A picture taken on July 25, 2017 shows a fire burning the forest in Ortale de Biguglia, near Biguglia, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica.Hundreds of firefighters were battling blazes across southern France, with one inferno spreading across 900 hectares of forest and threatening homes on the island of Corsica, emergency services said. Residents were evacuated from homes at the edge of the town of Biguglia, on the island's northeastern coast. / AFP PHOTO / Pascal POCHARD-CASABIANCA (Photo credit should read PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images)

French Wildfires See 10,000 Holidaymakers Evacuated From Riviera

Authorities have ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as wildfires blazed through the French Riviera for a third day. A violent fire took off in the dry Mediterranean forests around La Londe just b...
26/07/2017 10:49 PM AEST

'Honour' Killing Victim Was Bound, Gagged And Raped

An Indian Muslim teenager was kidnapped, raped and murdered after she began a relationship with an Arab Muslim, a court heard. The body of Celine Dookhran, 19, was found inside a £1.5million hom...
25/07/2017 6:38 PM AEST
TOPSHOT - This picture taken on May 14, 2017 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (2nd L) reacting during a test launch of a ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location. / AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS / STR / South Korea OUT / REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSTHIS PICTURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY A THIRD PARTY. AFP CAN NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, LOCATION, DATE AND CONTENT OF THIS IMAGE. THIS PHOTO IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY AFP. / (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korean Defectors Tell Of Mass Graves And Public Executions

North Korea is carrying out public executions on river banks and on school grounds for minor crimes including thefts of corn and rice, a new report says. The report, by a Seoul-based non-government gr...
20/07/2017 8:59 PM AEST