Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:56:31 GMT
(image)A NASA satellite in orbit around Mars appears to have spotted the remains of a European probe that crash-landed on the Red Planet on Wednesday.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:58:05 GMT
(image)People in many parts of the US as well as some areas in Europe and Asia are having difficulty accessing sites that rely on Dyn's Domain Name System service.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:39:10 GMT
(image)Turkey and Iraq have reached an agreement in principle that could eventually allow a Turkish role in the campaign to retake Mosul from Islamic State
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:19:03 GMT
(image)A US navy warship sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Friday, the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:56:04 GMT
(image)British police said on Friday they had arrested a teenager under terrorism laws following the discovery of a "suspicious item" on a London underground train.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)Did the US media really turn on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump midway through the election campaign?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:45:52 GMT
(image)Russia's show of naval strength in the English Channel may have backfired, with black smoke belching from the country's recently-refitted aircraft carrier hinting at engine troubles, a military analyst says.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:09:04 GMT
(image)Islamic State launched a major counter-attack on the city of Kirkuk on Friday as Iraqi and Kurdish forces pursued operations to seize territory around Mosul.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:40:48 GMT
(image)The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by Fairfax picture editors
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:47:14 GMT
(image)Thailand's ousted PM says the junta has fined her $1.3 billion over a rice subsidy scheme critics say haemorrhaged billions of dollars.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:48:02 GMT
(image)Decades after homosexuality was decriminalised in Britain, the government announced that it would posthumously pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of having or seeking gay sex.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:37:36 GMT
(image)Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte insulted and mocked Americans during a strongly anti-US speech in China's Great Hall of the People.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:59:05 GMT
(image)The infamous Jakarta rat now has a hefty price on its head, as the city outsources its vermin eradication program to the populace.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:44:26 GMT
(image)The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has killed at least eight people with more than 90,000 evacuated.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:45:03 GMT
(image)Janos Boris was 12 when he witnessed the 12 days of Hungarian revolt and Hungarian Communist-Soviet reprisals that were both exciting and frightening for a boy his age.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:27:27 GMT
(image)An Australian is among 22 people charged by Brazilian prosecutors over their roles in the collapse of a tailings dam at the Samarco that killed 19 people.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:49:11 GMT
(image)A soccer coach kidnapped in Yemen has appeared in a video recording saying his captors demand the Australian government pay a ransom for his release
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:54:41 GMT
(image)The call is a big blow to Australia, which is about to start trying to negotiate a free trade agreement.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:48:09 GMT
(image)The young rebels who drove Islamic State back with Turkish help may find their backers aren't so keen on their next objective.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:19:05 GMT
(image)The president of the Philippines dismisses the South China Sea ruling in his country's favour, in a move sure to delight his hosts in Beijing.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:56:21 GMT
(image)'We agree that terrorism must be combated, but not at the price that 300,000 people there must lose their lives', Angela Merkel said.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:08:48 GMT
(image)The third and final US Presidential debate is underway.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:36:02 GMT
(image)Philippine forecasters say a super typhoon has slammed into the country's northeastern coast amid fears it may bring widespread damage similar to that wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:56:26 GMT
(image)A larger-than-life mural showing Pope Francis as a sneaky graffiti artist painting peace signs on a wall near the Vatican has been taken down by Rome's "decorum cops" just hours after it went up.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:37:13 GMT
(image)The majority of American adults support the legalisation of marijuana, according to a new Gallup poll.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:48:06 GMT
(image)Some civilians from Mosul area fleeing towards Syria
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:47:50 GMT
(image)The British government is planning an ad blitz for beer and cider to whet our appetites.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:18:02 GMT
(image)The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:27:05 GMT
(image)Anti-American protests turned violent in Manila on Wednesday as a Philippine police van rammed into protesters, injuring about 10.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:29:04 GMT
(image)Four police officers have been injured, some seriously, after they were shot in a raid on a home in southern Germany.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:56:57 GMT
(image)Communications documenting the movement of millions of dollars offshore by Chinese high rollers are now in the hands of mainland authorities following the police seizure of computers, laptops and mobile phones belonging to Crown Resorts' 18 detained employees.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:55:56 GMT
(image)Melbourne rugby player Michael Quinn's methamphetamine addiction was no excuse for deciding he would try to rape a six-year-old boy at what he thought was a Los Angeles sex party organised by paedophiles, prosecutors have told a US judge.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:47:55 GMT
(image)Chinese astronauts have entered the country's orbiting space station for a month-long stay as part of China's sixth and longest crewed mission.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:09:18 GMT
(image)China will consider giving Filipino fishermen conditional access to disputed waters in the South China Sea after their presidents meet.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:07:37 GMT
(image)Thai authorities say they have uncovered a plot to explode bombs in the Thai capital as millions mourn the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 01:08:53 GMT
(image)Ecuador says it doesn't want Julian Assange meddling in the US election. Thanks to Donald Trump, the point may be moot.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:15:05 GMT
(image)The building where Adolf Hitler was born may be spared demolition, but emerge heavily disguised.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:46:27 GMT
(image)The farming village of Badana, east of Mosul, was turned into a bunker during more than two years of Islamic State rule.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:05:11 GMT
(image)Perhaps there's a kernel of truth in the idea that someone's face can shape their destiny.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:46:28 GMT
(image)A Saudi prince was executed in Riyadh on Tuesday after a court found him guilty of shooting dead a fellow Saudi.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:22:07 GMT
(image)Imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, whose public flogging in the kingdom in 2015 generated global outcry, now risks a new round of lashes, a co-founder of a Canadian foundation advocating for his release said on Tuesday.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:17:50 GMT
(image)Accused Australian paedophile Robert Andrew Fiddes Ellis has insisted he does not deserve jail for allegedly molesting Balinese children, saying "it was not a serious thing" and he "paid them generously".
