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Australia raises 'terror attack' threat level

Australia has raised its terror threat level to "high" from "medium", saying there is an increased likelihood of an attack at home, despite stressing it has no knowledge of a specific plan.<p>Australia has repeatedly raised the alarm about the number of its citizens believed to be fighting with armed …

Public Health

Meet Some Australian Families Giving Their Children Medicinal Cannabis

Just like in Colorado, but illegal.<p><i>Jai, an epilepsy sufferer, during an EEG</i><p>As the US edges closer toward marijuana decriminalization, Australia is resisting hard. Last week the country’s largest producer of medicinal cannabis, Tony Bower, was sentenced to a year’s jail, pending appeal. Bower is the …

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Gaza conflict: 100,000 Gazans warned to leave homes as Israel steps up bombing

Israeli military drops leaflets on neighbourhoods of Zeitoun, Shejaiyi'a and Beit Lahiya urging residents to evacuate, as houses of senior Hamas leaders bombed<p>Israel escalated its offensive against Hamas on Wednesday, carrying out dozens of air strikes and warning about 100,000 Palestinians to …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz went to a McDonald's restaurant after the …

Israel

The Week in Review: Violence in Gaza

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month, simmering tensions between Israel and Palestine have risen to a boil. …

Hamas drone injects new element into Arab-Israeli conflict

The exchange of rocket fire from Palestinian militants and Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip took a new turn this week when the military wing of<p>Hamassaid it had launched drones into Israel -- one of them downed by an Israeli Patriot missile.<p>The incident, which follows previous launches by the …

Gaza conflict: Hamas vows no Israel ceasefire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1097000/1097092_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522205123_5a455045adf4920693e34874b9d9b4c7<p><b>A reclusive Hamas commander has rejected suggestions the Palestinian militants are ready for a ceasefire with Israel to end violence in Gaza.</b><p>In an …

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U.S. to Israel: 'Limit civilian casualties' in Gaza

An airstrike hits an open air market. An explosion rocks a school-turned-shelter. A booby-trapped tunnel explodes.<p>These were among the scenes in Gaza in a more-than-three-week-old conflict that has left more than 1,300 people dead and even more wounded.<p>The violence between Israel's military and …

EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine | Reuters

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defence sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow’s support for rebels in eastern Ukraine.<p>The measures mark the start …

Israel-Gaza conflict: Tony Blair claims there will be 'no trust between Hamas and Israel'

Middle Eastern peace envoy and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has warned that Israel and Hamas will not trust each other “in the immediate …

Witness to a shelling: first-hand account of deadly strike on Gaza port

There is a deafening explosion, then a second. Four children are dead. Four survivors reach the safety of our hotel<p>The first projectile hit the sea wall of Gaza City's little harbour just after four o'clock. As the smoke from the explosion thinned, four figures could be seen running, ragged …

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Hundreds arrested at sit-in following huge pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong

Hundreds of demonstrators, including prominent lawmakers, were arrested at a peaceful sit-in in Hong Kong early Wednesday, following a huge rally calling for democracy in the Chinese territory.<p>Large crowds had turned out for a 5 km march through the city's central business district Tuesday, in a …

India

Inside Pakistan's kill zone

Rare footage shows devastating effects of Pakistani air strikes against jihadi havens where anyone left behind is now a target<p>Flattened homes, a school turned to rubble and a badly damaged mosque are the first images to emerge from inside a kill zone set up by the Pakistan army to rid the country …

Rome will be conquered next, says leader of 'Islamic State'

Muslims have been called to flock to the 'Islamic State' to gather for a battle against non-believers throughout the world<p>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed leader of the 'Islamic State' stretching across Iraq and Syria, has vowed to lead the conquest of Rome as he called on Muslims to …

US flying armed drones in Iraq

Pentagon says flights are to protect US military contingent that is assisting Iraqi forces in fight against Isis<p>The US has confirmed it is flying armed drones over Baghdad to protect US troops who recently arrived to assess Iraq's deteriorating security.<p>The military for more than a week has been …

Suicidal Anti-war Protest Shocks Japan as It Rethinks Pacifist Constitution

Prime Minister Abe’s push to reinterpret the constitution and prepare the country for wars sparks a suicidal protest.<p>TOKYO, Japan — A middle-aged man …

Bosnia Marks End of Europe's Violent Century

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Artists and diplomats declared a new century of peace and unity in Europe on Saturday in the city where the …

Islam -- Up for Grabs?

This also appears on YaleGlobal.<p>SINGAPORE -- The world is wrestling with a variety of events, all classed under the name of Islam. A storm of social media criticism against the shocking kidnapping by the militant Boko Haram of more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria, eventually prompted …

Religion

Boko Haram kill Christian worshippers and burn churches in latest Nigeria attack

Suspected Islamist militants launch simultaneous attacks on villages close to town from which more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in April, killing at least 30<p>Suspected Boko Haram militants have mounted two deadly attacks just a few miles from the Nigerian village where they abducted more than …

North Korea proposes end to hostilities with South - with conditions

North Korea on Monday proposed that "all hostile military activities" with South Korea "come to a complete halt" this week, but it attached a number of conditions that Seoul is likely to reject.<p>The North's highest military body, the National Defense Commission, issued a statement calling for South …