Sat, 01 Oct 2016 14:15:00 GMT
(image)When Araceli's husband told her the couple would not accept a dinner invitation, she was angry. But her husband was no average inattentive spouse – as is made clear in his newly declassified MI5 file.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:36:04 GMT
(image)Sons of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman were likely behind an armed attack on a military convoy that left five soldiers dead in Mexico.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:08:15 GMT
(image)A woman widowed when her husband was killed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 is suing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its alleged involvement in the attacks.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:39:06 GMT
(image)Thailand has reported the first confirmed Southeast Asia cases of microcephaly linked to mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:28:31 GMT
(image)South Korea is investigating the deaths of three Chinese fishermen whose boat caught fire after it was boarded by South Korean coast guard officers.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:13:31 GMT
(image)UN Human Rights Council appoints the first independent investigator to help protect homosexual and transgender people worldwide from violence and discrimination.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 04:29:11 GMT
(image)He went ahead with a novel idea, getting local artists to paint a wall and hang hooks and shelves. Then they waited.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:37:41 GMT
(image)Polish explorer Krzysztof Starnawski feels like a "Columbus of the 21th century".
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 03:27:40 GMT
(image)Emails provide hard evidence of how closely involved Russia is in the separatist movement at the heart of Ukraine's so-called civil war.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:58:04 GMT
(image)Bulgaria's parliament on Friday banned the wearing of face veils in public in a move tha drew immediate criticism from Amnesty International.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:59:03 GMT
(image)European Union countries on Friday agreed to fast-track joint ratification of the Paris accord to combat climate change, pushing the landmark global pact to the brink of reality.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:56:58 GMT
(image)The European Space Agency said the Rosetta spacecraft has crash-landed on a comet after an historic 12 years spent chasing it across more than 6 billion kilometres of space.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:07:32 GMT
(image)Few details are known about the deaths of Annie and Robin Korkki, who were found dead in a hotel room on an island in the Indian Ocean.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:37:50 GMT
(image)Italian police have recovered two paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh that were stolen in Amsterdam 14 years ago, as part of an operation against the Camorra mafia group that operates around Naples.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:28:38 GMT
(image)Shimon Peres was honoured as a father, husband, leader of vision, and above all, a man of peace.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:07:23 GMT
(image)A Florida woman is suing a sheriff's deputy after he allegedly shot her with a stun gun then apologised with a cake that said "Sorry I tased you" in blue icing.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:29:04 GMT
(image)Things Donald Trump says have a habit of coming back to bite him.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:58:44 GMT
(image)The longest serving Democratic Senator said he is "deeply concerned" by the extra-judicial killings.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:05:27 GMT
(image)DJ Osyris is Jesse House on the Australian passport he recently received – he's never needed one, he's not been overseas before.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:36:44 GMT
(image)In death as in life, Shimon Peres will bring together longtime adversaries.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:27:25 GMT
(image)The massive typhoon caused hundreds of injuries in Taiwan before slamming into China.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:02:14 GMT
(image)Killing civilians often backfires in war, but in the case of Russia’s bombing campaign in Aleppo it may be all too effective.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:17:52 GMT
(image)Animal rights activists have called for an investigation after one of two lions which escaped from their cage at the Leipzig Zoo in Germany was shot dead.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:28:07 GMT
(image)The strikes mark a steep rise in tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:47:04 GMT
(image)A US commuter train has barrelled into a New Jersey rail station during the morning rush hour, killing at least one.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:58:03 GMT
(image)How do you enforce the law in a country nearly twice the size of Australia which barely has a permanent population, much less courts, jails or a police force?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:58:07 GMT
(image)Sudanese government forces had laid waste to dozens of villages in the restive region of Darfur, bombing them from the air, burning homes, looting livestock and raping women.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:09:06 GMT
(image)Must-reads from the Ukraine via the Netherlands, Washington, Arizona, Manila and Aleppo.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:09:06 GMT
(image)US regulators have suspended the licence of a suburban Chicago doctor who allegedly gave patients modified vaccinations containing cat saliva and vodka.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:07:58 GMT
(image)A Domino's customer was left stunned when, instead of her order, she received a box of cash.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:06:07 GMT
(image)He is the popular president of a nation of 100 million people, but he's putting a key ally off with his antics.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:06:15 GMT
(image)Russian or Syrian warplanes knocked two hospitals out of service in Aleppo on Wednesday and ground forces intensified an assault the UN said had made the city worse than a slaughterhouse.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:57:46 GMT
(image)In remarkable votes in the Senate and the House – 97-1 and 348-77 respectively – on Wednesday, Obama's veto was overridden.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:32:04 GMT
