Australian city pulls tourism ad over 'whitewash' controversy Image copyright ROCKHAMPTION REGIONAL COUNCIL Image caption Aboriginal Australians criticised the advert for its lack of diversity An Australian city has removed a tourism advert from the internet after it was accused of a "whitewash" of indigenous people and ethnic minorities.
The advert for Rockhampton, Queensland, was published on Monday and showed scenes of people and local attractions.
But indigenous Australians criticised it for depicting only white people, with one calling it "paternalistic".
The city council removed the video and apologised following a backlash online.
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Trump Kim summit: US and North Korean leaders to hold historic talks Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump and Mr Kim have had an extraordinary up-and-down relationship over the past year US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet for an unprecedented summit on Tuesday aimed at defusing tensions on the Korean peninsula.
No sitting US president has ever met a North Korean leader.
Mr Trump has said the highly anticipated talks represent a "one-time shot" at peace.
The meeting marks a dramatic shift in relations between the pair, who last year traded insults and threats of war.
Washington hopes the summit will kick-start a process that eventually leads to denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
North Korea has said it is willing to commit to denuclearisation, but it is unclear how this will be achieved or what might be requested in return.
The summit will be held at a hotel on Sentosa, a popular tourist island a few hundred metres off the S..