Twin mosque attacks kill hundreds in one of Afghanistan's deadliest weeks

<b>Kabul:</b> Just as on any other day, Zareen Gul, 60, held the hand of her grandson, Ali Seyar Nazari, 10, and left home to attend the early evening …

Australian News

Leaders Unchanged at Le Lion; Changing of the Guard Within CCI** Top Ten

Say what you like about the French: they know how to have a good time. The atmosphere at Le Lion today was electric from before the start of …


World of Photos - October 23, 2017

Big Wave Surfing

10 Practical Ways to Cut Food Waste from your Life

So, you have noticed that there is a lot of food thrown away for seemingly unnecessary reasons and have decided to do something about it. What’s …

Food Waste

Woolworths faces wave of warehouse strikes over pay and job security

Supermarket giant Woolworths faces widespread industrial strife with as many as 2000 workers to potentially go on strike in the coming weeks over pay …

Australian News

Suspicion that LGBT rights are 'Western agenda' fuels Indonesian crackdown

<b>Jakarta</b>: Suspicion that gay rights is a "Western agenda" aimed at destroying Indonesian culture has helped fuel an unprecedented crackdown on the …


How five suburbs, equal distance to Melbourne's CBD, measure up

If you were to travel 14 kilometres from Melbourne’s city centre, you could end up in Sunshine or, alternatively, find yourself in Camberwell. …

Australian News

World of Photos

Photo Gallery: Hagyard Midsouth CCI* and Team Challenge

Laura Bernardoni and Drastic Measures. Photo by Miranda Akins/Photography In Stride.<p>Collin Gaffney and Timaru. Photo by Miranda Akins/Photography In …


Five Easy Ways to Glaze Your Pottery

01 of 05<p>This sounds exactly like what it is; in this glazing method the pottery is immersed in the glaze batch for about three seconds. Dipping …


Man dies after brawl in Eildon

A man has died after an alleged fight between a group of people outside a licensed premises in Eildon, about 140 kilometres north-east of Melbourne.

Australian News

How Debenhams plans to stamp out #twinning with FOMO

Debenhams is determined to break the cycle of perpetual discounting that's impacted sales at other department stores when it launches in Australia …

Business (Australia)

Marriage Equality March


Turning greenhouse gas into stone: World's first carbon-negative power plant opens

While Australia rejects a clean energy target, Iceland is aiming to go beyond zero, creating a carbon-negative power industry.<p>On October 11, one of …


Sunken trawler 'Dianne' found by police sonar off central Queensland coast

Police have found the sunken trawler 'Dianne' with sonar detecting the vessel off the central Queensland coast on Friday afternoon.<p>The vessel was …


Assault rifles part of 10,000 guns and related items handed in during amnesty

Nearly 10,000 guns and gun-related items - including 987 barrels handed in by one man - have been surrendered to police and dealers during the …


The 10 Most Colorful Airplanes on the Planet

01 of 10<p>The Calgary, Canada-based low-cost carrier unveiled its second special livery plane on Oct. 18, 2015. The Boeing 737 was created to celebrate …


DIY Trailer Brake Controller

01<p>of 04<p>Trailer Brake Control Install. How To Made Easy!<p>Using a trailer is quickly becoming part of the American lifestyle. Whether you're towing the …

New Punk-Inspired Jewels from Hermès Arrive in Beverly Hills

The venerable French fashion house unveils the latest pieces for its Chaine d’Ancre punk jewelry collection.<p>Thirty-five designs from the Hermès Chain …


Inside a secretive group where women are branded

<b>Albany, New York:</b> In March, five women gathered in a home near here to enter a secret sisterhood they were told was created to empower women.<p>To gain …

Australian News

MY HUSTLE: Why I’m fuelling my passions despite tough times

Life and Style<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Posted 3 Days Ago<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Liza Sagini, 22, was born second into a family of five …


Major NZ climate report: The five defining figures

A sweeping stocktake out today has described the early indicators of a warming New Zealand, now being transformed by a shifting climate, rising sea …

Climate Change

Australia grilled on human rights by UN

<b>London:</b> Former prime minister Tony Abbott's attack on a 2015 report into children in immigration detention has been raised during a United Nations …

Australian News

Fairfax photos of the week


Somalis are frustrated with terrorism and the West's oblivion

<b>Mogadishu:</b> As tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Somalia to show their frustration with repeated terrorist attacks, its government …


Wildlife killing contests are animal welfare and conservation disgrace · A Humane Nation

At the coyote contests in Nevada, participants often use high-tech equipment such as powerful weapons and electronic calling devices that lure these …


How many schemes does it take to light up a sky?

Neither Ujala programme nor Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana offer any compelling explanation for the sudden spike in brightness of India’s …


The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking New Zealand

In a land far far away where snowcapped mountains dot the country and rugged coastlines shape it, New Zealand is a magical place. Although a trek to …

New Zealand

Weather heats up in Melbourne today, enough for a swim ?


Police were waiting for two masked men at Central. It seemed real – it wasn't

As Sydney slept, two armed "offenders" descended on Central Station, where they were met by more than 160 personnel from the NSW Police Force and …