'Broke all the rules of survival': British explorer who got lost in PNG's story questioned

'Broke all the rules of survival': British explorer who got lost in PNG's story questioned

Updated November 18, 2017 00:10:27 Photo: British explorer Benedict Allen has been found safe in PNG’s Enga province. (AP: Andy Butterton) An experienced Kokoda track tour operator says a British explorer who got lost in Papua New Guinea should have had more appropriate communications equipment with him, adding that his story does not add up. Fifty-seven-year-old Benedict Allen had gone to a remote part of the northern Enga province to meet up with the Yaifo tribe, who he described as having little or no contact with the outside world. When…

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Famous Esperance Pink Lake fades, leaving tourists confused

Famous Esperance Pink Lake fades, leaving tourists confused

Posted November 18, 2017 10:20:27 Photo: Historical photos of the bubblegum pink water on Pink Lake capture what made the place famous. (Supplied: Merve Andre) Related Story: WA pink lake attracts Chinese tourists, boosts economy When tourists arrive in Esperance, they make a beeline for the Pink Lake the Western Australian south coast town is famous for. They drive along Pink Lake Road past the Pink Lake laundromat. Half way there, they clock the Pink Lake Butcher and many even stay in the Pink Lake caravan park. But when they…

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Katy Perry won’t perform at Victoria’s Secret show after China banned her over ‘offensive’ dress

Katy Perry won’t perform at Victoria’s Secret show after China banned her over ‘offensive’ dress

AFTER Gigi Hadid was forced to pull out of the Victoria’s Secret show in Shanghai because Chinese officials denied her a visa, Katy Perry has been ‘indefinitely’ banned from the country. Perry was set to perform after being booked in advance for next week’s big event, but sources exclusively told Page Sixovernight that the Swish Swish singer had tried applying for a visa to enter the communist nation, but was denied by Chinese officials. While she was initially informed that she’d be able to gain access, the decision was apparently…

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Trump blasts Franken, but stays silent on Moore

Trump blasts Franken, but stays silent on Moore

By weighing in on Franken, Trump potentially invites another round of scrutiny over the past accusations of sexual assault that have been levied against him — a risk that a source told CNN earlier this week was partially behind his decision to not comment on the Moore controversy. “The Al Frankenstien picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words. Where do his hands go in pictures 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 while she sleeps?” Trump wrote of a photo in which Franken appears to grab a woman’s breast while…

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Libya opens probe into slave auctions following CNN report

Libya opens probe into slave auctions following CNN report

“A high-level committee has been convened encompassing representatives from all the security apparatus to oversee this investigation,” Anes Alazabi, an official with the internationally recognized government of Libya’s Anti-Illegal Immigration Agency, told CNN. “Priorities of the investigation are not only to convict those responsible for these inhumane acts, but also to identify the location of those who have been sold in order to bring them to safety and return them to their countries of origin.” Alazabi’s agency will be overseeing the probe. Part of its work will be to assess…

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