- Former military chiefs push to broaden war powers beyond PM
A group of Federal MPs and former military chiefs is ramping up calls for an inquiry into the decisions that led to Australia joining the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, with some pushing to change the war powers invested in the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
- Sara Connor was trying to protect slain Bali policeman, lawyer says
The lawyer for Sara Connor, the Byron Bay woman accused of murdering a policeman in Bali, says she was trying to protect the victim from her British boyfriend.
- New Greens immigration spokesman to arrange trip to Nauru and Manus
The Australian Greens' new immigration spokesman, Tasmanian senator Nick McKim, will today move to arrange a trip to both Nauru and Manus Islands.
- One Nation's Rod Culleton faces court challenge over eligibility for Senate seat
Former associates are expected to challenge the eligibility of One Nation's Rod Culleton to take up his Senate seat.
- Italy earthquake death toll hits 250
The death toll from the powerful earthquake in central Italy reaches 250, amid fears many more bodies remain buried in the rubble of devastated mountain villages.
- Turkey shells Kurdish militia in Syria after refusal to retreat
Turkish artillery shells targets of the militia of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in northern Syria after they advanced in violation of an accord with the United States, the state-run Anadolu agency says.
- You Be The Judge: The court that lets the community set the sentence
Too soft? Too harsh? You Be The Judge is a program that aims to educate the public about how complicated sentencing is. Why don't you be the judge and have a go at sentencing an offender?
- Guardiola returning to Barca in Champions League
It's deja vu for Pep Guardiola as his Manchester City side faces Barcelona in the Champions League group stage, while EPL champs Leicester draws Porto in Group G.
- Suicide bombers in Syria 'are doing it for their families'
To get inside the minds of suicide bombers, Norwegian journalist Paul Refsdal spent six weeks living with and befriending a group of jihadists preparing for martyrdom in Syria.
- Man charged with murder over Queensland backpacker stabbing
A Frenchman is charged over a stabbing attack at a north Queensland hostel that left young British backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung dead and her would-be rescuer fighting for his life.
- Most Masters staff will get new jobs within Woolworths: CEO
Woolworths offers hope to staff in its failed Masters hardware stores, to close before the end of the year, saying most of them can be redeployed across its other businesses.
- Gold nugget weighing 4kg found in Victoria
A lucky prospector who found a gold nugget that could be worth up to $250,000 says he plans to buy a van and travel around Australia after his find.
- Stray dog reunited with athlete after completing endurance race together
Gobi the stray dog, who ran more than 100 kilometres across China in an endurance race with running buddy Dion Leonard, has been reunited with him after going missing.