AP, AAP, AFP, ABC, Reuters, Bloomberg

Top Stories

Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas



Keep up-to-date via social media


Islamic militants behead captured Kurds in Syria

Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria‑Turkey border.

Forensics at center of missing University of Virginia student case

Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their...

British jets strike IS jihadists west of Baghdad

British fighter jets fired on Islamic State militants west of Baghdad overnight, the Ministry of Defence said Wednesday, in their second strikes in as many...

Mayor of Los Angeles suburb Bell Gardens fatally shot by his wife

The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, a small Los Angeles suburb, was shot to death by his wife on...

Hong Kong protests hit China's National Day

Thousands of pro‑democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong early on Wednesday, ratcheting up pressure on the pro‑Beijing...

US Marines crisis unit to deploy to Mideast

The US Marine Corps plans to deploy 2,300 troops to the Middle East for a new unit designed to quickly respond to crises in the volatile region, the...

Bodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll to 48

A dozen more bodies have been found near the ash‑covered summit of a Japanese volcano as searches resumed amid concern of toxic gasses and another...

US embassy issues warning after clashes in Myanmar

U. S. embassy issues warning after clashes in Myanmar