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Peter Mitchell 8:55am A New York judge has sided with Queensland Silk Road website moderator Peter Nash and sentenced him to time already served.
Peter Mitchell 9:14am US prosecutors have detailed how a young American flew from Sydney to Turkey with the plan to join Islamic State in Syria.
Gabrielle Dunlevy, AAP Southeast Asia Correspondent The prosecution has had the final word in the trial of an Indonesian woman accused of organising a hit on her Australian husband in Bali.
Ron Corben UN warns Australia is being targeted by Mexican drug gangs looking to expand their reach in the lucrative ice trade.
Peter Wilson and Tamara McLean New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says he won't leave a woman with dual nationality stateless if Australia withdraws her citizenship.
A man has been charged after bomb squad destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" car near the US Capitol building in Washington.
Analysts say new political groups could shatter the two-party system that has dominated Spain since the 1970s.
21-years-ago being gay in Ireland was a crime but now the predominately Catholic country has become the first to vote for same-sex marriage.
Islamic State has bombed a mosque in Saudi Arabia and vowed "dark days ahead" for Shi'ites until militants "chase them from the Arabian Peninsula".
German airline Lufthansa is considering random health checks on pilots, hoping to benefit from the surprise factor in a similar way to doping tests.
Locals are reporting seeing many casualties after an explosion at a Shi'ite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia.
Alvise Armellini A suspect arrested in relation to March's deadly attack at the Bardo Museum in Tunis was reportedly in Italy when the strike took place.
The family of a young climber in New Zealand finally have closure, 42 years after their 19-year-old relative went missing on Mt Cook.
More than 1000 weapons including knives, batons, an AK-47 rifle and body armour have been found in a US restaurant after a fatal bikie shootout.
Grant Schulte The US state of Nebraska is poised to become the first conservative state to repeal the death penalty since 1973.
Megan Neil An abuse victim has told the royal commission it is inconceivable then father George Pell and the Ballarat bishop had no idea about the clergy's misdeeds.
More than 1400 suspects have been identified in a UK investigation into past child sex abuse.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran's lawyers may not be able to challenge the decision to deny them clemency, but activists are picking up the baton.
Noor Ellis has asked for leniency while her lawyer says she should be freed because she did not order the murder of her Australian businessman husband.
Retired Australian tennis player Bob Hewitt, 75, will spend six years in a South African jail for rape and sexual assault.
Nomaan Merchant A brawl between bikie gangs in Texas that spilled into a restaurant parking lot has left nine dead and 18 wounded.
Peter Mitchell Robert Scott, a popular Australian high school teacher, has been left blind and brain damaged after an attack in the US.
A US Marine helicopter that went missing in Nepal has now been recovered.
Fakhurradzie Gade and Jocelyn Gecker Waves of weak, hungry and dehydrated refugees are the latest to slip into countries in Southeast Asia that have made it clear they're not welcome.
Julia Hollingsworth Prince Harry impressed on the soccer pitch with a match-winning goal, lifted weights, and met his Auckland fans on his last day touring New Zealand.
Weedah Hamzah and Kadhem al-Attabi Islamic State militants have seized control of the main government building in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, officials say.
Karlis Salna and Peter Mitchell Tony Abbott says the alliance with the US is "not aimed at China" while dismissing remarks from a US official that B-1 bombers would be based in Australia.