You'd be forgiven for thinking US President Barack Obama is up there over Kobane, teaching those jihadis the meaning of military superiority.
The Islamic State group has made a fresh pitch to followers to carry out spontaneous "lone wolf" attacks against Australians and citizens of other "crusader nations".
A young woman who stuffed her mother’s murdered body into a suitcase then loaded it into a Bali taxi was acting like a “robot” at the time and barely remembered what she had done, her lawyer has said.
At the hospital near Suruc volunteers are worried. No injured have arrived in the last 12 hours and they fear patients may be dying at the border, prevented by Turkish military from making it to Suruc for the treatment that may save their lives.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has escalated the war of words with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, promising to “shirtfront” the Russian President when the pair meet at the G20 summit in Brisbane next month.
An Iraqi provincial leader has issued a plea for US ground forces to head off total collapse in the country's largest province.
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A growing number of Australian paedophiles are seeking their prey in the poverty-stricken villages and towns of their northern neighbour.
The world noticed the Texas abortion war one day last June when a Democratic state senator stood in the Capitol building in Austin to filibuster a bill that would see most of the state's abortion clinics close.