Waiting for thick smoke to settle around the Gospers Mountain bushfire, firefighters and conservation specialists were delighted to learn their efforts had spared the prehistoric Wollemi pine from going up in flames.
President Vladimir Putin has engineered a surprise shake-up of Russia's leadership, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024.
Newcastle captain Mitchell Pearce admits his leadership will be tested this season as the club aims to right the wrongs of an anticlimactic 2019.
The indiscriminate wildfire that tore through the NSW south coast town of Mogo bears its scars on the blackened ruins of a brick building on the main drag.
Last year was the earth's second-hottest since records began, and the world should brace itself for more extreme weather events such as the bushfires that ravaged parts of Australia, the World Meteorological Organisation said.
Nine people have been charged over their alleged involvement in a gun supply syndicate that on-sold firearms stolen from rural properties across NSW.
A community leader has urged a stop to violence and retaliation in the Cape York town of Aurukun after residents rioted in the wake of a fatal stabbing on New Year's Day.
A British newspaper which is being sued by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, will use evidence from her father Thomas Markle, in a court battle over its publication of a private letter from the royal to him, legal documents show.
Sir David Attenborough has warned that "human beings have overrun the world" in a trailer for his new film.
Canadian tennis player Brayden Schnur has labelled all-time greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal "selfish" and more concerned about their legacies, saying it's time the pair stepped up and protested against playing conditions during Australian Open qualifying.
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