Located north-east of Damascus, Palmyra is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of antiquity. Now there are fears for its safety.
Michael Koziol It was a study to rewrite the political rule book - could you change people's minds on gay marriage simply by talking to them? But it was too good to be true.
Andrew Marszal Photographs showing Kim Jong-un proudly watching as a North Korean missile was launched from an underwater submarine were manipulated by state propagandists, experts claimed on Tuesday.
Daniel Flitton Economists love all the fashionable talk of globalisation – but this ideal has never applied to the free movement of people.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies A Constitutional Court challenge of Indonesia's clemency law is in doubt following the executions of Bali nine members Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan.
Lindsay Murdoch The inaction of Association of South-East Asian Nations members makes it likely international agencies will intervene to end the crisis.
Jewel Topsfield The most recent visit to West Papua by Indonesia's president has left doubts and debate over his commitment to dialogue.
Peter Hannam The world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures and more signals indicating the emerging El Nino event will be a strong one.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies "You know they were on boats for so long, they lost everything, we felt pity for them."
Nicole Mathewson The public has heard only four words from convicted double murderer Scott Watson since he was arrested. Now he wants everyone to hear his story.
LIVERPOOL Hospital's 2015 Midwife of the Year winner said she felt privileged to receive the accolade recently.