Comment: A group of dutiful voters has been radicalised by outrage and grief. Nuns are being arrested. Priests are occupying MPs' offices.
An Israeli airstrike was about to unfold. The target: a grey, concrete building of moderate height in the heart of Gaza City. Children gathered on balconies. Young men congregated at an intersection. Others placed bricks and tyres blocking off a section of the street that ran past the building. A man in a tank top and shorts served as a traffic officer, directing vehicles to take a detour. Cars stopped. More people stepped out, their eyes glued to the ill-fated building.
As abandoned child came to Australia's attention, he became so unwell his surrogate mother fears he will die.
Palestinians under fire issue cry for help as Israel says one of its soldiers has been kidnapped.
Communications Minister tells the film studios to toughen up in the battle against piracy.
Chemotherapy will be obsolete within 20 years, scientists have predicted.
Young men in PNG are using sorcery-related violence to gain status and power, says expert.
Up to 12,000 people donating to charities through an Australian website have had their credit card details stolen and used for thousands of dollars worth of fraudulent charges.
Some Sydney homes may have also been insulated with the same dangerous form of asbestos that was pumped into the so-called Mr Fluffy homes in Canberra.
Evidence, contained in a newly-unearthed government report, suggests that for years, another company might have been using similar methods in Sydney homes.
Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his conviction for indecent assaults against four girls, a British Judicial Office spokesman said.
The Thai surrogate mother of a Down Syndrome baby who was abandoned by his Australian parents says she has been left to provide for the child who also suffers from a life-threatening heart condition.
In an exclusive interview with the ABC's Samantha Hawley, Gammy's mother Pattaramon Chanbua described how she loves the baby boy as if he was her own, but cannot afford the medical treatment he needs.
The 21-year-old impoverished mother fell pregnant with twins but the Australian parents abandoned Gammy and only took his healthy sister home with them.
"Why does he have to be abandoned while the other baby has it easy? ... I feel sorry for him. I don't know what to do," she told the ABC.
The Tasmanian company that applied to trial medicinal cannabis in the state has been given the go-ahead elsewhere.
Norfolk Island has given Tasman Health Cannabinoids (THC) approval to grow medical cannabis.
"We are open for investment, we are open for business on Norfolk Island," the island's Health Minister Robin Adams said.
THC had wanted to conduct its trial in Tasmania, with the view to it becoming a multi-billion-dollar export industry.
The Tasmanian Government knocked them back and Mr Adams said Norfolk Island leapt at the chance.