620x1 pixel white space

WikiLeaks causes Democrat crisis

The email correspondence seems to confirm allegations by the campaign of defeated Senator Bernie Sanders that the ...

WikiLeaks releases 20,000 emails, revealing the Democrat party wanted Hillary Clinton to win and to embarrass Donald Trump.

Baghdad blast claimed by Isis

People gather at the site where a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the entrance to Kadhimiya, a mostly ...

10:10 PM  A suicide bomber has killed six people and left 20 wounded in a Shi-ite Muslim area of Baghdad.

Is Trump too close to Putin?

A mural in Lithuania depicting Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump locking ...

11:26 PM  A series of links has made the US increasingly fearful that Trump may be pursuing a Russian agenda with his candidacy.

Case riddled with corruption

Michael Titus Igweh, who is facing execution in Indonesia within days, tells a court that police electrocuted his ...

A man on death row in Indonesia, tells a court that his genitals were electrocuted to force his drugs confession.

Four female militants arrested

Bangladeshi police take cover near a restaurant that has been attacked by unidentified gunmen.

Dhaka cafe attack: Bangladesh police also uncovered large amounts of bomb-making materials and jihadi books.

More top stories

Four killed in Texas shooting

Police said the gunman was among the dead.

Four people, including a child, are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Texas apartment complex.

60 Mins kidnapper's warning

Adam Whittington spent months in jail following the botched kidnap.

After Australian 60 Mins' botched 'child kidnap' operation, freed Adam Whittington vows to reveal truth.

Bizarre Great Wall attack video

The motivation for the attack was not immediately clear.

Police are seeking a man who launched a kung fu style attack on the Great Wall of China.

Are you aggressive?

Aggressive behaviour can lead to violence in some people.

Research reveals the 'red triad' of personality traits that make an aggressive person become violent.

The Dems' different direction video

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wants to be have the opposite of a Donald Trump presidency.

'President Trump' would be chaos, democrats say. So Clinton and Kaine want to be his opposite.

The fall of a kingpin

Adam Powell, 36 (left), a competitive bodybuilder who used to train with one of Australia's most wanted organised crime ...

When the police came it was an end nothing like the movies for Adam Powell.

Larry's a lucky lobster

Most caught lobsters end up as food.

Larry is a huge, extremely old lobster. But he won't be spending the rest of his days as someone's dinner.

Fears of Islamic State escalation video

Afghan policemen keep watch at the demonstration, before the blasts occurred.

Concern terror group is getting stronger, as suicide bombing at protest kills 80, leaves hundreds wounded.

Fresh terror arrest in Brazil video

Brazil is on high alert with the Olympics just two weeks away.

Man turns himself in to police after being accused of involvement in a group allegedly planning to attack the Rio Olympics.

Turkey shuts schools, charities

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered schools, health clinics and charities to shut down.

President Tayyip Erdogan orders private schools, health clinics and other institutions to close in post-coup crackdown.

Ad Feedback
australia

Are you aggressive?

Aggressive behaviour can lead to violence in some people.

Research reveals the 'red triad' of personality traits that make an aggressive person become violent.

The fall of a kingpin

When the police came it was an end nothing like the movies for Adam Powell.

Sky-high, record-breaking trip

Jetstar brawler 'sorry' video

americas

The Dems' different direction video

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wants to be have the opposite of a Donald Trump presidency.

'President Trump' would be chaos, democrats say. So Clinton and Kaine want to be his opposite.

Larry's a lucky lobster

Most caught lobsters end up as food.

Larry is a huge, extremely old lobster. But he won't be spending the rest of his days as someone's dinner.

Fresh terror arrest in Brazil video

Brazil is on high alert with the Olympics just two weeks away.

Man turns himself in to police after being accused of involvement in a group allegedly planning to attack the Rio Olympics.

Violent years come in waves

Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in ...