(image)A teenager allegedly shot and wounded two children and a teacher at an elementary school in South Carolina
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:24:21 GMT
(image)In July 2014, a Buk ground-to-air launcher, armed with four missiles and sat on a low trailer, crossed the Russian border into eastern Ukraine.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:04:57 GMT
(image)The closure of the hospitals will deepen the already profound misery of those being injured in the bombardments.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:55:17 GMT
(image)Flight MH17 was shot down from pro-Russian rebel controlled territory, with a missile that had recently been transported from Russia, a criminal investigation has found.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:08:09 GMT
(image)Cybercriminals offering contract services for hire offer militant groups the means to attack Europe but such groups have yet to employ such techniques in major attacks, EU police agency Europol said on Wednesday.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:55:03 GMT
(image)Former Israeli leader Shimon Peres' political career spanned six decades and included working with no fewer than 10 American presidents.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:18:08 GMT
(image)Former Israeli president Shimon Peres has passed away at age 93.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:58:08 GMT
(image)The Labour party needs to better understand where the UK public are on key issues.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:07:07 GMT
(image)One of history's greatest double agents, code-name Garbo, played out a convoluted, cold-blooded game of deception against his own wife.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:57:04 GMT
(image)Icelandic elves are thought to be "the Icelanders' version of karma".
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:19:04 GMT
(image)Close relatives of former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres have rushed to his hospital bedside amid media reports that his condition had deteriorated and he was close to death.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:07:17 GMT
(image)Experts praise world-first event but ethical questions remain.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:08:08 GMT
(image)Surely there can be few places as miserable as the jail in metropolitan Manila's most populous city as president Rodrigo Duterte wages his deadly war on drugs across the Philippines.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:29:02 GMT
(image)A NSW police officer has testified at the trial of Australian resident Jessica Wongso.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:58:03 GMT
(image)A top-secret memo sensationally leaked by a Belgian energy minister cites Australia's decision to block China from buying into the NSW power grid.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:27:33 GMT
(image)Strong wind and rain lashed Taiwan on Tuesday as the third typhoon to hit the island this month made landfall, injuring more than 30 people, ripping signs off buildings and knocking down trees.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:18:02 GMT
(image)The World Health Organisation says 92 per cent of the world's population live in places where the pollution levels exceeded WHO limits.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:24:05 GMT
(image)An international court has found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:37:01 GMT
(image)Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to seek a return to the post in next year's election.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:56:50 GMT
(image)You may be forgiven for thinking there is only one story on today, dear reader.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:17:31 GMT
(image)Now FARC fighters must hand over their weapons to the United Nations within 180 days, before the guerrilla movement becomes a political party.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:28:05 GMT
(image)His business card says it all. But the man sold canned air and once tried to buy the New York Times has been accused of faking charity donations.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:06:07 GMT
(image)The first of some 3000 potential jurors in the Dylan Roof death penalty trial began reporting Monday to the courthouse in downtown Charleston.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 03:15:35 GMT
(image)Russia has reacted angrily to "unacceptable" British and American suggestions that it is committing war crimes in Syria's bloody civil conflict.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:17:13 GMT
(image)A Houston lawyer whose business was struggling opened fire on morning commuters on Monday.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:07:31 GMT
(image)President Francois Hollande says France will completely shut down "the Jungle" migrant camp in Calais.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:14:03 GMT
(image)While some people fantasise about what they'd do if they ever won the lottery, Fidencio Sanchez hasn't given it much thought.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:36:21 GMT
(image)A Greek government plan to let migrant children attend school has drawn intense opposition.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:28:06 GMT
(image)The 20-year-old Oak Harbor man being held on suspicion of shooting five people to death at the Cascade Mall was socially awkward and troubled in high school.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:47:05 GMT
(image)The boyfriend of Byron Bay woman Sara Connor has "come up with the courage" to apologise to the family of a police officer found dead on Kuta beach.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:32:02 GMT
(image)Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are spoiling for an extraordinary clash over race and gender.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 02:29:05 GMT
(image)The Washington Post
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 22:16:25 GMT
(image)Blame it on jet lag or maybe a precocious knowledge that his great-grandmother is Canada's head of state but Britain's 3-year-old Prince George just wasn't going to be charmed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:27:54 GMT
(image)World's largest single-dish radio telescope, in a majestic but impoverished part of china, looks deep into the universe.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:49:05 GMT
(image)Deborah Acosta contributed reporting.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:38:13 GMT
