Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Trunbull would be well placed to offer a consoling phone call to his Canadian counterpart Joe Trudeau on Wednesday.
Clive Williams Kim Jong-nam shamed the regime when he tried to visit the Tokyo Disney Resort in 2001 using a false passport.
Lindsay Murdoch Two women believed to be North Korean intelligence agents fled the scene in a taxi, according to reports.
Lindsay Murdoch Poison pens and torch guns are part of the arsenal of North Korea's spies who receive special privileges, defectors say.
Paul McGeough Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late on Monday, a dramatic early casualty in an administration hobbled by security chaos and confusion.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa Byron Bay murder suspect Sara Connor has revealed she and David Taylor were "desperate" after learning the police officer with whom Mr Taylor had fought two days earlier had been found dead on a beach.
James Hohmann There is much we still do not know surrounding the resignation of Trump's national security adviser.
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Jewel Topsfield "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.