A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped.
Philip Wen China put on its biggest display of military might on Thursday in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War II, an event shunned by most Western leaders but which underscored Beijing's growing confidence in its armed forces.
Nick O'Malley US animal-protection group is hopping mad at efforts to permanently end a ban on imported kangaroos.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa An Australian has drowned in the Mentawai islands in Indonesia a week after surfer Ron Schneider was killed in a surfing accident at a nearby beach.
Lindsay Murdoch A boat carrying dozens of migrants has sunk in rough seas in the Malacca Strait off Malaysia, killing at least 13 people, according to Malaysian rescuers.
Rick Feneley In the past day, millions of people around the world have looked at this picture of a drowned little boy. If you cannot bear to look, or if you cannot bring yourself to confront it one more time, turn the page.
You call yourself a traveller? OK then, where are these famous churches?
Lindsay Murdoch Warrants have been issued for eight suspects in connection with the Bangkok bombing and two other men are in custody as investigators firm links to Turkey.
Michael Bachelard To corrupt police, foreigners are "fantastic, low risk targets".
Helena Horton Have you ever accidentally added someone on social media before realising you got the wrong person? 60-year-old Patsy Sutton Neeley did just that – and ended up getting married