Labor leader presents bill to allow same-sex marriage and urges MPs to ‘change a law that no longer describes modern Australia’
Corpse discovered by worker after luggage was left unclaimed in coin locker at Japanese station
The leader of the opposition presented a bill to the House of Representatives on Monday morning to legalise same-sex marriage. Here is his speech in full
Iraq’s prime minister reveals extent of equipment loss when Isis overran the army last year in the country’s second-largest city
Justice minister moves to tackle protesters as Binyamin Netanyahu warns of an international campaign to ‘blacken’ Israel’s name
Protesters who throw stones at moving vehicles could be jailed for up to 10 years following the approval on Sunday of a bill by an Israeli ministerial legal committee.
The bill, which faces a series of parliament readings before coming into effect, would amend an existing law that allows stone throwers to be jailed for 20 years, but only if it can be proven they intended to inflict harm.
State Department says it is ‘doing everything it can’ to obtain the release of the hostages, three of whom are believed to be private sector workers
Associates allege Catholic authorities pressured cardinal to cut sections on jailed clergyman Michael Hill