East Timor is seeking to tear up a treaty on the sharing of oil and gas revenues in the Timor Sea because it says Australia spied on it during the negotiations.
Nearly 500 asylum seekers have arrived in Australia over the past three days.
When air intelligence analyst Tyrone Buckland sits in a box-like portable office at Kandahar Airfield and studies the image being beamed from thousands of metres above a village in southern Afghanistan, he sees a lot.
Federal Police employee sacked over his dealings with spies loses unfair dismissal case.
Claim scrutiny, rehabilitation efforts to be increased under a planned overhaul.
Scientists say they have found a brain region that controls physical ageing, and could target it to manipulate the lifespan of lab mice.
With the kind of buzz, excitement and anticipation usually reserved for the arrival of a pop star or a royal birth, the launch in the early hours of Thursday morning of the 2008 Grange grabbed the attention of drinkers and wine buffs worldwide.
Australia's new defence strategy, to be unveiled on Friday, is expected to maintain funding at historically low levels while seeking to repair damage to the relationship with China that followed the muscular white paper of 2009, which suggested China was a threat.
Shayden Thorne faces death if convicted of terrorism charges in Riyadh Special Criminal Court.
Tony Abbott has abandoned his principled opposition to new taxes to clear the way for a historic parliamentary approval of a national disability insurance scheme, funded by a special 0.5 per cent rise in the Medicare levy.
AFTER a cosy Melbourne weekend getaway? We have it here.