Nazi gas chambers found

Recently uncovered bricks of a former gas chamber are seen inside the perimeter of a Nazi death camp in Sobibor.

19 min ago  Hundreds were murdered in the gas chambers at a time, archaeologists have been excavating the death camp in eastern Poland say.

Fragile Ukraine cease-fire

Ukranian soldiers in Gorlivka, Donetsk.

Explosion shatters stillness of the morning just hours after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed the latest cease-fire.

Paid to sleep with prostitutes

Mr Allen confirmed he had completed more than 60 jobs at locations across Sydney.

9:00 AM  Eamonn Duff meets Fred Allen - the one man frontline keeping Sydney's illegal brothels at bay.

Kiribati witnesses ice melt

TROUBLE AHEAD: Climate Change and rising sea levels in Kiribati Islands in the Pacific ocean.

The president of Kiribati says visiting the melting Arctic has helped him appreciate the threat his islands face.

Four killed by Boko Haram

Troops stand on September 16, 2014 in Maiduguri on a armored personnel carrier (APC) recovered from Boko Haram insurgents in Konduga. Several Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in a fierce battle with Nigerian troops in a northeastern town near Maiduguri,

Four civilians were killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by Boko Haram militants.

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australia

Toddler's family thank searchers

VANISHED: William Tyrell was last seen wearing a Spider-Man suit.

Australian three-year-old's parents pen emotional note to searchers as they continue to scour bushland.

Putin will attend G20

Russia will attend November's Leader Summit in Australia despite concern over its actions in Ukraine.

Suspects held without charge

Terror attack was imminent - Abbott

americas

Guns in US kill more blacks

FERGUSON: The suburban St Louis city is still recovering from violence that emerged from protests surrounding African-American teen Michael Brown's death.

The risk of dying from a gunshot wound is twice as high for African-Americans as it is for white Americans, according to a new study.

Looters target Los Cabos

Police struggle to keep order in the resort area of Los Cabos five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power and water.

Editorial cartoonist fired

Alleged arsonist called 911

The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo spacecraft is grappled to the International Space Station in April this year.

Clouds delay rocket launch

Bad weather has delayed a SpaceX cargo run to the International Space Station for NASA

europe

Nazi gas chambers found

Recently uncovered bricks of a former gas chamber are seen inside the perimeter of a Nazi death camp in Sobibor.

19 min ago  Hundreds were murdered in the gas chambers at a time, archaeologists have been excavating the death camp in eastern Poland say.

Putin will attend G20

Russia will attend November's Leader Summit in Australia despite concern over its actions in Ukraine.

Queen calls for unity after Scotland vote

Pro-independence leader Alex Salmond resigns

Ukranian soldiers in Gorlivka, Donetsk.

Explosion rocks eastern Ukraine after amended cease-fire

A gigantic explosion shattered the stillness of the morning just hours after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed the latest version of their cease-fire accord.

middle east

Turkish hostages freed

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Forty-nine hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq have been freed.

Islamists offers hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'

For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to US airstrikes targeting their strongholds in Iraq.

Islamic militants blamed for bombings

France carries out air strikes in Iraq on Islamists

COPPING FLAK: Barack Obama explains the US strategy for degrading and defeating Islamic State militants without sending ground forces back into Iraq in front of American soldiers.

Rift widens between Obama and US military

Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and US military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship.

asia

Killers have likely fled island

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.

The killers of two British tourists are likely to have fled a Thai resort island amid false police leads and a contaminated crime scene.

Bikini comment apology

Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha apologised for criticising tourists who wear bikinis in Thailand, comments that sparked an international outcry.

Teachers held without charge

Chinese anti-corruption probe

Japanese whaling ship Yushin Maru injures a whale with its first harpoon attempt before taking a further three harpoon shots to kill the whale in the Southern Ocean in 2006.

'Whale hunt will continue'

Japan vows to continue hunting whales, despite the International Whaling Commission voting in favour of a NZ-led resolution.

africa

Four killed in Boko Haram attack in northern Cameroon

Troops stand on September 16, 2014 in Maiduguri on a armored personnel carrier (APC) recovered from Boko Haram insurgents in Konduga. Several Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in a fierce battle with Nigerian troops in a northeastern town near Maiduguri,

Four civilians were killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by Boko Haram militants, according to state radio.

Kenyan mall massacre still haunts

For Maurice Adembesa Ombisa the horror of Nairobi's mall massacre lasted just minutes. For his family it's still going.

Doctor's Ebola ordeal

Gunmen kill 15 at college

LOCKDOWN: An empty street in Freetown is seen at the start of a three-day national curfew.

Sierra Leone imposes Ebola curfew

Sierra Leone ushered in a controversial three-day curfew across the entire country in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola virus.

south pacific

Kiribati witnesses ice melt

TROUBLE AHEAD: Climate Change and rising sea levels in Kiribati Islands in the Pacific ocean.

The president of Kiribati says visiting the melting Arctic has helped him appreciate the threat his islands face.

Bainimarama set to retain power

Voreqe Bainimarama's Fiji First party on way to victory in landmark democratic election.

Family sues Samoa over prison death

Fiji stability 'threatened'

LEADING THE POLL: Frank Bainimarama carries his granddaughter after casting his vote at the Vatuwaqa Public School in Suva.

Victory for Bainimarama

Coup leader Frank Bainimarama is on verge of sweeping a historic vote to become Fiji's first elected leader in eight years, as international observers give the ballot stamp of approval

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Plane fills with smoke

Passengers of a flight that made an emergency landing describe how smoke and fumes from an engine fire filled the cabin.