Thai tourism officials have suggested a novel way to attract foreigners to the country’s beaches, temples and mountains – promote life under a century-old martial law that was imposed as the army seized power in a bloodless coup in May.
An American Airlines Boeing 757 on its way from San Francisco, California, to Dallas, Texas, has been forced to make an emergency landing after passengers noticed the cabin was separating from the walls.
The extreme Islamic group known as ISIL, ISIS or, more recently, simply as Islamic State, has rapidly moved to control and destabilise Iraq, sweeping in from Syria in the north and routing large numbers of Iraqi troops. The US has intervened with air raids, and Australia last week flew its first missions after committing Super Hornet jets and, in an advisory capacity, special forces troops. However Islamic State continues to gain ground and is now threatening Baghdad. Here's a visual Q&A that explains who we're dealing with...
You'd be forgiven for thinking US President Barack Obama is up there over Kobane, teaching those jihadis the meaning of military superiority.
The Islamic State group has made a fresh pitch to followers to carry out spontaneous "lone wolf" attacks against Australians and citizens of other "crusader nations".
A young woman who stuffed her mother’s murdered body into a suitcase then loaded it into a Bali taxi was acting like a “robot” at the time and barely remembered what she had done, her lawyer has said.
At the hospital near Suruc volunteers are worried. No injured have arrived in the last 12 hours and they fear patients may be dying at the border, prevented by Turkish military from making it to Suruc for the treatment that may save their lives.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has escalated the war of words with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, promising to “shirtfront” the Russian President when the pair meet at the G20 summit in Brisbane next month.
An Iraqi provincial leader has issued a plea for US ground forces to head off total collapse in the country's largest province.