Missing Aussie surfers: worst feared of burnt bodies

Bodies found in burned out van likely those of two Australians missing in Mexico.

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Paris attacks “Black Friday for France and for the world”: Julie Bishop

Foreign minister urges Australians in Paris to stay put as state of emergency declared and French borders closed in wake or terrorist attacks.

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Obama urges America to look at Australia’s gun laws following Oregon shooting rampage

Following the latest US college shooting spree, a frustrated President Obama says effective gun laws are possible, sighting Australia and the UK as examples.

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Australians all let us rejoice, for we are welcoming an extra 12,000 Syrian refugees

OPINION: Change of heart: a refugee policy we can all applaud. Now, what are you doing USA and Britain?

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Australian ISIS supporter tweets tips and threats following Garland Texas shootings

An Australian Twitter user and ISIS supporter, who encouraged the attack on the Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Garland, Texas has posted a guide to the Islamic State and threatened celebrated Australian cartoonist, Larry Pickering.

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Dramatic CCTV footage of earthquake shaking Nepal [VIDEO]

Security and traffic cameras around Kathmandu reveal the moments of panic and devastation when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. [WARNING: Some people may find the images disturbing]

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Bali 9 pair Chan and Sukumaran killed by firing squad

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran shot dead for role in Bali 9 drugs trafficking, despite mercy pleas and vigils.

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Bali 9: “Call off the execution” pleads grief stricken mother in last hours

Final hours are “torture” for families of Bali 9 death-row prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

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Nepal earthquake: 1,150 “safe and well” Aussies offered flights out of the country

Julie Bishop says 1,150 Australians listed as missing after the Nepal earthquake have been accounted for. She has offered flights out of the country to all Australian survivors.

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Australia the most expensive place in the world… again

It’s not always such a great feeling being top in the world. This Deutsche Bank PPP report just goes to show how expensive Australia is.

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Bali Nine executions set for politically ethical “good day”

“We are still looking for a good day in the month of April for carrying out the executions,” say authorities.

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Aussies amongst dead in Germanwings plane crash

It has been confirmed that two Australians are among the 150 victims of the plane crash in the French Alps.

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Cyclone Pam: Drone footage shows devastation in Vanuatu

Heartbreaking footage from cyclone ravaged Vanuatu, filmed with a drone. International aid effort underway as disease and lack of food and water become a serious threat.

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Irish PM rejects Tony Abbott’s St Patrick’s Day message

Ireland’s prime minister takes issue with Abbott’s ‘patronising’ St Patrick’s Day video greeting.

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