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PM called on to stop Qld shark kill ban

Queensland's tourism minister says Prime Minister Scott Morrison could have "blood on his hands" if he doesn't intervene on a ban preventing shark culling on the Great Barrier Reef.

Pauline Hanson lashes family court 'liars'

Pauline Hanson will help lead a parliamentary inquiry into family law even after launching an extraordinary attack against women who she claims are lying about domestic violence in the family courts.

Duterte offers bounty for inmates' capture

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed an offer of big bounties for hundreds of convicted murderers and rapists set free in a corrections bureau blunder, and said he would be happier if they were caught dead rather than alive.

Mexico authorities find 29 bodies in bags

Mexican authorities said on Tuesday they had found the remains of 29 bodies, packed in more than 100 plastic bags, dumped in a clandestine grave in the violent western state of Jalisco.

Qld hiker crawls to safety with broken leg

A bushwalker who plunged six metres down a Queensland waterfall and fractured his leg was forced to crawl for two days to survive after his phone fell in a creek.

Cancer treatment may be cut to two weeks

Advanced radiotherapy technology could cut prostate cancer treatment time from two months to two weeks, safely delivering curative treatment for some patients, new research suggests.