NSW Labor is expected to adopt a series of motions that elevate the importance of Palestinian statehood and condemn Israeli settlements on the West Bank at the party's state conference on Saturday.
A small number of Australian soldiers will be deployed to back up police charged with securing the crash site of MH-17 in Ukraine.
Women who take the pill choose partners who share a similar genetic profile causing them to lose interest in sex and become more likely to be the victim of violent assault and murder.
Free of Clive Palmer’s grasp, Prime Minister Tony Abbott turned in a brilliant performance as a world statesman only to have his Treasurer rain on his parade.
The government’s stretch of six months without an asylum seeker boat passenger arriving in Australia is set to end, as 157 Tamils who have spent four weeks in limbo aboard the Customs Ocean Protector will be brought to the Australian mainland on Saturday.
An embattled Julia Gillard secretly offered to stand down as Prime Minister in June 2013 and secure the leadership for then Climate Change and Industry minister Greg Combet in order to fend off Kevin Rudd, Mr Combet has revealed.
A five-nation "coalition of the grieving" is expected to supply the forces to secure the 50-square-kilometre crash site of Malaysian Airlines' downed MH17.
A defiant Joe Hockey has insisted he will not apologise for participating in an authorised biography that revealed his belief the budget was too ''soft'' and in which tensions with cabinet colleagues Malcolm Turnbull and Ian Macfarlane were laid bare.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has acknowledged that 50 Australian police officers who have flown to London ahead of a mission to secure the MH17 crash site may face ''difficulty'' as armed pro-Russian militiamen maintain their grip on the war-torn area.
Clive Palmer calls for clerk of the Senate to resign unless she is able to maintain impartiality, following staff email she wrote implying Mr Palmer was a bully.