Tearful apology for Vic youth centre abuse

A former youth correctional centre boss has tearfully asked for forgiveness from girls sexually abused under…

Smith ready for Aust cricket’s ‘new era’

Newly installed skipper Steve Smith says he is ready to lead the charge in Australian cricket's…

Pedophile employed at Vic youth centre

A convicted American pedophile was recruited to work at a Victorian state-run youth centre where another…

Four dead, two critically injured in Canada school shooting

Four people were killed and two critically injured in a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan…

Advice to delay pregnancy due to Zika virus is naive, activists say

Women in El Salvador and Colombia are being cautioned to avoid pregnancy due to the potentially dangerous Zika…

Bezos’ company re-flies, lands rocket

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, successfully launched and landed a suborbital rocket…

Syrian opposition divided ahead of talks

Syrian groups opposed to President Bashar Assad are still sharply divided on who should represent them…

Third seed Muguruza knocked off balance by Strycova

The 22-year-old Spaniard had been considered one of the contenders for the title but looked lethargic…

Wawrinka into Aussie Open fourth round

Ailing former champion Stan Wawrinka is quietly confident of continuing his push for a second crown…

Qld govt to ramp up anti-violence message

Queensland's government is planning to ramp up anti-violence education in the state's schools following a spate…

US student confirmed detained in N Korea

Otto Warmbier, the American university student being held by North Korea, was detained before boarding his…

Record snow dump expected for Washington

A winter storm that could bury parts of the US Middle Atlantic region under 90cm of…

First Day: The Indian actor bringing traditional dance and theatre to Australia

It looks like a regular classroom – a whiteboard hangs on an off-white coloured wall, chairs…