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One man dead, one more critical following crane falls at Brisbane construction site

Updated December 14, 2015 22:20:19 Map: Newstead 4006 One particular man is dead and yet another has been critically injured following a crane fell more than at a building website in Brisbane’s inner-city. The crane fell over on Longland Street at Newstead just soon after 7:00pm (AEST), crushing the two men underneath it. One was…


Bodies on streets following day of bloodshed in Burundi

Posted December 13, 2015 07:59:11 Photo: Suspected fighters are paraded ahead of the media by Burundian police close to a recovered cache of weapons after clashes in the capital Bujumbura, Burundi. (Reuters/Jean Pierre Aime Harerimana ) Burundi’s army says 79 “enemies” and eight soldiers have been killed for the duration of the bloodiest day in…


Qantas ceases greyhound exports to Asia following damning report

Posted December 12, 2015 18:03:42 Qantas will cease racing greyhound freight services to Asia following damning revelations hundreds of the Australian animals deemed too “slow” are becoming exported to the region. The exportation is in breach of racing guidelines and the animals suffer in shocking situations. Qantas issued a statement, creating mention of an ABC…


Brawl erupts in Ukraine parliament following MP drags prime minister from podium

Posted December 12, 2015 01:13:52 External Hyperlink: Brawl erupts in Ukraine parliament soon after MP drags prime minister away from podium A brawl erupted in the Ukrainian parliament after prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was interrupted in the course of his annual address and then carried away from the podium. Ukraine Right now reports that Oleh…


Owen Wright withdraws from Pipeline Masters following horror wipeout

Posted December 11, 2015 07:19:13 Globe number five Owen Wright has been forced to withdraw from the Pipeline Masters, right after a head injury sustained in a wipeout put the Australian surfing star in hospital. Wright was scheduled to compete in heat two of the very first round, on Friday morning (AEDT) at Hawaii’s famed…


Refugee urged to drop charges following becoming strangled by boyfriend, court told

Posted December 10, 2015 15:21:23 An Iranian refugee, whose estranged boyfriend used her hijab to strangle her till she passed out, has told Adelaide’s Supreme Court she is “confused” by his actions and was urged by other folks to drop the charges. Qasem Gardi, an Afghani refugee, was discovered guilty by a judge of attempting…


Indonesia pulls private buses off roads following deadly accident

By Indonesia correspondent Adam Harvey Posted December 09, 2015 11:57:10 Photo: Eighteen individuals were killed when a private bus was struck by a train and dragged for about 200 metres (AFP: Adek Berry) Associated Story: Train slams into packed minibus in Indonesia killing at least 16 Map: Indonesia Indonesia has pulled 1,600 private buses off…


Police appeal for data following mother and daughter’s deaths

Posted December 09, 2015 07:50:08 Police are searching for public support as they continue to investigate the deaths of an 11-year-old girl and her mother in Brisbane’s inner west. Celeste Pearson’s body was located in the bathroom of a unit at Auchenflower early on Tuesday morning. The physique of her 49-year-old mother was located about…


Rescued bushwalker was ‘losing hope’ following two days in Tasmanian wilderness

Posted December 08, 2015 11:03:42 A Tasmanian bushwalker who spent two days lost in the wilderness on the state’s west coast says he was losing hope that he would be discovered. On Saturday afternoon 75-year-old Harry Gruner left his two walking companions at a remote hut in the Mount Dundas area and headed to Fraser…


Man dies following stabbing in Sydney’s west

Posted December 07, 2015 06:29:37 A man who was stabbed to death in Sydney’s west yesterday had been involved in a fight with a group of men, police think. Emergency solutions discovered the critically injured 35-year-old man in a suburban street in Fairfield East yesterday afternoon even though responding to reports of an assault. “Initial…