Publication: World News Australia

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Fears death toll could climb after Japan landslide

The death toll from catastrophic landslides in western Japan could more than double, police say, with 52 people now missing in addition to the 39 confirmed dead.Dozens of homes were destroyed when mountainsides collapsed on the outskirts of Hiroshima ... [Published World News Australia - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Hiroshima, Landslide, Japan
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Surviving the terror of the organ-harvesting trade

Samson Habtemariam was 26 years old when he fled Eritrea, hiding in a truck. He had been imprisoned for more than a year, then held under house arrest, accused of cooperating with opposition forces.But after crossing the border, he was caught by Sudanese ... [Published World News Australia - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Shorten did the right thing on rape allegations, says Turnbull

Liberal frontbencher Malcolm Turnbull has supported Labor leader Bill Shorten's decision to publicly front up to "very, very painful" rape allegations from almost 30 years ago.Mr Turnbull said Mr Shorten did the right thing in raising the damaging allegations, ... [Published World News Australia - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Your chances of winning tonight's $70m Powerball

Tonight's $70 million Powerball is the second highest jackpot in Australian lotto history. If you've bought a ticket, then the chance of you winning on a standard 12 game entry is 1 in 6.39 million.There is a greater chance of being struck by lightning, ... [Published World News Australia - Aug 21 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Minister in fiery exchanges at children in detention inquiry

The fourth and final hearing of the inquiry ended in a fiery exchange between Mr Morrison, his department secretary Martin Bowles and Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, who declared that the “people on Christmas Island are being detained ... [Published World News Australia - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Morrison appears before children in detention inquiry

Mr Morrison's appearance at the inquiry on Friday follows an announcement that hundreds of children held in immigration detention on the Australian mainland are to be  released into the community .Mr Morrison unveiled the plan on Tuesday, announcing that children ... [Published World News Australia - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

US forces tried to rescue Foley and other hostages before beheading, reveals Pentagon

US personnel recently tried to rescue American hostages held in Syria by the so-called Islamic State (IS) but failed, the Pentagon and White House said Wednesday, a day after the militants released a video of a US reporter being beheaded."The United States ... [Published World News Australia - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign takeover on the cards for iconic Penfolds wine

Penfolds' parent company is the financially troubled Treasury Wine Estates. It has just posted a full year loss of $100 million, at a time when two global private equity funds KKR and TPG Capital have made competing $5.20-a-share bids, valuing TWE at ... [Published World News Australia - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pell didn't expect number of abuse victims

Cardinal George Pell was aware of "dozens" of complaints against pedophile priests when he launched the Melbourne archdiocese's compensation scheme in 1996.Dr Pell told the child abuse royal commission he expected the Melbourne Response, set up to handle ... [Published World News Australia - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Spare lives of remaining hostages: Mother's plea after son's beheading

Diana Foley also issued an appeal to the Islamic State kidnappers who claimed responsibility for the act."We implore the kidnappers to spare the lives of the remaining hostages. Like Jim, they are innocents. They have no control over American government ... [Published World News Australia - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

American journalist James Foley beheaded by jihadists

Agencies have named the man as James Foley, an American freelance journalist.Jihadist group the Islamic State claimed to have executed Foley in revenge for US air strikes against its fighters in Iraq.The Islamist group released a video purportedly showing ... [Published World News Australia - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: James Foley, Syria, Foley's
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: Asylum seeker hospitalised after hunger strike

Speaking exclusively to SBS, Hussein Al Masri called for help from his Queensland hospital room.With the assistance of an interpreter, the 18-year-old described Nauru - his home for the past 16 months - as “very dangerous” and said the situation in the ... [Published World News Australia - Aug 20 2014]

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Pell didn't expect number of abuse victims [Published World News Australia - Aug 21 2014]
Your chances of winning tonight's $70m Powerball [Published World News Australia - Aug 21 2014]
US forces tried to rescue Foley and other hosta... [Published World News Australia - Aug 21 2014]
Spare lives of remaining hostages: Mother's ple... [Published World News Australia - Aug 20 2014]
Exclusive: Asylum seeker hospitalised after hun... [Published World News Australia - Aug 20 2014]
American journalist James Foley beheaded by jih... [Published World News Australia - Aug 20 2014]
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