Former classmates and neighbours of accused murderer Vincent Stanford have recalled a troubled boy who was once suspended from primary school after being involved in a "serious" incident.
Nick Miller A fragment of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be put on display despite investigators seeking all debris to find out why it crashed.
Jewel Topsfield The Indonesian lawyer for the Bali nine men on death row has vowed to push ahead with a Constitutional Court challenge even if the two Australians are executed.
John Garnaut, Philip Wen The Abbott government summonsed senior Chinese diplomats to express "deep concerns" after Chinese police travelled to Melbourne to pursue a tour bus driver accused of bribery.
Ruth Pollard In the midst of mounting death and destruction, the songs of two Palestinians are struggling to be heard.
Peter Hannam Global temperature records continue to tumble with March coming in as the hottest in data going back to 1891, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency
Philip Wen, John Garnaut Chinese police have quietly travelled to Australia as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's expanding "Operation Fox Hunt" campaign.
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Peter Hannam Sea temperatures around Australia are posting "amazing" records that climate specialists say signal global records set in 2014 may be broken this year and next.
Jason Koutsoukis When Julie Bishop steps off the plane in Tehran on Sunday, she will become the first Australian Government Minister to set foot in Iran for nearly 12 years.