It's easy to think that war fighting is deteriorating into barbarism. The Islamic State's campaign of terror, Boko Haram's sexual violence and use of child bombers, the razing of Aleppo are all playing out in horrific immediacy on social media.
Megan Levy, Georgina Mitchell One man remains in hospital with fractured ribs, a broken collarbone and a punctured lung.
Philip Wen Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwan's leader was the product of a strategy devised even before he became a presidential nominee, say those involved in its planning.
Megan Levy Two women who were critically injured in a machete attack in Sydney's west overnight locked themselves in the bedroom of their house in an attempt to escape their alleged attacker.
Eryk Bagshaw A leaked proposal shows the university wants to save $51 million a year by cutting back on support services, finance and other operations.
Fergus Hunter Upon hearing the news of New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's impending resignation, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull sent his counterpart a short message: "Say it ain't so, bro!"
Esther Han Another Samsung washing machine has caught on fire in Sydney, triggering the residents - including three children - to flee.
Kate McIlwain Three young surfers have been praised for keeping their cool during a Warilla beach rescue on Saturday.
Anna Patty All public schools around the state will provide minimal supervision for students when teachers take industrial action on Thursday morning over pay and conditions.
Stephanie Gardiner Notorious pedophile Brian Joseph Spillane has been found guilty of another string of sexual assaults on students at St Stanislaus College in Bathurst, it can now be revealed.
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