Islamic State never needed a caliphate to keep menacing the world. Now it's regrouping
The fall of Islamic State's 'caliphate' was seen by many as the moment the world conquered the terrorist group. But experts warn the militants are quietly recovering from their defeat, with grand plans for a resurgence. full story
The European Champions League quarter-final draw has thrown a potential Bayern Munich and Barcelona heavyweight match-up - assuming they square away their round of 16 ties
The European Champions League quarter-final draw has thrown a potential Bayern Munich and Barcelona heavyweight match-up - assuming they square away their round of 16 ties full story
UFC's Fight Island to showcase Australian champion Alexander Volkanovski
Some of the UFC's biggest names, including Australian champion Alexander Volkanovski, are isolated on an island in Abu Dhabi and about to go hell for leather in the octagon. full story
Quote of the Day
"We must realize that even in the middle of all the world's humanity, we are still individuals and for the most part we must stand alone." Javan
1877 - First woman graduates from a New Zealand university
Kate Edger became the first woman in New Zealand to gain a university degree and the first woman in the British Empire to earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA). more...
1983 - Lorraine Downes crowned Miss Universe
Lorraine Downes became a household name overnight and spent the next 12 months travelling the world accompanied by a chaperone, carrying out the duties of Miss Universe more...
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