Rape, burning children and murder in a Rohingya village

Rape, burning children and murder in a Rohingya village

“They killed and killed and piled the bodies up high. It was like cut bamboo,” says Mumtaz, a Rohingya woman from the village of Tula Toli in western Myanmar. “In the pile there was someone’s neck, someone’s head, someone’s leg. I was able to come out, I don’t know how.” The horrors Mumtaz says she endured didn’t stop there. After escaping the mass grave, Mumtaz says she was dragged to a village house and raped by soldiers. The wooden house was then locked and set on fire. It was her…

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Senior WA Libs threatened with disendorsement if they don't 'pull their heads in'

Senior WA Libs threatened with disendorsement if they don't 'pull their heads in'

Posted November 13, 2017 09:46:20 Photo: Bill Hassell did not dispute that he was referring to Peter Collier, Mathias Cormann and Nick Goiran. (ABC News) Related Story: Liberals back watered-down WAxit motion Related Story: MP Norman Moore retires reiterating calls to secede The WA Liberal Party is in danger of imploding, with former state leader Bill Hassell warning its powerbrokers to pull their heads in or face disendorsement. While he refused to name the powerbrokers individually, Mr Hassell did not dispute he was referring to federal Finance Minister Mathias Cormann…

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As it happened: Australia, England draw Women's Ashes Test

As it happened: Australia, England draw Women's Ashes Test

Updated November 12, 2017 21:14:37 The Women’s Ashes Test finishes in a draw at North Sydney Oval, as the series remains alive heading into the Twenty20 internationals. Look back at the action from the final day. External Link: Australia v England, day four of Women’s Ashes Test live blog Topics: cricket, sport, north-sydney-2060, sydney-2000, nsw, australia, england First posted November 12, 2017 14:06:30 Source link

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Venus and Jupiter conjunction: Sky-watchers await dawn display

Venus and Jupiter conjunction: Sky-watchers await dawn display

Image caption Venus seen crossing the sun.Jupiter and Venus will be visible to the naked eye close together in the sky before dawn on Monday. The planets will appear in conjunction in the south-east, just above the horizon, and may appear to look like one bright star. In the UK, the best viewing time will be 40 minutes before sunrise. Jupiter’s four Galilean moons will also be visible to those with a telescope. Clear skies are needed – and forecast for much of England and Wales. Watch: The dog that…

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Hemp food hits the shelves as crop's edible products legalised

Hemp food hits the shelves as crop's edible products legalised

With hemp beer, hemp chocolate and hemp oil debuting over the weekend, industry is rushing to bring even more products to consumers as the product is now legal to be sold as food in Australia. The new regulations came into effect on Sunday after the Federal Government decided low-THC hemp seeds were fit for human consumption. Up until now, hemp has only been able to be used for industrial and clothing purposes. Hemp beer In Western Australia, growers said ‘cheers’ to the new food industry by launching their unique product,…

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