists have described Trump, during the midst of a deadly pandemic, as largely checked out from most work beyond fulminating angrily about the election and his assertion that it was stolen.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday called Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark A. Milley expressing concern about an erratic Trump ordering an ill-considered military action as he clings to power, and apparently urging Milley to have the military resist that if he tries. The notion that these types of conversations are taking place in the leadership of a country armed with nuclear weapons, and facing adversaries who have them also, is breathtaking. Let’s hope we stay lucky. But it’s entirely possible a full inquiry might reveal the Trump transition as among the most perilous moments in national security since 9/11 or the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Note that most of the questions listed above do not pertain directly to the scores of questions over how Capitol security was breached and what happened immediately before, during, and after that emergency. Many of those questions likely will fall directly in the provinces of the criminal justice system, and of Congress’s own inquiries into the security failure.

Trump’s transition, however, has been a comprehensive outrage, and therefore needs a comprehensive examination. Many of Trump’s actions, or those of his allies, may not be narrowly illegal but could still raise foundational issues of a political or policy nature. Punishing the guilty is one task. Illuminating the public record in an authoritative way is another. And this illumination should be insulated as much as possible from partisan influence.

That’s why the 9/11 Commission comparison is relevant. The commission had a mandate to look at systemic factors that preceded the 9/11 attacks, and recommendations for what the government should do in the future. As its executive director, Philip Zelikow, later explained: “I think it is healthy organizations and countries to conduct such after-action reports, especially if there has been a major national trauma. Not just an inspector general-type of report, wagging your finger, looking for the government misconduct – though there is that part of it – but more like ‘What really happened here? Why did this happen?’ To understand it in a full way and then prepare a report that could be provided to the American people, as well as the recommendations as to how we could avoid this in the future.”

Trump’s effort to undermine an effective transition and public confidence in the legitimacy of the presidential election is an assault on the nation’s system of governance that must be avoided in the future. A commission with credible figures from both parties on it could take into account the need to protect ongoing criminal prosecutions and executive privilege. (After Trump leaves office, his privilege claims over his actions during the transition should be virtually nil.)

Most importantly, a commission could highlight recommendations for reforms. The Trump transition has magnified subjects that have long seemed indefensible, such as the abuse of the pardon process to help cronies and contributors, or the dangerous Cold War policy of presidential sole authority to launch nuclear weapons. The exercise needn’t be simply a cudgel against Trump. Perhaps there would be recommendations on how to increase public confidence in elections during major outside events like a pandemic or war.

Another reason for a commission is because many of the events of the past ten weeks are ripe targets for being mythologized in distorted ways. The terrorists who bombed a federal building in Oklahoma City in 1995 believed they were righteously avenging the government’s catastrophic effort to end a siege at a Waco cult compound two years before.

The grievances and malice that animate national politics aren’t going away, but their most noxious expressions can be mitigated by establishing a clear and credible record of how this presidential transition went off the rails.

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Possible coronavirus bubble breach by Indian Test stars, including Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant, investigated by BCCI

India’s cricket board is set to investigate a potential breach of biosecurity protocols involving several players as the NSW Government comes under increasing pressure to lock fans out of the SCG Test.

A video of some Indian players, including Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant, sitting at a table in a Melbourne restaurant has been posted on the Twitter account of Navaldeep Singh.

Singh suggested he paid the bill for the table then hugged Pant, although on Saturday he claimed there was no hug and players kept their distance.

Sharma has only just joined the India squad after completing two weeks’ quarantine and has been appointed vice-captain for the third Test.

The four-Test series between Australia and India is being played amid a backdrop of biosecurity rules, which will get stricter when the squads travel to Sydney on Monday.

Players and staff are permitted to leave the hotel but must dine outdoors.

The protocols have helped Cricket Australia, which requires exemptions from the Queensland Government for players to travel from Sydney to Brisbane for the fourth Test, navigate the country’s latest COVID-19 outbreak.

CA came down hard on Brisbane Heat after Chris Lynn and Dan Lawrence’s biosecurity breaches earlier this season, fining the club $50,000 ($20,000 suspended) and each player $10,000 ($4,000 suspended).

England paceman Jofra Archer’s biosecurity breach in 2020, when he stopped at his house while the squad travelled between hotels, resulted in a one-Test ban.

It will be up to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to investigate the recent incident and decide what sanctions, if any, are levelled.

Rohit Sharma has only just joined the Indian squad.(AP: Aijaz Rahi)

Doctors warn attending Test could ‘supercharge’ spread of virus

The episode comes as the NSW Government rolls out a range of restrictions in response to rising coronavirus cases in Sydney, with masks to become mandatory for many indoor settings.

Outdoor seated events are now capped at 2,000 people, although NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says COVID-safe plans for larger events will be reviewed.

