DAMASCUS (AFP) - A missile strike near Syria's biggest city Aleppo killed 26 people and government warplanes pounded Qusayr, a watchdog said, as a regime offensive to retake the town entered its third week.June 4, 2013, 2:51 pm
The principal of a north Queensland school has been charged with sexually assaulting another man.June 4, 2013, 2:47 pm
An new ombudsman will overhaul the compalints management system for Queensland Health and help restore public confidence, the government says.June 4, 2013, 2:46 pm
A 74-year-old man with dementia has been charged with assaulting a fellow nursing home resident in Cairns who later died, police say.June 4, 2013, 2:45 pm
NSW police have charged three people with a total of 182 offences over a mobile phone and tablet scam.June 4, 2013, 2:41 pm
Former cabinet minister Joel Fitzgibbon has openly ridiculed Labor HQ in the wake of opinion polls showing the government heading for a massive defeat.June 4, 2013, 2:38 pm
The opposition says it's confident it can work with Indonesia to stop asylum-seeker boats, despite the comments of the nation's ambassador.June 4, 2013, 2:37 pm
Tasmania's Attorney-General has told a parliamentary hearing his department has written off millions of dollars in unpaid fines.ABC - June 4, 2013, 2:36 pm
Queensland's unions say the state government's mass public service cuts have prompted revenue drops which will be used as an excuse for asset sales.June 4, 2013, 2:35 pm
A billion-dollar plunge in forecast coal mining royalties has taken a heavy toll on Queensland's finances, the Newman government's second budget reveals.June 4, 2013, 2:34 pm
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DEHUI, China (Reuters) - Relatives of workers killed as fire engulfed a chicken processing plant in rural northeast China blocked traffic and scuffled with police on Tue...
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Struggling social games developer Zynga is cutting nearly a fifth of its staff as it refocuses on games for mobile devices.June 4, 2013, 2:29 pm
The feral cat population across Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory has exploded, with traditional owners saying they've noticed a steep decline in local birds and other wildlife.ABC - June 4, 2013, 2:29 pm
Prime Minister Julia Gillard says a report Foreign Minister Bob Carr asked her to quit as Labor leader is untrue.June 4, 2013, 2:25 pm
Representatives of Australia's largest dance schools were to meet on Tuesday to discuss proposals for a national body to oversee regulation in the wake of the sex assault scandal at Sydney's RG Dance Studio.ABC - June 4, 2013, 2:20 pm
It has been revealed several foster carers in Tasmania are looking after eight children each.ABC - June 4, 2013, 2:20 pm
Parents are on alert after a ten-year-old girl was allegedly confronted by two men wearing skull masks and orange wigs on her way to school in Melbourne's south-east.June 4, 2013, 2:11 pm
Rescue crews have found the body of a yachtsman, believed to be from Queensland, who went missing after his boat crashed on Badger Island near Tasmania.June 4, 2013, 1:59 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - Police in Sydney were Tuesday trying to work out what happened to a mystery Asian man who hammered on the door of an elderly couple's house naked and covered in blood, pleading for help.June 4, 2013, 1:38 pm
The ACT Government will slash stamp duty on large properties to help stimulate the commercial sector when the budget is handed down today.ABC - June 4, 2013, 1:34 pm
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