Sat, 27 May 2017 14:15:00 GMT
(image)It sounds like a Hollywood script, but this is exactly what happened to me.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:15:16 GMT
(image)Imagine this. You have a child with leukaemia and you live in the Gaza Strip.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:15:19 GMT
(image)Clouds have fascinated and frightened shepherds and seafarers alike and now modern-day weather geeks have a new event to celebrate – the first updated international cloud atlas in six decades.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:51:05 GMT
(image)Iraqi government forces pause their push to recapture western Mosul from Islamic State militants because of the high rate of civilian casualties.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:28:05 GMT
(image)She now tops 45 kilograms, meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:42:02 GMT
(image)Berlin: Germany last year warded off two cyber attacks by APT28, a top official said, referring to a Russian hacking group also dubbed "Fancy Bear" that experts say successfully targeted Hillary Clinton's US election campaign.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:45:04 GMT
(image)A US immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:52:03 GMT
(image)The International Criminal Court on Friday found a former militia leader liable for $US1 million in reparations to his victims and their relatives in a Congolese village.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:40:05 GMT
(image)Australia and China found unprecedented common ground during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Australia this week.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:09:09 GMT
(image)The Westminster attacker had sought professional help over his urges to kill.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:10:04 GMT
(image)The assassin who gunned down a prominent Russian opposition figure on a sidewalk in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was identified by Ukrainian officials
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 03:19:06 GMT
(image)More than a third of US jobs could be at "high risk" of automation by the early 2030s, a percentage that's greater than in Britain, Germany and Japan, according to a report released on Friday.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:47:06 GMT
(image)Republicans reveal themselves to be incapable of delivering on a promise they have been making to Americans for seven years.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:14:04 GMT
(image)The partisan divide over the House Intelligence Committee's probe of Russian interference in the US presidential election has deepened.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:03:06 GMT
(image)Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the US healthcare system.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:48:02 GMT
(image)The Adelaide-based woman who had her foot crushed in the the fatal terror attack on Westminster is in "good spirits" but wants to return home to Australia as soon as she has recovered from surgery.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:46:05 GMT
(image)Two astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Friday on the first of three outings to prepare the orbiting research laboratory for commercial space taxis.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:04:04 GMT
(image)Turkish and Gulf airlines are touting free Wi-Fi and better in-flight connectivity for smart phones as they scramble to mitigate the impact of a ban on laptops on board planes bound for the United States.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50:07 GMT
(image)The United States has issued a presidential permit for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending a years-long battle between environmentalists and the industry over whether Washington should approve it.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:32:05 GMT
(image)President Vladimir Putin met French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin on Friday.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:51:04 GMT
(image)Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring, has been freed.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:49:04 GMT
(image)Britain's "divorce bill" for Brexit will be about €60 billion ($82 billion), European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker says.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:38:05 GMT
(image)The Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was born Adrian Russell Ajao and was from Dartford in Kent but took on a number of aliases before his murderous rampage targeting Britain's parliament this week.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:52:08 GMT
(image)Foreign families have been tangled up in a legal battle over how to apply new surrogacy restrictions in Mexico.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:46:05 GMT
(image)Ukraine suspects the Russian military or its separatist rebel proxies were responsible for blowing up a warehouse storing tank ammunition at an eastern military base.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:57:04 GMT
(image)Almost three years after the Sewol ferry disaster, South Korean authorities have raised the sunken ship.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:27:04 GMT
(image)Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings after an air strike against Islamic State triggered a massive explosion.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:07:06 GMT
(image)Smartphone apps are powering a new cycling boom in China.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:50:04 GMT
(image)What are we missing by covering the US president's tweets, scandals, and outrages?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:25:08 GMT
(image)It was a huge gamble by the president and Paul Ryan, who authored the disputed bill – their credibility is as much on the line as that of the congressional rebels.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:09:04 GMT
(image)A former Russian member of parliament who defected to Ukraine and began sharply criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin was gunned down Thursday in downtown Kiev in an apparent contract killing.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:12:07 GMT
(image)The United States warned South Sudan's government on Thursday that preventing humanitarian aid workers from reaching parts of the war-torn state that are suffering famine could "amount to deliberate starvation tactics."
