Carmody may take others with him

Carmody may take others with him

CHIEF Justice Tim Carmody is planning an explosive speech to the legal community, where he intends on addressing his resignation — and who should leave with him.



Ashton the right man for the times

Ashton the right man for the times

GRAHAM Ashton’s appointment as chief commissioner is the crowning career achievement for the Adelaide-born Victorian who comes from a long line of South Australian butchers.

Man in hiding over lottery stoush

Man in hiding over lottery stoush

A GEELONG man at the centre of a $16.7 million Powerball legal war has gone into hiding as former colleagues claim he ripped them off.

Elderly missing couple found in California, husband dead

Elderly missing couple found in California, husband dead

Authorities in San Diego County, California have found a couple that has been missing since May 10 while driving to their son's home near Palm Springs.

Quake-hit Nepal races to rebuild before the monsoon

Quake-hit Nepal races to rebuild before the monsoon

One month after an earthquake devastated Nepal, and with the June monsoon fast approaching, thousands are still living in temporary shelters.In Nepal, thousands of people who lost their homes one month ago in the 7.8-magnitude earthquake are bracing for...

Iraqi premier hits back at critics over fall of Ramadi

Iraqi premier hits back at critics over fall of Ramadi

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hit back Monday at criticisms of his country's security forces over the fall of the western city of Ramadi to Islamic State jihadists.A day after US Defence Secretary Ash Carter said Iraqi forces had "showed no will...

Seven soldiers reported killed in Tunis barracks shooting

Seven soldiers reported killed in Tunis barracks shooting

A spokesman for Tunisia's Defence Ministry says that seven troops were killed when a fellow soldier opened fire at a military barracks.

Turkmenistan unveils giant golden statue of president

Turkmenistan unveils giant golden statue of president

Turkmenistan has unveiled a grandiose gold-leafed statue of the president carrying a dove and riding atop a horse - a move aimed at burnishing the leader's burgeoning personality cult.

Man stabbed in Dartmouth, woman arrested and facing charges

Man stabbed in Dartmouth, woman arrested and facing charges

Police arrested a 28-year-old woman and recovered a weapon after a man was stabbed Sunday night at a home on Farrell Street in Dartmouth.

Poles vote for Duda over Komorowski | Journal

Poles vote for Duda over Komorowski | Journal

Although the Polish president fulfills a largely ceremonial role, observers have watched the outcome closely. The election of the conservative Andrzej Duda could offer a glimpse of what to expect in parliamentary polls later this year.
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Baku mayor's office authorizes National Council to hold rally on May 30

Baku mayor's office authorizes National Council to hold rally on May 30

Baku. Etibar Mammadov – APA. In compliance with the provisions of the law on freedom of assembly, the Baku city mayor's office has authorized the National Council of Democratic Forces to hold a rally at the stadium (former "Mehsul" stadium) of Sports and Health Complex in Yasamal district from 15:

262 killed as ISIS fighters capture Palmyra

262 killed as ISIS fighters capture Palmyra

ISIS militiamen have executed scores of people -- fighters and residents -- since capturing the Syrian city of Palmyra. A watchdog group says at least 13 of the victims were children.

The Witcher 3's World Is Brilliant Because It Treats Its Inhabitants with Dignity

The Witcher 3's World Is Brilliant Because It Treats Its Inhabitants with Dignity

Many people consider the recently released The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt one of the best video games of recent years, offering an engrossing experience that is leagued beyond what other notable role-playing game makers have created so far. One of the title's main draws is its deep world, letting y

Retired teacher who lay half conscious in Cyprus ditch for FOUR days after going missing dies

Retired teacher who lay half conscious in Cyprus ditch for FOUR days after going missing dies

Retired teacher Pauline Ann Pidcock went missing on a bus trip from Paphos on the Greek holiday island

Former Army chief calls for 5000 British troops to invade Middle East and halt Islamic State

Former Army chief calls for 5000 British troops to invade Middle East and halt Islamic State

FORMER Army chief Lord Dannatt has warned that 5000 British troops must put their boots on the ground in Iraq and Syria if the brutal rampage of IS is to ever be halted.

Editorial: Honored at last

Editorial: Honored at last

Memorial Day honors those who did not come home from war, but sometimes the battle continued for those who did return.

Army Pvt. still missing from Fort Carson in Colorado

Army Pvt. still missing from Fort Carson in Colorado

Pvt. Daniel T. Domres (pictured), a Minnesota native, disappeared from the Army installation near Colorado Springs on May 11, his anguished father Tom Domres told ABC News.

Mass Graves Found At Malaysia Trafficking Camps

Mass Graves Found At Malaysia Trafficking Camps

Malaysia's chief of police has revealed that his officers have discovered 139 graves in 28 human trafficking camps along Malaysia's northern border with Thailand.

