Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has launched high-profile candidate Kristina Keneally's by-election campaign in the Sydney seat of Bennelong.
The leaders of Queensland's two major parties have put their case to voters as they enter the final week of the election campaign.
The prime minister has delivered a rousing speech at the LNP campaign launch, his first appearance in Queensland since the state election was called.
Tim Nicholls has promised the Liberal National Party would not repeat past mistakes if Queenslanders elected him office on Saturday.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has taken leave from the Queensland election trail so she can be present for the birth of her fifth grandchild.
Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister, will return to Beirut by Wednesday when Lebanon celebrates its independence day.
The dramatic search for a missing Argentinian navy submarine with 44 sailors on board has captivated the nation of 44 million people.
Legendary AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has died, leaving a legacy that includes one of Australia's greatest ever music exports.
Campbell Newman has delivered campaign advice to opposition leader Tim Nichols, urging him to distinguish himself from Queensland's previous LNP government.
The top US nuclear commander says he would not comply if ordered by President Donald Trump to implement an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.
Federal minister Matt Canavan says backbenchers have every right to bring forward issues like a royal commission into the banks.
Cabinet minister Matt Canavan is among conservatives calling for international covenants around religious freedoms inserted into a same-sex marriage bill.
Greens Leader Richard Di Natale says the result in Northcote shows voters want a party that stands up for the community rather than big business.
Ireland's veteran republican political leader Gerry Adams is stepping down as Sinn Fein president next year.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been dismissed as leader of the ruling ZANU-PF party.
The Greens will push to expand their influence in Victoria even further, on the back of their shock win in the Northcote by-election
Law and order and education are set to dominate talks at day two of the Victorian Liberals' conference as the party gears up for the 2018 election.