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:17:18 GMT
(image)Maverick Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, or Ahok, as he is known, has never had a filter.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:56:13 GMT
(image)Malaysia has stepped up security at its borders in case militants try to flee the Iraqi government's Mosul offensive.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:07:42 GMT
(image)He was once favourite to lead the UK Independence Party. Now he has quit, declaring UKIP is on its deathbed.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 03:46:08 GMT
(image)The head of the largest American police organisation formally has apologised for the "historical mistreatment" of racial minorities by police.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 01:14:50 GMT
(image)We're verging on a new stage in our experience of war, where it is almost a live spectacle.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:08:44 GMT
(image)Aid groups expect more than 200,000 people to flee Mosul in the early stages of the battle.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:54:08 GMT
(image)A decision has been made on the house where Adolf Hitler was born.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:25:27 GMT
(image)Arsen Pavlov first became known for strapping a GoPro camera to his helmet and then passing the footage to pro-Kremlin media outlets.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:47:14 GMT
(image)Imagine if the reverse had happened, if a Western media organisation had its bank accounts suspended, without explanation, in Russia, by a bank part-owned by the government.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:35:33 GMT
(image)State-funded Russian broadcaster RT complained on Monday that NatWest had withdrawn its banking services in Britain without explanation, questioning how the move squared with the right to freedom of speech.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:07:12 GMT
(image)Julian Assange claims his internet connection was intentionally cut "by a state party", at the end of a weekend in which he was visited by Pamela Anderson and published a series of cryptic, coded tweets.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:49:02 GMT
(image)A 37-year-old Kenwick man will be charged with multiple counts of importation and possession of performance and image enhancing drugs.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:24:31 GMT
(image)A "nervous" Sara Connor told prosecutors she was innocent before being transferred to Bali's infamous Kerobokan jail.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 04:46:36 GMT
(image)The "Crusaders" knew they wanted to kill Muslims - and, with luck, to use the "bloodbath" to ignite a religious war - but for months they couldn't settle on a plan.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:25:43 GMT
(image)A sign warning cables had snapped on the rickety suspension bridge was erected four days before it collapsed on Sunday night.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 01:57:20 GMT
(image)Four people attending a motorcycle festival were crushed to death and nine were injured after a pick-up truck plummeted 18 metres from a bridge in San Diego, California.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 01:02:22 GMT
(image)Over at Team Trump, it seems as if something is coming to an end. But elsewhere, uncertain times are just beginning.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:25:02 GMT
(image)Tension high in Iraq's second-largest city as government gives orders for assault to retake it from the forces of Islamic State.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:10:37 GMT
(image)He has slashed the state budget and frozen government contracts as his father's kingdom is buffeted by low oil prices. But then he saw a yacht.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:07:48 GMT
(image)Islamic State had earlier promised to fight a final, apocalyptic battle with the West in the town.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:17:18 GMT
(image)China plans to launch two astronauts into space on Monday morning, state news agency Xinhua reported.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:07:50 GMT
(image)Authorities say the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot in Kentucky.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 03:09:17 GMT
(image)An iconic yellow suspension bridge linking two islands off the coast of Bali has collapsed killing eight people and injuring 42 others.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 22:49:04 GMT
(image)Typhoon Sarika made landfall in eastern Philippines on Sunday after leaving at least two people dead a day earlier, thousands of villagers displaced and hundreds of planes grounded.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 10:58:08 GMT
(image)Pope Francis declared two martyrs, four priests and a mystic nun saints of the Catholic church on Sunday, saying they all had a "generous and steadfast heart".
