"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
""We're going to continue to fully cooperate. Out of respect for the special counsel, we're not going to comment. For any specific questions about the Trump Organization, I'd refer you there.""
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Press Secretary
"All Syrians are now hostages to one group or another, and it is the people who pay the highest price."
"The prospect of a political alliance with Turkey through accession has entirely vanished under Erdoğan. But that does not mean that the EU should do nothing."
Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe
""London has still not provided the Russian side with any details or information that could shed at least some light on what happened"."
Spokeswoman, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
""I tried to escape, but I couldn't. I witnessed an entire family getting killed in front of me by an air strike. So, I had to go back with my family to the basement.""
""The ambitions of one person should not be more important than the destiny of our country, which is threatened by chaos.""
Prime Minister of Slovakia
The world's biggest lithium ion battery, built by Tesla, has been switched on to help solve South Australia's chronic power problems.
Australia's Senate passes same-sex marriage law, dismissing conservative efforts to let religious objectors refuse to provide wedding services to gay couples
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer over the weekend "shocking" and "inexplicable".
This is the world’s biggest plane touching down in Australia for the first time. Thousands of people turned out in Perth to see the landing. The
A plunge in the price of iron ore as a result of a glut in the market and a slowing of demand from China has hit the profits of Rio Tinto.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut interest rates for the second time in a year in bid to head off a strengthening Australian dollar and protect
It has taken a decade to agree on but on Monday China and Australia signed a free trade deal that significantly expands economic ties.
It will open
The G20 summit in Australia has ended with a pledge by world leaders to boost economic growth and create jobs.
The heads of the 20 largest
World leaders at the G20 summit in Australia were treated to a slice of culture with a traditional dance performance.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Russian President Vladimir Putin has left the G20 summit in Brisbane early, before the release of the G20’s final communique.
Putin said he was
Russian President Vladimir Putin is planning to leave G20 talks early, after coming under pressure from Western leaders over the crisis in
Some spouses of the world leaders attending the G20 summit in Australia have visited Brisbane’s Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, which contains snakes
All eyes are on Vladimir Putin with the Ukraine crisis overshadowing talks on global economic growth at the G20 summit in Brisbane..
Brisbane, Australia has been undergoing last-minute preparations to host leaders of the world’s richest countries for this weekend’s G20
British Prime Minister David Cameron says his government is planning tough new laws to deal with homegrown jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq. They
An Australian swimmer has successfully completed a 126 kilometre marathon swim between two islands in the Bahamas.
Chloe McCardel – a 29-year-old
Michael Cheika was confirmed as the new coach of Australia on Wednesday and immediately charged with leading the Wallabies to a third World Cup
One of Australia’s most divisive but charismatic statesmen, former prime minister Gough Whitlam has died aged 98.
Whitlam held office in the early
Valentino Rossi won the Australia Grand Prix for a sixth time on Sunday and first in nine years.
When he grabbed his 5th victory in a row at
Australia has announced it will send two air force planes to support the US-led military coalition in Iraq.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the