Bangladesh head-on train crash kills 16
At least 16 people have been killed and more than 40 injured when two trains crashed head-on east of Dhaka, with rescue efforts continuing.
Australian Timothy Weekes and and fellow professor Timothy King will be released in a prisoner exchange with the Taliban, the Afghan president says.
Riot police have stormed through the heart of Hong Kong’s financial district, firing tear gas as they tried to clear the streets of anti-government protesters.
The world’s busiest online shopping event has raked in more than $A100 billion for Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and JD.com.
A Washington judge, saying he has no jurisdiction, has dismissed a lawsuit brought by US President Donald Trump to stop New York getting his tax returns.
Boeing says its 737 MAX should resume commercial flights in January but the FAA has reiterated it hasn’t set a time frame for ending the grounding of the plane.
The Democratic-led impeachment probe goes public this week with millions expected to watch televised hearings into claims about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has met the French ambassador after his house arrest was lifted, ahead of an EU decision on preferential trade treatment.
Specialist Kiwi firefighters are helping their Australian counterparts to tackle the horrific bushfires burning in New South Wales and Queensland.
Conservation efforts to save the hoiho, or yellow-eyed penguin, could pick up after the rare species was named New Zealand’s favourite bird.
Bolivian President Evo Morales says he is resigning to ease violence that erupted after a disputed election but he says he’s the victim of a “civic coup”.
Spain’s Socialist party has pledged to act fast to form a government after a repeat election resulted in no clear winner.
A protester has been hit by a live round fired by Hong Kong police as they moved against demonstrators at an intersection.
Britain stood silent for two minutes as it paused to remember those killed in war, with the main ceremony at Whitehall attended by the royals and dignitaries.
Shepparton’s sporting community is in shock after boxer Dwight Ritchie died tragically on Saturday in a freak training injury. The 27-year-old was sparring with WBA Oceania middleweight champion Michael Zerafa in Melbourne, when he was struck with...
A CAR ran headfirst into another vehicle in Echuca while allegedly driving at dangerous speeds, at times on the wrong side of the road while fleeing from police through five towns yesterday. Police from nine towns were involved in trying to corner...
A MOAMA teenager has been charged after a collision in Echuca early Friday. The 18-year-old P-plater was lucky to escape injury after crashing her Holden Cruz sedan into a concrete power pole at the corner of Crofton and Dickson streets just before...
POLICE are hunting a man who led them on a wild chase through Kanyapella, Tongala, Echuca and Elmore this morning. Detective Senior Constable Peter Colliver of Echuca criminal investigation unit said police were looking for man who had warrants out...