Last Updated: July 26, 2014

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Algerie plane seen ‘falling’

A MISSING Air Algerie plane with 116 people on board was seen “falling” in northern Mali.

Disappearing lake Lake Mead running out of water

Lake Mead At Historic Low Levels As Drought Continues In Western US
SEE that white line? That’s where the water should be. These mind-blowing pics show America’s largest man-made reservoir is drying up.

Breeding export success

Australian beef cattle
EGYPT has been opened up as a new export market for Australian breeding stock.

Price surge after MH17 crash

Crops Harvest. North Central Victoria.
THE Malaysian Airlines crash that killed 298 people in Ukraine sparked a surge in grain prices last week.

Savage assault Boy, 11, reports ‘mum from hell’

Boy, 11, reports ‘mum from hell’
A YOUNG boy has courageously walked into a police station and burst into tears. He was reporting “the mum from hell”.

Full coverage ‘Plane was on fire as it fell’

‘Plane was on fire as it fell’
A GROUP of herders who say they saw Air Algerie flight AH5017 crash with 116 people on board claim it went down after being struck by lightning.

Jerusalem Jerusalem clashes after school attack

PICTURES: Palestinian protesters have clashed in and around Jerusalem in protest of the rising civilian death toll following an Israeli attack on a UN school in Gaza.

Breaking Three shot in US hospital attack

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A SHOOTING at a Philadelphia hospital has reportedly killed one worker and injured two other people, including a doctor.

Appeal launched Greste was ‘physically shocked’ by verdict

Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, Peter Greste
LAUNCHING an appeal against his seven-year jail sentence handed down by an Egyptian court, journalist Peter Greste has talked about his despair.

Brekkie Wrap Faith brings them together

Faith brings them together
BREKKIE WRAP: POPE Francis has met privately with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence.

Latest Updates Dutch deploy MH17 ‘peacekeepers’

LATEST UPDATES: Australian officials set to visit MH17 crash site for first time as the Dutch PM reveals he will send 40 ‘peacekeepers’ to secure the wreckage.

Political instability Ukraine PM quits after fists fly

UKRAINIAN Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has resigned after two political parties cut ties with the majority coalition and fists flew in parliament.

First steps Iraq elects new Kurdish president

Iraq elects new Kurdish president
FUAD Masum has become the new president of Iraq, amid hopes the Kurdish politician will help bring the country back from the brink of breakup.

Death toll soars School shelter attack kills 15

School shelter attack kills 15
FIFTEEN Palestinians have been killed after an Israeli shell slammed into a UN-run school where hundreds of civilians had taken refuge.

Blessed Pope meets freed Sudanese Christian

Pope meets freed Sudanese Christian
POPE Francis has praised a ‘courageous’ Sudanese woman for refusing to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence.

Spirits high Selfie time as bombs fly overhead

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MOST would think huddling in a bomb shelter would be a terrifying experience — not for these Israelis who have started posting ‘bomb shelter selfies’.

Train ride from hell A desperate train trip from Donetsk

The train from Donetsk
JOURNALIST Charles Miranda records the scenes as thousands of residents flee the city of Donetsk, believing that war is coming to the Ukrainian city.

Nightmare Slaves held in ‘snake pit’ for years

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IT’S stuff nightmares are made of. Except it’s real. A woman and her daughter were held captive in a basement with snakes and forced to eat dog food. But it gets worse.

Emptied safe ‘Shot her twice, she best be dead’

‘Shot her twice, she best be dead’
AN ELDERLY man killed a female burglar who broke into his house and claimed she was pregnant. “I shot her twice, she best be dead,” he said.

Extracted Woman finds sex toy inside her - 10 years later

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DOCTORS treating a woman for weight loss and lethargy were shocked to discover she had a sex toy inside her vagina — where it had been for a decade.

Children killed Rockets stored in Gaza schools

Rockets stored in Gaza schools
MILITANTS are turning schools in Gaza into war zone as observers say nearly a quarter of all civilian deaths in the conflict were children.

Tantrum Bad hair day ends in salon showdown

Bad hair day ends in salon showdown
WE’VE all had a bad hair day, but Rachel Meyers took things to the extreme when she hated her latest hairdo.

In custody Boy who killed teacher on new charges

Boy who killed teacher on new charges
A BOY, 15, charged with killing his teacher after following her into a bathroom, has now been charged after savagely attacking a detention worker.

Outbreak ‘Hero’ doctor contracts Ebola

HE was labelled a national hero for his work with people who have contracted Ebola. Now he has contracted the deadly virus himself.

US prison US botches another execution

US botches another execution
JOSEPH Rudolph Wood III took at least 660 breaths as he lay gasping and slowly dying for two hours.

Sore jaw Boy has 232 teeth removed

Indian teen getting his 232 teeth pulled out in Mumbai
IT started as a swollen mouth that stopped this teen from chewing. When doctors took a look they were amazed what was inside his mouth.

United Kingdom Fighters scrambled to intercept jet

 In a file picture dated 11/07/07, a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft flies past RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, northeast England...
TWO British fighter jets have escorted a passenger jet in an emergency landing after an “in-air incident” over London.

Disaster Plane crashes during emergency landing

AT LEAST 40 passengers are dead after a Taiwanese passenger jet crashed during an emergency landing in a typhoon.

MH17 latest Troops may be sent to MH17 site

Troops may be sent to MH17 site
AUSTRALIA, in consultation with Netherlands and the US, will decide this weekend on whether to send troops to secure the MH17 crash site.

Terrifying Woman crawled from plane wreck

Woman crawled from plane wreck
A SURVIVOR of the TransAsia air disaster called her father after scrambling from the flaming wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

Charlton feedlot sold

 Charlton Feedlot. Charlton. Steve Reynolds. Manager.

UPDATE: ALL the current staff at the Charlton Feedlot will keep their jobs.

O’hAilpin kicking goals

 03/09/2011 SPORT: Carlton training at visy park.,. Setanta O'hailpin during training.,

SETANTA O’hAilpin has moved up to fourth on the country Victorian goal­kicking table.

Call for farm labour amnesty

 FARM. Andrew Bulmer runs Bulmer's Farm Fresh Veg at Lindenow.

GIPPSLAND business calls for ‘amnesty’ on overseas workers already filling Australian labour shortages.

Antique machine rolls on


ECHUCA’S Adam Auditori sells 1906 Foden traction engine to pay for steam engine restoration base.

Bald Archy, works on show

 Bald Archies Convenor Peter Batey at the TAP gallery in Darlinghurst as some of this years works are hung. The Bald Archies,...

BENALLA never guessed what it was unleashing on the world with its hometown boy Peter Batey.