An 18-year-old man has been shot dead by counter-terrorism police and two policemen have been stabbed in Melbourne's outer south-east.
Barack Obama has called on the developed nations such as Australia and developing giants such as India and China to lift their games on cutting emissions - declaring "nobody can stand on the sidelines anymore on the issue of global warming.
Revered goalkickers Jason Dunstall and Michael O'Loughlin have been shortlisted to present the victorious captain and coach of this year's grand final with the premiership cup.
Most Americans did not even know that the Khorasan Group existed, let alone of its alleged plans to blow up Western passenger aircraft with explosive clothes, before a volley of US Navy Tomahawk missiles hit the group in Syria on Tuesday night.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Tuesday night's "nasty incident" in which a "known terror suspect" was shot dead by police who the man had stabbed, shows there are people in Australia who are "capable of very extreme acts".
Alex McKinnon, the Newcastle Knights forward who was left in a wheelchair after a tackle went horribly wrong against Melbourne on March 24, posted a heartfelt statement on photo-sharing app Instagram on Tuesday night saying he was ready to succeed in a new career.
Spy agency ASIO will be given the power to monitor the entire Australian internet and journalists' ability to write about national security will be curtailed when new legislation – expected to pass in the Senate as early as Wednesday – becomes law, academics, lawyers, the Greens party and rights groups fear.
Vast territory in Syria's north-east is "ungoverned space", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has suggested, following talks in New York, as questions continued about the legal basis for US attacks launched on Tuesday on key Islamic State targets in the country.
Three waves of bombers, missiles and drones were launched by the United States and its Arab allies against targets in three regions of Syria over four hours on Monday night as world leaders gathered for a United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York.
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