Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump called on Monday for the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and ballistic programs to be "rapidly" tackled, as he thanked visiting Indian leader Narendra Modi for rallying behind sanctions on Pyongyang.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested in Queensland over the murder of Ace Hall, who died from a single gunshot wound in northern NSW on Saturday.
Berlin (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday softened for the first time her opposition to gay marriage, as her conservative party comes under growing pressure on the issue ahead of elections in September.
Mexico City (AFP) - Police in Mexico found the burned remains of a journalist who was kidnapped in May, the sixth reporter killed this year in the country, a state prosecutor said Monday.
A truck driver in his 60s has critical leg injuries after his vehicle rolled on him after he got out to check the brakes on Sydney's M1.
Washington (AFP) - The US Supreme Court said Monday that it would re-hear a case on the rights of detained immigrants, weighing whether they can be held indefinitely without being offered bail.
Washington (AFP) - The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, prompting the president to claim a victory for national security.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested in Queensland over the alleged murder of Ace Hall, 31, who died from gunshot wounds in Tweed Heads on the weekend.
Guatape (Colombia) (AFP) - Divers combed the murky depths of a Colombian reservoir Monday for the bodies of a dozen missing passengers from a pleasure boat that sank, killing seven people.
Ottawa (AFP) - Canada is close to implementing a free trade deal with the European Union, but one last detail remains to be ironed out -- what cheeses Canadian distributors can import, sources said Monday.
The Australian share market is set to open flat, following Wall Street's lead where both the Dow and the S&P 500 finished steady.