A 16-year-old died of plague in the US this month. How is that possible? Isn't plague a disease from history? Here are a few answers to questions being asked about the disease.
Ruth Pollard The UN has concluded both Israel and Palestine may have committed war crimes in their 50-day war in Gaza last year. So what now?
Peter Hannam The El Nino weather pattern continues to consolidate in the Pacific with most climate models indicating it will extend well into next year, the Bureau of Meteorology said.
Nick Miller Greece may have staved off a plunge into new financial crisis and a forced exit from the Eurozone – for now – as a package of new taxes and reforms received a grudging welcome in Brussels.
Esther Han The whites of his eyes say it all. A pilot has received the shock of his life, midflight, when a furry stowaway decided to stick its head into the cockpit.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies Frenchman Serge Atlaoui, was originally due to be executed with Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, has lost his appeal.
Nick Miller Greek banks – and their customers – should brace for a "difficult day" on Tuesday if the Athens government does not reach a deal with its creditors, senior bankers warn.
Nick O'Malley It is often sadly noted that the racial divide in America is nowhere more noticeable than in worship. Blacks attend black churches, whites pray alongside whites.
Nick Miller This may just be Greece's last evening before it is plunged into economic chaos.
Waking up in the throes of a sweaty nightmare, Naomi Jacobs whispered to herself that it had only been a dream. But the foreign tone of her voice sent her grabbing for her throat. Her speech was deep, as if it belonged to a grown-up.