Trial for chillybin murder

The body of Napier man Campbell Paterson was found stashed in a chilly bin in Australia.

The man accused of killing New Zealander Campbell Paterson and stashing his body in a chilly bin has reportedly been committed to stand trial.

Britain pays tribute to 7/7 victims

London Mayor Boris Johnson (L) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron carry wreaths to lay at the memorial to victims.

Prime Minister David Cameron led sombre tributes to victims of London bombings 10 years ago.

Obama shows looser side

U.S. President Barack Obama winks at visitors and reporters watching as he returns via Marine One helicopter after travel from Tennessee to the White House in Washington July 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

US President using Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even guacamole.

Car bomb hits Kabul convoy video

A US soldier inspects the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul last month.

A suicide car bomber slammed into a convoy of foreign forces in the Afghan capital.

Gunmen kill 14 in Kenya

New recruits belonging to the al Shabaab militant group march during a passing out parade.

Quarry workers shot as they slept in an overnight attack in northeast Kenya.

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australia

Alleged meth trafficker bailed on $50k

02122014 News Photo NZ Police. A portion of the 228gms of methamphetamine recovered by customs during Operation Hydrabad, a joint Manawatu Police and customs drugs sting.

Queensland woman stumps up $50k for her partner's release on bail after he was arrested over a multimillion-dollar drug ring.

Aussie cop shot in head, survives video

Police officer shot in the head after a routine pull over ended with a shotgun blast in Melbourne.

Melbourne gangland deathbed confession

Family who lost relatives on MH370 and MH17 video

americas

Cosby got drugs to give for sex video

In 2005 Bill Cosby admitted getting drugs to give women he wanted to have sex with. The documents were released in spite of objections from Cosby's lawyers.

Bill Cosby testified in 2005 he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with.

Bill to remove flag advances

South Carolina Senate moves a step closer to removing the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds.

A boy, 9, has died of his injuries after he was cuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake.

Killed for a slice of cake

A 9-year-old boy beaten for taking a piece of birthday cake has died of his injuries.

europe

Hacking Team gets massively hacked

Private Italian firm Hacking Team install malware for law enforcement agencies and governments around the world.

Italian company that makes surveillance software for governments finds itself the victim of hacking on a grand scale.

Pope calls for more inclusive church gallery video

Pope Francis uses his first Mass in Ecuador to ask for support in his efforts to reach out to Catholics who feel shunned.

HSBC workers have been fired after they staged a beheading scene during a team-building day.

Bank staff sacked for mock beheading

Six British bank staff sacked after staging a mock Islamic State-style execution during a team-building day out.

middle east

US to increase support for Syria opposition video

US President Barack Obama pauses as he delivers remarks after a briefing on US efforts against the Islamic State, at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.

President Barack Obama says the US will "have to pick up our game" to prevent terror attacks.

Iraqi jet bombs Baghdad by mistake

An Iraqi plane accidentally dropped a bomb on Baghdad, killing at least five people

Kurdish demonstrators gesture and shout slogans during a rally in support of the Kurds in Kobani and against Islamic State fighters in Beirut, Lebanon.

IS launch Iraq attacks, take back town in Syria

An Islamic State militant blew up an explosive-laden bulldozer near Haditha, killing seven Iraqi soldiers.

asia

Singaporean blogger to go home

Amos Yee leaves the State Courts after his trial in May.

A Singapore teen blogger will be released after the court sentenced him on Monday to jail time already served.

Aussie to assist Bali girl murder case

An Australian who offered help to the family of a Bali girl later found murdered is to help the a probe into her adopted family.

Murdered Australian businessman Robert Ellis with his wife,

Two more jailed for Ellis's murder

Two men who fled Bali after murdering New Zealand-educated businessman Robert Ellis have been given 15 years' jail time.

africa

Bombs kill 44 in Nigeria

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A handout picture from the Nigerian military taken on February 26, 2015 shows troops posing with a flag of Boko Haram after dismantling terrorists from their camp along Djimitillo Damaturu road, Yobe State in northeastern Nigeria, following fierce fighting that resulted in the capture of?machine guns and rifles as well as the death of a number of the insurgents. Boko Haram has vowed to disrupt March 28 elections, which originally were planned for February 28 but rescheduled following security threat. AFP PHOTO/HO/NIGERIAN ARMY

Suspected Islamist militants killed 44 people in attacks on a Nigerian city.

25 militants killed in air strikes

Egyptian warplanes killed 25 Islamist militants in North Sinai, security sources said.

Modern-day Johannesburg, as seen from the "Top of Africa" tower, the tallest building on the continent.

Facebook looks to Africa

Africa has more than 1 billion people, yet just 120 million use the social network - meaning it's an opportunity Facebook can't ignore.

south pacific

Quake strikes near Tongan capital Nuku'alofa

Upper South Island and Wellington rattled by quake.

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes east-northeast of the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa.

Jet blast injures three

Three people hospitalised after being blown over by blast from Air New Zealand jet engine in Rarotonga.

King Tupou VI has been crowned King of Tonga.

Tonga crowns king, country parties

Tupou VI has been formally crowned King of Tonga in front of thousands of people.

Video

Car bomb hits Kabul convoy

A suicide car bomber slammed into a convoy of foreign forces in the Afghan capital.

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