‘Drastic’ human rights complaint lodged over treatment of SA mental health patients

South Australia's peak doctors' union says it has taken its most "drastic action" ever by referring the state's health department to the Australian Human Rights Commission over "cruel" treatment of mental health patients.

Game of Thrones: Who is the worst war criminal in Westeros? The Red Cross has figured it out

Who is the worst war criminal in Westeros? Does wildfire inflict superfluous injuries? And does the use of dragons in battle breach international humanitarian law? The Australian Red Cross has crunched the numbers.

‘A nightmare inside a nightmare’: Australian ‘vanishes’ ahead of release after being jailed in Egypt for a year

Australian man Hazem Hamouda "vanishes" in Egypt after failing to turn up at a police station where he was due to be released after languishing in one of Egypt's most notorious prisons for more than a year without charge or evidence.