Francisco Guterres, who is favoured by key powerbroker Xanana Gusmao, told Fairfax Media there are now "better prospects" for an agreement on sea borders.
Kirsty Needham US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has appeared with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to say the two countries share the view that tensions on the Korean Peninsula have reached "a rather dangerous level".
Alexandra Laskie ???French soldier fatally shoots a man who tried to grab a weapon at Orly Airport, prompting an evacuation.
James Lemon French police confirm a security operation is under way.
Sary Zananiri and Idan Ben-Barak Will British artist Banksy's new Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem really help the struggle of Palestinians against Israeli occupation or simply turn it into a show?
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa Connor could face more years behind bars for the fatal group assault of a Bali police officer after prosecutors announced they would appeal her four year jail sentence.
Paul McGeough A history-making takedown of Washington as a national and global centre of power, amounting to the "deconstruction of the administrative state."
Nick Miller If Russia's rising Baltic ambitions and Trump's threat that European allies cannot rely on US support reach a flashpoint, it may be in Estonia. Are preparations for war already under way?
Latika Bourke Donald Trump is usually the one firing off the insults online but today the tables were turned when the official Twitter account of fast food giant McDonald's told him he had "tiny hands," and was a "disgusting excuse of a President."
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa Notorious people-smuggler "Captain Bram", who was paid to take asylum seekers back to Indonesia in 2015, has been jailed in Indonesia for six years.
Rain will continue on Saturday in a miserable March that may break rainfall records.