North Korea has defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket, according to South Korean officials.
Lindsay Murdoch An Australian bridge champion was one of 31 Westerners pressured to sign what they say were false declarations that they had been gambling in Thailand.
Kate Aubusson The latest Republican debate was a train wreck before it had even begun.
Philip Wen More than 100 people remain unaccounted for in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan after a powerful earthquake caused an apartment building to collapse.
Lindsay Murdoch Mystery has deepened over the circumstances in which almost $990 million was secretly deposited in the personal bank account of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Paul McGeough Less apparent than the plummeting price of crude is a white-knuckle struggle for market power among the world's oil-producing nations.
A boy, who shot dead his neighbour, 8, when she refused to let him see her puppies, has been found guilty of first-degree murder and jailed.
The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
A teenage tourist who illegally scaled an ancient pyramid to take death-defying selfies has been banned from the country for life.
Jewel Topsfield Justice Minister Michael Keenan would have to personally sign off on the AFP assisting an Indonesian police investigation into a woman who could face the death penalty.
A trauma centre for the families of murder victims is one step closer to coming to fruition.
The historic drama Convict Footprints will return to Bella Vista Farm on February 5.
Blacktown Workers Club launches it's new restaurant - Cucina Locale. Jessie Singh, Head Chef & Owner produces some ...
A secret meeting of the Liberal party's top brass has left family patriarch Jess Diaz once again holding ...
Omar Mubin, from Western Sydney University on whether science fiction technology eventually becomes real.
Football Federation Australia has moved to lock in ANZ Stadium for this year's A-League grand final should the ...
The co-creator and writer of Nine's new sitcom insist the critics on Twitter have got it all wrong.