Australia

Nauru refugee owed duty of care: judge

Nauru refugee owed duty of care: judge

A federal court judge has ruled Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has a duty of care to ensure an African refugee is able to access a safe and legal abortion.

Aussie cops bust out batons in Running Man clip

Aussie cops bust out batons in Running Man clip

Australia's cops have hit back with their first Running Man video -- and it features synchronised baton dancing.

Australia, Singapore to jointly develop military training areas

Australia and Singapore will jointly develop military training areas and facilities in Australia, the city-state's foreign ministry said, as part of a deal that expands defence cooperation between the two countries and improves economic ties.

Whittington legal talks at critical stage

Whittington legal talks at critical stage

Legal negotiations to secure the release of the Australian at the centre of the 60 Minutes child abduction saga have reached a critical stage, court observers say, with unconfirmed reports a payout to the children's Lebanese father could be the sticking point.

Another 640 shipbuilding jobs to go

Another 640 workers at Adelaide's government-owned shipbuilder ASC will lose their jobs by the end of next year.

Pursued man critical after 15m fall

A man who fell 15m from a Melbourne car park after trying to evade police is fighting for his life in hospital.

Jihadist's wife due to be sentenced

Jihadist's wife due to be sentenced

The Sydney widow of Islamic State fighter Mohamed Elomar is expected to be sentenced on Friday, after she admitted supporting his involvement in armed hostilities in Syria.

Teen denied bail over Anzac 'terror plot'

A Sydney teenager accused of planning an Anzac Day terror attack will remain in juvenile detention after a magistrate decided it was too risky to release him.

PM hails death of top IS recruiter

PM hails death of top IS recruiter

The death of Neil Prakash, the Islamic State operative behind a string of failed Australian terror plots, has been hailed as a major breakthrough in the fight against domestic terrorism.

Nine urged to pay up in 60 Minutes case

Nine urged to pay up in 60 Minutes case

The Nine Network is facing calls to pay $725,000 to Ali Elamine in exchange for the release of an Australian man who allegedly orchestrated the botched 60 Minutes child snatch attempt in Lebanon.

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