NSW Health officials will do a “walk-through” at the SCG before rubber stamping plans for the third Test, which currently permit a daily crowd of approximately 20,000.

Ms Berejiklian defended the fact that masks will be recommended — but not mandated — at the ground but felt fans would understand if there were any last-minute changes to rules or crowd size.

“During a pandemic, things can move very quickly,” Ms Berejiklian said.

“People in our state understand decisions need be taken [quickly] and the consequences that might occur.”

NSW Opposition Leader Jodi McKay has called for there to be no crowd at the SCG Test.

Australian Medical Association president Omar Khorshid issued a public plea regarding an event that could “supercharge the spread of COVID-19”.

“This is a potential transmission site,” Dr Khorshid said.

“As people queue at the ticket gates, at food and beverage stalls and use shared toilet facilities — on top of taking public transport from all parts of Sydney to gather in one central location.

“The decision to hold the Test match with spectators is at odds with the rest of NSW’s appropriate response to the latest outbreak.

“Let’s put health first and watch the third Test on TV.”


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Man shot dead by Queensland police on Logan Motorway previously investigated by counter-terrorism taskforce

Queensland police say a man shot dead by officers on the Logan Motorway was previously investigated by a counter-terrorism taskforce, but his lawyer says police are “setting out to paint a person they’ve shot and killed in the worst possible light”.

Raghe Mohamed Abdi, 22, was being monitored by a GPS tracking device and was armed with a knife when police fatally shot the Calamvale man.

Officers arrived at the scene at Drewvale on Brisbane’s southern outskirts at 6:00am on Thursday after reports from the public of someone walking on the road.

Australian Federal Police (AFP) said Mr Abdi was on bail at the time and had cut off his GPS device the night before the incident.

They said the man was previously investigated by AFP officers in the Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism team.

AFP Deputy Commissioner Ian McCartney said the man had been “influenced” by Islamic State and had previously been stopped from leaving the country.

“In May 2019, the deceased, who we suspect was influenced by Islamic State, attempted to depart Brisbane International Airport for Somalia,” he said.

Deputy Commissioner McCartney said Mr Abdi was released without charge on that occasion due to insufficient evidence, although his passport was cancelled.

“In June 2019 he was charged with further offences, including refusing to hand over his passcode to his mobile phone,” Deputy Commissioner McCartney said.

“He was remanded in custody when he refused to answer the magistrate or acknowledge the authority of the court.

“He applied for and was granted bail on the 3rd of September this year.”

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Queensland police say Raghe Mohamed Abdi pulled a knife on officers before he was shot dead.(ABC News)

Call for police to stop ‘deplorable practice’

Terry O’Gorman has been Mr Abdi’s lawyer for about a year.

Mr O’Gorman, who is also president of the Australian Council of Civil Liberties, said there was “precious little evidence” that Mr Abdi held extremist views.

“When he was going to Somalia to visit relatives, he was held for 18 hours and investigated as to whether he was going to Somalia as a foreign fighter,” Mr O’Gorman said.

“There was no evidence to justify holding him and 18 months later he has never been charged with that offence.

“Mr Abdi was not a bad person — he was a young man who — on information known to me — suffered a significant adverse mental health event yesterday and last night.”

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Mr O’Gorman said there was “precious little evidence” that Mr Abdi held extremist views.(ABC News: Kristian Silva)

Mr O’Gorman said he had been in contact with the Abdi family.

“His family have asked me to particularly get the message out that Raghe was not in anyway connected with terrorism — Raghe yesterday clearly suffered a serious mental health event,” he said.

“Let the coroner decide what happened.”

GPS tracking device tampered with

Queensland police Deputy Commissioner Tracy Linford said Mr Abdi’s charges were mentioned in court earlier this month.

She said he was charged with two counts of perverting the course of justice and one count of failing to comply with an order to provide a PIN code to his phone.

She said Mr Abdi had been on remand.

“The magistrate deemed him to be remanded for a period of time until he was satisfied he could be released on bail,” she said.

Queensland police said the man was not subject to a current counter-terrorism investigation at the time of his death, but was on bail for offences under the Crimes Act.

On Wednesday afternoon, police were notified by a monitoring company that the man’s GPS tracking device had been tampered with.

Officers attended his address at around 4:30pm and spoke to Mr Abdi’s father, but Mr Abdi was not home.

Police returned at about 8:30pm and spoke to his father again.

Officers said his GPS tracker was “pinging” in bushland that police later searched, but neither the tracker or Mr Abdi could be found.

Deputy Commissioner Linford said the Queensland police officers who attended the incident on Thursday morning were not aware of his previous history.

‘A horrific scene’ in peak hour traffic

Deputy Commissioner Linford said police initially received a welfare call about reports of a man walking on the highway this morning.

