Two gunmen wearing explosive-filled vests attack a packed Christian church in south-western Pakistan as Sunday services begin, killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45, police say.
Power prices are expected to fall across Australia over the next two years — offsetting this year's price increase — when variable wind and solar generation come online, the Australian Energy Market Commission says.
The Philippines President tells a group of LGBT people he supports same-sex marriage "if that will add to your happiness", in comments likely to displease bishops in the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic country.
An estimated 80,000 people rally outside the US embassy in Jakarta in protest against President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Malcolm Turnbull ends the year on as much of a high as possible for a leader who has lost 24 consecutive Newspolls but there are still risks ahead if the Prime Minister is to win the next election, Michelle Grattan writes.
Josh Hazlewood knows rain is the only hurdle Australia faces in reclaiming the Ashes at the WACA, which is why he is desperate for early breakthroughs on the final day in Perth.