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    Somalia's al Shabaab says it stormed military base, killing troops


    The group is battling to topple the central government and impose its rule based on its own strict interpretation of Islam’s sharia...

    The group is battling to topple the central government and impose its rule based on its own strict interpretation of Islam’s sharia law.

    Schnitzels and ribs help Raiders rise above the odds


    The week that was warranted a beer but the Raiders were content with soft drinks at their team...

    The week that was warranted a beer but the Raiders were content with soft drinks at their team lunch.

    Lions, Pies bidding for Easter Thursday blockbuster


    Brisbane are back playing good, entertaining footy and they want to capitalize on that with a big-drawing...

    Brisbane are back playing good, entertaining footy and they want to capitalize on that with a big-drawing fixture.

    ASX falls as Trump trade comments put investors on the defensive


    The local sharemarket closed almost 1 per cent lower on increased uncertainty about global growth after the US threatened to escalate the tariff...

    The local sharemarket closed almost 1 per cent lower on increased uncertainty about global growth after the US threatened to escalate the tariff war.

    Suspended vet locked up to prevent evidence tampering


    A suspended Canberra vet had to be locked up after she attempted to hide illegal medication during a police...

    A suspended Canberra vet had to be locked up after she attempted to hide illegal medication during a police raid.

    Icon review: Jimmy Watson's Wine Bar


    For 55 years, Jimmy Watson's has been slaking Melbourne's thirst, and changing our wine culture along the...

    For 55 years, Jimmy Watson's has been slaking Melbourne's thirst, and changing our wine culture along the way.

    The latest illustrations from artist Alan Moir


    Alan Moir, The Sydney Morning Herald's political cartoonist, sketches the political...

    Alan Moir, The Sydney Morning Herald's political cartoonist, sketches the political unreality.

    The Demons have a problem


    Melbourne have a problem, and it was exposed against Geelong on Saturday...

    Melbourne have a problem, and it was exposed against Geelong on Saturday night.

    Australian love-scam victim wins her appeal in Cambodia


    Yoshe Anne Taylor was imprisoned for 23 years in Cambodia after being lured by known dating site scammer 'Precious...

    Yoshe Anne Taylor was imprisoned for 23 years in Cambodia after being lured by known dating site scammer 'Precious Max'.

    WA Education Department head moves to Public Sector Commission


    Education Department head Sharyn O'Neill will leave the department to become the Public Sector Commission at the end of the...

    Education Department head Sharyn O'Neill will leave the department to become the Public Sector Commission at the end of the month.

    Hometown lands bidder's statement for Gateway Lifestyle


    Hometown America has lodged its long-awaited bidder's statement for the $700 million-tilt of affordable manufactured home group Gateway...

    Hometown America has lodged its long-awaited bidder's statement for the $700 million-tilt of affordable manufactured home group Gateway Lifestyle.

    Premier says Airbnb rules may change after teen's death in tower block


    Daniel Andrews says he is 'open' to tightening short-stay rental laws in the wake of the killing of a 19-year-old woman in a tower dominated by Airbnb...

    Daniel Andrews says he is 'open' to tightening short-stay rental laws in the wake of the killing of a 19-year-old woman in a tower dominated by Airbnb lettings.

    Restaurant review: Au Lac, Woden


     The food at Au Lac is surprisingly delicious, good in its own right and not despite being...

     The food at Au Lac is surprisingly delicious, good in its own right and not despite being vegan.

    Cold case detectives told LandCruiser belonged to land council chief


    A Toyota Troop Carrier that may be connected to the disappearance of Julie Buck and Richard Milgin has been traced to the chair of the Kimberley Land...

    A Toyota Troop Carrier that may be connected to the disappearance of Julie Buck and Richard Milgin has been traced to the chair of the Kimberley Land Council.

    'Learn from asbestos', states and territories urged over silicosis risk


    Stonemasons who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening lung disease are coming forward to call for regulation around dangerous workplace...

    Stonemasons who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening lung disease are coming forward to call for regulation around dangerous workplace practices.

    Raiders star Elliott Whitehead backs captain's challenge


    A rival coach has called on the NRL to implement the captain's challenge system and Elliott Whitehead is all for...

    A rival coach has called on the NRL to implement the captain's challenge system and Elliott Whitehead is all for it.

