The latest sitting of an inquest into last year's Lindt Cafe siege in Sydney has heard from lawyers who represented siege gunman Man Haron Monis.
Scientists hope landmark international research will increase the survival rate for ovarian cancer - one of the deadliest forms of the disease.
Schools funding has emerged as the biggest issue of contention as the federal government continues education talks with the states and territories.
Major sponsors around the world are dealing with the fallout from the FIFA corruption scandal.
A smooth passage through federal parliament for the legalisation of same sex marriage is already looking unlikely, despite an indication that Prime Minister Tony...
The United Nations humanitarian chief has painted a disturbing picture of savagery in Syria and urged the Security Council to take collective action to put an end...
A regional summit to address the plight of Rohingyas;Peter Greste facing more legal problems in Egypt;Ukraine's ceasefire on shaky ground;
We preview some of the weekend's highlights including the visit of Tottenham and Spanish side Villareal to Australia, the third round of the French Open, the AFL...
A refugee crisis gripping South-East Asia has seen thousands of trafficked Rohingya migrants wash up in the region in recent weeks.
Muslim community groups across Australia have condemned the Federal Government's proposal to revoke the citizenship of Australians involved in terrorism.
Slovakia's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Miroslav Lajcak says there are many "worrying signals" about the already fragile ceasefire in Ukraine.
The Federal Opposition says the government has questions to answer over why a letter written by Sydney gunman Man Haron Monis didn't raise a red flag.
Arrests over corruption in FIFA;A notorious sex offender fronts the Royal Commission;Indigenous artists speak about their work;
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