Indonesia: 174 football fans dead after stampede and riots on pitch

Police officers chase fans after they invade the pitch (Picture: EPA) At least 174 people were trampled to death or suffocated after riots broke out on a football pitch in Indonesia. Thousands of Arema FC supporters flooded the ground in East Java’s Malang city, throwing bottles and other objects at players and officials, after they … Read more

Ukraine latest: Russian defeat in Lyman makes war ‘more difficult’ for Putin, says US

Ukrainian soldiers wave flag at entrance of Russian-controlled Donetsk town The US defence secretary Lloyd Austin has welcomed Ukraine’s capture of Lyman and said the taking of the former Russian stronghold makes the war “more difficult” for Putin. Mr Austin told a news conference on Sunday he was “very encouraged” after Saturday’s success by Ukrainian … Read more

Islamic State women and children to be returned to Australia

The return of some of the Australians may be controversial in Australia. It will likely pose a challenge to the country’s security organisations, according to sources speaking on condition of anonymity because they are not authorised to comment publicly. There may not be enough evidence to charge all the adults with terrorism offences, so some … Read more

Russian forces retreat from strategic Donetsk city a day after Moscow’s annexation of the region – Boston News, Weather, Sports

(CNN) — Russian forces retreated from Lyman, a strategic city for its operations in the east, the Russian defense ministry said Saturday, just a day after Moscow’s annexation of the region that’s been declared illegal by the West. “In connection with the creation of a threat of encirclement, allied troops were withdrawn from the settlement of Krasny … Read more

Supreme Court poised to keep marching to right in new term

With public confidence diminished and justices sparring openly over the institution’s legitimacy, the Supreme Court on Monday will begin a new term that could push American law to the right on issues of race, voting and the environment. Following June’s momentous overturning of nearly 50 years of constitutional protections for abortion rights, the court is … Read more

Worst Brazil forest fires in a decade, yet election silence

September has come and gone, marking another painful milestone for the world’s largest rainforest. It’s the worst month for fire in the Amazon in over a decade. Satellite sensors detected over 42,000 fires in 30 days according to Brazil’s national space institute. It is the first time since 2010 that fires in the Amazon surpassed … Read more