World News

  • 23 August 2014

    THE UK Government has ruled out an alliance with the Syrian regime in the fight against Islamic extremist forces who are terrorising the Middle East.

  • 23 August 2014

    UKRAINE has accused Russia of launching a "direct invasion" of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces.

  • 23 August 2014

    THE bodies of 20 Malaysians killed when a jet was shot down over Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur.

  • 23 August 2014

    HAMAS has shot dead 18 suspected informants for Israel, a day after an Israeli airstrike on a house in southern Gaza Strip killed three top Hamas military commanders.

  • 23 August 2014

    It's dawn and the mosquitoes gather around me in clouds.

  • 23 August 2014

    THE National Guard has started to withdraw from Ferguson, where there has been unrest since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago.

  • 23 August 2014

    AT least 25 people have died in a collapse at a gold mine 40 miles north of the Central African Republic town of Bambari.

  • 22 August 2014

    US Attorney General Eric Holder has sought to reassure the people of Ferguson about the inquiry into the shooting death of a black 18-year-old at the hands of a white police officer.

  • 22 August 2014

    AN American doctor who contracted Ebola treating victims of the deadly virus in Liberia has recovered and has now been discharged from the US hospital which treated him with an experimental drug.

  • 22 August 2014

    ISRAEL has killed three senior Hamas commanders in an air strike on the Gaza Strip, the clearest signal yet that Israel is intent on eliminating the group's military leadership after a failed attempt on the life of its top commander this week.

  • 21 August 2014

    AN Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed.

  • 21 August 2014

    AT least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan after landslides triggered by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of the western city of Hiroshima.

  • 21 August 2014

    RESIDENTS in Ferguson have been urged to stay at home after dark after days of clashes with police following the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.