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Ship crashes into airport bridge as Typhoon Jebi reaches Japan - video

Ship crashes into airport bridge as Typhoon Jebi reaches Japan - video

A tanker smashes into a bridge linking Osaka's Kansai airport with the mainland after Typhoon Jebi makes landfall on Tuesday. The ship had been anchored but was forced into the bridge by the strongest
Crossbench dismisses idea Coalition may deregister CFMEU

Crossbench dismisses idea Coalition may deregister CFMEU

Independent Bob Katter says any move on construction union could ‘smash’ unionism in AustraliaCrossbench MPs and senators have dismissed the Coalition’s suggestion it could move to deregister the
Debating the definition of genocide will not save the Rohingya | Charles Petrie

Debating the definition of genocide will not save the Rohingya | Charles Petrie

The time for talk is over. The international community has to act, or it could fail in Myanmar just as it failed in RwandaA UN report has accused the Myanmar military of genocide. The report is being
Guards still untrained in asphyxia risks after David Dungay's death in custody

Guards still untrained in asphyxia risks after David Dungay's death in custody

Three years after Indigenous man’s death, Corrective Services NSW boss admits only a few staff have recently begun trainingAlmost three years after Indigenous man David Dungay Jr died in custody, most
Inside Greece's first smart city: 'Now you don't need to know a politician to get something done'

Inside Greece's first smart city: 'Now you don't need to know a politician to get something done'

Trikala, in Greece’s agricultural heartland, is an unlikely candidate for a leading smart city – but innovations have improved lives despite the financial crisis“In the past, residents had to call the
Counsellors on motorbikes put Boko Haram survivors on road to recovery | Festus Iyorah

Counsellors on motorbikes put Boko Haram survivors on road to recovery | Festus Iyorah

Mental health workers are taking their services to the doorstep in areas attacked by insurgents in north-east Nigeria Cletus Nicholas takes his life in his hands when he gets on his keke marwa motor
Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm of 25 years

Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm of 25 years

At least seven dead after powerful typhoon prompts flooding and chaos, leaving thousands stranded A powerful typhoon has slammed into western Japan, inundating the region's main international airport,
'We need to grow up': Malaysian MPs condemn caning over lesbian sex

'We need to grow up': Malaysian MPs condemn caning over lesbian sex

Politician calls for decriminalisation of homosexuality amid outrage over punishment in sharia courtA Malaysian MP has called for laws that criminalise homosexuality to be immediately abolished amid
The end of Atlanticism: has Trump killed the ideology that won the cold war?

The end of Atlanticism: has Trump killed the ideology that won the cold war?

The foreign policy establishment has been lamenting its death for half a century. But Atlanticism has long been a convenient mythIf you took headlines at their word, you would think that the western
Scott Morrison says Liberals will deal with bullying claims 'inside our team'

Scott Morrison says Liberals will deal with bullying claims 'inside our team'

As more women denounce bullying, the PM says he will take advice from Kelly O’Dwyer and Nola Marino on intimidation concerns Scott Morrison has defended the Liberal party’s handling of concerns from
Leader of militant Haqqani network in Afghanistan has died, say Taliban

Leader of militant Haqqani network in Afghanistan has died, say Taliban

Jalaluddin Haqqani died ‘after a long sickness’, the insurgent group saysThe Taliban have announced the death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of Afghanistan’s Haqqani militant group – one of the
Jacinda Ardern queried for taking costly flight to minimise time away from baby

Jacinda Ardern queried for taking costly flight to minimise time away from baby

New Zealand PM will fly to Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru separately from her deputy, costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollarsJacinda Ardern has defended making an air force Boeing 757 take an
School funding talks 'unfinished business', Scott Morrison says

School funding talks 'unfinished business', Scott Morrison says

PM says he is working constructively with Catholic and independent sectorsScott Morrison has insisted that negotiations with the Catholic and independent education sector about school funding reform
Bobi Wine: Ugandan pop-star politician describes 'torture' by soldiers

Bobi Wine: Ugandan pop-star politician describes 'torture' by soldiers

Independent MP says ‘unspeakable things’ were done to him as he gives details of ordeal for first timeThe Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better known as pop star Bobi Wine, has
Sunrise breached racial contempt rules with Indigenous children discussion – watchdog

Sunrise breached racial contempt rules with Indigenous children discussion – watchdog

Channel Seven segment found to have made inaccurate statements about adoption of Aboriginal childrenSunrise breached broadcasting standards for accuracy and provoked serious contempt on the basis of
Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against 'reckless' attack on Idlib

Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against 'reckless' attack on Idlib

US president says Assad’s allies will make a ‘grave humanitarian mistake’ if they help his forcesDonald Trump has warned Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian president’s allies Iran and Russia not to
'Zero shame': Politics Live editor defends all-female line-up on new BBC show

'Zero shame': Politics Live editor defends all-female line-up on new BBC show

Rob Burley rebuts criticism of Politics Live for being ‘gimmicky’ and too PCThe editor of a new BBC lunchtime political discussion programme, Politics Live, has defended the selection of an all-female
Steve Bannon dropped from New Yorker festival after invite sparks anger

Steve Bannon dropped from New Yorker festival after invite sparks anger

Magazine rescinds invitation after guests including Jim Carrey and Judd Apatow pledge to withdraw from eventThe announcement that Steve Bannon would headline the New Yorker Festival in October caused
Japan killed 50 whales in Antarctic protected area, data shows

Japan killed 50 whales in Antarctic protected area, data shows

The disclosure of the cull, conducted under a legal loophole, comes as Japan seeks to further weaken a global ban on commercial huntsJapanese whalers have killed more than 50 minke whales in an
Four in five adults at risk of early death, heart-age test shows

Four in five adults at risk of early death, heart-age test shows

Doctors call figures for England alarming and urge people to adopt healthier lifestylesHow do I find out my heart age? Four out of five adults have hearts that are more damaged than they should be for