Area 51 craze lures festive UFO hunters
Fears of a mass raid on the Area 51 military base have proved unfounded as UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities poured into rural Nevada.
The Pentagon said the deployment would involve a moderate number of US troops to bolster Saudi air defences following the drone attack on its oil facilities.
Media have toured the oil-processing plant that was damaged in missile attacks, with Saudi Arabia reporting it would be full repaired by the month’s end.
Hopes for a trade breakthrough faded as the Chinese delegation suddenly cancelled planned US farm visits although the US had lifted exemptions on 400 products.
The upcoming New Zealand election will recast two political young guns from a TVNZ Breakfast segment as aspirants for the Prime Ministry.
Australian Jock Palfreeman has been transferred to a Bulgarian immigration detention centre after serving 11 years behind bars for fatally stabbing a student.
The European Commission says technical meetings are focusing on “a first set of concepts, principles and ideas that the United Kingdom has put forward”.
Travel firm Thomas Cook needs urgent funding to avert collapse in the next few days, potentially leaving hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded.
Germany’s ruling coalition has agreed on a a major package of measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
The death toll in a suicide bomb attack on a hospital in southern Afghanistan has risen to 39, with another 140 wounded.
Pro-China groups plan to clean up walls of of anti-government graffiti across Hong Kong, which could set up confrontations with pro-democracy supporters.
Tens of thousands of students have joined rallies across Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and India as part of demonstrations for action on climate change.
Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has ordered a review of changes to the country’s criminal code, which has been heavily criticised by rights groups.
India says it will cut the effective corporate tax rate to about 25 per cent from 30 per cent as it tries to revive a sagging economy.
A man was located with life-threatening injuries on the Murray Valley Highway in Cohuna. It is believed the incident happened about 6am but the man was unable to be revived and died at the scene. More to come
Homicide Squad detectives have charged an Echuca man with murder following the death of another man in Daltons Bridge near Cohuna yesterday. A 29-year-old Daltons Bridge man was located with life threatening injuries at an address on Easton Rd...
Emergency services are responding to a major collision on the Goulburn Valley Hwy near Gillespies Rd. The highway is closed in both directions and is under Victoria Police control. It will re-open when it is safe to do so. Drivers have been asked to...