Confirmation that plane debris washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island is from missing Malaysian airlines flight MH370 appears imminent, representing the first breakthrough in one of the world's most baffling aviation mysteries.
Peter Martin The giant Trans-Pacific trade talks were in danger of breaking up without agreement as the United States withdrew an offer it had previously made to Australia on dairy access and gave no ground on sugar.
Colin Cosier The washed-up wing flap from missing plane MH370 has departed Reunion Island for forensic testing, leaving in its wake a remote community stunned by sudden global fame.
Damien Murphy Zimbabwe's well-known Cecil the lion was slaughtered by a US trophy hunter in a killing that has perhaps delivered a fatal blow to America's fascination with Hemingway's great white hunter.
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Tom Cowie It might cost $5000 for Bronwyn Bishop to make a short hop to Geelong, but Buzz Aldrin somehow managed to get to the moon for $33.31.
Nick Miller This was proper old-school, cliche Westminster sleaze. Cocaine, tick. Prostitutes from whose breasts to snort cocaine, tick. A dash of racism and political backstabbing, tick.
Ruth Pollard Ruth Pollard is in Cairo for the retrial of Australian journalist Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera colleagues on terrorism charges. Follow her live tweets here.
Catherine Armitage He was looking for a stone to crush chillies with. Instead he found a piece of a plane, and world fame.
Ruth Pollard There was no announcement from the court. No judge's associate fronted the assembled defendants, lawyers and embassy representatives to inform them the verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists, including Australian Peter Greste, had been delayed.