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  • France's presidential election could help shape what's next for an often bitterly divided Europe

    23 April 2017 11:26 AM 9

    For 44 million French voters, it is not just about choosing the person to lead them out of an economic downturn that has left them morose and frustrated, but whether that person also will take them out of Europe and bring about the collapse of the postwar European dream. France goes to the polls Sunday for the first round of a presidential election that has been shaken

  • FBI boss Comey arrives in New Zealand

    23 April 2017 10:19 AM 5

    FBI Director James Comey has arrived in New Zealand ahead of a conference, although officials were being cagey about the exact nature of his visit. Comey disembarked from a Gulfstream jet after touching down at the Queenstown Airport on Sunday night. A spokeswoman for New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said New Zealand's government is hosting a conference

  • Bishop hits back after North Korea threatens 'nuclear strike'

    23 April 2017 6:43 AM 4

    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has hit back at North Korea over its threat of a nuclear strike on Australia, saying Pyongyang should be investing in the welfare of its "long-suffering citizens" rather than weapons of mass destruction. The rogue state turned its sights on Australia on Saturday, threatening nuclear retaliation after Ms Bishop said North

  • Cradle Mountain hiker found after spending two nights lost in bush with broken ankle

    23 April 2017 4:29 AM 4

    A Taiwanese woman has been found after spending two nights with a badly broken ankle lost in bush at Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National in central Tasmania. Police said they were unable to use a rescue helicopter to bring her out because of weather conditions. She is being taken on a stretcher to Pelion Hut, halfway along the 65-kilometre long Overland

  • Peter Dutton defends comments over 'five-year-old' boy and Manus shooting incident

    23 April 2017 1:22 AM 4

    Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says it is "indisputable" that concerns for the safety of a young boy were directly related to a shooting on the Manus Island detention centre. He suggested local residents and soldiers feared the boy had been sexually assaulted inside the detention centre. Mr Dutton stood by his comments on Insiders on Sunday morning

  • Election looms during Paris attack probe

    22 April 2017 7:52 PM 5

    French prosecutors are investigating whether the man who killed a policeman in Paris had accomplices and links to terrorist groups, as France prepares to vote in the closest, most volatile election in years. So far the authorities appear to be drawing a blank on possible links between Karmi Cheurfi and terrorist groups. They do not know whether the 39-year-old

  • The French presidential election is a genuine four-horse race

    22 April 2017 2:04 PM 5

    The topsy-turvy journey to the French presidential election2:27 From the 'fake jobs' scandal to unlikely frontrunners, the road to the presidential vote has been the most unpredictable in French election memory. A 39-YEAR-OLD former investment banker who built his own political movement is narrowly leading the opinion polls as the French republic heads

  • Taliban attackers kill at least 140 soldiers at Afghan base, officials say

    22 April 2017 1:57 PM 6

    At least 140 Afghan soldiers have reportedly been killed by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms, in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base. One official in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, where the attack occurred, told Reuters at least 140 soldiers were killed and many others wounded. They spoke

  • Taliban kill at least 140 in base attack

    22 April 2017 11:01 AM 6

    At least 140 Afghan soldiers have been killed by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials say. The Defence Ministry said the toll was "over 100" Afghan soldiers killed and wounded. One official in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, where Friday's attack

  • Paris terror slaying sees Trump weigh in on French election

    22 April 2017 12:42 AM 12

    In another rejection of diplomatic convention, US President Donald Trump has inserted himself into the French presidential race by tweeting that the latest Islamist attack in Paris will have a “big effect” on voters there. “Another terrorist attack in Paris. The people of France will not take much more of this. Will have a big effect on presidential