Norwich down Middlesbrough to win promotion jackpot

Norwich down Middlesbrough to win promotion jackpot

London (AFP) - Norwich City won the promotion jackpot as they swept back into the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final on Monday.Alex Neil's side raced into a two-goal lead inside the first 15 minutes at Wembley thanks to goals from Cameron Jerome a



Tunisian Soldier Kills 7, Wounds 10 in Barracks Attack

Tunisian Soldier Kills 7, Wounds 10 in Barracks Attack

A Tunisian soldier opened fire on his fellow troops Monday, killing seven and wounding 10 before he was shot dead himself. Authorities said the attack occurred at the Bouchoucha base in Tunis, not far from where two Islamist gunmen opened fire on tourists at the Bardo national museum in March,

Aquino: Philippines to Fly Usual Routes over Disputed Reefs

Aquino: Philippines to Fly Usual Routes over Disputed Reefs

Philippine aircraft will continue to fly their usual routes over disputed reefs in the South China Sea, the country's president said Monday, defying China's challenges to its planes and those of the United States. President Benigno Aquino III told reporters there is no declared air defense iden

Q&A: Alhurra's Rafal Mahdi on Islamic State Battle for Anbar

Q&A: Alhurra's Rafal Mahdi on Islamic State Battle for Anbar

As Iraqi military and paramilitary forces are mounting a counteroffensive against Islamic State fighters in Anbar province, residents in Baghdad are rattled by the militant group's success just 110 kilometers to the west. Speaking from the capital on May 24, Alhurra TV news director Rafal Mahdi upda

WMNAGreenwood published Triple death suspect caught on CCTV

WMNAGreenwood published Triple death suspect caught on CCTV

Triple-killing suspect Jed Allen was pictured buying what appears to be a large bottle of water in a shop just hours before his young sister, mother and her partner were found stabbed to death at their home. New CCTV shows the 21-year-old in WHSmith at Oxford railway station, ten miles from the Did

Sydney gunman 'a furtive fantasist'

Sydney gunman 'a furtive fantasist'

Sydney gunman Man Monis was a self-obsessed fantasist who grew increasingly defiant as he edged closer to launching his deadly attack, an inquest has heard.

VIDEO: Cameron prepares for EU talks

VIDEO: Cameron prepares for EU talks

David Cameron is to hold talks with the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at Chequers on Monday, in the first of a series of one-to-one meetings with European leaders this week.

'Dancing Man' parties in Los Angeles

'Dancing Man' parties in Los Angeles

A British man who attracted global support after "fat-shaming" images of him were posted online attends a party in his honour in Los Angeles.

UN calls for more Nepal quake aid

UN calls for more Nepal quake aid

One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the United Nations calls for more food aid and shelter for the victims.

Masoud Barzani: 'We are prepared to recover Mosul very quickly'

Masoud Barzani: 'We are prepared to recover Mosul very quickly'

Masoud Barzani, the president of Iraqi Kurdistan, spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman. He discussed the situation in Iraq and the recent advances by the militant Islamic State group.


Masoud Barzani expressed his "surprise" at the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group. "

Palaszczuk 'too weak to take on taxis'

Palaszczuk 'too weak to take on taxis'

UBER has slammed the Palaszczuk Government for siding with the taxi industry, saying it could create 4000 new jobs in a year if the Government would only let it.

Brisbane rebel 'fighting against ISIS'

Brisbane rebel 'fighting against ISIS'

A YOUNG Brisbane man is believed to have travelled to the Middle East to fight death cult ISIS, with family and friends raising the alarm after posting disturbing claims on social media.

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.

How the campaign against Carmody started

How the campaign against Carmody started

THE move to have Chief Justice Tim Carmody removed was well in play by the time he was elevated from Chief Magistrate to the head of the judiciary. Not that he knew it for some time.

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.

Melbourne's worst tram black spots revealed

Melbourne's worst tram black spots revealed

COMMUTERS, hold on tight. The intersection of Elizabeth and Collins streets is the most notorious black spot for tram crashes in Melbourne. Click to see the full list.

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.

South African wildlife veterinarians treat wounded rhino whose horns were cut off by poachers

South African wildlife veterinarians treat wounded rhino whose horns were cut off by poachers

Saving the Survivors, a South African group that treats rhinos with gunshot wounds, facial gouges and other injuries inflicted by poachers, is hoping to save a 4-year-old female rhino named Hope.

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...

N.S. teens caught driving stolen vehicle in wrong direction up one-way street

N.S. teens caught driving stolen vehicle in wrong direction up one-way street

Four Cape Breton teens are facing charges after they were allegedly caught driving the wrong way up a one-way street in a stolen vehicle in New Glasgow, N.S.

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.

Malaysia finds more graves | Journal

Malaysian authorities have discovered mass graves near the Thai border. Experts say the corpses in the graves are likely of refugees fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh, who were killed by smugglers for failing to pay money.
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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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Iraq Military Vows to Regain Ramadi After Criticism

Iraqi military officials vowed to recapture the city of Ramadi from ISIS after stinging criticism from U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.

Scene of 'Cruelty': 139 Graves Found at Migrant Camps

A cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves, Malaysian authorities said Monday.

Bulgarian Border Police Officer Detained for Trafficking of Immigrants

A Bulgarian border police officer from the Lesovo border checkpoint was detained for the trafficking of immigrants over the border with Turkey. The detention was the joint effort of the Interior Ministry and the State Agency for National Security (DANS) under the guidance of the regional prosecutor

Liverpool forward Divock Origi named in worst Ligue 1 team after loan season at Lille

Liverpool forward Divock Origi has been named in Ligue 1's worst team of the season by French newspaper L’Equipe after his year on loan at Lille.

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:

Karin Strenz: Occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia against international law and status ...

Baku – APA. Ms. Karin Strenz, member of the German Christian Democrats Union (CDU) and the Christian Socialists Union (CSU) Party, member of the Sports and Defense Committee in Bundestag, Chair of the Germany–South Caucasus Parliamentary Friendship Group of the Bundestag as well as member of the

Archive: Stiller performs with mom

Comedian Anne Meara, the father of Ben Stiller and husband of Jerry Stiller, has died, according to her family.

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

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

World White Web project wants to make Google's search results more diverse

When you search on Google for the term "hand" or "leg," the results you get back rarely feature a person of color. It was this particular search result that led Swedish design student Johanna Burai to launch the World White Web campaign. I was looking for an image of a black hand, and I expected to