(image)Manila woman says police assassinated her husband in case of mistaken identity.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:45:28 GMT
(image)* Ivory poaching seen as main cause of decline
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:57:04 GMT
(image)UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Russia may have committed war crimes in Syria, as the UK joined four other world powers in warning that patience with Moscow is wearing thin.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:07:30 GMT
(image)A gunman has shot dead Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside the court where he was to stand trial on charges of contempt of religion after sharing on social media a caricature seen as insulting Islam, witnesses and state media said.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:18:04 GMT
(image)Amateur sleuth Blaine Gibson was the first person to find any trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:54:42 GMT
(image)The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shooting said nothing and appeared "zombie-like'' when he was arrested nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, police say.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 03:36:15 GMT
(image)Amid confusing signals from the Philippines president, US announces wargames in the South-East Asian nation.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:38:44 GMT
(image)A manhunt is under way for a gunman who the police say fatally shot five people at a mall north of Seattle on Friday night.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 04:36:27 GMT
(image)Syrian troops tighten their siege on Aleppo in what residents say is the heaviest air bombardment of the five-year civil war.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:17:08 GMT
(image)The Washington Post
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:37:01 GMT
(image)The iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, has allegedly been hacked and 3000 photographs stolen.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:06:49 GMT
(image)The New York Times endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Saturday, saying she was more qualified than Republican presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:15:14 GMT
(image)It seemed an unbeatable investment: a biomedical company in a rustbelt province in China where the government was backing high-tech enterprises enthusiastically.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 04:56:55 GMT
(image)Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday, ending a "coup" attempt by more moderate lawmakers.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:16:38 GMT
(image)Relatives and friends have described Canberra born and raised man Kevin Reid, who was shot dead by masked robbers in the United States, as a kind-hearted, well-loved community member.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:27:27 GMT
(image)An Indigenous student will soon have the opportunity to obtain an education in Rome, 163 years after an Australian boy's adventure went wrong.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:28:05 GMT
(image)The company behind the Dakota Access pipeline has bought more than 6000 acres of land adjacent to the line's route in North Dakota, parcels the Standing Rock Sioux tribe says contain historical artifacts.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:17:12 GMT
(image)A manhunt is under way for a gunman who the police say fatally shot five people at a mall north of Seattle on Friday night.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:59:12 GMT
(image)The former homes of the writer Oscar Wilde and the composer Benjamin Britten are among six sites that were recognised for their significance in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:15:00 GMT
(image)Nearly half a century ago, archaeologists found a charred ancient scroll in the ark of a synagogue on the western shore of the Dead Sea.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:09:07 GMT
(image)Repeated airstrikes that destroyed buildings and killed about 100 people comes with the threat of a ground invasion.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:58:30 GMT
(image)A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck off the Philippine's Mindanao island, the US Geological Survey says.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 05:15:28 GMT
(image)Australian art gallery owner Kevin Reid has been praised as a hero by his wife after he moved her out of danger moments before masked robbers fatally shot him dead on a US street.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:17:43 GMT
(image)A mobile phone camera video made by the wife of Keith Scott, who was fatally shot by police on Tuesday, sparking violent protests, shows the moments before and after the incident.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:46:24 GMT
(image)"This means welcome to hell," said a teacher who lives in rebel-held Aleppo. "We expect extermination."
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:09:07 GMT
(image)It is now three months since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and the experts have had plenty of time to dig into opinion polls, slice the demographics, test hypotheses. The consensus is scary.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:15:16 GMT
(image)Australia shouldn't count on the UK government following through with its promise of a free trade deal after Brexit
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:15:09 GMT
(image)A notorious Indonesian people smuggler, who allegedly helped organise the failed asylum seeker journey to New Zealand at the heart of last year's cash for boat turn-back scandal, has been arrested in Jakarta.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:32:03 GMT
(image)A 16-year-old Chinese girl starved her mother to death after tying her to a chair for a week, in fury at being sent to an Internet addiction treatment center where she was beaten and mistreated, Chinese media reported.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:55:31 GMT
(image)Taking out 10th place among 188 countries, Australia was just four points behind top-ranked Iceland.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:36:21 GMT
(image)A third Australian expert has testified there is no evidence to suggest the death of a woman allegedly murdered by an Australian permanent resident was caused by cyanide poisoning.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 03:14:05 GMT
(image)Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has accused the United States of not complying with the landmark nuclear agreement that took effect in January.