Former Florida governor Jeb Bush has at once embraced his family’s legacy in the White House while distancing himself from some policies of his brother and father in a major foreign policy speech laying the groundwork for his own 2016 presidential campaign.
Tom Allard and Jewel Topsfield Indonesia's President Joko Widodo refused clemency for the Bali nine duo facing execution without all the documentation of their cases due to the chaotic handover to his office from his predecessor.
Tom Cowie Melbourne has stood for mercy.
Jewel Topsfield The Indonesian government has warned it does not respond to threats, after Prime Minister Tony Abbott reminded the country it had provided $1 billion in aid after the 2004 tsunami.
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Daniel Flitton Tony Abbott has bluntly reminded Indonesia that Australia is more than a mere neighbour, but a friend.
Luke Malpass First there was planking, then there was tebowing, now in Boston, there is snow jumping.
Nick O'Malley Joking that the only future for a former Australian prime minister was political exile in the United States, Kevin Rudd has made his first appearance as the inaugural president of the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York.
Latika Bourke Prime Minister Tony Abbott is urging Indonesia to remember the huge contribution Australia made in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami and repay that generosity by sparing the lives of the two Australians on death row in Bali.
Josephine Tovey Australia's plain packaging cigarette laws have received global attention thanks to a starring role in a segment of John Oliver's satirical television news program, which highlighted how how tobacco companies attack laws designed to reduce cigarette consumption.