CCTV Shows Murder Suspect Jed Allen At Station

CCTV Shows Murder Suspect Jed Allen At Station

Police have released CCTV pictures of triple murder suspect Jed Allen at the WHSmith store at Oxford railway station.

Details emerge about bizarre life of Sydney siege gunman

Details emerge about bizarre life of Sydney siege gunman

The man who took 18 people hostage at a Sydney cafe last year was educated and erratic, secretive about his own life and public about his many grievances, and a self-obsessed fabulist who grew increasingly defiant as he edged closer to launching his deadly attack, lawyers told an inquest Monday. Th

Malaysian police finds 139 suspected graves in human traffickers' camps

Malaysian police finds 139 suspected graves in human traffickers' camps

WANG KELIAN, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most

The price of war

The price of war

I've often thought that if more of our political leaders visited Arlington National Cemetery the country would go to war far less often. The vast, seemingly endless rows of small white crosses (and other religious emblems) marking the graves of warriors past pierce the heart as reminders of war's tr

UK won't let non-British citizens vote on future of EU membership

UK won't let non-British citizens vote on future of EU membership

LONDON — Britain's prime minister announced on Monday that non-British citizens who live in Britain will not be able to vote on whether the country should remain in the European Union The question is important because so many non-British EU citizens live in Britain — nearly 2.8 million.

Stroud Life published Stroud church closes after more than a century

Stroud Life published Stroud church closes after more than a century

After 114 years of worship, the doors were closed for the last time on a church in Stroud. Almost 70 people from the community and friends from across Gloucestershire packed in to Cashes Green Methodist Church for a service of thanksgiving and emotional farewell to the building which had served the

More than 430 dead in India heatwave

More than 430 dead in India heatwave

Although the deaths started occurring on Monday last week, the number of cases snowballed towards the end of the week after days of scorching heat.

Polish politics shaken after newcomer wins presidential elections

Conservative newcomer Andrzej Duda has won the presidential elections in Poland stunning the political establishment and setting the scene for cliff-hanger general elections later this year.

Thailand, Myanmar urged to improve migrant policies

Human Rights Watch slams Myanmar for 'unacceptable policies' toward Rohingya; says Thailand must allow screening by an international organization.

Rebuilding Kathmandu after Nepal quake

One month on from the country's earthquakes, Anadolu Agency meets the engineers helping people make safe their damaged homes.

Energy News Roundup: Saudi's Historic Shift, Antarctica Caps Near Collapse & Republican Candidates C...

Saudi Arabia's oil minister has made the shocking statement that the world's biggest oil exporter could stop using fossil fuels as soon as 2040 and focus on developing solar and wind energy resources. “Ali Al-Naimi's statement is striking as Saudi Arabia's wealth and influence is entirely foun

NBA Draft: UCLA's Kevon Looney feels ready for NBA & possibly colder climate

He moved from the Midwest to Los Angeles, experiencing the sunny climate, pleasant co-eds and laid-back demeanor this city has to offer.But unlike plenty who have traveled before him, UCLA freshman forward Kevon Looney said he feels ready to leave Los Angeles only after one year.

Memorial Day 2015: National Parade to close roads; Obama to attend wreath-laying ceremony

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Hundreds of veterans and a handful of celebrities are expected to attend Memorial Day events in D.C. on Monday. Starting at 10:30 a.m., the U.S. Marine Band will perform a prelude concert inside the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virgini

Former RAF chief calls on David Cameron to repair damage done to UK military

Ex-Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Graydon has taken David Cameron to task over Britain's drop in its defence spending

DC police release four people arrested in connection with mansion murders

Washington D.C. police said Sunday that they had released four people who were arrested earlier this week in connection with a quadruple murder in an upscale neighborhood of the nation's capital. 

Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US can help defeat IS, but only Iraqis can sustain the victory

The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi is prompting criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raising new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group.

Amazon will pay tax in the UK

Online bookseller Amazon has shocked the American corporate world by agreeing to pay tax and not operate elaborate but "perfectly legal" avoidance schemes. Amazon has become the first technology company to abandon controversial corporate structures that divert sales and profits away from the  UK i

Israel ex-PM Olmert gets 8 months for corruption: reports

Jerusalem (AFP) - A Jerusalem district court sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to eight months in prison on Monday, after convicting him of corruption in March, Israeli media reported.Lawyers for Olmert, who served as premier from 2006 to 2009, immediately announced that they would appeal.

Tunisia soldier opens fire on comrades near parliament

Tunis (AFP) - A Tunisian soldier opened fire on comrades at a barracks near parliament on Monday, wounding some of them, the defence ministry said.Ministry spokesman Belhassen Oueslati declined to be drawn on whether there had been any deaths in the shooting at the capital's Bouchoucha barracks."The