Modern medicine could not save 19-year-old Sophie Burgess who died 48 hours after giving birth to twins in the UK.
David Wroe Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has vowed Australia will remain in Vanuatu for "as long as it takes" to help the country recover from a devastating cyclone, as she confirmed that all Australians are now accounted for.
Lindsay Murdoch East Timor’s former president and prime minister Xanana Gusmao has separated from his Australian wife Kirsty Sword Gusmao, ending a fairytale 15-year marriage.
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Su-Lin Tan Ericsson employee, Martin Falebrand caught a sweet moment on his camera - the joy of surviving Ebola.
Su-Lin Tan British newspaper, The Guardian named Katharine Viner its new editor-in-chief making her the first woman to run the 194-year-old publication.
Matt Wade The likelihood of more frequent disasters in the Pacific will test Australia, the region's biggest donor and dominant economic power.
US first lady Michelle Obama, centre, beats a Japanese traditional taiko drum with members of the Akutagawa High School Taiko Club in front of the main gate, as she visits Fushimi Inari Shinto Shrine in Kyoto. Mrs Obama flew to Japan on Wednesday for a three-day visit as part of the Let Girls Learn international girls education initiative. (Reuters)
Tom Decent It's the side of the death you rarely see.
Philip Wen The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a rival to the United States-led World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.
"Malcolm Fraser was a great Australian, providing six decades of public service and a legacy of helping transform ...