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The fight over a dinner date that escalated into one of the key confrontations of World War II

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 14:15:00 GMT


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.

Sons of 'El Chapo' likely behind deadly ambush in Mexico

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:36:04 GMT


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.

9/11 widow sues Saudi Arabia following Congress override

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 06:08:15 GMT


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.

Thailand confirms first Zika microcephaly cases in south-east Asia

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:39:06 GMT


Thailand has reported the first confirmed Southeast Asia cases of microcephaly linked to mosquito-borne Zika virus.

Three Chinese fishermen die after clash with South Korean coast guard

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:28:31 GMT


South Korea is investigating the deaths of three Chinese fishermen whose boat caught fire after it was boarded by South Korean coast guard officers.

UN appoints world's first expert protector of LGBTI people

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:13:31 GMT


UN Human Rights Council appoints the first independent investigator to help protect homosexual and transgender people worldwide from violence and discrimination.

Against tradition and scepticism, India's Wall of Kindness flourishes

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 04:29:11 GMT


He went ahead with a novel idea, getting local artists to paint a wall and hang hooks and shelves. Then they waited.

World's deepest water cave found in Czech Republic

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:37:41 GMT


Polish explorer Krzysztof Starnawski feels like a "Columbus of the 21th century".

Leaked emails reveal extent of Russia's Ukraine separatist propaganda machine

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 03:27:40 GMT


Emails provide hard evidence of how closely involved Russia is in the separatist movement at the heart of Ukraine's so-called civil war.

Bulgaria the latest European country to ban the burqa and niqab in public places

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:58:04 GMT


Bulgaria's parliament on Friday banned the wearing of face veils in public in a move tha drew immediate criticism from Amnesty International.

European Union pushes Paris climate change deal to the brink of reality

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:59:03 GMT


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.

Rosetta spacecraft crash lands on comet, brings historic mission to an end

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:56:58 GMT


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.

Two American sisters died at a luxury Indian Ocean resort. Now their family is searching for answers

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:07:32 GMT


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.

Vincent Van Gogh paintings stolen 14 years ago recovered from Italian mafia

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:37:50 GMT


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.

Thousands gather for the funeral of Israel's 'man of peace' Shimon Peres

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 05:28:38 GMT


Shimon Peres was honoured as a father, husband, leader of vision, and above all, a man of peace.

Police officer's 'sorry I tased you' cake doesn't cut it

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:07:23 GMT


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.

Daily World Dispatch - train crash, funeral and Trump's potential trouble in Florida

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:29:04 GMT


Things Donald Trump says have a habit of coming back to bite him.

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:58:44 GMT


The longest serving Democratic Senator said he is "deeply concerned" by the extra-judicial killings.

Postcard from abroad: DMC World DJ finals

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:05:27 GMT


DJ Osyris is Jesse House on the Australian passport he recently received – he's never needed one, he's not been overseas before.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to attend Shimon Peres funeral despite criticism at home

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:36:44 GMT


In death as in life, Shimon Peres will bring together longtime adversaries.

Typhoon Megi: Rescuers pull 15 out from China landslide, dozens still missing

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:27:25 GMT


The massive typhoon caused hundreds of injuries in Taiwan before slamming into China.

The brutal strategy behind Russia's massacres in Syria

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:02:14 GMT


Killing civilians often backfires in war, but in the case of Russia’s bombing campaign in Aleppo it may be all too effective.

Lion killed after escape at German zoo: 'A very, very sad ending'

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:17:52 GMT


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.

India claims 'surgical strikes' against militants in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:28:07 GMT


The strikes mark a steep rise in tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals.

Hoboken crash: One dead, scores injured as train crashes into New Jersey station

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:47:04 GMT


A US commuter train has barrelled into a New Jersey rail station during the morning rush hour, killing at least one.

Cold cases: Crime and punishment in Antarctica

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:58:03 GMT


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?

Sudanese government responsible for looting, rapes, 'scorched earth' tactics: report

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:58:07 GMT


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.

Daily World Dispatch

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:09:06 GMT


Must-reads from the Ukraine via the Netherlands, Washington, Arizona, Manila and Aleppo.

US doctor 'used cat saliva, vodka in vaccines'

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:09:06 GMT


US regulators have suspended the licence of a suburban Chicago doctor who allegedly gave patients modified vaccinations containing cat saliva and vodka.

Domino's customer orders chicken wings, gets $6500 in cash

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:07:58 GMT


A Domino's customer was left stunned when, instead of her order, she received a box of cash.

President Rodrigo Duterte's credibility and US-Philippines relations in question

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:06:07 GMT


He is the popular president of a nation of 100 million people, but he's putting a key ally off with his antics.

'Worse than a slaughterhouse': Russian-backed warplanes knock out Aleppo hospitals

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:06:15 GMT


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.

