Briefly, the world’s dullest game of hide and seek became the world’s most compelling news event.
The UK government has poured cold water on Julian Assange’s hopes he will soon be able to leave the Ecuador embassy behind Harrods where he has spent the last two years.
Jaycee Chan, the son of kung fu mega-star Jackie Chan, has been arrested in Beijing on drug-related charges amid an anti-drug crackdown that has already netted thousands - including several celebrity scalps - in mainland China.
Global sea-surface temperatures in July tied with 2009 as the warmest on record for that month, keeping the world on track for one of its hottest years, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Julian Assange has told a press conference in London that he will soon leave the Ecuadorian embassy that has been his home for the past two years. He did not specify any time line for his departure from the embassy other than to say it will be not be for the reasons that "the Murdoch press and Sky News" believe.
The teenager being held in Bali for her mother’s gruesome murder is pregnant as she claimed, the local police chief confirmed on Monday.
BASE jumping had previously been banned at a French mountain peak where an Australian man plunged to his death while participating in the adventure sport at the weekend.
Police have gathered outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, in anticipation that Julian Assange may be about to end his self-imposed two-year exile.
A STRIKE by maintenance workers at Collie Power Station could threaten electricity supplies.
THE GREEN Army's offensive to fight unemployment and protect the environment is on the march.
ON July 17 the South West commemorated Vietnam Veteran's day in Greenbushes.