At least two Australians have been injured in a speedboat crash that killed two other tourists near the popular holiday island of Koh Samui in Thailand, officials say.
Jewel Topsfield Indonesia's harsh new punishments for child sex offenders - including the death penalty and chemical castration - represent something of a pyrrhic victory for women's advocates in Jakarta.
Travis M. Andrews US Air Force Master Sergeant Melvin Rector long carried Britain in his heart after he helped defend it during World War II, but 70 years passed without him stepping foot in the country.
Nicole Perlroth and Michael Corkery It would be the first known case of a nation using digital attacks to boost its coffers.
Daniella Miletic The husband of a Melbourne woman who died in his arms on Mount Everest has vowed to bring home the body of his beloved wife.
Peter Hannam The Turnbull government intervened to excise references to Australia in a United Nations report on the risk of climate change to sites including the Great Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one of the report's reviewer as "disgusting".
Paul McGeough Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah?
Jewel Topsfield Crackdown on those found guilty of child sex offences could affect cooperation between Indonesian authorities and the AFP in a hotspot for Australian paedophiles.
Staff writers A mother in India has given birth to a 6.8kg baby girl, putting to shame Perth baby whopper Ziad Kadic, who was born weighing in just under 6kg three weeks ago.
Latika Bourke It was the Facebook equivalent of a millenial's trying-too-hard father working out how to use WhatsApp and declaring it "groovy."