Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the ongoing Iraq crisis.
Tony Abbott has told a British newspaper that the impact of early English settlement in Australia was 'all bad' for Indigenous Australians.
The woolly mammoth's DNA holds the answer to saving the Tasmanian Devil from extinction, according to a German scientist visiting Australia.
A Sydney store owner has been charged with murder and starting a fire for financial gain over an explosion in the city's inner west that killed three people.
Australian Muslims are among growing numbers of people around the world who are using Twitter to condemn the Islamic State with the hash tag #notinmyname.
Thousands of students in Hong Kong have launched a protest over China's plans to vet candidates for the region's next election, beginning their planned week-long...
With deadly Ebola now threatening to become a pandemic in West Africa, the question arises could a pandemic hit Australia as well? The word from top medical...

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Uruguay’s leader José Mujica must be one of the world’s most unusual presidents – he gives away 90% of his salary to charity and chooses to live a very basic lifestyle.
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say they’ve been left exhausted by what they’ve been through over the last year and a half, but they still don’t think that justice...
Controversy has ensued after a British YouTube celebrity posted a prank video of him sexually harassing women.
An Alaskan TV reporter has quit her job on live television, leaving her colleagues stunned.
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Biotechnology company CSL sources over one million eggs each week to keep Australia stocked with vaccine to combat the potential threat of an influenza pandemic.
It was the wink that won the headlines, but will Tony Abbott’s infamous reaction to a phone sex worker take out the top award at this year’s Ernies?
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In pictures: Scotland referendum

Scottish voters have rejected independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, official results showed on Friday, by a margin of almost 10 percentage points. Queues of voters, some wearing traditional kilts and tartan hats, snaked outside polling stations.

In pictures: Fiji votes

Fijians are voting in the nation's first election since a 2006 coup, with the military on stand-by in case violence flares but police reporting no problems in early polling.
Hurricane Odile has whipped through the popular beach resorts of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, uprooting trees, dumping heavy rain and forcing thousands of tourists to take cover in emergency shelters.
Tony Abbot arrived in the Northern Territory for a week long stay where he will meet with local employers, their workers and visit remote communities ahead of his election commitment to Indigenous Australians of north east Arnhem land.
Campaigns for and against Scottish independence are entering its final stages. The referendum could end the three centuries old union between Scotland and England, creating Europe's newest country since the collapse of Yugoslavia.
More than 1,000 protesters have paraded through Hong Kong against a recent decision by Beijing that crushed the city's hopes for full democracy.
Commemorations in PNG and Australia will mark the 100th anniversary of engagement on 11 September 1914 and the soldiers who fought and were the first to die for their country in the First World War.
A much anticipated Apple product launch has included iPhones with large screens, a smartwatch and a new mobile wallet.