Todays Australian News
- Recording claiming execution of Japanese hostage has 'high' credibility: Abe
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe says the "credibility" of a recording announcing the execution of Haruna Yukawa, a Japanese citizen held by Islamic State militants, is "high".
- LNP targets Labor with new ad amid debate over bikies
A row breaks out over a new Liberal National Party advertisement highlighting union links to bikie gangs, as claims emerge that outlaw motorcycle clubs discussed donating to the LNP.
- Attempted arson of Toowoomba mosque could have been 'catastrophic'
Detectives investigating the attempted arson of a mosque at Toowoomba west of Brisbane say the fire could have been catastrophic had it taken hold.