Huge carpet python spotted climbing fence outside of Brisbane's CBD

A giant python has been filmed climbing a netted fence just three kilometres away from Brisbane's CBD.

NSW teen's body recovered from Sydney swimming hole after jumping from ledge

The body of a teenage boy who jumped from a ledge at a swimming hole south-west of Sydney and failed to resurface has been recovered by NSW search and rescue authorities

City of Melbourne identifies key outdoor dining precincts to help businesses recover from coronavirus shutdowns

The City of Melbourne has identified six key dining precincts that will be transformed into outdoor eating areas this summer in a bid to help hospitality businesses recover from coronavirus shutdowns

Man who bashed pregnant woman at Parramatta cafe jailed for three years


A man being sentenced for bashing a pregnant Muslim woman in Western Sydney has turned his back in court on the victim who endured his "inherently vicious" and unprovoked attack

Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry: During the night battles, artillery strikes were inflicted on the enemy

the Azerbaijan Army units inflicted crushing artillery strikes on the positions of the Armenian armed forces stationed in occupied territories

Death toll from floods in Nigeria climbs to 95


The death toll from floods in Nigeria has risen to 95, according to local media reports Wednesday

Israel lockdown may last for another year: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that exiting the lockdown imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus will be slow and gradual and could continue for an entire year.

US: 7 shot at funeral home in Milwaukee


Seven people were shot and wounded Wednesday in the US state of Wisconsin as they gathered for a funeral

Azerbaijan: Border clashes may stop if Armenia retreats



Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev said Wednesday that border clashes may stop if the Armenian army withdraws its troops

Azerbaijan neutralizes 2,300 Armenian soldiers


Azerbaijani troops have neutralized at least 2,300 Armenian soldiers since Sunday, when border clashes broke out with Armenian forces targeting Azerbaijani civilian settlements and military positions

Australian manufacturing industry to be bolstered to help coronavirus recovery, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says

Scott Morrison says bolstering Australia's local manufacturing industry will not only help with the economic recovery from the pandemic, but also provide opportunities for business on a global scale

Victorian child sex abuse survivor wins second chance to sue Catholic Church in 'landmark' case

A victim of historical child sexual abuse has won what is believed to be a landmark case in Victoria against the Catholic Church, giving him a second shot at suing for compensation

Coronavirus restrictions to ease in South Australia for pubs, clubs and dancing at weddings

South Australia will ease coronavirus restrictions on people drinking in bars, pubs and clubs, and at private events such as weddings in licensed venues

House prices bounce in September, except for continued falls in Melbourne and Sydney

House prices have fallen nationally over September, but rose everywhere except the two big markets of Melbourne and Sydney.

Kununurra counts 'catastrophic' cost after freak storm slams WA town's airport

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe weather warning after wind gusts of up to 118km/h were recorded at the Kununurra airport

Police hunt for two men north of Brisbane after woman suffers 'serious gunshot wound'

Police are searching for two men north of Brisbane after a 27-year-old woman was shot this morning

Shattered sleep for Gold Coast locals as bin divers rummage for cans


Residents of Southport on the Gold Coast are dealing with an unusual night-time disturbance – and they say it has to stop

Farmers need 26,000 workers that aren't here this summer

Australia's fruit and vegetable farmers need an extra 26,000 workers to harvest their crops this summer, according to new research illustrating the impact of coronavirus border closures on farm labour

Kuwait ruler Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, dies aged 91

Kuwait's 91-year-old Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has died

Kindergarten teacher in China poisoned classroom porridge in staff quarrel

A kindergarten teacher who poisoned 25 children, killing one of them, after an argument with a rival staff member has been sentenced to death by a court in central China