Conservative Sebastian Kurz is the frontrunner in the polls ahead of Sunday’s election.
Image copyright EPA Image caption The judge said the convict did not deserve any mercy A judge who sentenced a controversial Indian guru convicted of rape to 20 years in prison called him a “wild beast” who deserved no leniency. Judge Jagdeep Singh said in his order that Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s assault of his […]
Makhosi Khoza, a member of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC), has received death threats against her and her children after branding President Jacob Zuma “a disgrace”. She says her treatment for speaking out has been more fitting of a dictatorship than a democracy. Parliament is expected to vote on a motion of no-confidence […]
Image copyright Andrew Leoncelli Image caption Heavily armed police entered the plane after it returned to Melbourne airport A Malaysia Airlines plane has been forced to turn back to Melbourne airport after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit. Flight MH128, bound for Kuala Lumpur, returned “due to a disruptive passenger”, an airline statement said. […]