The FBI will help investigate the death of Malta's best-known investigative blogger, Daphne Caruana Galizia, who has been killed by a car bomb.
Queensland police are searching for three young children who went missing last month and are believed to be travelling with a man and woman.
An attempt by the Greens to suspend standing orders in the Senate to debate climate change has been defeated.
Storm Ophelia has claimed three lives as it swept across Ireland with further disruption from its hurricane-force winds expected.
Northern Territory health authorities say a child who died in Darwin from meningococcal on Sunday night started showing symptoms only 12 hours beforehand.
Iraq's forces have captured the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from Kurdish forces which briefly shutdown oil production citing security concerns.
Clive Palmer has lost a bid to have a judge recuse himself from his legal battle with liquidators.
A judge has reserved his verdict in the trial of three people charged in relation to the 2013 killing of Raymond Pasnin.
Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer has announced Harvard lawyer James Shipton as the new head of the corporate regulator.
The death toll from a weekend truck bomb attack in Somalia stands at 302 but is expected to rise further.
ANZ is still weighing what to do with its life insurance assets after agreeing to sell superannuation and planning services to IOOF Holdings for $975 million.
With 39 people already dead, firefighters in Portugal and Spain are continuing to fight about 100 blazes in parched farmlands and forests.
Victoria's CFA is a "boys club" rife with bullying, harassment and sexism but allegations are ignored or covered up, a secret internal report says.
The Turnbull government has released details of its national energy guarantee, which it says will cut bills while keeping the lights on and cutting emissions.
Pauline Hanson's One Nation party is having an impact on the LNP in Queensland as the state readies for an election, the latest Newspoll shows.
Lisa Wilkinson will take up a senior role on Network Ten's evening show The Project after a decade spent working at the Nine Network.
Victoria's premier says a bill before parliament that could legalise euthanasia does not need amendment, but he's at odds with his deputy.