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Newborn baby pulled from storm drain in South Africa

Posted February 12, 2019 23:48:06 Rescue workers in South Africa have pulled a newborn baby from a storm drain in a four-hour operation that ended with whoops and cheers from onlookers.Rescue Care Paramedics, one of the groups that helped to extricate the infant girl in Durban, said it was unclear why the baby was "dumped"…

Mini helicopter crashes into the ocean near Capel in Western Australia’s...

Updated February 06, 2019 20:15:30 Two men have died after a small aircraft crashed off shore near the popular holiday spot of Busselton, about two hours south of Perth.South West District Inspector Steve George confirmed a report would be prepared for the coroner after the two adult men, whose names have not been released, died…

Scottish Cup: Stenhousemuir v Aberdeen & Queen of South v Dundee

Live ReportingBy Clive LindsayAll times stated are UKPosted at 19:1819:18Dons out to 'rectify a few wrongs'Stenhousemuir v Aberdeen (19:30)Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes on BBC Radio Scotland: "The Scottish Cup's a big deal for us. We say at the start of every season, we want to go the full way in the cup competitions."We had an…

Attacks in Thailand’s deep south: Who, why and what’s next?

Bangkok, Thailand - In the latest of a series of fatal attacks in Thailand's southernmost provinces, a group of assault rifle-wielding attackers on Friday stormed a Buddhist temple, killing two monks and wounding two others. The evening assault took place at Wat Rattananupab temple in Su Ngai Padi district of Narathiwat province, an area located…

Syrian air defence repels Israeli attack in south: State media

Syrian military air defences thwarted an Israeli attack on Sunday, shooting down several missiles in the south of the country, state media said. "Our air defence systems thwarted ... an Israeli air aggression ... and prevented it from achieving any of its goals," a military source told state news agency SANA. It gave no further…

Liberal senator chastises Scott Morrison for loading South Pacific countries with...

Posted January 17, 2019 12:28:16 A Liberal senator and former minister for the Pacific has broken ranks with the Morrison Government and publicly blasted the Prime Minister for saddling countries in the South Pacific with additional debt at a time when several are struggling to repay already massive loans. Key points:Australia will provide $2 billion…

Son Hueng-min: Tottenham investigate racism claim against South Korea winger

Son Heung-min had scored seven goals in seven games before blanking against Manchester UnitedTottenham are investigating an allegation of racism against winger Son Heung-min by one of their own supporters during Sunday's 1-0 loss to Manchester United at Wembley.It is understood the club has spoken to the supporter who made the allegation on social media…

Japan should foster ‘more humble’ attitude: South Korea’s Moon

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has said Japan should take a "more humble" attitude towards the past, warning Tokyo not to undermine bilateral ties by "politicising" the issue of South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War II. Relations between the two countries have long been strained by disputes over history and…

The artists promoting peace in Thailand’s conflict-plagued south

Saiburi, Thailand - With his hands tucked in his jacket pockets, Anas Pongpraset slightly nods towards two collapsed buildings in front of him. "That's where the car bomb went off," says the 35-year-old of an explosion that rocked the Chinatown district of the small town of Saiburi in Thailand's deep south in 2012. "It killed…

Total fire bans as catastrophic fire conditions predicted for part of...

Posted December 28, 2018 06:23:11 A forecast for hot and windy conditions has prompted South Australia's Country Fire Service to issue a catastrophic fire danger warning for the state's Mid North region today. Key points:A Catastrophic Fire Danger warning has been issued for SA's Mid North districtFive other SA districts have been issued Extreme Fire…
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