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 10:06:24 GMT
(image)Syrian rebels said they captured the village of Dabiq from Islamic State on Sunday, forcing the jihadist group from a stronghold where it had promised to fight a final, apocalyptic battle with the West.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 04:12:05 GMT
(image)The latest attack could provoke further retaliation by the US military, which launched cruise missiles on Thursday against three coastal radar sites in Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 01:53:06 GMT
(image)The coronation of Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn will be delayed more than a year as Thais mourn the death of their long-reigning king, Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 22:49:02 GMT
(image)An American man took on one of the world's hottest chillis, the notorious ghost pepper, in a recent eating competition but the outcome was far from a win.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 22:07:05 GMT
(image)At least 24 people were killed and 20 others injured in a stampede in northern India as people tried to cross a crowded bridge to reach the venue of a Hindu religious ceremony.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 21:24:11 GMT
(image)The statement was a rare acknowledgment by the Saudi-led coalition that it had struck a civilian site.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 22:59:02 GMT
(image)The US military has detected a failed North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile near the northwestern city of Kusong, the Pentagon says.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 16:08:09 GMT
(image)Airline passengers who try to carry SamsungNote 7 smartphones on flights will have them confiscated and may face fines under an emergency US order.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 15:26:08 GMT
(image)A Syrian refugee arrested on suspicion of planning a major attack in Berlin spoke to a member of Islamic State in Syria by telephone about a possible target a day before police discovered explosives in his apartment, a newspaper reported on Saturday.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 14:19:02 GMT
(image)Floods in Vietnam's four central provinces have killed at least 11 people and displaced thousands, with a storm in the South China Sea approaching the central coast.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)As China grows more powerful, Beijing expects Taiwan will have no choice but to return to the motherland. But the Taiwanese have other ideas.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:42:07 GMT
(image)It's dawn on the English Channel and Chloe McCardel is swimming along a glittering, swelling path towards the sun, and a new Australian record.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:45:00 GMT
(image)Britain has paid compensation to two people who suffered sex attacks by Libyan cadets who were being trained at a British army barracks in 2014.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:24:13 GMT
(image)Nearly 200 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 06:25:03 GMT
(image)Maha Vajiralongkorn’s lavish European lifestyle and tastes for aeroplanes, fast cars, women and the high life have caused anxiety about the likely future king of Thailand.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 04:13:07 GMT
(image)Several employees from casino giant Crown are believed to have been arrested and detained in China by local authorities.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 03:09:05 GMT
(image)A 96-year-old retired military officer and former prime minister has been named Thailand's temporary Regent.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:32:05 GMT
(image)Group executes dozens suspected of taking part in plot organised by commander who switched sides.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 02:52:06 GMT
(image)Zimbabwe's flag has become a symbol of protest since pastor Evan Mawarire accidentally founded the #ThisFlag movement.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:15:00 GMT
(image)It is unclear what physiotherapist and humanitarian Alberto Cairo expected when, as a young man, he began working for a fancy Italian law firm.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:20:31 GMT
(image)Relatives of one of the 21 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Islamist militant group Boko Haram after two-and-a-half years in captivity in north-east Nigeria said on Friday they could not wait to be reunited.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:16:58 GMT
(image)A royal convoy has carried the body of Thailand's King Bhumibol past thousands of weeping Thais to his riverside Grand Palace in Bangkok.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:07:55 GMT
(image)Rights activists are celebrating a major victory in France after the country passed legislation allowing transgender people to legally change their gender without undergoing sterilisation.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:07:48 GMT
(image)Howling winds, pounding surf and drenching rain slammed Bermuda on Thursday.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:18:08 GMT
(image)As old, stolen bodies return to Australia, Britain is being repaid in virtual reality.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:08:26 GMT
(image)The International Criminal Court has bluntly warned Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte that he could face prosecution over extrajudicial killings.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 03:08:13 GMT
(image)Australians have been told to "dress and behave" appropriately in Thailand and to expect disruptions at entertainment and tourist venues after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 02:08:25 GMT
(image)It has been a perennial paradox, a despondent exercise in national soul-searching for long-suffering Chinese soccer fans.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:03:06 GMT
(image)A potentially dangerous incident involving an escaped gorilla has ``concluded'' at the London Zoo, police say.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:15:59 GMT
(image)Legal experts say it is one of the most significant – and consequential – tests of Britain's constitution in decades.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:12:14 GMT
(image)Mr Guterres, 67, will replace Ban Ki-moon, 72, of South Korea, who will step down at the end of 2016 after serving two terms.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:38:02 GMT
(image)Around 270 girls were taken from their school in Chibok by the jihadist group in 2014.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:57:08 GMT
(image)Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize in literature "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," the Swedish Academy said on Thursday in awarding the 8 million Swedish crown prize.