An Italian backpacker has described how she nearly hitched a ride with alleged killer Pande Veleski just hours before he allegedly stabbed a tourist to death at an isolated road stop in the Northern Territory.
Nick O'Malley, Kirsty Needham A diplomatically explosive phone call between president-elect Donald Trump and the president of Taiwan risks provoking a cold war between the United States and China with potentially catastrophic economic and security implications for the region and the world, according to Bob Carr
Philip Wen China has lodged a diplomatic protest after US President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of diplomatic protocol by holding direct talks with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.
Eamonn Duff The state's pollution watchdog has issued a warning to cruise ship operators after one of the world's biggest cruise lines was caught contaminating the ocean with waste.
Adam Gartrell, National Political Correspondent Australian diplomats are expected to lose some of their generous taxpayer-funded allowances under a review ordered by Julie Bishop.
Kelsey Munro It's a "miracle" university, founded just 25 years ago and now ranked in the world's Top 50. How did the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology do it?
Michael Evans and Patrick Begley Savas Guven is not his only name – and his alter ego has a very different life story.
Victoria Ticha One in three people waiting for their first cataracts surgery experience at least one fall, and almost 30 per cent with even modest levels of vision loss develop depressive symptoms.
Eryk Bagshaw Andreas Tölke, a German fashionista, threw open his Armani couch, the city of Hamburg opened up its schools, and Berlin turned department stores into shelters for thousands of families.
Peta Gilbert A Redfern community program aimed at reducing Indigenous juvenile crime rates has won a Gold Award at the national Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA) on Wednesday.