Chances are that you or someone you know has commented that 2016 is turning out to be a violent year.

europe

Turkey shuts schools, charities

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered schools, health clinics and charities to shut down.

President Tayyip Erdogan orders private schools, health clinics and other institutions to close in post-coup crackdown.

Munich gunman's deadly obsession video

People mourn near the crime scene.

Police reveal youth researched shooting sprees before going on one of his own in southern Germany.

Out (on patrol) and proud

Sussex Police have outdone themselves. Check out their pride-theme van.

Didn't approve of a British police force painting a patrol car in rainbow colours? You'll hate what they've done now.

Violent years come in waves

Three suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in ...

Chances are that you or someone you know has commented that 2016 is turning out to be a violent year.

middle east

Fears of Islamic State escalation video

Afghan policemen keep watch at the demonstration, before the blasts occurred.

Concern terror group is getting stronger, as suicide bombing at protest kills 80, leaves hundreds wounded.

Pokemon No-Go in Saudi Arabia

The religious edict is an update to an existing ban on the Pokemon card and video games.

Saudi clerics have issued a ban on Pokemon Go, declaring the game a form of gambling.

Iraq heat hits 53C

A man washes his face to cool off from the scorching summer heat in Baghdad.

Iraqis endure searing temperatures of up to 53 degrees Celsius as heatwave hits.

Dubai skyscraper blaze

Flames are seen after a fire broke out at residential Sulafa tower in the upscale Marina district in Dubai on July 20.

Firefighters put out fire in 75-storey tower in Dubai, the fifth blaze in area in recent years.

asia

Bizarre Great Wall attack video

The motivation for the attack was not immediately clear.

Police are seeking a man who launched a kung fu style attack on the Great Wall of China.

Villages, homes swamped

Roads and fields are flooded in Xingtai, Hebei Province, China,

Torrential rain across China floods streams and riggers landslides, leaving more than 150 dead.

Indian military plane missing

The aircraft, carrying 29 military personnel, was on its way to Port Blair.

Search operation launched after air force plane with 29 personnel on board goes missing.

Actual snakes on a plane?

snakes on plane

In a case of life imitating art, a passenger was nabbed trying to smuggle 10 baby pythons onto a flight to Saudi Arabia.

africa

Appeal over Pistorius jail term video

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years' imprisonment for murdering Reeva Steenkamp.

South African prosecutors will appeal the runner's "shockingly lenient" six-year sentence for murder.

US billions for Africa

Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates delivers the 14th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on the ...

Philanthropist Bill Gates has pledged billions to help people throughout Africa.

Salvation for Liberia's ex-lab chimps video

Lucy, an orphaned chimpanzee, wasn't expected to survive.

A Kiwi journalist encounters former laboratory chimps, left on an island to die.

Turning five with South Sudan

Madadr Tuok, 5, from Bentiu, at the Lich Primary School, Bentiu Protection of Civilians site.

On July 9 South Sudan turned five, as did thousands of children who have known only violence.

south pacific

Beach owner selling slice of Fiji video

Michael Garnham is trying to sell the largest part of a Fijian island for $28.95 million.

Michael Garnham is selling part of Fiji island, following the sale of a pristine Abel Tasman beach, as debt grows.

Kiwis find severed head

Natadola Beach, where the severed head was found.

Kiwis holidaying in Fiji come across body parts presumed to be from a missing Russian couple.

'I worry about family all the time'

Kiribati is a tiny, island nation spread across an area roughly the size of Australia.

OPINION: The effects of climate change are a massive problem plaguing the entire country of Kiribati.

15 dead after Islamist militant attack

Somali government soldiers run to take their positions during gunfire after a suicide bomb attack outside Nasahablood ...

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group attacked a Mogadishu hotel killing at least 15 people.

Video

China's flooding leaves 170 dead

More than 170 people died and scores remained missing after heavy rains touched off floods and landslides in China

Ad Feedback
special offers