Minister for Women Marise Payne has distanced herself from Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's claim the gender pay gap is closed.
Police have been attacked with petrol bombs and missiles as they carried out searches targeting dissident republicans in Londonderry.
All four missing crew members have been rescued from a South Korean cargo vessel that flipped on its side off the US east coast, after rescuers cut a hole in the vessel's hull.
A man is missing in north Queensland after falling from his horse into the Burdekin River.
United States authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people off the coast of California.
QUEENSLAND BUSHFIRE EMERGENCYAuthorities say this is the worst start to the Queensland bushfire season in recorded history.
One of the strongest typhoons to hit Japan in recent years has struck just east of the capital, Tokyo, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain damaging buildings and disrupting transport.
British Airways pilots have begun a 48-hour strike, grounding nearly all its flights and disrupting then plans of thousands of travellers in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute.
An experienced bushwalker who went missing after being separated from his friends during a hike in northern NSW has been found safe and well.
Two brothers have died within minutes of each other in separate crashes in the US, with authorities saying one man died as he searched for his missing sibling.