Cahill in shock after Cup disaster
Socceroos star Tim Cahill says his World Cup dream has been "taken off" him after being sent off in Australia's horror 4-0 defeat to Germany in their Group D opener in Durban.
Japan whaling bribery claims 'common knowledge'
A conservation activist says an investigation into claims that Japan bribes small nations for their support on whaling is confirmation of what has been common knowledge for a long time.
Lake Eyre brims with life
Seldom do flooding rains reach Lake Eyre in the arid heart of the continent, but it has now happened two years in a row, triggering a spectacular explosion of life in the region.
Pakistani government 'training Taliban fighters'
New evidence has emerged of strong political and financial links between the Taliban and Pakistan's ISI intelligence service.
Relatives robbing vulnerable elderly: report
A study into the financial abuse of elderly people has found many vulnerable Australians are being robbed by some of their closest relatives.