Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the ongoing Iraq crisis.
Four sailors are being court-martialled over the alleged 2011 rape of a colleague aboard the HMAS Newcastle.
Researchers are developing high-tech glasses, complete with GPS and camera technology, to help guide the blind.
The US will send 3000 military personnel to West African to help in the fight against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus which has killed 2400 people.
Sea Shepherd activists say dolphin killing has begun in a bay in Taiji, southwestern Japan, marking the start of the annual the hunting season.
This week, Insight looks at how our brains process painful memories, and whether talking about them makes them better or worse. Are some memories so bad they're...
US rapper Eminem has launched legal action against NZ's National Party amid claims they used his Lose Yourself song in John Key's election campaign ad.

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After almost three decades of drama, debate and a lot of popcorn, Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton are letting the curtain fall on At The Movies.
Most New Yorkers don’t even know of its existence, but one of the city’s islands houses a mass grave of more than a million bodies.
This weekend, New Zealanders head to the polls for a federal election. The campaign trail has been dramatic and sometimes a little bizarre. Here’s a taste of what...
The Rosetta space probe is set to make history as scientists attempt the first landing on a comet in November. But the comet’s unusual shape is causing problems.
Germany charged a 93-year-old former member of the Nazi Waffen-SS on Monday with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder over his time at the Auschwitz...
What do you get when you cross Prime Minister Tony Abbott with cute kittens? Whatever it is, it's secured its place in Australian history.
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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.
Dame Marie Bashir was honoured for her 13 years of service as Governer of New South Wales. She was escorted by a full military honour guard for the official opening of the second session of the 55th parliament. The parade was also used to farewell the Governor who will be replaced by Defence force chief General David Hurley.

Marin Cilic wins US Open

Marin Cilic clinched his first Grand Slam title Monday against Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 victory in the 2014 US Open final.
Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed nearly 300 people in large swaths of northern India and Pakistan.

Serena Williams wins US Open

World number one Serena Williams has won her sixth US Open title, overpowering Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 to take her Grand Slam tally to 18.