Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian faces court, held on 10 counts of 1st degree murder

Toronto van attack suspect Alek Minassian faces court, held on 10 counts of 1st degree murder

Updated April 25, 2018 01:05:08 Video: Video from the scene shows a dramatic standoff between the suspected van driver and police. (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Kill me’: Toronto van attack suspect told police. Here’s what else we know about him Related Story: ‘He hit every single person on the sidewalk’: …

Syrian Government forces pound districts of Damascus held by the Islamic State fighters

Syrian Government forces pound districts of Damascus held by the Islamic State fighters

Updated April 23, 2018 09:37:06 Photo: Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood held by Islamic State militants. (AP: SANA) Syrian Government forces have used warplanes, helicopters and artillery to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an …

Westpac held back details from rival about dodgy financial adviser | Australia news

Westpac has admitted it failed to tell a competitor about a financial planner who had ripped off clients while under its employment, and that it allowed that competitor to hire the planner anyway. The banking royal commission has heard that a former financial planner, Andrew Smith, who worked for Westpac …

PNG grandmother held in detention by Australian Border Force after suffering acute appendicitis

PNG grandmother held in detention by Australian Border Force after suffering acute appendicitis

Updated April 17, 2018 11:14:14 A grandmother from Papua New Guinea is being held in a Brisbane detention centre after being airlifted to Far North Queensland for medical treatment. Rapia Komonde was taken by her husband from their remote village in PNG to a medical centre on Saibai Island in …

Electoral Commission proposes scrapping South Australian Labor held seat of Port Adelaide

Electoral Commission proposes scrapping South Australian Labor held seat of Port Adelaide

Updated April 13, 2018 12:05:13 Turnbull Government minister Christopher Pyne’s South Australian electorate has avoided the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC)’s scrapheap, with the commission instead targeting the Labor-held electorate of Port Adelaide. Port Adelaide is currently held by Labor MP Mark Butler, who is the spokesman for energy and climate …

Funeral Held For Journalist Shot During Protest at Gaza Border

The body of Yasser Murtaja, a Palestinian journalist who was fatally shot during protests at the Israeli border on Friday, was carried through the streets of Gaza City on Saturday, April 7, for his funeral. Ashraf Abu Amra, a freelance journalist who spoke to Reuters, said that he and Murtaja …

Teenager held down by police, hit with baton in Byron Bay yelled ‘I’m not resisting’, inquiry hears

Teenager held down by police, hit with baton in Byron Bay yelled ‘I’m not resisting’, inquiry hears

Updated March 26, 2018 14:29:29 Video: NSW Police hit 16yo boy with batons during arrest (ABC News) Related Story: Byron Bay police being investigated after claims of violent arrests Footage showing police holding down a teenage boy and hitting him with a baton has been played at an independent inquiry …