Father dies after wild Victorian pub brawl - 9news.com.au

A father-of-four has died after wild brawl between a group of men at a pub in regional Victoria. The fight broke out just before midnight Friday between a group of people outside a "licensed premises in Eildon on the Goulbourn Valley Highway", police said.

WHO rethinks Mugabe 'goodwill' role - The Australian

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of the World Health Organisation, says he is rethinking the decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador. "I'm listening. I hear your concerns. Rethinking the ...

Airport workers to undergo explosive tests - SBS

Airport workers will be subjected to spot explosive testing as part of an upgrade of security at the country's airports. Source: AAP. 2 MINS AGO. Baggage handlers, caterers, engineers and maintenance staff will undergo random testing for explosives in ...

China's modern Mao - Fortune

We're halfway through China's crucial 19th Communist Party Congress. As of this writing (Saturday night China time) there have been no momentous revelations. It's not that major policy or personnel issues have yet to be decided (undoubtedly they have); ...

Japan votes: the key issues - The Australian

Japanese voters go to the polls on Sunday for parliamentary elections after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the powerful lower house of parliament late last month. Here are the main campaign issues: NORTH KOREA. Abe says he wants to "continue to ...

RSPCA swamped with calls about dogs - Herald Sun

ALMOST 2000 reports of animal cruelty towards dogs have been logged by the RSPCA in Tasmania during the past year. Concerns about dogs was the main reason people called the organisation's animal cruelty hotline, with issues ranging from inadequate ...and more »