Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan are among the death row prisoners that Indonesia plans to execute next.
The police commando at the centre of a Malaysian murder scandal could be held in a Sydney detention centre indefinitely according to leading international law experts.
The source - rather than the presence - of toxic BTEX chemicals in flowback water extracted from AGL’s coal seam gas wells will be the likely focus of the dual inquiries by the NSW government.
AGL's coal seam gas ambitions in the Gloucester area have been dealt a double blow with the launch of two government investigations into the detection of toxic BTEX chemicals in flowback water from two of the company's four wells.
The Baird government has suspended AGL's operations at its pilot coal seam gas field in northern NSW pending the result of an investigation launched on Wednesday, Energy Minister Anthony Roberts said.
More than 80 per cent of children with peanut allergies were able to tolerate peanuts after being given a new treatment by Melbourne researchers, providing hope for a cure.
The Australian government's detainment of 157 asylum seekers on the high seas for a month last year was lawful, the High Court has ruled.
Compromising photos can be a liability in politics. But who would have expected a football lover, experienced female doctor and "an isolated shot of a senior asian man playing guitar" could be the embarrassment of the No Land Tax Campaign?
Conservative media baron Rupert Murdoch has called on Tony Abbott to show leadership and make the "cruel choice" to sack his controversial chief of staff - and if the Prime Minister won't act, Peta Credlin should resign.
At The Ponds High School, every student is a new student. A Year 7 cohort of about 200 braved Sydney's wild weather on Wednesday morning as they filed through the gates at their brand new school, which might have felt like it had always been waiting for them.