Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has wrapped up his 16-hour whirlwind visit to Tokyo, trumpeting closer defence ties and trade optimism.
Three men who sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl at a party are expected to be sentenced in the NSW District Court.
Powerful winds have killed three people in the Netherlands and another three in Germany, and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.
Emirates is purchasing 20 A380 aircraft with the option for 16 more in a deal worth $A22 billion.
Australia has been commended for acting on same-sex marriage, and abuse within the juvenile justice system, but scorned for its treatment of asylum seekers.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused Russia of not implementing all United Nations sanctions on North Korea.
Searing heat during peak hour has left Victorians struggling to get home by public transport as temperatures are set to soar again.
A new poll shows most Australians aren't too worried about changing the date of Australia Day from January 26.
A saleyards director and steel importer is one of three Australians arrested in Serbia over an international drug-smuggling ring.
A man has been arrested in NSW after authorities found 9.5kg of cannabis strapped to the bottom of a truck he was driving, which also had faulty brakes.
Health officials have urged South Australians to take care of themselves and others as extreme heat hits the state.
Racing identity Bill Vlahos has appeared before a Melbourne court as he fights charges over his collapsed multi million-dollar betting syndicate.
A year into Donald Trump's fact-bending, media-bashing presidency, Americans are increasingly confused about whether the media can be trusted to tell the truth.
Bitcoin's value has tumbled more than 50 per cent off its December peak to $US10,000 amid fears of a regulatory crackdown.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says the government can't release details about building new accommodation for asylum seekers on Manus Island.
The reviewer overseeing changes at the major banks has found progress but warns it's important improvements don't slide backwards.
A US couple is set to go before a judge in California on charges of torture and child endangerment of 13 siblings held captive in the family home.