The Victorian RSL raises millions through poker machines each year but for some young veterans the social cost of the pokies is too high.
On Tuesday, the Chinese navy will turn 70, and Beijing is marking the occasion by showing off new toys rapidly commissioned and completed by the emerging global power.
In the wake of the Christchurch massacre, Scott Morrison overestimated the ability of algorithms to censor hate content, as RMIT ABC Fact Check found out.
There is no excuse for governments to abandon children and other nationals held without charge in squalid conditions, writes Elaine Pearson.
After five years, countless phone calls, online messages and two failed rescue missions, Sydney grandmother Karen Nettleton is reunited with her three surviving grandchildren and two great-grandchildren in a refugee camp in north-east Syria.
The three remaining children of notorious Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf say they had no choice in going to Syria with their parents and they wanted to leave for years.
Opposition is brewing to Switzerland's plans to abolish the nation's stockpile of coffee, which has been in place for decades, after declaring the beans are not vital for human survival.
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.
More than 10 per cent of people convicted of terrorism offences in the last five years were under the age of 18, but under Australian law judges are prevented from having the best interest of children as a primary consideration, an expert says.