Malaysia's newly-appointed Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim says he will also serve as the country's finance minister, retaking a cabinet role he first held 30 years ago as he looks to address a slowing economy.He also appointed Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who has been charged with graft, as a co-deputy prime minister, indicative of the need to appease coalition partners essential for the stability of his administration.
Hundreds of people with a disability who had been forced to sit in hospital despite being ready for discharge have been able to leave.NDIS Minister Bill Shorten says an average of 1400 hospital beds across Australia every night contain people with a disability who are medically fit but unable to leave while waiting for their support package.
Australia's first federal anti-corruption watchdog is seeking a commissioner to lead its work, offering a salary package higher than that of the chief justice.Federal parliament this week approved laws to set up the National Anti-Corruption Commission.
A Queensland man has been fined over a subtle detail in traffic photo. Here's why he says the infringement is bogus.
Brazil's star forward Gabriel Jesus and defender Alex Telles have both been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after picking up injuries in their final group G game against Cameroon.Telles was substituted in the 54th minute of Brazil's 1-0 defeat by the African side, with Jesus leaving the pitch 10 mintues later.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will not resign and will seek a second term as leader of the ruling African National Congress after allies rallied behind him to stay on, a spokesperson from the president's office says.Ramaphosa's position as the head of state came into question after an independent parliamentary panel said in a report he might have violated his oath of office in regards to millions of dollars in cash that was found at his private game farm.
Chris Dawson's lawyer Greg Walsh says his client maintains his innocence
A truck driver has filmed the horrifying moment he was buried alive inside his cabin after a deadly landslide covered a motorway and killed at least two people. Credit: Jose Altair Biscaia/CEN
The European Union has agreed on a $US60 per barrel price cap on Russian seaborne crude oil after holdout Poland gave its support, paving the way for formal approval at the weekend.Warsaw had resisted the proposed level as it examined an adjustment mechanism to keep the cap below the market price.
Greg Walsh, Chris Dawson's lawyer has spoken out on the 24-year sentence.
People were using the toilet in full view of other passengers, completely unaware they were on show
4 quake has hit Indonesia's West Java area at a depth of 118 kilometres, sending people running out of buildings.The country's geophysics agency BMKG said the quake, which struck on Saturday, has no tsunami potential.
Further details about what an Indigenous voice to parliament would look like and how it would impact communities will be released before the referendum.Indigenous Australians Minister Linda Burney said Australians would be "well informed" about what they were voting for when they go to the ballot box.
1 magnitude has hit Indonesia's West Java area, the country's geophysics agency BMKG says, sending people running out of buildings.The quake has no tsunami potential, the agency said.
One Aussie mum has had the shock of her life while shopping at Coles. Here's why you could be next.
The koala was filmed days after trees on Otway Street in Portland street were felled by council. Source: Helen Oakley
Brazilian soccer legend Pele says he is "strong" and grateful for the widespread support he has been receiving after being hospitalised in Sao Paulo as he battles colon cancer.The 82-year-old said in an Instagram post he wanted to keep "everyone calm and positive" after a medical report showed he remained in stable condition while also being treated for a respiratory infection.
The man was working when he was fatally attacked. He died at the scene.
A woman is urging others to be careful after her two dogs became violently ill.
Russia "will not accept" a price cap on its oil and is analysing how to respond, the Kremlin says in response to an international deal aimed at limiting a key source of funding for its war in Ukraine while officials in Kyiv say the measure will do little to deter Russia.Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia had made preparations for Friday's price cap announcement by the G7 countries, the European Union and Australia, the Russian state news agency TASS reported.