The Archbishop of Melbourne has launched a spirited defence of Cardinal George Pell, calling him a world leader in dealing with sex abuse in the church.

Sydney (AFP) - Australia's 'Matildas' have yet to progress out of the quarter-finals at five women's World Cups, but team leaders say they are ready to turn potential into genuine contention in Canada next month.

By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar tested a 12-1/2-year peak against the yen on Tuesday after a spate of mostly upbeat U.S. data reinforced expectations that the Federal Res...

Washington (AFP) - Two major newspapers are now counting the number of people killed by police in the United States, as the debate over the use of deadly force by officers, especially against minorities, rages on.

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