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  • Osama bin Laden's hard drive files: Computer held home movies, propaganda and video games

    2 November 2017 12:50 AM 91

    Former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had videos on how to crochet flowers, pirated Nintendo games, Hollywood films, and the documentary Where in the World is Osama bin Laden on a computer seized during the deadly 2011 raid on his compound. Copyrighted material, pornography, malware and material deemed sensitive to national security has been withheld

  • British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon forced to resign in the wake of sex harassment claims

    1 November 2017 9:49 PM 136

    ONE of Britain’s most senior ministers has been forced to resign in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal — and a ‘sex pest dossier’ that threatens to claim more political scalps. The senior politician admitted his “previous conduct” had “fallen below the high standards” expected of him after he was accused of bad behaviour. Yesterday, The Sun newspaper

  • NYC truck attack: Suspect planned attack for weeks

    1 November 2017 9:33 PM 205

    THE FBI is on the hunt for another man in connection with the New York bike-path terrorist attack, as suspect Sayfullo Saipov is charged. The news comes as US prosecutors have filed federal terrorism charges against 29-year-old Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov, one day after he was arrested for a New York attack that killed eight people. Prosecutors released

  • New Facebook Data Shows Russians Targeted Users by Race, Religion, Politics

    1 November 2017 7:43 PM 77

    Data was released by lawmakers as part of a probe into Russian interference in U.S. presidential election Russian operatives targeted users on Facebook Inc. by race, political preference, religion and interests such as gun ownership, according to advertising data released by lawmakers on Wednesday as part of congressional investigations into Russian

  • North Korea nuclear base: Radiation leak fears after collapse

    1 November 2017 1:42 PM 200

    A TUNNEL collapse at North Korea’s key nuclear testing site has sparked renewed fears of a major radiation leak and environmental disaster. It is understood about 100 workers at the Punggye-ri nuclear site were killed in the collapse which took place around September 10 and followed Pyongyang’s sixth atomic test earlier that month, Japanese broadcaster

  • New York attack: Uzbekistan president offers to help US with suspect

    1 November 2017 9:27 AM 198

    The Uzebkistan president on Wednesday offered to help US authorities in the investigation into the truck driver suspect, who is reportedly a Uzbek national, of the fatal New York truck attack. "Uzbekistan is ready to use all forces and resources to help in the investigation of this act of terror," President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said, offering condolences

  • Manus Island stand-off continues, Greens say asylum seekers stripped of mental health medications

    1 November 2017 8:35 AM 79

    The Greens have hit out at the Australian Government for its "reprehensible conduct" on Manus Island as the stand-off between hundreds of asylum seekers and PNG authorities continues. Yesterday hundreds of asylum seekers refused to leave the detention centre, even after power and water were cut and food supplies dwindled, in a deadlock that human rights

  • Hamas hands over control of Gaza Strip border to Palestinian Authority

    1 November 2017 7:46 AM 83

    Nazmi Muhanna, the Palestinian Authority's top official for border crossings, formally received control of the Rafah crossing with Egypt from his Hamas counterpart. At a separate checkpoint with Israel, an AFP photographer also saw Hamas installations being dismantled. At the Rafah crossing, Palestinian and Egyptian flags were flying, with large pictures

  • Manus detention centre: Julie Bishop upsets PNG MPs

    1 November 2017 5:31 AM 91

    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop appeared to have upset sections of the Papua New Guinea government by claiming PNG was responsible for accommodating the asylum seekers who have been refusing to leave the shut down Manus Island detention centre. PNG government sources have expressed frustration at the comments which were reported prominently in one of the main PNG newspapers

  • Manus detention centre: Australia is still responsible for these men — and those who haven't made it this far

    1 November 2017 3:40 AM 80

    Australia has "closed" the Manus Island detention centre, and all eyes are on the hundreds of men who have barricaded themselves in, refusing to move to the "transit" accommodation in nearby Lorengau for fear of what awaits them there. All Australian security personnel and essential services have been withdrawn, leaving the men to fend for themselves