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:45:09 GMT
(image)Republican lawmakers moved to dismantle landmark internet privacy protections for individuals on Thursday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:00:00 GMT
(image)US general warns Russia may be arming Taliban as Sangin falls to militants
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:48:04 GMT
(image)It was a very British vigil. But heartfelt, in that particular way the British show their feelings.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:45:02 GMT
(image)Chuck Schumer has vowed to lead an attempt to filibuster the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:23:05 GMT
(image)It's likely that Nunes hoped to help the president politically, and to validate Trump's discredited assertion.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:06:04 GMT
(image)Major landmarks in the British capital gradually reopened on Thursday afternoon and life began to return to normal, the day after a lone attacker descended on Westminster, killing three and injuring 40 more.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:46:02 GMT
(image)An Army veteran with a long-simmering hatred of black men claimed responsibility on Wednesday for using a sword to fatally stab a homeless black man in Manhattan this week, police said.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:03:08 GMT
(image)Police in the northern Belgian city of Antwerp said on Thursday they had detained a man who tried to enter the main pedestrianised shopping street in a car at high speed, adding security in the city would be stepped up.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:37:03 GMT
(image)A man has been arrested in Israel on suspicion of making bomb threats against Jewish community centres in Australia, the United States and New Zealand.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:30:05 GMT
(image)London: A mother on her way to collect her two daughters from school was killed during Wednesday's terror attack in Westminster.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:05:06 GMT
(image)The Westminster attacker was British-born and previously investigated by Britain's spy agency MI5 "some years ago" for violent extremism, Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:52:07 GMT
(image)A woman from South Australia is among the injured in the London terror attack, parliament has been told.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:01:06 GMT
(image)British police have made seven arrests and searched six addresses after an attack near parliament which left five people dead and 29 injured.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:53:07 GMT
(image)An Australian man whose girlfriend died when their jet skis collided at high speed off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket has been given a suspended one-year prison sentence.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:02:10 GMT
(image)London: British police have raided an address in Birmingham, West Midlands, possibly in connection with the car and knife attack that killed at least five people and injured more than 40 in London on Wednesday, according to media reports.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:10:08 GMT
(image)Police say that questions abound about the fatal shooting - including who shot the boy and whether it was an accident.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:20:05 GMT
(image)A South Australian woman has undergone surgery after she was hit by a car in the London terror attack.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:54:04 GMT
(image)Chinese media have blown hot and cold on Australia as Premier Li Keqiang arrived for a five-day visit.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:30:04 GMT
(image)Abe has said neither he nor his wife, Akie, intervened in a sweetheart land deal for the construction of an elementary school.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:00:04 GMT
(image)The war in Yemen could shift the power balance in the Middle East.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:23:02 GMT
(image)Can cities be terror-proofed against a spate of vehicle-ramming attacks?
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:43:10 GMT
(image)Dili: When invading Indonesian troops parachuted into Dili in1975 Filomena Gomes fled into East Timor's cloud-shrouded mountains and for four years scrounged food and cooked for guerrilla fighters.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:07:07 GMT
(image)A passenger has died on an inbound international flight that arrived at Sydney Airport.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:20:04 GMT
(image)London: When terror struck the British Parliament, the Commons was immediately suspended.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:50:03 GMT
(image)Front pages reflected a mood of shock at how close terror had come to the heart of its political life and history.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:45:02 GMT
(image)The coalition said that it had no indications an air strike hit civilians, but the US military acknowledged that strikes were carried out in the area.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:26:04 GMT
(image)One moment the footage shows a typical and instantly recognisable London scene: red double decker buses travelling across Westminster Bridge in the heart of the British capital.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:27:05 GMT
(image)At a conference, at which Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop represented Australia, Tillerson spoke of setting up "interim zones of stability" for returning refugees.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:46:09 GMT
(image)New York: It has become something of an online custom in the social media age to react to tragic news stories - such as Wednesday's terrorist attack in London - with well-meaning if sometimes rote messages such as "thoughts and prayers".
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:10:07 GMT
(image)"If police tell you to run, run." The officer's chilling instruction rang out across the quadrangle in the Commons below Big Ben.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:06:05 GMT
(image)The White House is distancing itself from former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, saying his secret work for a Russian billionaire happened during "the last decade".
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:00:06 GMT
(image)The militants came to the town in the dark. The girls, aged between 16 and 18, were at their boarding school, studying for their final exams.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:35:07 GMT
(image)While the Roman and Hunnic elites were at war, regular people living on the margins of these two empires were able to coexist, even co-operate, scientists say.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:56:05 GMT
(image)Terror attacks may have become easier. But society is now more resilient.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:34:03 GMT
(image)The conservative newspaper wrote: "The President clings to his assertion like a drunk to an empty gin bottle, rolling out his press spokesman to make more dubious claims."
