John Chardon asked Filipino ‘lover’ to find hitman to kill wife, court told

John Chardon asked Filipino ‘lover’ to find hitman to kill wife, court told

Updated May 15, 2018 16:55:27 Photo: Marshall Aguilor told the court he met John Chardon through an online dating site in the Philippines. (AAP Image: Dave Hunt) Accused murderer John Chardon has been committed to stand trial for the alleged murder of his wife on the Gold Coast, shortly after …

Israeli forces kill 16 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US embassy move to Jerusalem

Israeli forces kill 16 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US embassy move to Jerusalem

Posted May 14, 2018 22:02:24 Photo: Palestinian demonstrators run for cover at the Israel-Gaza border. (Reuters: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa) Related Story: Friendly embrace or deliberate insult? Trump’s embassy opening does both Related Story: Israel kicks off US embassy celebrations with party attended by Ivanka Trump Israeli troops have killed at …

Teen michael Bever who helped brother Robert kill family found guilty in Oklahoma

Teen michael Bever who helped brother Robert kill family found guilty in Oklahoma

AN OKLAHOMA teenager convicted in the fatal stabbings of five family members is set for sentencing, when jurors will consider whether he should spend the rest of his life behind bars. Michael Bever was 16 when he and his then-18-year-old brother, Robert Bever, killed their parents and three younger siblings …

Perth man accused of murdering father and attempting to kill mother appears in court

Perth man accused of murdering father and attempting to kill mother appears in court

By Elva Darnell Posted April 29, 2018 14:01:42 A 42-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering his father and attempting to kill his mother. Police allege Mount Lawley man, Nigel Chaytor, attacked his 72-year-old parents at their Kelmscott home on Friday morning. Officers were called to the property …

Toronto van attack: Here’s what we know about the suspected driver, who appeared to dare police to kill him

Toronto van attack: Here’s what we know about the suspected driver, who appeared to dare police to kill him

Updated April 24, 2018 20:08:40 Video: Video from the scene shows a dramatic standoff between the suspected van driver and police. (ABC News) Related Story: ‘He hit every single person on the sidewalk’: Ten dead after Toronto van attack Canadian police are questioning a man suspected of running down dozens …

Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson may have empathised with victim’s father who ‘wanted to kill’ paedophile priest, court hears

Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson may have empathised with victim’s father who ‘wanted to kill’ paedophile priest, court hears

Posted April 12, 2018 17:08:30 Photo: The Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson is accused of concealing child sexual abuse by priest Jim Fletcher. (AAP: Dan Himbrecht) Related Story: Archbishop accused of concealing child sex abuse tries to get case thrown out again The Archbishop of Adelaide has told a court …

Accused Leongatha carjacker allegedly threatened to kill woman unless she drove him away from flaming vehicles

Accused Leongatha carjacker allegedly threatened to kill woman unless she drove him away from flaming vehicles

Updated April 11, 2018 17:15:53 Photo: The stolen car crashed into parked cars on McCartin Street, Leongatha and caught alight. (Supplied: Facebook) A Victorian man accused of crashing a stolen car that burst into flames before assaulting and threatening two women unless they helped him flee the scene was released …

Israeli troops kill seven and wound 200 Palestinians as Gaza border protests resume: medics

Israeli troops kill seven and wound 200 Palestinians as Gaza border protests resume: medics

Updated April 07, 2018 06:46:41 Photo: Israel’s shooting of demonstrators has drawn international criticism. (Reuters: Amir Cohen) Israeli troops have shot dead seven Palestinian protesters and wounded at least 200 along the Israel-Gaza border, Palestinian medical officials say, raising the death toll to 27 in the week-long disturbances. Key points: …

Fears proposed death penalty for hate speech will kill freedom of expression in Nigeria

Fears proposed death penalty for hate speech will kill freedom of expression in Nigeria

Posted April 01, 2018 05:02:53 There are fears that newly proposed laws in Nigeria which stipulate a death penalty for hate speech will severely undermine freedom of expression in Africa’s largest democracy. Key points: The fierce public debate comes ahead of the 2019 general election Proponents say it is necessary …

Rioting and fire in Venezuelan police station kill 68

Rioting and fire in Venezuelan police station kill 68

Updated March 29, 2018 18:34:34 Photo: Relatives of inmates demanded information about the incident from police. (Reuters: Carlos Garcia Rawlins) Rioting and a fire in the cells of a Venezuelan police station in the central city of Valencia have killed 68 people, according to the Government and witnesses. Nearly all …