    Court lifts suppression on name of Chinese billionaire entangled in rape trial


    A famous Chinese billionaire who became entangled in a rape trial after a guest to his Sydney penthouse dinner party was accused of sexually assaulting a model can now be...

    A famous Chinese billionaire who became entangled in a rape trial after a guest to his Sydney penthouse dinner party was accused of sexually assaulting a model can now be named.

    Target and superquiz, Monday, July 23


    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and...

    Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

    Female taxi driver's nose broken, car stolen in north-west Queensland


    A female taxi driver in Mount Isa had her nose broken when she was punched in the face by a male passenger as he stole her money and...

    A female taxi driver in Mount Isa had her nose broken when she was punched in the face by a male passenger as he stole her money and cab.

    SCG Trust wants a Metro West rail stop for Moore Park stadium revamp


    The powerful Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust is calling for a new heavy rail station to be built at Moore Park, to complement its $730m new...

    The powerful Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust is calling for a new heavy rail station to be built at Moore Park, to complement its $730m new stadium.

    Episode four: A Fair Old Thrashing


    The power behind the Kimberley Land Council and their connection to the...

    The power behind the Kimberley Land Council and their connection to the case.

    Markets Live: ASX down in afternoon trading


    The Australian sharemarket remains in the red after Nufarm profit warning and as consumer discretionary sector...

    The Australian sharemarket remains in the red after Nufarm profit warning and as consumer discretionary sector drags

    Expert tells court Ristevski phones were off on day Karen went missing


    Phones belonging to Borce Ristevski and his wife Karen were detected on the day she went missing, but Optus engineer has been unable to pinpoint exactly...

    Phones belonging to Borce Ristevski and his wife Karen were detected on the day she went missing, but Optus engineer has been unable to pinpoint exactly where.

    News Corp-linked One Big Switch fined for allegedly misleading consumers


    The group set up by Kevin Rudd's former press secretary and part owned by News Ltd and high profile investor Mark Carnegie is in the wars...

    The group set up by Kevin Rudd's former press secretary and part owned by News Ltd and high profile investor Mark Carnegie is in the wars again. 

    Accused Russian agent Butina met with Treasury, and Fed officials


    The two meetings, which have not been previously reported, reveal that Butina sought a wider circle of high-powered...

    The two meetings, which have not been previously reported, reveal that Butina sought a wider circle of high-powered connections.

    Dangerfield free kick 'not in the spirit of the game'


    The ruck nominations rule is again under fire, this time after a controversial free kick was paid to Patrick...

    The ruck nominations rule is again under fire, this time after a controversial free kick was paid to Patrick Dangerfield

    Former Puffing Billy volunteer too ill to face court over abuse allegations


    Ex-volunteer charged with multiple underage sex offences dating back to the 1970s and 1980s is, his lawyer said, in a nursing home receiving 24-hour...

    Ex-volunteer charged with multiple underage sex offences dating back to the 1970s and 1980s is, his lawyer said, in a nursing home receiving 24-hour care.

    Lepage stripped bare in new take on metaphysical thriller


    Optic Nerve have shifted the focus from design to performance in this fresh take on the Canadian master's...

    Optic Nerve have shifted the focus from design to performance in this fresh take on the Canadian master's play.

    Canterbury exodus put on hold as Rhyse Martin re-signs


    Canterbury have delivered their fans some much-needed good news, confirming the re-signing of forward Rhyse Martin for one more year at the...

    Canterbury have delivered their fans some much-needed good news, confirming the re-signing of forward Rhyse Martin for one more year at the Bulldogs.

    Waratahs need to ensure hookers hit their lineout targets in semi


    The lineout has been a strength of the Tahs game for most of the season, but they have had several throws picked off over the past two...

    The lineout has been a strength of the Tahs game for most of the season, but they have had several throws picked off over the past two games.

    'Never, ever threaten the United States again': Trump lashes Iran


    The US is escalating the war of words with Iran's leaders as it prepares to impose swingeing sanctions, having withdrawn from an international nuclear...

    The US is escalating the war of words with Iran's leaders as it prepares to impose swingeing sanctions, having withdrawn from an international nuclear deal.

    After Dee-spiriting loss, McDonald defends Vince's reaction


    Demons forward Tom McDonald has defended his teammate for having a laugh with Patrick Dangerfield after the two-point...

    Demons forward Tom McDonald has defended his teammate for having a laugh with Patrick Dangerfield after the two-point loss.