A 12-hour ceasefire is under way in Gaza, following failed efforts to negotiate a week-long "humanitarian pause" in Israel’s 19-day long military offensive in Gaza that has claimed at least 884 Palestinian lives and injured 5840, the majority of them civilians.
A Muslim community leader who warned Sydney youth not to travel to Syria and Iraq has been threatened by someone operating a social-media account purported to be that of Mohamed Elomar.
Australian Defence Force personnel will be walking into a volatile situation at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine which they are not prepared for, a senior Defence figure in Australia has warned.
The two oldest AFL footballers on debut to go on to play 100 games were both good stories.
Rugby union fanatic James Teague Hampshire was supposed to be sitting in the stands watching his beloved NSW Waratahs take on the ACT Brumbies on Saturday night.
Axed player manager Liam Pickering has launched a stinging attack at high profile publicist Max Markson, and suggested that promises made to former client Lance Franklin are unrealistic.
The manager of Canberra Raiders youngster Mitch Cornish says he doesn't plan on starting contract extension talks with the club ''until the timing's right''.
Tyrone Vickery should come clean and immediately apologise for his crude hit says Michael Voss.
Soccer has taken Emma Highwood from South-East London to Sydney and although she never played professionally, the 33-year-old is set to play possibly the most important role of her life.
Former NSW premier John Faher will take charge of the state's Liberal party finances, property and fundraising in response to revelations in the state's corruption inquiries, Premier Mike Baird has announced.
Check out how Day 2 of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games unfolded for the Aussies.
LARGE deposits of snow attracted hundreds of people to the Barrington Tops over the weekend.
A nun from Sydney, a married Melbourne couple who had just toured Europe and a West Australian grandfather ...