Northern Territory police are searching for a man believed to have left an outback rest stop about 10 minutes before a French tourist was stabbed to death in front of his terrified wife.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies Jakarta: Police have revealed multiple Indonesians were arrested in predawn raids on Friday to prevent opponents of Indonesian President Joko Widodo trying to manipulate a giant protest rally into toppling the government.
Matthew Knott There is no compelling case to cut funding to "over-funded" private schools and redistribute the money to disadvantaged schools, Labor education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek says.
Nick O'Malley By stumbling into one of the world's most fraught diplomatic disputes Donald Trump has again demonstrated he either knows or cares little about his new job.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies Thousands gather in Jakarta for the latest rally demanding the city's Chinese Christian governor be jailed for his alleged insult to the Koran.
Matthew Knott George Christensen said his favourite response was from comedian Magda Szubanski.
A week in photos from award winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
Fergus Hunter Amid the chaotic and action-packed final sitting week of Parliament for 2016, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton quietly added a sixth property to his impressive and expanding portfolio.
Peter Munro Khaled al-Assad was beheaded by Islamic State for protecting some of the world's most important artefacts - and now others are taking up his fight.