Child Dead After Refugee Group Stuck on Greek-Turkish Border

A five-year-old girl, part of a group of migrants stranded on the border between Greece and Turkey, has died, the Greek Minister of Minister of Migration and Asylum said on Wednesday, August 16. Speaking during a visit to the Evros region where the migrants were found, Minister Notis Mitarachi said that the group of 35 … Read more

Darwin man brutally beaten in Greece, GoFundMe to help bring him home

WARNING: Distressing content The family of an Australian man brutally attacked in Greece is desperately trying to get him back home. Charlie Kathopoulis, 43, was in Rhodes completing army requirements and helping to settle his late father’s estate when he was left with horrific injuries after two men broke into his residence. Charlie’s sister Michelle, … Read more

Bikies Inc podcast: Daily Telegraph reveals Australia’s bikie, crime gangs

Bloot. Brotherhood. Betrayal. The Bikies Inc. podcast lifts the lid on Australia’s outlaw motorcycle gangs, who now control more than $3 billion worth of illegal drugs each year. Bikies have moved on from riding Harleys. Now they are multinational drug cartels. The Comanchero, the Hells Angels, the Bandidos, the Mongols, the Finks, and the Lone … Read more

Ukraine war: US blacklists Vladimir Putin’s ‘girlfriend’

The United States has blacklisted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s purported Olympic gymnast girlfriend in the latest round of sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine. Described by Russian tabloids as the ‘Secret First Lady’, or ‘Russia’s First Mistress’ the relationship between former Russian Olympic gymnast, Alina Kabaeva and Putin has never been publicized. However US officials … Read more

Qantas nightmare: Australian traveller’s horror overseas flight saga

As I found myself stranded in Athens airport, surrounded by unsympathetic airline staff and forced to splash out an extra $2700 on new flights back home, I couldn’t help but feel this all could have been avoided. Like thousands of other Aussies, I too had a nightmare experience flying with Qantas. It’s amazing what can … Read more

Mick Gatto among top crime influencers running Melbourne’s underworld turf wars

Just before his curfew deadline, the target turns into his Brighton driveway. He knows people want him dead but he’s distracted because he’s due in court next morning on charges of conspiring to murder Carl Williams. Now he’s in the safety of his own garage. But before the door closes, the hit man darts through … Read more

Macron defies rights criticism to host Saudi strongman

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday was to host Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for talks in Paris, defying criticism of the invitation is deeply barely four years after the murder by Saudi agents of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The meeting will be seen as the latest step in the readmission of the de-facto … Read more

Macron hosts Saudi crown prince despite rights outrage

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for talks in Paris on Thursday, defying inappropriate criticism that the invitation is deeply barely four years after the murder by Saudi agents of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The meeting will be seen as the latest step in the readmission of the de-facto … Read more

‘Decapitated’ British tourist was not taking selfie before helicopter death

Investigators probing a British tourist’s horror helicopter death have told for the first time how he was killed — and revealed he was not taking a selfie. Holiday-maker Jack Fenton, 22, died of appalling head injuries after stepping into a spinning rear rotor of a chopper which flew him to Athens, Greece, on Monday. Greek … Read more

Greek firefighters in uphill battle to save famed natural park

Greek firefighters on Monday battled a raging fire threatening the Dadia National Park, known for its black vulture colony, as the country scorched under a blistering heatwave. The Mediterranean country is reeling under a heatwave that began on Saturday and is expected to last 10 days. Temperatures were set to rise to 42 degrees Celsius … Read more