China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system in a heavily disputed island, situated between Vietnam and Taiwan that it controls in the South China Sea.
World leaders have agreed to enact a nationwide ceasefire in Syria, aiming to break the deadlock in the war-ravaged country and introduce swift humanitarian aid.
Saudi Arabia pledges ground troops to US-led coalition against ISIS after contributing to billions raised at UN conference for aid in Syria
Global leaders have pledged more than AU$15 billion in aid to Syria amid the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, while Saudi Arabia makes a first-time promise to support the US-led coalition against Daesh on the ground.
The High Court has dismissed an appeal challenging the Australian government's offshore immigration processing and resettlement program, dashing the hopes of hundreds of asylum seekers facing deportation.
Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has stood by his decision to call for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, and called for “common sense” on the matter.
Charlie Hebdo anniversary: Paris police shoot dead man with fake suicide vest claiming to be responsible for attack
Police have shot dead a knife-wielding man trying to attack Paris in retribution of French strikes in Syria and Iraq.
According to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, El Nino has likely reached its peak and is expected to return to neutral levels.
US President Barack Obama has announced sweeping gun control laws that will close loopholes in background checks to curb gun-related crime.
Vladimir Putin has praised Donald Trump in the US presidential race as “flamboyant” and “very talented,” while speaking at a political conference in Moscow.
Opposing Libyan governments have signed a United Nations-brokered deal in Morocco aimed at uniting the two factions and resting IS tensions.
Islamic State militants have been funding their global tyranny by trading black market oil for up to US$40 million a month
Convicted Australian terrorists that have served out their prison sentence may be detained indefinitely, under new laws proposed by Prime Minister Turnbull.
Australian drug researchers and risk prevention advocates are calling for trial drug testing at festivals amid recent deaths due to overdose.
Chinese authorities have issued the highest possible air pollution warning in Beijing, signalling fatal smog levels.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced $6.5bn worth of deals to foster trade and investment agreements with African nations.
The Swedish government has drafted a proposal that will give authorities permission to temporarily close the Oresund Bridge between Denmark due to the migrant crisis.
Australian authorities have narrowed the search for MH370 based on a new data analysis report by the Transport Safety Bureau.
Cameroon armed forces killed over 100 Boko Haram extremists, freeing more than 900 of the terror group’s hostages.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has pledged to assist French President Francois Hollande in his fight against IS terrorists.