Akinci declared winner of Turkish Cypriot run-off presidential vote

Akinci declared winner of Turkish Cypriot run-off presidential vote

Independent candidate Mustafa Akinci won the run-off presidential election in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.



What will Nazarbayev's fifth term as president bring?

What will Nazarbayev's fifth term as president bring?

On Apr. 26, Kazakhstan held the snap presidential election and its results hasn't been a surprise for anyone. As most experts expected, the incumbent president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, whose name is linked to the entire history of the modern independent Kazakhstan, was once again elected the country's

Billy Gordon isn't the victim: Springborg

Billy Gordon isn't the victim: Springborg

EMBATTLED MP Billy Gordon is referring Queensland Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg to the police after he released private documents to the media.

Nepal search: 'Missing' Brooke O'Keefe safe

Nepal search: 'Missing' Brooke O'Keefe safe

A WOMAN who had been unaccounted for in Kathmandu since the Nepal quake struck is alive and well and has contacted her family. LATEST QUAKE UPDATES | Pictures: West Aussies in Nepal

Togo Awaits Presidential Election Result

Togo Awaits Presidential Election Result

People in Togo continued waiting Monday for the results from a presidential election that is expected to keep President Faure Gnassingbe in power. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised Saturday's vote and called on the country's political leaders to "continue to maintain the peaceful atmos

Recap: 'Game of Thrones' Season 5, Episode 3 Introduces Us To 'The High Sparrow'

Recap: 'Game of Thrones' Season 5, Episode 3 Introduces Us To 'The High Sparrow'

It's always interesting to note what the episode titles are of each episode of "Game of Thrones," because they give hints as to what we should pay attention to in each one. Obviously, something like...

ScottHarrison published Nepal quake: RAF to deliver urgent earthquake supplies

ScottHarrison published Nepal quake: RAF to deliver urgent earthquake supplies

The RAF is expected to deliver much-needed supplies and reinforcements to Nepal today as the rescue and relief effort continues. Medics and experts from the UK flew out last night after the country was devastated by an earthquake which officials say claimed more than 3,200 lives. The Foreign Offic

ScottHarrison published Australia-bound Harry to miss birth of Royal baby

ScottHarrison published Australia-bound Harry to miss birth of Royal baby

Prince Harry may not be able to meet his new niece or nephew until mid-May unless the royal baby puts in a speedy appearance. Harry is flying back to Australia later today to spend time with Australian Army units in Perth and Sydney before he embarks on an official tour of New Zealand from May 9 to

Govt expects growth to hit 4% this year

Govt expects growth to hit 4% this year

The Government's Spring Statement is set to boost the expected growth for the Irish economy this year.

Reassurances over cinema reopening

Reassurances over cinema reopening

The manager of a community cinema, at the centre of a long-running dispute over its future, has assured residents it will reopen soon.

1,500 sign up to bike-share scheme

1,500 sign up to bike-share scheme

Almost 1,500 people have signed up for the Belfast public bike-share scheme which is being launched on Monday.

HIV home test kit goes on sale in UK

HIV home test kit goes on sale in UK

The first HIV self-test kit that allows people to get a fast result at home has gone on sale in the UK.

VIDEO: Video shows moment of Everest avalanche

VIDEO: Video shows moment of Everest avalanche

Footage has emerged from climbers on Mount Everest, showing the moment an avalanche hurtled towards them when Saturday's earthquake struck in Nepal.

Labour 'to help first-time buyers'

Labour 'to help first-time buyers'

First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, Ed Miliband will say.

Lallana eager for Liverpool's Australian tour

Lallana eager for Liverpool's Australian tour

The former Southampton man can't wait to head Down Under with the Reds for eagerly anticipated friendlies against A-League opposition after hearing good things about the 2013 visit

Angry coach's outrageous rap sheet

Angry coach's outrageous rap sheet

FROM umpires to journalists and even AFL boss Gillion McLachlan, there are many who have felt the wrath of Alastair Clarkson.

'I am now able to call him my hero'

'I am now able to call him my hero'

THE Kardashian clan have taken to social media to declare their love and support for family patriarch Bruce Jenner after his emotional tell-all interview with Diane Saywer.