She said the man made verbal and physical threats towards police while brandishing a knife just before he was shot dead.

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“As you can imagine, at six in the morning in Brisbane, that is the commencement of peak-hour traffic, so there was a lot of traffic on the road, trucks and vehicles,” she said.

“Upon seeing the male, our police have approached him and tried to engage him to get him to a place of safety, and away from all the moving vehicles.

“It is unfortunate that at that time the male person has produced a knife and upon advancing on our police, they have had to resort to using their police service firearms and have fatally shot that man.

“Our sincere condolences obviously go out to the family of this young man.”

The Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism Team are investigating why the man was on the Logan Motorway and whether anyone else was involved.

“There’s nothing at this point in time to indicate that there was anyone else involved in what happened this morning, but we need to pursue all avenues of inquiry to satisfy ourselves that that is the case,” Deputy Commissioner Linford said.

Body-worn camera footage from two officers at the scene will form part of an Ethical Standards Command investigation that will be overseen by Queensland’s Crime and Corruption Commission.

Police have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or saw the man earlier in the morning, to contact them.

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Brisbane Heat’s Chris Lynn, Dan Lawrence investigated over potential coronavirus protocol breach

Cricket Australia (CA) is investigating a potential COVID-19 protocol breach involving Brisbane Heat captain Chris Lynn and his teammate Dan Lawrence.

Lynn and Lawrence were given permission to play in this evening’s BBL match against the Sydney Thunder at Canberra’s Manuka Oval, despite having close contact with members of the public in Canberra at the weekend.

They were instructed they must distance themselves from teammates at Manuka Oval.

The pair have returned negative COVID-19 tests, but CA is still trying to determine the extent of their breaches and its investigation is ongoing.

“We’re confident this will be successfully achieved,” CA’s chief medical officer John Orchard said in a statement.

“They must maintain a physical distance on and particularly off the field (indoors) with teammates, opposing players, staff and match officials.

“We have protocols in place for all matches for interaction between those inside and outside the hub.

“Factors including the outdoor nature of the contest, the generally socially distanced nature of cricket on-field and the fact Canberra is considered a low-risk city support the conclusion that both can play tonight without posing a meaningful risk.”

While minor, it is potentially Australian cricket’s first COVID-19 protocol breach of the domestic season. The WBBL tournament was played without incident.


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Detective who investigated Austria’s ‘Ibizagate’ scandal arrested in Germany

German police have arrested a private detective, who was allegedly behind the “Ibizagate” scandal that brought down the Austrian government in 2019.

A “40-year-old Austrian citizen” was arrested on a European arrest warrant, a Berlin police spokeswoman said on Friday. His identity was confirmed by Austrian prosecutors, who had been searching for him.

The “Ibizagate” scandal broke in 2019 when a hidden camera video showed Heinz-Christian Strache – the president of the ruling Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) and future Vice-Chancellor – saying he was willing to compromise himself with Russian interests in exchange for funding.

The senior politician was also seen and heard offering public contracts to a young woman posing as the niece of a Russian oligarch and wanting to recycle dirty money.

The recordings were made in 2017 without his knowledge in a villa in Ibiza, lending its name to the scandal.

When the video surfaced in May last year, it created mass political unrest in Austria and led to Christian Strache’s resignation and the fall of the coalition government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

The Austrian judiciary has continued to investigate the case amid theories that a private operation had sought to blackmail the former FPÖ president. The aim would have been to claim a large sum of money from Heinz-Christian Strache against a promise not to release the incriminating video.

According to the investigation and Austrian media, the video ultimately could not have been negotiated for money and was given to the journalists for publication.

The suspect, a former security consultant living in Vienna and running a detective agency in Munich, repeatedly intervened in the recorded conversation as an interpreter and mediator for alleged deals.

Investigators in Austria had already questioned the detective before he was issued with an arrest warrant and left the country. The man is accused of illegal production of sound and film recordings, among other charges.

According to the Vienna Public Prosecutor’s Office, the German authorities must now decide whether to initiate surrender proceedings.

Heinz-Christian Strache said on Facebook that he was “happy” to hear about the arrest.

“I now hope for a quick and complete clarification and also for the discovery of the other accomplices, clients, and backers”.

Authorities are still working to confirm the identity of the woman seen in the video, who was presented as a Russian national wanting to make investments in Austria.

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Hong Kong police arrest eight over Chinese University campus protest being investigated by national security unit

Eight people were arrested on Monday morning in connection with a protest at Chinese University that is being investigated by national security officers, a police source said.Among those taken into custody was Arthur Yeung Tsz-chun, a CUHK graduate and failed district council elections candidate, who was detained at his flat at 7am, according to a post on his Facebook page.His arrest was related to the protest at the university’s campus in Sha Tin last month, the post said, adding that the 25…

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