Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting.
Former president Barack Obama has voiced concern about the current political climate in the US.
The Queensland government can't say whether it will have enough extra trains to run its Commonwealth Games timetable, after one of the new trains derailed.
Queensland's police union has acknowledged a coroner's assessment of mental health as a "core business" but says realising recommendations could prove costly.
UNICEF says almost 340,000 Rohingya children forced into refugee camps along the Bangladesh border lack enough food, clean water and health care.
Family members of men who died in New Zealand's biggest mine disaster say it's "great news" the newly elected government will support re-entry into the mine.
TV star Jason Gann has lost a bid to overturn a judgment ordering him to pay more than $300,000 to a driver he assaulted at a Melbourne racecourse.
The Holden boss has thanked the company's workers at the end of local car production in Adelaide and, more widely, Australia.
The son of a north Queensland MP has been charged with child exploitation and grooming offences.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes Brexit negotiations are moving forward, in a positive assessment likely to buoy embattled British PM Theresa May.
MasterChef judge George Calombaris will appeal his conviction for assaulting a man at the A-League grand final between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory.
NAB CEO Andrew Thorburn says the bank lifted interest-only mortgage rates primarily to meet regulatory requirements, not to make more money.
LA police have interviewed a possible sexual assault victim who reported an incident involving Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein that happened in 2013.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says most of the workers at Holden have either transitioned into new jobs, gone into study or retired as it closes its doors.
George W Bush didn't name Donald Trump in a speech in New York, but he's attacked some of the principles that define the 45th president's political brand.
Former New Zealand Labour prime minister Helen Clark says she is excited by Jacinda's Ardern's leadership, empathy and willingness to work hard.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants the states and Labor to discuss ways of implementing his proposed national energy guarantee.