Afghanistan dual-suicide bombing kills 25, including veteran photographer

Afghanistan dual-suicide bombing kills 25, including veteran photographer

Updated April 30, 2018 17:31:34 Photo: The second explosion caught reporters and officials drawn to the area by the first blast. (AP: Massoud Hossaini) A coordinated double suicide bombing has hit central Kabul, killing 25 people, including a veteran AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station, Afghan …

PTSD treatment: Art therapy ‘changed my life’ after returning from Iraq, veteran says

PTSD treatment: Art therapy ‘changed my life’ after returning from Iraq, veteran says

Posted April 28, 2018 09:03:48 Photo: David Gillard says art therapy “changed his life” after suffering PTSD. (Facebook: David Gillard) David Gillard has never described himself as the ‘artsy type’. But it turns out that the Adelaide veteran is quite handy with a paint brush and believes his introduction to …

US veteran receives world’s most extensive penis transplant to mend blast injury

US veteran receives world’s most extensive penis transplant to mend blast injury

Posted April 24, 2018 05:49:43 Photo: The medical team that carried out the penis transplant at Johns Hopkins University. (Supplied: Johns Hopkins Medicine) Related Story: First US penis transplant performed on 64-year-old man Related Story: Penis transplant recipient set to become father A Baltimore hospital says a wounded US veteran …

Peter Marshall, United Firefighters Union secretary, faces challenge for job from veteran firefighter

Peter Marshall, United Firefighters Union secretary, faces challenge for job from veteran firefighter

Posted April 24, 2018 05:09:55 Photo: Peter Marshall (L) will run against Lyndon Clarke (R) for state secretary of the union. (ABC News/Supplied) Related Story: Government rejects claim of secret firefighter deal as stoush over new chief escalates Related Story: MFB row escalates with union boss threatening to release ‘promises’ …

Myer appoints British veteran retailer John King to turn department store around

Myer appoints British veteran retailer John King to turn department store around

Updated April 23, 2018 17:21:38 Embattled retailer Myer has announced British veteran retailer John King will be its new chief executive, subject to visa approval. He will replace former boss Richard Umbers, who stepped down in February. Since then, chairman Garry Hounsell has been running the company. Mr King is …

Andrew Bogut to leave NBA, Sydney Kings confirm veteran Australian centre will play for them

Andrew Bogut to leave NBA, Sydney Kings confirm veteran Australian centre will play for them

Posted April 22, 2018 22:02:47 Photo: Andrew Bogut (#66) is coming back to Australia after more than a decade in the NBA to play for the Sydney Kings. (Reuters / USA TODAY Sports: Kelvin Kuo, file photo) The NBL has received a massive boost with Boomers veteran Andrew Bogut returning …

Drug addict jailed for 27 years after accomplice murders Victorian war veteran Kenneth Handford

Drug addict jailed for 27 years after accomplice murders Victorian war veteran Kenneth Handford

Posted April 17, 2018 13:09:57 A drug addict who initiated a burglary that resulted in the fatal stabbing of a Victorian war veteran has been sentenced to 27 years in jail. The body of Kenneth Handford was found in his Springbank home, near Ballarat, on what was to be his …

Time to reject fake news and rebuild old media trust, US media veteran Kay Koplovitz says

Time to reject fake news and rebuild old media trust, US media veteran Kay Koplovitz says

Posted April 10, 2018 18:03:28 US media veteran Kay Koplovitz says it is time to reject “fake news” and argues social media consumers will soon demand a return to verified, fact-based media they can trust. Ms Koplovitz said the Cambridge Analytica scandal involving the exploitation of Facebook user data was …

Assad cronies deliberately had veteran war correspondent Marie Colvin killed, court documents show

Assad cronies deliberately had veteran war correspondent Marie Colvin killed, court documents show

Updated April 10, 2018 08:07:44 Photo: Cat Colvin believes her sister Marie was targeted by the Syrian Government. (ABC News) Related Story: Marie Colvin, intrepid and fearless war correspondent Map: Syrian Arab Republic In her Long Island home, Cat Colvin sorts through the family photo album. She cared for the …

Eagles veteran Mark LeCras survives AFL jungle to lead young West Coast forward pack

Eagles veteran Mark LeCras survives AFL jungle to lead young West Coast forward pack

Updated April 05, 2018 07:47:44 Video: Eagles forward Mark LeCras looks back on his ‘big decision’ (ABC News) Mark LeCras is one of an increasingly rare breed in the AFL. As a player with 13 seasons under his belt, the stands against the brutal churn of the game that often …