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PICS: 'Hatred of our times' image wins World Press Photo
PICS: 'Hatred of our times' image wins World Press Photo

The shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.

7 days ago
This is NOT A Drill! Evacuations ordered below damaged California dam
This is NOT A Drill! Evacuations ordered below damaged California dam

Residents below the tallest dam in the US near Oroville were ordered to evacuate after authorities said an auxiliary spillway ...

8 days ago
Hamburg airport briefly shut down
Hamburg airport briefly shut down
News

German authorities briefly closed the airport in Hamburg after a discharge of a corrosive substance caused eye irritation ...

8 days ago
Inter-Shi'a tension mounts in Baghdad after clashes
Inter-Shi'a tension mounts in Baghdad after clashes
News

The growing tensions come at a bad time for Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi who is trying to focus on a critical battle with Islamic State in Mosul.

8 days ago
WW2 bomb forces evacuation in Greece's Thessaloniki
WW2 bomb forces evacuation in Greece's Thessaloniki
News

Up to 72 000 residents living within a 2km radius of the bomb site were asked to leave their homes in one of the country's ...

8 days ago
Aussie bushfires threaten properties, close roads
Aussie bushfires threaten properties, close roads
News

A heat wave on Australia's east coast saw temperatures hit records in some parts of the state, creating conditions that officials ...

8 days ago
N Korea tests ballistic missile, Trump to weigh response
N Korea tests ballistic missile, Trump to weigh response
News

The launch marks the first test of US President Trump's vow to get tough on an isolated North Korean regime.

10 days ago
Cocaine worth R800m washes up on English beaches
Cocaine worth R800m washes up on English beaches

360 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated R830 million washed up in duffel bags on two beaches near Great Yarmouth.

10 days ago
16 killed in spate of car bombings in Mosul
16 killed in spate of car bombings in Mosul

At least 16 people were killed in car bombings in the eastern section of Mosul, northern Iraq, weeks after it was recaptured from the Islamic State.

10 days ago
French police arrest four for planning a Paris attack
French police arrest four for planning a Paris attack

Four people have been arrested in and around Montpellier on suspicion of planning an imminent terrorist attack in France, the interior ministry said.

10 days ago
Sydney braces for blackouts
Sydney braces for blackouts
International

Australians in Sydney face power outages as an extreme heatwave moves from the desert interior to the country's most populated city.

10 days ago
Chinese engineers' bodies recovered from Albanian mine
Chinese engineers' bodies recovered from Albanian mine

Three Chinese engineers were found dead at the bottom of Albania's Bulqize chrome mine after being killed by an explosion below ground last weekend.

10 days ago
Dutch cops seize materials to make one billion ecstasy pills
Dutch cops seize materials to make one billion ecstasy pills

Dutch police said they seized enough materials to make a billion scstasy pills in a truck near the border with Belgium.

10 days ago
Over 100 dead in Brazil state as cops' strike spurs anarchy
Over 100 dead in Brazil state as cops' strike spurs anarchy

More than 100 people have been reported killed in violence and looting during a six-day strike by Espirito Santo police.

10 days ago
PICS: New Zealanders race to rescue stranded whales
PICS: New Zealanders race to rescue stranded whales
Science

Rescuers were trying to save scores of pilot whales in a remote New Zealand bay, where about 300 carcasses littered the beach.