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Politicians devolve into fisticuffs - again video

Unhappy at a proposal to strip law makers of their immunity, a Turkish parliamentary committee erupted into an all-out brawl.

Turkish parliamentary committee again erupts in chaos over proposal to strip legislators of immunity from prosecution.

Priest killed by charging bull

Father Max-Augustine Eggert and his wife Jane Robinson.

Rural paradise plays host to tragedy after Australian priest is killed by a bull he had reared from a calf.

Messi boy forced to flee

The photo of Murtaza Ahmadi in a Lionel Messi jersey fashioned out of a plastic bag went viral.

A boy whose Messi shirt made from a plastic bag brought internet fame has left Afghanistan due to kidnap fears.

Entombed in the Himalayas

Alex Lowe (left) with Conrad Anker, who was climbing with him and cameraman David Bridges at the time of the October ...

The merciless Himalayan peaks have turned into graveyards for hundreds of dead climbers.

Refugee boat nears Aussie territory

Australian customs officials and navy personnel escort asylum-seekers onto Christmas Island in August 2013.

A boat filled with asylum seekers has neared the Cocos Islands, a remote Australian territory.

Watch: Stunning new jellyfish video

The mesmerizing creature was thought to have been out hunting when captured on film.

Amazing new jellyfish found prowling one of the deepest oceans in the world.

17 detention centres to close

The detention centre on Nauru.

Australia's immigration minister announces closure of detention centres.

Nigeria loses $21b in fraud

Nigerien soldiers walk past a customs signpost in Duji.

Around $21 billion was stolen from Nigeria through fraudulent arms procurement deals, the vice president says.

Good karma behind EPL victory

Buddhist monk Phra Prommangkalachan sits next to a holy cloth with Leicester City's logo while he blesses the team at ...

Leicester City's stunning EPL upset was due partly to spiritual power, Thai fans believe.

Shooting victim's helping hand

Hoda Darwiche is wheeled away by paramedics after the shooting at Bankstown Central Shopping Centre.

An innocent mother injured during a fatal shooting in Sydney says her children are helping her "forget everything happening".

Teen killed in carnival ride tragedy

The victim was identified as Samantha Aguilar, 16.

Teenager killed after being flung from a whirling ride called the "Sizzler" at church carnival.

Sentence stays over breast implants

Jean-Claude Mas, founder of French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) arrives at the Aix en Provence's court, France, ...

Court upholds prison sentence against a maker of fraudulent breast implants given to 125,000 women worldwide.

Their 'fallen angel' was anything but

Villagers in Indonesia thought this doll was a fallen angel. Police confirmed it was anything but.

Lying on a remote beach in Indonesia was a human-like figure "shining white", face-down and "crying".

Jets scrambled as plane goes quiet

The RAF Typhoon jets were scrambled from RAF Coningsby.

Sonic booms heard across English countryside as jets rush to airplane.

Boy dies after being found in pond

Bob Watts junior died after being pulled unconscious from a pond in Ingleside on Sydney's northern beaches.

A three-year-old Australian boy was the water for several minutes before he was discovered.

It's Workers' Party party time

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been blamed by the US for the Sony hack, which delayed the release of satire The ...

Why is North Korea's first congress since 1980 such a big deal? Let us explain...

Cook's Endeavour 'found'

Captain James Cook's famous ship may have been found.

Researchers may have located ship which carried Captain Cook on his exploration of NZ.

Died before chance to propose video

David Seath was planning to propose to his girlfriend after returning from his next tour of the Middle East.

Army captain David Seath asked his girlfriend's father for her hand but he never got to propose.

First US cruise in decades reaches Cuba video

People take pictures with the U.S. Carnival cruise ship Adonia in the background after it entered the Havana bay, the ...

Greeted with rum drinks and salsa dancers, a cruise ship has sailed from the US to Cuba for the first time in nearly 40 years.

The Trump phenomenon, small town USA

A cowboy singer belts out a tune for Donald Trump as supporters queue for a rally in Indiana.

It's two hours before The Donald is due to speak in the small indiana town of TerreĀ Haute.

The 'nobody' who invented a currency

Australian Craig Steven Wright claims to have created Bitcoin.

I am Satoshi Nakamoto, the man the internet has sought for a decade, says Australian Craig Wright.

Cruz going for broke in California

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is going for broke to keep Donald Trump from winning California, saying: "It ...

Ted Cruz is mounting an organisational blitz to win over California's most committed Republican activists.

New Earth-like planets found

An artist's impression shows an imagined view from the surface one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star ...

Forget life on Mars. Three other potentially habitable planets might be our best shot yet at finding signs of alien life.

When Prince Harry met Justin Trudeau

Prince Harry and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a promotion for the Invictus Games.

Two of the world's most swoon-worthy public figures meet to promote the Invictus Games for wounded soldiers.

US-EU trade deal documents leaked

Juergen Knirsch of the environmental campaign group Greenpeace holds a copy of the leaked TTIP negotiations.

Food safety and environmental standards are on the chopping block, Greenpeace claims, releasing confidential documents.

Littlest royal a NZ rugby fan?

Princess Charlotte: All Blacks fan in the making?

Several of Princess Charlotte's first birthday gifts have a Kiwi flavour - including All Blacks merchandise from uncle Prince Harry.

Second Nauru immolation

A 23-year-old Iranian man, known as Omid died after setting himself on fire on Nauru last week.

A Somali refugee has set herself alight on Nauru, days after an Iranian man died from the same act.

Fish dumped on memorial

Murdered schoolgirl Zahra Baker.

A memorial for murdered schoolgirl Zahra Baker has been desecrated with dead fish.

Aussie created Bitcoin

The alleged creator of Bitcoin, Australian Craig Steven Wright.

Craig Wright says he's behind the controversial digital currency, ending years of speculation.

Teen's Anzac terror plot

Police at the teenager's Sydney home.

A 16-year-old electrical apprentice from Sydney allegedly wanted to make an Anzac Day bomb.

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