The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says almost one thousand people have died since a truce came into place in Ukraine.
The federal government has frozen the assets of two Islamic State fighters, foreign minister Julie Bishop says.
The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted an Australian resolution on policing in peace operations.
Five policemen have been hurt after a bomb exploded at a small post near Helwan University in southern Cairo, officials say.
The UN has released a report showing 957 people have been killed during the Ukraine ceasefire, as news broke that OSCE observers had been shot at.
The UN Security Council has urged all sides to work immediately to restore calm as tensions rise between Israelis and Palestinians.
Julie Bishop says Australia would consider requests from Iraq to send more help in the fight against IS terrorists, but none have been made.
Australia has chaired a key meeting of the United Nations Security Council on terrorism, warning of a new generation of interconnected terror groups.
Indian police have arrested a controversial guru after a violent stand-off at his sprawling ashram in the country's north.
A blast has erupted near a compound housing foreign workers in Kabul, Afghan police say.
Terrorists are younger, more violent and more innovative, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.
The atrocities committed by Islamic State and Boko Haram have rightly caused moral outrage all over the world. But as the latest IS video is released, showing the...
French President Francois Hollande has paid tribute to Australian soldiers who fought and died to save his country in World War I.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says his country is facing a wave of terror focused on Jerusalem.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Italy and Croatia will face a disciplinary hearing after their chaotic Euro 2016 qualifier was twice interrupted by fans throwing flares onto...