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Dozens killed in Syrian rocket attack

Updated December 14, 2015 01:24:56 Photo: A Syrian man carries a child via rubble following air strikes on the town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta area. (AFP: Sameer Al-Doumy) Map: Syrian Arab Republic Air and missile strikes on a college district and other areas in insurgent-held Damascus suburbs have killed at least 28 men…


Dozens killed in Syrian rocket attack

Posted December 14, 2015 01:12:28 Photo: A Syrian man carries a baby through rubble following air strikes on the town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta region. (AFP: Sameer Al-Doumy) Map: Syrian Arab Republic At least 28 people, including children, have been killed during the “heavy bombardment” of a besieged rebel-stronghold east of the Syrian…


Triple suicide attack kills 27 on Lake Chad island

Posted December 06, 2015 06:39:36 A triple suicide bombing on an island in Lake Chad has killed at least 27 men and women and left more than 80 wounded, a Chadian security source says. It was one more apparent strike by Boko Haram Islamists in spite of a regional offensive to cease the insurgency. “Three…


At least 16 dead in petrol bomb attack on Cairo restaurant: police

Posted December 04, 2015 23:26:14 External Link: Cairo petrol bomb attack video footage. A petrol bomb hurled into a suburban Cairo restaurant has killed 16 folks and wounded two after a fierce blaze broke out, Egyptian safety officials mentioned. The restaurant, which also operates as a nightclub, was situated in a basement, offering no escape…


‘Sickening blow’: Police charge man more than Gold Coast attack on Korean student

Posted December 04, 2015 07:53:21 A man has been charged for allegedly kicking a Korean student in the head and robbing him even though unconscious outside a Gold Coast karaoke bar. Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Procter stated two guys approached the student and his companion outside the bar in Southport Mall early on Wednesday morning….


Labor ramps up attack on Baston more than Marketplace City sale

Posted December 03, 2015 22:59:12 Labor has seized on comments from the West Australian Agriculture Minister talking up the advantages of selling the Perth Industry Authority, arguing it shows a substantial failure in how he has managed conflict of interest problems. Minister Ken Baston has been below fire for not publicly acknowledging he had declared…


Life-saving wireless health-related devices ‘at risk of cyber attack’

By Rebecca Turner Posted December 03, 2015 00:33:58 Life-saving wireless heart pacemakers could truly be ticking time bombs at danger of cyber attack, a Perth conference has been told. Health-related device safety specialist Todd Cooper told the SRI Safety Conference at Edith Cowan University on Wednesday that wireless medical devices such as ventilators, patient-controlled analgesia…


China blamed for ‘massive’ cyber attack on BoM supercomputer

[unable to retrieve complete-text content] China is being blamed for a main cyber attack on the computer systems at the Bureau of Meteorology, which has compromised sensitive systems across the Federal Government. Agen Sabung Ayam


Boko Haram claims suicide attack on Shiite Muslims in Nigeria

Posted November 29, 2015 01:13:31 Boko Haram has claimed duty for a suicide bombing on a Shiite Muslim procession close to the northern Nigerian city of Kano that killed 22 folks. The hardline Islamist group mentioned in a statement in Arabic on social media its bomber “detonated his explosives which led to the death” of…


Pirates attack foreign ships off Somalia

Image copyright AFP Image caption Piracy in Somalia has declined considering that foreign navies started patrols Pirates have attacked two foreign fishing trawlers off Somalia’s coast, seizing the crew of 1 of them, maritime experts and residents say. A Thai trawler managed to escape, following a failed attempt on Monday to hijack it in waters…