The US military said it killed a leader of the Islamist militant al Shabaab group with an air strike in Somalia over the weekend, while the insurgents claimed responsibility for a new attack.Somalia's government said the leader was one of the co-founders of the al-Qaeda linked movement that has killed tens of thousands of people in bombings since 2006.
A driver's parking job at an IGA has sparked a debate among locals. See why.
Women and young people living in regional Australia will be the focus of a Nationals Party "listening tour" launched in an effort to understand why voters ditched the coalition at the federal election.After failing to pick up additional seats in May and facing challenges to their strongholds in upcoming state elections, Nationals leader David Littleproud said the party needed to rebuild trust.
Grim new information has come to light after the bodies of a boy and a girl were discovered inside an abandoned storage unit.
The murder of a young Tasmanian man with a sword was an act of revenge in a dispute sparked by a social media message being sent to the wrong person, a court has been told.Five people are facing trial accused of murdering Bobby Medcraft, 23, who died from blood loss following an altercation in the northwest city of Burnie in the early hours of March 29, 2020.
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A home up for sale has become a viral sensation thanks to one spooky detail.
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The New Zealand opposition has taken a leaf out of an Australian playbook, brewing a storm over tax ahead of the next election.However, the National party denies concocting misleading campaigns as it attempts to unseat Jacinda Ardern's Labour government.
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Four families including 3 young children came to Byron Bay for a wedding to find that their Airbnb in Suffolk Park was empty and in the process of being renovated. Credit: TikTok/@reneescbfs
With western Sydney shaping up as a prime battleground in the NSW election, the government has begun drip feeding funding announcements for community projects in the crucial area.The government has a substantial war chest in 'WestInvest', a $5 billion community investment fund created by the $20.
Nuclear-armed North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years, prompting a warning for residents to take cover and a temporary suspension of trains in northern Japan.The Japanese government warned citizens to take cover as the missile appeared to have flown over and past its territory before falling into the Pacific Ocean.
An elderly man on trial for angrily murdering his ex-wife's new boyfriend with an axe says he carried the weapon in his car in case people attacked him.Cabramatta West man Thanh Tran, 79, admits repeatedly striking Pok Min Fah to the head with the axe after knocking him down with his car on March 14, 2019.
A city council has told the Sydney boy to close up shop after receiving complaints from locals. Read more.
MP Karen Chhour, criticised for seeing things through a 'vanilla lens'. Getty ImagesThe truism that the personal is political and the political personal is very much the case with Māori (identity) politics. We’ve recently seen several incidents in which Māori government ministers have criticised other Māori MPs or public figures in ways that, by implication, relate to who they are as Māori. In May, Labour minister Willie Jackson referred to Act leader David Seymour as a “useless Māori” for his l
NSW Police are investigating if the death of a 12-year-old Wollongong boy is linked to a social media Tik Tok craze encouraging children as young as 10 to lure police into pursuits.A stolen black Holden Barina crashed into a traffic light at Towradgi in the early hours of Tuesday morning, half an hour before the boy was dropped at a friend's house by a silver car.
Getty ImagesNew Zealanders reacted with anger, confusion and disbelief at the sentencing in recent weeks of 18-year-old Jayden Meyer to home detention after his conviction for rape, sexual violation and indecent acts. Meyer’s sentence resulted in protests as well as a petition signed by over 39,000 people demanding tougher sentencing. Crown prosecutors have since announced they will appeal the judge’s decision. So how could such a sentence be justified in the first place? A brief look at the rul
A clinical psychologist determined a 13-year-old boy was mentally capable to go on trial for murder because of his physical appearance.The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is one of eight charged over the death of Melbourne 16-year-old Declan Cutler.