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:59:08 GMT
(image)The terror threat level in the UK has been at severe – meaning an attack is 'highly likely' – since 2014.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:20:19 GMT
(image)A British politician whose brother died in the Bali bombings in 2002 desperately attempted to resuscitate a critically injured police officer who was stabbed in a terrorist attack outside the Houses of Parliament in the heart of London.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:03:05 GMT
(image)The agency will most likely have to divert other spending to handle the additional burden. While best known for protecting the president, Secret Service agents also investigate cyber crimes, counterfeit-money operations and cases involving missing and exploited minors.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:10:02 GMT
(image)Police investigations are ongoing into an attack in London on Wednesday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:00:06 GMT
(image)She's the scientist who was appointed as editor to almost 50 academic journals. Trouble is she doesn't exist
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:17:11 GMT
(image)Four people are dead and about 40 injured after a terror attack in central London, in which a lone assailant ploughed a car into pedestrians on a busy bridge before stabbing a police officer outside the British Parliament.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:34:02 GMT
(image)A 15-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in Chicago by multiple suspects in an incident was streamed on Facebook Live, according to the victim's family.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 02:57:05 GMT
(image)A 25-year-old Thai sea turtle died from blood poisoning on Tuesday, never recovering from an operation to remove 915 coins from her stomach, thrown into her pool for good luck, veterinarians said.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:07:05 GMT
(image)North Korea has nothing to fear from any US move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue "acceleration" of its nuclear and missile programs.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:16:03 GMT
(image)An earthquake has hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali, causing some panic among tourists and residents but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:59:12 GMT
(image)In keeping with the first days of spring, Tuesday is bright and sunny in Washington. But a "big, grey cloud" hangs over the White House.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:53:06 GMT
(image)While it is legal in France for politicians to hire family members, the report suggests that Mr Le Roux's daughters did not perform all of the work.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:09:03 GMT
(image)Five armed men burst into a hospital in the Brazilian Amazon, surrounded security guards and shot dead a prominent former land rights campaigner turned council worker.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:36:05 GMT
(image)She is moving into a West Wing office and serving as an informal adviser to her father. But she is not necessarily bound by federal ethics regulations, though she has said she will "voluntarily" follow them.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:20:05 GMT
(image)Scores of nations have lifted themselves out of poverty and illiteracy, but those signs of broad progress hide crippling inequality.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:38:05 GMT
(image)The Comey episode threatens to damage Trump's credibility not only with voters, but also with lawmakers of his own party.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:05:04 GMT
(image)Some experts question whether the limited ban can improve passenger security.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:03:04 GMT
(image)Hundreds of relatives of individuals killed in the September 11, 2001, attacks have sued Saudi Arabia in US court.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:26:04 GMT
(image)Schwarzenegger is needling Trump over his lacklustre approval ratings and proposed budget cuts.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:08:09 GMT
(image)The new restrictions were prompted by reports that militant groups want to smuggle explosive devices in electronic gadgets, officials told reporters.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:01:00 GMT
(image)The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:00:06 GMT
(image)Martin McGuinness, the ex-deputy first minister of Northern Ireland and former IRA commander, has died aged 66.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:13:07 GMT
(image)China has declared it wants to level the playing field for Australian and Chinese companies selling products online, on the eve of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's arrival to Australia.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:03:03 GMT
(image)A veteran guerrilla commander is heading for a decisive victory in East Timor's presidential elections and is expected to be sworn in as the country's next head of state in May.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:11:06 GMT
(image)A snap opinion poll showed Macron as the most convincing among the top five contenders in a marathon debate of nearly three-and-a-half hours.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:30:09 GMT
(image)East Timorese leader Jose Ramos Horta has lashed out at what he calls "outrageous" claims before an Australian parliamentary committee.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:40:06 GMT
(image)It was another extraordinary day in Washington as officials and public realise there are no brakes on this President.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:34:04 GMT
(image)Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologised to the country on as she arrived at prosecutors' offices.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:54:04 GMT
(image)As the testimony unfolded, the president issued a series of tweets that did not hold up well.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:59:06 GMT
(image)The scandal has put the entire meat industry in jeopardy and "destroyed" a hard-won image of quality products, meat producers say.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:05:03 GMT
(image)Stephen Hawking says he no longer feels welcome in the United States, now that President Donald Trump is in power.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:43:04 GMT
(image)President Donald Trump met with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates at the White House on Monday, just days after releasing a budget proposal that would impose deep cuts on funding for many of the causes championed by the billionaire philanthropist.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:47:06 GMT
(image)She's not technically a government employee but Ivanka Trump is working out of a West Wing office and will get access to classified information.