Typhoon kills 10 in Philippines, shuts down Manila and heads for China – Reuters

CTV NewsTyphoon kills 10 in Philippines, shuts down Manila and heads for ChinaReutersMANILA (Reuters) - A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and shut down the capital, cutting power [Read entire story]

OSCE calls out Ukraine rebels for lack of engagement in peace process – Deutsche Welle

NDTVOSCE calls out Ukraine rebels for lack of engagement in peace processDeutsche WelleThe OSCE has blamed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine for failing to engage in talks to broker a ceasefire in the conflict. [Read entire story]

Journalists will face jail over spy leaks under new security laws – The Guardian

The GuardianJournalists will face jail over spy leaks under new security lawsThe GuardianNSA headquarters Edward Snowden's NSA leaks have prompted a crackdown by the Australian attorney general on the reporting of [Read entire story]

Australian soldier killed in NZ crevasse – NEWS.com.au

Sydney Morning HeraldAustralian soldier killed in NZ crevasseNEWS.com.auCOMMANDOS worked in vain to revive a fellow Australian soldier who fell through an ice crevasse during specialist training on New Zealand's Mt [Read entire story]

Asylum seekers held behind locked doors at sea, denied proper legal help: claim – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldAsylum seekers held behind locked doors at sea, denied proper legal help: claimSydney Morning HeraldMore than 150 asylum seekers whose boat was intercepted near Christmas Island more than two weeks [Read entire story]

Fire at Concord hostel, two rescued from window sills. – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldFire at Concord hostel, two rescued from window sills.Sydney Morning HeraldTwo people have been taken to hospital for smoke inhalation and burns after they were found dangling from window sills as a [Read entire story]

Al Assad sworn in in ‘farcical’ inauguration – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comAl Assad sworn in in 'farcical' inaugurationgulfnews.comDamascus: Syria's President Bashar Al Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a new seven-year term in a red carpet ceremony in Damascus, after an [Read entire story]