Lion Air plane carrying at least 188 people crashes after taking off from Jakarta: official

There are no reports of survivors from a Lion Air plane that has crashed into the ocean off Indonesia, carrying almost 200 people

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect charged with murder, could face death penalty

A gunman who stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services while yelling "all Jews must die", killing 11 worshippers and injuring six others, has been charged with murder

Nimmie-Caira wetlands restoration project underway as part of Murray Darling Basin Plan

After almost six years of sitting idle a vast wetland in south-western New South Wales, known as the 'Kakadu of the South', is coming to life once more

Toyah Cordingley: Police seek family possibly on beach near where woman's body found

Police are searching for a family thought to have been near Wangetti Beach the day Toyah Cordingley was found dead in Far North Queensland

Turkish president, Canadian PM discuss Khashoggi case

Turkey's president spoke with the Canadian premier on the phone to discuss the case of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, presidential sources said on Friday

Your electrical goods could be covered by legal warranties years after you buy them

Australian households may be being duped into buying extended warranties for appliances like fridges, washing machines and LCD televisions, and deceived by some retailers that the goods only have a 12- to 24-month warranty, consumer group Choice has warned

Prepare for the great nurdle invasion, as a wave of 1 billion plastic pellets bears down on WA

The word "nurdle" rarely enters everyday conversation, but these tiny lentil-sized pellets of plastic are at the centre of an impending environmental headache

Share market ends flat after rollercoaster ride, Australian dollar slides to 32-month low

The Australian share market's early momentum completely evaporated in the afternoon, before a late rally left it at the same level as Thursday's close

Amman.. HRH Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein is following on a major rescue

operation after 18 people have been killed and many more injured when torrential rains swept away a group of students and teachers touring in a bus near the Dead Sea area

Amman..Death toll rises to 20 in Dead Sea tragedy

Jordanian rescuers searching the Dead Sea area for survivors of flash floods found the body of a girl, raising the death toll in the tragedy to 20, a Civil Defence Department (CDD) statement said Friday

Saudi van with 3 suitcases leaves Istanbul consulate

A van left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul Friday morning after consular staff moved three suitcases and a black plastic bag to the vehicle

Iran Uprising - No. 216 Arrest and summoning teachers, kidnapping Hashem Khastar and transferring him to a psychiatric hospital

Following the nationwide sit-in protest of teachers on October 14 and 15, the mullahs’ regime has intensified the crackdown on educators in fear of continuing strikes and protests

As U.S. Ramps Up Pressure on Iran domestic unrest escalates

During the past few months More protests spread across Iran, from its southern cities to the capital, protesting the weak economy, inflation, unemployment, unpaid salaries, water shortages, and their grievances

House prices are falling in Sydney and ?Melbourne. So is it a 'buyer's market' yet

You might have jumped for joy when you heard house prices were falling by $1,000 a week in Sydney and Melbourne

Luke Foley rejects government calls to step aside over 'harassment' allegation

rejected repeated calls for him to step aside over allegations aired in State Parliament he "harassed" an ABC journalist at a function

Website of Saudi investment conference hacked

The website of an international Saudi investment conference hosted by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been attacked by hackers

Erdogan conveys condolences to Khashoggi’s family: Turkey will do everything to enlighten murder

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan conveyed on Tuesday his condolences to the family of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi over phone, presidential sources said

Want cheaper power bills? The Government says it can save you up to $800 a year

Some households will save more than $800 a year on their power bills, the Federal Government says, as part of measures to protect consumers and businesses from rising energy costs

Khashoggi murder 'premeditated': President Erdogan

The Oct. 2 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "premeditated", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday

Eleven children transferred off Nauru for medical attention

Australian Border Force officials have revealed 11 children were transferred off Nauru on Monday for medical attention, with another 52 minors remaining on the Pacific island