A Taliban attack in central Afghanistan has killed scores of security personnel, with some estimates putting the death toll at more than 100, amid government silence about one of the most deadly insurgent attacks in months.
US President Donald Trump has paid a brief visit to the Martin Luther King Jr memorial in Washington on the holiday honouring the civil rights leader.
The NSW health minister has described Greens MP Cate Faehrmann's admission she has taken MDMA as "reckless at best," revealing that four of the five recent NSW festival deaths were linked directly to the substance.
Aiia Maasarwe's family are yet to be told full details of the Melbourne attack that killed the 21-year-old international student.
Cronulla face a hasty process to settle on a new coach before the NRL season, with interim John Morris no certainty to take over following Shane Flanagan's resignation on Monday.
Kurtis Patterson feels the time is right for him to be picked for Australia after three centuries in eight days convinced selectors he could be the answer to the Test team's batting woes.
A Sydney family ran an expansive crime empire that stole and illegally exported thousands of tins of baby formula to China, police allege.
Another vigil is planned for murdered international student Aiia Maasarwe, with people to line up along the Melbourne thoroughfare that would have been her walk home.
White flags and balloons filled streets nationwide as thousands of Colombians marched to express outrage at violence after a car bomb blamed by the government on ELN rebels killed 20 police cadets and injured dozens.
Rescuers in southern Spain say the frantic effort to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a narrow, deep borehole seven days ago has again been slowed by difficult terrain.