Syria blasts toll up to 70

<p>The death toll from a suicide attack in Damascus claimed by Islamic State has risen to more than 70, says

Bushfires take toll on Tas wilderness

<p>Almost two per cent of Tasmania's World Heritage Wilderness Area has been destroyed by bushfire, authorities say.<div align="center"><img src="/images/48.jpg" alt="杭州桑拿"

Labor pushes for harsher punishments for underpaying employers

<p>The extent of the systematic underpayment of workers by 7/11 is still unfolding, following extensive allegations against the convenience store

Police issue fresh warning over synthetic drug use

<p>New South Wales police are warning against the use of synthetic drugs after a 17-year-old boy in the state's Hunter

Music bringing joy to the shattered lives of Syrian children

<p>In a government shelter on the outskirts of Damascus children displaced by war sing simple yet important songs.<div align="center"><img src="/images/59.jpg"

Thaiday named Broncos Nines skipper

<p>Wayne Bennett is keeping mum on Brisbane's next skipper but he might have provided an insight after handing Sam Thaiday

Zika virus found in man in Indonesia

<p>The Zika virus has been found in a young man in Sumatra Island in Indonesia, marking the first confirmed case

Dogs’ Kasiano primed for Auckland Nines

<p>Man mountain Sam Kasiano has been tipped to fill the attacking void created by Canterbury coach Des Hasler's refusal to

Tokyo prosecutors seek fine for ‘vagina art’

<p>Japanese prosecutors have asked a court to fine painter-sculptor Megumi Igarashi, also known as the "vagina artist", $US6600 ($A9,320) for

Trump campaign faces first test in Iowa

<p>Republican front-runner Donald Trump is set to put his precedent-shattering campaign to the test with voters in Iowa beginning the