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More than 200,000 rally in Chile

Hundreds of thousands of protesters have rallied in cities across Chile, calling for immediate and wide-ranging government reforms that included a higher minimum wage, more...

Threats to NT policeman after shooting

Social media posts that named and published an image of the police officer involved in Saturday's shooting death of Kumunjayi Walker, 19, in the Indigenous...

NSW fire threat remains as winds change

Firefighters dealt with hundreds of new fires as NSW endured "catastrophic" conditions on Tuesday but authorities have warned the threat is not over as a...

Aust professor in Taliban prisoner swap

Afghanistan will release two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group in exchange for Australian professor Timothy Weeks and American colleague...

'Big stick' energy bill passes upper house

New laws to hold energy companies to account have passed parliament's upper house, despite the Greens arguing the legislation prolongs the life of coal-fired power.