Erdogan says UN report on Saudi journalist proves Kingdom is guilty: killers to pay price



President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday lashed out at the murderers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was killed in the Kingdom's Istanbul consulate last fall

US reviewing UN's Khashoggi report 'closely'

The U.S. said Wednesday it is "closely" appraising a UN report that said the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was an extrajudicial killing for which Saudi Arabia is responsible

Jail for shop owner who shot and killed portrait seller, stored body in wheelie bin for 17 years


A Melbourne shop owner who shot dead a graphic artist with an unregistered gun before hiding his body in a wheelie bin for 17 years has been sentenced to six years and six months in jail

Woolworths under fire as NSW pubs are investigated over free drinks for pokies players


Two hotels are under investigation for allegedly supplying patrons with free alcohol in order to keep them playing poker machines

Can a sperm donor be considered a legal parent? In a landmark decision, the High Court says yes

On Wednesday, the High Court handed down a landmark decision that confirmed parentage rights to a man who donated his sperm to a woman who wanted to have a child

MH17 suspects named, charged as Bellingcat report reveals details of plane's final moments



Investigators have named four suspects they will charge with murder over the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which killed 298 people, including 38 Australians

Morsi did not die natural death: Turkish president

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said Egypt's only democratically-elected President Mohamed Morsi was murdered

UN says Saudi Arabia responsible for Khashoggi murder

A UN report on Wednesday said the murder last fall in Istanbul of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "constituted an extrajudicial killing" for which "Saudi Arabia is responsible" 

Man detained after brandishing 'toy gun' outside Parramatta court

There was drama outside Parramatta court this morning after a man went on a bizarre rampage with a toy gun

Buying a new high-rise apartment is a risk best avoided

I write this piece as one of the lucky apartment owners
Lucky not because I managed to break into the apartment market, but because I survived it financially intact

Woman charged with murder of ex-girlfriend who fell from Zetland high-rise apartment

A 29-year-old woman has been charged with murder following the death her former partner in a domestic-related incident at a high-rise complex in Zetland

Thousands of fish killed after Byron Bay residents pressure council to open lagoon

Thousands of fish have died on the New South Wales north coast after a council bowed to public pressure and opened a lagoon, sending a deadly wave of de-oxygenated water surging down a nearby creek

Patients warned after Sydney doctors gave incorrectly stored, expired vaccinations

Thousands of patients who visited a Sydney GP for vaccinations over almost a decade have been warned their immunisations may have been ineffective

NSW building industry facing 'crisis of confidence' after second apartment block evacuation

A "crisis of confidence" has developed in the NSW building industry, the Insurance Council of Australia has said, as residents and owners of the Mascot Towers building in Sydney's south face another day of lockouts

I don't believe Morsi's was normal death: Erdogan


Turkey's president attended a funeral prayer in absentia on Tuesday for Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi, expressing suspicion on his demise

Assad shelling injures civilian in Idlib countryside

Assad militiamen shelled on Monday (June 17) the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of Idlib countryside, injuring a civilian and causing material damage, Orient correspondent said

Granville MP Julia Finn hits out at NSW Government over lack of funding for new Westmead Public School

A new school was promised and made into a major election commitment, but years on, the location for a school at Westmead remains unfunded and "forgotten"

Arrests in 1995 gang rape case despite police allegedly destroying evidence

Queensland police have made a breakthrough in a controversial historical gang rape case, arresting three men — including two who will be extradited from interstate to face court

Woman arrested after Sydney high-rise death at Zetland apartment complex

Police have arrested a woman they had urged to come forward to authorities after another woman plunged to her death at a high-rise complex in Sydney's inner east

NSW budget 2019 delivers record $93b infrastructure spend, $1b surplus


NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has delivered record infrastructure spending and a modest budget surplus in the face of rising debt and the largest revenue write down in the state's history