Thousands of people crammed into boats and army trucks have fled their homes in Serbia and Bosnia after record rainfall turned the Sava River into a deadly torrent and caused the worst floods in more than a century.
Four donkeys lay dead at the gate of the Jabalia Elementary Girls School in Gaza, the first indication of the bloody human toll inside.
The Australian entertainer's five year and nine month sentence over sex offences not likely to be deemed 'unduly lenient', says Attorney General.
Nissana Sukar picked her way carefully over the mountain of twisted metal, smashed concrete and rubble that once was the apartment block next to her home.
A German fisherman who found the world’s oldest message in a bottle floating in the Baltic Sea has been thwarted in his attempts to sell the treasure on eBay.
The Defence Minister in Kiev wears three stars on his shoulder. The Ukrainian army commander fighting rebels in the east has four stars. Simply put, that discrepancy of rank is a big part of the reason Australian and Dutch police can’t get to the crash site of flight MH17.
A blanket of pale smoke hung over Shakhtersk and jagged pillars of a darker, more ominous smoke rose from the downtown area, as the Ukrainian army attempted to steal control of the MH17 crash site.
He has the reputation of a sour Soviet commissar. Vladimir Antyufeev - a former Soviet intelligence officer, wanted for subversion and deadly repression in two of Russia’s neighbours - has suddenly taken charge of the rebels in eastern Ukraine.
An old story does the rounds in Australian diplomatic circles about the difficulty of dealing with Russia, a tale that must leave Tony Abbott wondering.
“To forge iron, you must have a strong hammer,” Chinese president Xi Jinping said in his first public address. The fall of former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang is meant to show Xi means business.
PLUMPTON High school students became check mates when they competed with 10 other schools in Penrith RSL's annual ...