IPL 8 RCB vs DD Delhis worst ever defeat in IPL

IPL 8 RCB vs DD Delhis worst ever defeat in IPL

IPL 8 RCB vs DD: Delhi's worst ever defeat in IPL

Angry MP blasts LNP  'gutter tactics'

Angry MP blasts LNP 'gutter tactics'

EMBATTLED Member for Cook Billy Gordon has lashed out at Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg calling him a ‘political grub’.

Upper Kedron estate to be reconsidered

Upper Kedron estate to be reconsidered

THE State Government has this morning called in the controversial $900 million Cedar Woods development at Upper Kedron for reassessment.

Mum begs to stay, 120,000 sign in support

Mum begs to stay, 120,000 sign in support

A TOWNSVILLE nurse who faces deportation with her 10-year-old son, deemed a financial burden because of his autism, has delivered a 4000-page petition to the federal Immigration Minister.

Violence Erupts During Freddie Gray Protests

Violence Erupts During Freddie Gray Protests

Baltimore officials say outside "agitators" triggered some violent incidents that erupted during a mostly peaceful protest Saturday against the death of Freddie Gray. At least five police officers were injured and 34 people arrested. (April 26)

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I didn't come back early: Rockliff

I didn't come back early: Rockliff

TOM Rockliff insists he was fit to play in Brisbane’s loss to the Eagles and has vowed to bounce back to his best in the Q Clash.

Schumacher Jnr claims maiden race win

Schumacher Jnr claims maiden race win

MICK Schumacher Jnr enhanced the famous name on Sunday by claiming victory in only his third Formula Four race on his debut weekend in the sport.

Hazard crowned the EPL's best player

Hazard crowned the EPL's best player

EDEN Hazard has been named the player of the Premier League season by the PFA while Spurs sensation Harry Kane claimed Young Player of the Year.

The Tackle: Likes and Dislikes

A BRAVE Tom Hawkins, Bob’s Bulldogs, bad attitudes and the soft Suns feature in Mark Robinson’s Round 4 likes and dislikes.

Missing tourist found on mountain

A JAPANESE tourist missing on Cradle Mountain since 5pm yesterday has been found alive and well this morning.

City of Saskatoon tackles cleanup of unexpected snow dump

About 30 centimetres of snow fell over a 24-hour period, leaving city officials scrambling to keep up with calls and reports of power outages.

Tossing the key may underpin review of Allan Schoenborn

A review of the convicted child-killer is also a possible test of the federal government's tough-on-crime agenda.

Nunavut Arctic College dorm room fire displaces 30 students, 5 classrooms

About 30 students living at Nunavut Arctic College's Ukkivik Residence/North 40 Campus in Iqaluit have been displaced after a late-Friday fire in one room set off sprinklers that caused extensive damage to the building, spurring concerns about the health and safety of the building's

Charges of homophobia continue to dog campaign worker Craig Chandler

A man who was prevented from running for the Progressive Conservatives in 2007, and who was branded as too extreme for the Wildrose in 2012, has resurfaced in Alberta's election campaign after a press release announcing his return to the PC fold in January went largely unnoticed.

'Absolute Chaos': Rescuers Claw to Find Nepalese Quake Survivors

Amid rubble and landslides, rescue crews were digging with their bare hands to find survivors from the weekend's devastating earthquakes in Nepal.

OZ Min faces bribery probe

OZ Minerals is being probed over bribery claims concerning a 2009 Cambodian gold exploration buyout.

Nepal earthquake leaves Ottawa family 'helpless' over missing woman

The family of an Ottawa woman who was trekking in Langtang National Park in Nepal when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit feels "helpless" about the lack of information — and concerned there's not enough aid to go around because the devastation is so widespread.

Laverne Cox: Bruce Jenner Is A "Hero," "People's Lives Will Be Saved" (VIDEO)

Laverne Cox has nothing but praise for Bruce Jenner in the wake of his groundbreaking "20/20" interview, in which he officially revealed he is transgender and identifies as a woman. Cox, who is also transgender, says Jenner is a "hero." Watch here.

IPART to assess whether Sydney councils must merge

The fate of the state's 152 councils will be in the hands of the independent pricing watchdog, which will assess whether they have the "scale and capacity" to avoid mergers.