Barack Obama 9/11 veto overruled by Congress and Senate, families can sue Saudi Arabia

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:57:46 GMT


In remarkable votes in the Senate and the House – 97-1 and 348-77 respectively – on Wednesday, Obama's veto was overridden.

Townville shooting: Teenager killed father before opening fire at South Carolina primary school

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:32:04 GMT


A teenager allegedly shot and wounded two children and a teacher at an elementary school in South Carolina

How it happened: Flight MH17, the weapon, the launch and the aftermath

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:24:21 GMT


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.

Two hospitals bombed in rebel-held Aleppo amid government assault

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:04:57 GMT


The closure of the hospitals will deepen the already profound misery of those being injured in the bombardments.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down from pro-Russian rebel controlled territory, investigation finds

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:55:17 GMT


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.

At your service: cyber criminals for hire to militants: EU says

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:08:09 GMT


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.

'Peace is not perfect': Israel's elder statesman Shimon Peres' words of wisdom

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:55:03 GMT


Former Israeli leader Shimon Peres' political career spanned six decades and included working with no fewer than 10 American presidents.

Daily World Dispatch - Shimon Peres, MI5 and US elections

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:18:08 GMT


Former Israeli president Shimon Peres has passed away at age 93.

Labour party conference 2016: a long road to regaining voter trust

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:58:08 GMT


The Labour party needs to better understand where the UK public are on key issues.

She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:07:07 GMT


One of history's greatest double agents, code-name Garbo, played out a convoluted, cold-blooded game of deception against his own wife.

Elves cop blame for mudslides and flooding in Iceland

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:57:04 GMT


Icelandic elves are thought to be "the Icelanders' version of karma".

Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:19:04 GMT


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.

World first baby born with DNA from three parents

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:07:17 GMT


Experts praise world-first event but ethical questions remain.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has prisons overflowing

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:08:08 GMT


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.

Cyanide coffee murder: Alleged killer Jessica Wongso had Australian restraining order, court told

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:29:02 GMT


A NSW police officer has testified at the trial of Australian resident Jessica Wongso.

Belgian spies urge 'extreme caution' on China citing Australia's Ausgrid decision

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:58:03 GMT


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.

Typhoon Megi hits Taiwan, injuring dozens

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:27:33 GMT


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.

92% of the world live with dangerous pollution: World Health Organisation

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:18:02 GMT


The World Health Organisation says 92 per cent of the world's population live in places where the pollution levels exceeded WHO limits.

ICC convicts Malian rebel over Timbuktu tomb attacks

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:24:05 GMT


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.

Khamenei tells Ahmadinejad: 'It's not in the country's best interests' that he be Iran's next president

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:37:01 GMT


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.

Daily World Dispatch - debates, war and peace

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:56:50 GMT


You may be forgiven for thinking there is only one story on today, dear reader.

Colombia and FARC Marxist rebels sign accord ending 52-year war

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:17:31 GMT


Now FARC fighters must hand over their weapons to the United Nations within 180 days, before the guerrilla movement becomes a political party.

Chen Guangbiao, China's self-proclaimed 'most influential person', accused of fake charity donations

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:28:05 GMT


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.

Charleston church massacre: Dylann Roof jury selection underway in federal death penalty case

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:06:07 GMT


The first of some 3000 potential jurors in the Dylan Roof death penalty trial began reporting Monday to the courthouse in downtown Charleston.

War in Syria: Russia angered by war crimes suggestion, while Aleppo runs out of doctors to treat the injured

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 03:15:35 GMT


Russia has reacted angrily to "unacceptable" British and American suggestions that it is committing war crimes in Syria's bloody civil conflict.

Houston shooting: Nine people injured and gunman shot dead

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:17:13 GMT


A Houston lawyer whose business was struggling opened fire on morning commuters on Monday.

Migrant crisis: French President Hollande confirms Calais 'Jungle' camp to close

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:07:31 GMT


President Francois Hollande says France will completely shut down "the Jungle" migrant camp in Calais.

89-year-old vendor has no plans for GoFundMe windfall, just glad to retire

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:14:03 GMT


While some people fantasise about what they'd do if they ever won the lottery, Fidencio Sanchez hasn't given it much thought.

Greeks lash out over plan to let migrant children attend school

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:36:21 GMT


A Greek government plan to let migrant children attend school has drawn intense opposition.

Suspect in Washington mall shooting described as 'socially awkward' in high school

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:28:06 GMT


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.

Sara Connor's boyfriend apologises to family of dead Bali police officer

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:47:05 GMT


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.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton set for an extraordinary clash in first debate

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:32:02 GMT


Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are spoiling for an extraordinary clash over race and gender.

Identical twin Karl confesses to murder that put his brother Kevin behind bars

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 02:29:05 GMT


The Washington Post

Young Prince George shuns high-five, low-five from Canada's Trudeau

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 22:16:25 GMT


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.

