Chinese leader Xi Jinping has doubled-down on the government's control its people, coming down harder on dissent than any of his recent predecessors.
Nick Miller London: If Britain leaves Europe in next month's referendum then the first effects could be felt in Australia within weeks, former deputy PM Tim Fischer has warned.
Peter Hannam A significant marker of rising global greenhouse gas emissions has been passed, with a key monitoring site on Tasmania's north-west tip recording atmospheric carbon-dioxide exceeding 400 parts per million for the first time.
Amrit Dhillon If anything will help one of India's oldest mothers, septuagenarian Daljinder Kaur Gill, to raise her baby boy, it won't be energy drinks, age-delaying pills, or yoga.
Paul McGeough Run, Rudd, Run. Can the former Prime Minster 'who pissed everyone off' snare the UN's top job?
David Wroe More than four years into his reign, the younger Kim remains a dangerously unknown quantity.
Megan Levy When the gaze of the world focuses on Brazil for the Olympic Games, the spectacle will mask a country that is in turmoil.
Nick Miller Ex-manager of banknote company sentenced to 30 months' jail for bribing official at Nigeria's mint.
Lia Timson After more than 20 hours of speeches, the Brazilian Senate has voted in favour of suspending President Dilma Rousseff.
Lindsay Murdoch A female social activist is leading the count to become vice-president of the Philippines, ahead of the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
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