Gunman kills 11 in Cairo attack on Coptic church

A gunman on a motorcycle has killed at least 11 people after opening fire on a Coptic Christian church. The gunman first attacked Christian shop nearby, killing two people, then went on to attack the Mar Mina church in Helwan, a south-Cairo suburb. At the church he opened fire through the door, killing at least…

Northcote man dies of injuries after Flinders street attack

Antonios Crocaris, an 83 year old Northcote man, has died of injuries sustained as a result of the Flinders Street attack on December 21st. His family released a statement, mourning the loss of their “hero”. “Our father Anton had his life cruelly taken away in a senseless act of violence. These circumstances are devastating to…

Flinders Street accused Saeed Noori charged

Victorian Police have charged Saeed Noori with 18 counts of attempted murder and one count of conduct endangering life after allegedly driving into a crowd of Christmas shoppers on Thursday. The 32-year old Heidelberg West man is due to face the Melbourne Magistrate’s court this afternoon. Noori was arrested shortly after the incident, which was…

Potsdam Christmas market evacuated after nail bomb found

A Christmas market in Potsdam, near Berlin, has been evacuated after a bomb was delivered to a nearby pharmacy. The suspicious device had wires and electronic protruding, and was confirmed by German police to be explosive. “The suspicion of an improvised explosive device has been confirmed,” announced the German police twitter account. It is believed…

Man drives car into students in France, injuring three

A man has intentionally rammed his car into a group of students outside of a school near Toulouse, France, injuring three who are believed to be Chinese. The attack has left one of the students with serious head injuries, and all three were taken to hospital. The 28-year old male driver was not on any…

Greens Seek Answers: Low Youth Shark Deterrent Rebate Uptake

By Nelson Liu and Elyse Simich The WA Greens are concerned that young people are not taking advantage of the government subsidised shark deterrent devices. Greens Marine Spokesperson Diane Evers said of all the people who have applied for the rebate, only seven per cent of them are under 25, despite young people having a high…

Poland mall stabbing not a terrorist attack

Polish police have ruled out terrorism as the motive for a man who went on a stabbing frenzy in a shopping mall in southeastern Poland Friday afternoon local time. The attacker killed one person and left nine others injured in the attack at VIVO! Mall in the town of Stalowa Wola. Shoppers and mall security…

Car stolen after violent attack in Wannanup

Police are seeking information from the public to assist into an investigation regarding the violent theft of a car in Wannanup on Saturday 23rd September. The incident occurred as a 41 year old man was sitting in his white Hyundai Getz in the beach carpark on Westview Parade. The offenders beat the man up through…

Eighteen Rushed to Hospital in London Underground Explosion

At least 18 people have been rushed to hospital following an explosion in London’s underground during this morning’s peak travel time. At approximately 8:20am local time emergency services rushed to Parsons Green in response to reports of a fire on the train. Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has labelled this a terrorist incident…

Terror attacks in Spain, 16 dead and hundreds injured

By Jacinta Payne ISIS have reportedly claimed responsibility for a terror attack in Spain that has left 16 reported dead, and hundreds injured. A van has ploughed into pedestrians at Las Ramblas, a popular tourist street in Barcelona, in an attack similar to London earlier this year and Nice, France last year. Witnesses report seeing…