July 2006 – 10 years ago

July 2006 – The Second Lebanon War; Plane crases in Russia and Pakistan; the Mubai Train Bombings, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and more.

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Orlando shooter stated allegiance to the leader of IS

Orlando officials were probing evidence suggesting the attack may have been inspired by Islamic State, although they said there was no proof. (Photos inc.)

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June 1996 – 20 years ago

June 1996 saw the murder of Veronica Guerin, the Blackhawk accident, the Fugees, Runaway Jury, Twister and Mission Imposible and the release of Nintendo 64

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Police Media: Melbourne inc. missing Van Bua Nguyen

Missing: Van Bua Nguyen (Footscray), Michael Sanders (Moorabbin); Operation Middleham: counter terrorism; Warrant: Chanel Davison; Cigarettes seized

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Afghan Taliban meets on succession

The Afghan Taliban’s leadership council met on Sunday to start considering succession after a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan targeted its commander

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You know that little indestructible black box that is used on planes, why can't they make the whole plane out of the same substance?”