An Australian pilot is one of three people killed when their plane crashed in Papua New Guinea on Saturday.
Addressing the United Nations Security Council, the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has singled out Australia for thanks for its commitment of forces to combat Islamic State militants in Iraq.
Edinburgh: So Scotland stays in the United Kingdom. But what next? The nation has been left bitter, divided and with difficult decisions to make and promises to fulfil.
Naomi Klein's provocative new book takes on global capitalism's role in hastening climate change and argues the model needs replacing - fast.
The United Kingdom faces its biggest political revolution in centuries as David Cameron announces constitutional shake-up in wake of Scots rejecting independence.
The killers of two British tourists are likely to have fled a Thai resort island amid false police leads, a contaminated crime scene and the distraction of veiled criticism of one of the bikini-wearing victims by Thailand's military ruler.
Scotland is holding a referendum on whether it should exit the United Kingdom. Follow all the news as it develops.
A man has shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren in the small north Florida town of Bell, in what authorities have called a murder-suicide, according to media reports.
As militants closed in around the Kurdish capital last month, prompting panicked families to flee and exposing just how stretched the region's Peshmerga forces were, it was clear the dream of an independent Kurdistan would be put on hold once more.
One man is in Scotland to see the kind of referendum he wants for West Papua. "This campaign is about my life," he tells Nick Miller.