China's FAST telescope begins hunt for scientific glory, and aliens

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:27:54 GMT


World's largest single-dish radio telescope, in a majestic but impoverished part of china, looks deep into the universe.

Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar facing charge of 'insulting Islam' shot dead by assassin

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:49:05 GMT


Deborah Acosta contributed reporting.

Duterte's drug crackdown hits home as man shot dead in front of his pregnant wife, family

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:38:13 GMT


Manila woman says police assassinated her husband in case of mistaken identity.

African elephant population tumbles but some countries want to lift the ivory ban

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:45:28 GMT


* Ivory poaching seen as main cause of decline

UK accuses Russia of 'war crimes' as UN envoy says ending Syria war 'almost impossible'

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:57:04 GMT


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.

Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar shot dead outside court before trial over cartoon

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:07:30 GMT


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.

MH370 wreckage hunter Blaine Gibson says he won't give up the search

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:18:04 GMT


Amateur sleuth Blaine Gibson was the first person to find any trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Washington state mall shooting suspect Arcan Cetin 'zombie-like' when arrested

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:54:42 GMT


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.

Philippines to host US war games after hardman Rodrigo Duterte softens stance

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 03:36:15 GMT


Amid confusing signals from the Philippines president, US announces wargames in the South-East Asian nation.

Suspect Arcan Cetin in custody in Washington state Cascade Mall killings: police

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:38:44 GMT


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.

Syrian government troops advance in Aleppo ahead of UN Security Council emergency meeting

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 04:36:27 GMT


Syrian troops tighten their siege on Aleppo in what residents say is the heaviest air bombardment of the five-year civil war.

Charlotte police release video of deadly shooting of Keith Lamont Scott

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:17:08 GMT


The Washington Post

Pippa Middleton's iCloud hacked, 3000 photos stolen

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:37:01 GMT


The iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, has allegedly been hacked and 3000 photographs stolen.

New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:06:49 GMT


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.

Aussie entrepreneurs' biotech company gets demolished in China by local mayor dubbed 'Demolition Geng'

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:15:14 GMT


It seemed an unbeatable investment: a biomedical company in a rustbelt province in China where the government was backing high-tech enterprises enthusiastically.

Jeremy Corbyn re-elected as leader of Britain's Labour Party

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 04:56:55 GMT


Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday, ending a "coup" attempt by more moderate lawmakers.

Canberrans pay tribute to shot art gallery owner Kevin Reid

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:16:38 GMT


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.

Rome scholarship set up in memory of Indigenous boy lost 163 years ago

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:27:27 GMT


An Indigenous student will soon have the opportunity to obtain an education in Rome, 163 years after an Australian boy's adventure went wrong.

Company buys land near disputed North Dakota pipeline route: report

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:28:05 GMT


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.

Police hunting gunman behind Cascade Mall shooting massacre in Washington

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:17:12 GMT


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.

Making gay history: Britain recognises six sites of significance to LGBT

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:59:12 GMT


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.

Technology Unlocks Secrets of a Biblical Scroll

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:15:00 GMT


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.

'Doomsday in Aleppo': Syrian and Russian governments step up bombing

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:09:07 GMT


Repeated airstrikes that destroyed buildings and killed about 100 people comes with the threat of a ground invasion.

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Philippines, another hits Romania

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:58:30 GMT


A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck off the Philippine's Mindanao island, the US Geological Survey says.

Wife of shot Australian art gallery owner Kevin Reid says he was a hero

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 05:15:28 GMT


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.

'Don't shoot him': Wife's video from fatal Charlotte police shooting of Keith Scott released

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:17:43 GMT


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.

Syrian airstrikes hammer Aleppo amid expanding offensive against rebels

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:46:24 GMT


"This means welcome to hell," said a teacher who lives in rebel-held Aleppo. "We expect extermination."

After Brexit – taking back control

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:09:07 GMT


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.

Don't count on Australia-UK free trade deal post Brexit, says European politician

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:15:16 GMT


Australia shouldn't count on the UK government following through with its promise of a free trade deal after Brexit

Notorious Indonesian people smuggler 'Captain Bram' arrested in Jakarta

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:15:09 GMT


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.

Chinese teen starves mother to death in fury at brutal internet addiction boot camp

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:32:03 GMT


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.

Australia among top 10 healthiest countries in the world, Global Burden of Disease Study shows

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:55:31 GMT


Taking out 10th place among 188 countries, Australia was just four points behind top-ranked Iceland.

Third Australian expert questions cyanide death in alleged coffee murder

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:36:21 GMT


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.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani accuses US of non-compliance on nuclear deal

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 03:14:05 GMT


Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has accused the United States of not complying with the landmark nuclear agreement that took effect in January.