The purpose of the horrific video of the beheading of US photojournalist James Foley seems straightforward - to terrify the US into halting its aerial bombardment of the militant group.
Just hours after the US announced it would begin air strikes on militants in the north of Iraq, a propaganda video from the Islamic State emerged online with the warning: “We will drown you in blood.”
The New York Post has provoked outrage in the US by publishing a graphic image of American journalist James Foley about to be executed on its front page.
Washington: Tie-dyed sheets line the back of a suburban classroom, where a group of preteen girls sit discussing some of the weightier topics of adolescent life: Why do we feel the need to conform? Is it harder to stick up for ourselves or for someone else? What does it really mean to be beautiful?
"When you see something violent, it does a strange thing to you." James Foley on his war correspondence.
Clive Palmer's live television tirade could prove the last straw for worsening Australia-China relations, a Chinese state-owned newspaper has claimed, in an editorial that also calls for the country to impose sanctions against the Palmer United Party leader's businesses, and bar him from entering the country.
The heartbroken mother of US journalist James Foley says she has never never been prouder of her "extraordinary son" who died trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people.
The Texas Governor Rick Perry turned himself in to the Travis County Jail at 5pm on Tuesday local time to have his fingerprints done and a mug shot taken, which may not be the image the presumed 2016 presidential candidate really wants out there at the moment.
Sir Michael Parkinson says his former employer's approach to covering the raid on the entertainer's home was an “error of judgement”.
Steve and James, the biological parents of a three-week-old boy, say 20 Australian couples they know who are holed up in Bangkok hotels are having issues with their babies because they are so distressed.
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The Villages of Life gala ball fund-raiser was held on Saturday night at the Tailrace Centre, Riverside.
Footy action from the TSL, NTFA Div 1, NTFA Div 2 and the NTFL for August 16 and ...
About 80 people celebrated Robyn Ockerby's 50th birthday at Hotel Launceston on Saturday night.
About 80 people celebrated the engagement of Josh Berrell and Harley Nettlefold at Archers Manor on Saturday night.
Saint John Craft Beer Bar patrons said farewell to the working week with Friday night drinks.
The Integrated Family Support function was held at the Northern Club, Launceston, on Friday night.