Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
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Missiles from North greet start of war games
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation yesterday as the United States and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational.

Flipino infant `victim of Oz sex monster'
An 18-month-old girl was among children allegedly sexually abused by an Australian man arrested in the Philippines last month.

Shelling deaths rattle shaky truce in eastern Ukraine
Two people were killed by shelling in east Ukraine as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro- Russian rebels and observers warned the country is at a crossroads.

Marchers mourn slain Putin foe
More than 70,00 Russians marched through central Moscow yesterday in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the Kremlin in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin's rule.

Japanese pushed again on 'comfort women'
South Korean President Park Geun Hye repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologize to World War II sex slaves, warning that time is short for Tokyo to act.

Aero tracking tests year on from MH370
Australia is testing a "world first" system with Malaysia and Indonesia that increases the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans.

Relatives of 'Jihadi John' under watch
Several relatives of "Jihadi John" who live and work in Kuwait, where the Islamic State executioner was born, are being closely monitored by authorities.

Hope holds for Oz pair facing death
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott offered a glimmer of hope for two men facing imminent execution in Indonesia after phoning President Joko Widodo who he said was "carefully considering his position."

Shocking sex crimes of TV star revealed
Late British TV star Jimmy Savile abused 63 people connected to a hospital he raised money for, according to new report, prompting claims of a "whitewash" by a lawyer for his victims.

'Jihadi John' unmasked by media
"Jihadi John," the masked Islamic State militant apparently responsible for the beheading of Western hostages, was identified by the BBC and Washington Post as Kuwaiti-born Mohammed Emwazi, who grew up in west London.



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