"There is a developing closeness between the people of Muntok and Australia connected with what happened 75 years ago."
Jewel Topsfield In 2010, a Japanese magazine named an Indonesian university rector among 20 global figures - including Vladimir Putin and David Miliband - to watch over the next 20 years.
Megan Levy An embarrassing spelling mistake has forced US officials to remove an official inauguration poster for President Donald Trump from sale.
Nick Miller This was driving support for anti-establishment, populist, nationalist and far-right politicians, such as the National Front's Marine Le Pen.
Lindsay Murdoch Police accused Mamahdnu Aka Aula of leading an attack on a police post near the border with Bangladesh in October.
Paul McGeough FBI is reportedly investigating Michael Flynn's communications with the Russian envoy.
Jessie Chiang Animal welfare activists are calling for a ban on transporting dolphins by plane after filming footage that showed them being boxed into crates in Indonesia.
A World War II bomb in Greece forced some 72,000 people from their homes. But that was the smallest of the recent upheavals.
Nick Miller Some call him the French Obama, even the French Kevin Rudd. Emmanuel Macron, the independent running for the French presidency and polling well, is likely to become increasingly visible and viable.
Lindsay Murdoch Cambodia's opposition leader has resigned to save his party from forced dissolution after threats from the country's strongman Hun Sen.