An Iranian asylum seeker is reportedly fighting for his life in a Brisbane hospital after he was urgently transferred from Papua New Guinea's Manus Island detention centre.
The inclusion of Scott Selwood and Elliot Yeo into West Coast’s side for round 23 oozes the feeling that Eagles are doing everything they can to remain in finals contention.
Schapelle Corby's parole could be in jeopardy following the reported arrest of her Indonesian boyfriend on drugs charges.
Tony Abbott will be the first bilateral visitor to India since Narendra Modi was swept to power in March.
Attitudes towards the issue of sharks in Western Australia have been revealed in a research paper commissioned by the state government but believed to have never been publicly released.
Union whistleblower Kathy Jackson admits "we all make mistakes" in life - including a "charity shag" she had with Health Services Union barrister Mark Irving more than 20 years ago.
Federal Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has cancelled his plans to open a conference of the controversial World Congress of Families.
A senior British bureaucrat, who, with many other bureaucrats, failed to prevent the systematic rape and physical abuse of 38 children in the English town of Rotherham has relocated to Melbourne and been appointed a deputy secretary in Victoria's Education Department.
"He's had a cow of a season," but Essendon ruckman Tom Bellchambers has Saturday afternoon's clash with Carlton to audition for a spot in the Bombers' finals team, says coach Mark Thompson.
Perhaps it was sign of America’s war-weariness, or at least that of its pundit class, a group that has clearly tired of discussing the nation’s seemingly intractable crises in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria.
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66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Photos: Getty Images