Australia

Councillor tweets graphic photos over mosque

A Victorian councillor has had her Twitter account suspended after she tweeted graphic female genital mutilation photos to a supporter of a controversial mosque development.

Little girls cleared of deadly Ebola virus

Two little girls have been cleared of the deadly Ebola virus after showing symptoms as they returned home from a holiday in west Africa.

More Abbott leadership speculation

More Abbott leadership speculation

Less than three weeks after Prime Minister Tony Abbott survived a party room vote, leadership tensions at the top of the government have emerged yet again.

Children tested for Ebola in Melbourne

Two young children are being tested for Ebola in Melbourne.

Man who married teen to face court

A 19-year-old man will face a Sydney court for allegedly marrying a 15-year-old girl in Sydney's west last year.

Cyclone Lam repairs to cost over $100m

Cyclone Lam repairs to cost over $100m

The repair bill for the damage done by Cyclone Lam will cost more than $100 million, the Northern Territory government says.

NZ woman died after misdiagnosis: inquest

A 21-year-old woman from New Zealand died in Perth from toxic shock after a Pilbara doctor misdiagnosed her illness as gastroenteritis.

Alleged terrorist told to kill at random

Accused terrorist Omarjan Azari has been denied bail after a Sydney court heard explosive extracts from a conversation where he was told to pick and kill a "random unbeliever".

Stay Bali Nine executions, lawyers urge

Lawyers for Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan will appeal a court's decision not to hear their last-ditch challenge, and argue it would be unthinkable if they were executed in the meantime.

Inquest into NZ woman's death

An inquest into the death of a young New Zealander who died in Western Australia from a mystery illness is due to begin today.

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