Australian storm claims 3 lives video

Massive waves hit Lurline Bay, Sydney, on Tuesday.

4:12 PM  Police said a woman and two men were found dead on Tuesday morning following the severe weather conditions.

Father killed on way to birth

A fundraising page has been set up for the Rogan family.

3:24 PM  A father driving his pregnant wife and children to the hospital for the birth of the couple's eighth child was killed when a deer struck their van.

Arrest over violent cat beating

This undated booking photo provided by the Utah County Jail shows Jordan Lindquist.

Utah man has been arrested after a hidden video camera captured him violently beating a cat.

'Intolerant Jackass Act'

A Woodland Hills activist has filed a measure to the office of state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, pictured, in response to an anti-gay initiative proposed last month.

Laws' proposal is directly aimed at the so-called Sodomite Suppression Act.

Life for death of 6 babies

The mother accused of killing six of her newborn babies over the course of a decade made her first appearance in court on Monday and was appointed a public defender.

Utah woman who admitted to murdering six of her newborn babies was sentenced Monday.

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australia

UK teen suspected of Australia terror plot link

UK police

British police have confirmed that information collected during the arrest of a British 14-year-old boy resulted in Saturday's anti-terror raids in Melbourne, Australia.

Teen charged in Anzac terror plot

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the UK in connection with alleged Melbourne plot.

Aboriginal passport refused video

PMs urge show of force

americas

Life for death of 6 babies

The mother accused of killing six of her newborn babies over the course of a decade made her first appearance in court on Monday and was appointed a public defender.

Utah woman who admitted to murdering six of her newborn babies was sentenced Monday.

'Intolerant Jackass Act'

Laws' proposal is directly aimed at the so-called Sodomite Suppression Act.

This undated booking photo provided by the Utah County Jail shows Jordan Lindquist.

Arrest over violent cat beating

Utah man has been arrested after a hidden video camera captured him violently beating a cat.

europe

Scores rescued as boats sink

A migrant, trying to reach Greece, is rescued by a man at the coast of the southeastern island of Rhodes.

Dramatic images of rescue and tragedy have emerged as authorities battle save to migrants in peril on overloaded vessels in the Mediterranean.

UK teen suspected of Australia terror plot link

British police have confirmed that information collected during the arrest of a British 14-year-old boy resulted in Saturday's anti-terror raids in Melbourne, Australia.

A teacher is comforted by a woman as they stand near pupils outside the high school where a teacher was killed.

Boy with crossbow, machete kills teacher

A 13-year-old Spanish boy armed with a crossbow and a machete killed a teacher and wounded four other people at his school, police say.

middle east

In whose interest? New Zealand’s policy towards Iraq

A US Army trainer watches Iraqi recruits in action; the return of troops to Iraq to help the fight against ISIS is for the wrong reasons, argues Harmeet Sooden.

OPINION: If New Zealand is serious about addressing the crisis in Iraq, Syria and beyond, it should withdraw from the US-led coalition and be guided instead by a UN mandate.

Iran's nuclear weapons a US "myth" video

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the US has created the "myth" of nuclear weapons to portray Iran as a threat.

Image from an Islamic State video.

Christians killed in IS video? video

A new IS video apparently shows the shootings and beheadings of two groups in Libya.

asia

Kim Jong-un on a mountain gallery

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un views the dawn from the summit of Mt Paektu.

And in his latest feat, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has climbed the country's highest mountain.

The children left behind

"I really want to see my father again," she says quietly. "Maybe they can come to meet me?"

A tsunami as big as one metre has been forecast to hit the Okinawa island chain following the quake.

6.8 quake hits Taiwan

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 hit Taiwan's eastern coast.

africa

Gin causing mystery deaths?

Ethanol poisoning from a locally-brewed gin may have been responsible for the sudden death of 18 people in Nigeria.

Ethanol poisoning from a locally-brewed gin may have been responsible for the sudden death of 18 people.

700 feared dead after migrant boat sinks

As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast as rescuers approached.

Lukas Dam was reportedly killed in a US airstrike on Kobane in December 2014.

Kiwi mother grieves son's IS death

The SIS has 'talked down' would-be Kiwi Jihadis after their families got in touch, Key says.

south pacific

Cyclone 'will bring major event'

Yasu, an elder of the John Frum movement, outside his home in Tanna, Vanuatu.

Vanuatu's cargo cults are watching keenly and triumphantly as aid flows into cyclone-hit country.

Protesters leave oil rig

Auckland protester back at sea-level after a five-day Greenpeace protest up an oil rig in the Pacific Ocean.

earthquake, seismic

6.5 quake hits off Fiji

A 6.5-magnitude quake has struck off the north east coast of Fiji.

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Australian storm claims 3 lives

Police said a woman and two men were found dead on Tuesday morning following the severe weather conditions.

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