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Lightning DOES strike more than once - the bizarre way a lucky man won the same lottery draw TWICE

Monday  13:03,   15 october 2018

A man from Queensland's Sunshine Coast has won the Saturday Gold Lotto draw twice after he accidentally bought an extra ticket with the same winning numbers. The Sunshine Coast winner didn't even realise he had won first prize in the... >>>

Researchers Discover Neanderthal Child Was Devoured by a Giant Bird

Monday  12:51,   15 october 2018

The bones are the oldest human remains ever discovered in Poland by 50,000 yearsIt was only this year that researchers discovered that the bones, found amid the remains of animals, actually were once those of a Neanderthal child. A Neanderthal... >>>

Floods kill at least 5 people in southwest France

Monday  10:27,   15 october 2018

Authorities in southwest France say five people have been killed in violent storms and floods that saw the equivalent of several months of rainfall in the space of hours. Alain Thirion, the prefect of the Aude region, gave the death toll in a phone... >>>

Egypt sentences three to death for attacks on police

Sunday  21:27,   14 october 2018

A court in Egypt has sentenced three people to death for their involvement in the killing of policemen and belonging to an armed group. The defendants were found guilty by a Cairo criminal court on Sunday of being involved in the killing of 10... >>>

Storm Callum: "Worst flooding in 30 years" hits Wales

Sunday  09:27,   14 october 2018

A person was killed in a landslide in Wales and a man died iN England after he was swept into the sea in Brighton and two cars were crushed by a falling tree in Cornwall overnight. About 2,000 homes and businesses in England are without power,... >>>

Polish police use tear gas to protect gay rights march

Sunday  01:51,   14 october 2018

Polish police used tear gas and a water cannon against right-wing extremists who were trying to block the first equality parade in the city of Lublin in eastern Poland. More than 1,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights activists with... >>>

#MeToo Setback: Austrian politician convicted of libel for accusing man of sexual harassment on Facebook

Sunday  01:27,   14 october 2018

An Austrian politician was convicted of libel after she accused a beer store owner of sending her sexual harassment messages on FacebookIn an unprecedented case, a judge at the Regional Court for Criminal Matters in Vienna ruled that Green Party... >>>

'Sleepwalking' with India's guerrillas

Saturday  18:51,   13 october 2018

Anthropologist Alpa Shah lived among them to understand why they shunned democracy to take up arms. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Eyelids... >>>

11 killed in crash of car carrying migrants in Greece

Saturday  13:51,   13 october 2018

Greek police say that a car carrying migrants collided with a truck in northern Greece, killing 11 people.Ten of the victims were believed to be migrants who crossed into the Greece from Turkey. The 11th person was the car's driver and a suspected... >>>

Andrew Brunson: The pastor at the center of tensions between the US and Turkey

Saturday  13:03,   13 october 2018

Turkey described Andrew Brunson as a spy who attempted to overthrow the government in 2016. But to US officials, he was a Christian family man who was wrongfully detained. Who is Brunson, and why was he at the center of tensions between the two... >>>

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Saturday  11:52,   13 october 2018

All nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were confirmed dead Saturday after a violent snowstorm devastated their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to hit the Himalayan nation in recent... >>>

Four Maldives' election officials flee to Sri Lanka, citing threats

Saturday  11:27,   13 october 2018

Intimidation and threats drove four members of an election panel in the Maldives to flee the island nation, two officials said on Saturday, a day before its top court hears defeated president Abdulla Yameen's challenge to his election loss last... >>>

Australia says delivery of F-35 jets not disrupted by Sept. crash

Saturday  09:30,   13 october 2018

The Australian Defence Force on Saturday said its deliveries of F-35 fighter jets from the United States were still on track, despite the planes being grounded after one of the aircraft crashed in September. All U.S. and international F-35 jets made >>>

Saudi Arabia calls murder claims 'lies'

Saturday  08:54,   13 october 2018

Turkish officials say journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured and killed in the Saudi consulate.Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz's denial comes 11 days after Mr Khashoggi was last seen entering the... >>>

At least 10 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

Saturday  08:30,   13 october 2018

At least ten people have died and as many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday. Heavy downpours since Wednesday triggered flooding and landslides that hit some 24 villages >>>