Violence mars Baltimore protest over police custody death

  A demonstrator puts on a Baltimore City Police hat taken from a destroyed police car while protesting the death Freddie Gray, an African American man who died of spinal cord injuries in police custody, in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday. — AFP   BALTIMORE, Ma

Kazakhstan goes to polls as president expected to win

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan — Voters in Kazakhstan turned out in abundance at polling stations on Sunday for a presidential election guaranteed to overwhelmingly reconfirm the incumbent, who has ruled over the former Soviet republic for more than 25 years. The election

Burundi riot police disperse protests against president seeking third term

  Riot police spray teargas on residents participating in street protests against the decision made by Burundi's ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) party to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third five-ye

New York's never-ending Medicaid scandals

Last week, state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli released an audit identifying at least $513 million in "improper" Medicaid payments — plus another $361 million in "questionable" transactions — over four years....

Bidding war underway for iiNet

M2 Group has entered the race to take over fellow internet provider iiNet, setting itself up against rival TPG Telecom.

UNICEF mounts Nepal quake fundraiser for children

At least 940,000 children living in areas severely affected by Nepal's deadly magnitude 7.9 earthquake are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, says UNICEF New Zealand.

'They wanted $130,000 ... and then more': explosive Bali nine bribe allegations

Former lawyer for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran claims he negotiated a 1 billion rupiah bribe for judges to give the Bali nine duo a prison term. Then they asked for more money, and it fell apart.

Clippers beat Spurs 114-105, even series at 2-2

The Clippers evened the series with the Spurs Sunday, winning Game 4 114-105. Game 5 will be played Tuesday in Los Angeles. After dropping Game 1 of the series on the road in Los Angeles, the Spurs won Game 2 before the series shifted to San Antonio. The Spurs ran away with Game 3, winning 100-73

Spurs fans still hopeful after loss to Clippers in Game 4

It was a disappointing Game 4 for Spurs fans as the Clippers beat the Spurs at home 114-105 on Sunday. However, judging by the reaction of some fans at the AT&T Center after the game, you probably wouldn't have guessed that the Spurs lost. "We had some bad calls," said Amy Egnew, a S

Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.1 RC1 with Initial ACPI Support for ARM64

Linus Torvalds announced a few minutes ago, April 27, the immediate availability for download and testing of the first Release Candidate version of the upcoming Linux 4.1 kernel, due for release later this year. According to Mr. Linus Torvalds, Linux kernel 4.1 RC1 is a normal release, and t

Apple Highlights: 'Significant' China Growth, Apple Watch Sales Estimates & So Much More

Wall Street is bullish about the results for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)'s fiscal 2015 second quarter.

Viber Offers Earthquake Victims Free International Calls From Nepal

The earthquake in Nepal is a devastating one that has left thousands dead with many more injured and/or missing. So far we've seen various efforts from governments around the world who are offering relief, with big name companies such as Apple, Facebook, and Google offering up relief of their own, o

LG Watch Urbane Could Be Coming To Verizon 28th April

Last week we reported that LG had announced the availability of the LG Watch Urbane. The smartwatch was to be first launched in its home country of South Korea last week and is expected to make its way to other markets by the end of the month. The good news is that if you were wondering when the wat

Scots mum who made Aussie PM face up to adoption heartache calls on Scotland to start the healing pr...

EVELYN ROBINSON says the pain of losing her own child during the 70s has driven her to right the wrongs caused by forced adoption.

Ed Miliband rules out any kind of deal with SNP.. but Nicola Sturgeon claims he'll change his tune a...

THE Labour leader went further than ruling out a coalition with the Nationalists - claiming he wouldn't even approach Sturgeon for a "confidence and suppy" pact at Westminster.

Brendan Rodgers falls back in Liverpool's race for Man United target Memphis Depay

BRENDAN RODGERS must be resigned now to crossing some of Europe's most exciting talent off his Anfield shopping list this summer – and that may well include Memphis Depay.

Peter Kay's Car Share, TV review: The perfect vehicle for Kay's comic talents

Aidan Turner has departed our screens, and, just in the nick of time, TV has brought us another romantic hero to fill the gap. OK, this 41-year-old Lancashire-born stand-up probably doesn't fit most people's idea of hunky, but new series Peter Kay's Car Share is seriously charming. It's available i