A Good Samaritan has survived a cold-blooded execution attempt after he went to help a woman who was being robbed.
Melanie Kembrey The names of seven people who are believed to have perished when a helicopter plunged into a glacier in New Zealand have been released.
Jewel Topsfield Eleven-year-old Muhammad is playing a game at his East Jakarta school that he earnestly explains is called "puti" (rhymes with footy).
Philip Wen Chinese President Xi Jinping marked the centenary of the reformist leader's birth but shows little sign of softening his stance on dissent.
Recovery crews will head to site of a fatal helicopter crash on New Zealand's Fox Glacier on Sunday as they attempt to retrieve the seven bodies of those killed, including two Australians believed to have been on board.
Pip Keane, Bevan Hurley, Amy Maas, Joanne Carroll The young pilot with "a passion for flying" had just attended his close friend's funeral; now his family, too, is grieving.
Daniel Flitton What will victory over Islamic State look like? How will we know when the terrorists are finally defeated?
Nick O'Malley This week prominent members of one of America's two major parties indulged in a carnival of fear and hate some observers are beginning to see as dangerous.
Goya Dmytryshchak Ukraine has paid a heavy price for wanting to shift away from Russia and towards the European Union.
Nick Miller Of all the horrific scenes the attackers left behind, one that will stick with me I saw peering through bullet holes into a brasserie.