A warming planet is already stoking the intensity of tropical cylones in the north-west Pacific and their ferocity will continue to increase even with moderate climate change over this century, an international research team has found.
A week in photos from award winning Fairfax photographers.
Nick O'Malley, United States Correspondent Soccer gets its comeuppance in the United States.
Nick Miller, agencies Australia's and New Zealand's soccer governing bodies have both joined a bloc of richer nations which have turned against embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter in the lead up to a crucial vote over who will run the corruption-riddled world game.
Lindsay Murdoch Myanmar has refused to accept responsibility for South-East Asia's migrant crisis as the country faces a barrage of criticism for its decades-long persecution of Rohingya Muslims.
Nick Miller With buckets of champagne on ice, much cheery flag-waving, a well-catered dinner, and a floorshow featuring lederhosen, yodelling and the heavy stench of corruption, FIFA's scandal-riven Congress began.
Nick Miller Nick Miller was lowered through the dome of a subterranean cathedral-like space. Above him, the volcanic crater was a small bright circle in a thin tube.
Siobhan O'Grady South African President Jacob Zuma didn't just use $21 million of taxpayer money to improve his private property. He used it to protect himself, an investigation found.
Jewel Topsfield On Wednesday, an Indonesian court will decide if Noor Ellis is guilty of masterminding the gruesome death of her husband of 25 years. For her sons, the decision is made.
Lindsay Murdoch Mahathir Mohamad has joined international figures criticising Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for failing to speak out against the persecution of Rohingyas.