World News Update, What you need to know

World News Update, What you need to know

The recovery of the remaining bodies of those killed in the Fox Glacier helicopter crash in New Zealand, including two young Australians, is being hampered by bad weather.


WELLINGTON - New Zealand's opposition leader Andrew Little is heading to Canberra hoping to convince Australian MPs that Kiwis living across the ditch are getting a raw deal.

PARIS - French police have released a photo of the third of three suicide bombers who blew themselves up outside France's national stadium during the November 13 Paris attacks.

BRUSSELS - Brussels will remain at the highest possible alert level, with schools and metros closed over a "serious and imminent" security threat similar to the Paris attacks, the Belgian premier says.

BAMAKO - Malian investigators have stepped up the hunt for suspects wanted over the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead in the capital Bamako.

RIO DE JANEIRO - The torrent of mud and toxic mineral waste that buried a Brazilian village earlier this month has reached the Atlantic Ocean after a long passage down the Doce river, officials say.

WASHINGTON - Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has called for the return of waterboarding, a near-drowning interrogation technique widely denounced as torture, saying it was "peanuts" compared to what Islamic State is doing.

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Published 23 November 2015 at 7:34am
Source: AAP