Come the 2016 Rio Olympics, Brazil may not have a sitting president. What does that mean for the games?
Peter Hannam In a year of startling data pointing to a warming world, a thin blue line in one closely watched chart was initially dismissed as just too abnormal to be accurate.
Josephine Tovey When North Carolina passed a now-notorious law forcing transgender people to use the bathroom on their birth certificate, it left Charlie Comero and many others in an impossible position.
Emma Partridge A Sydney father has been sentenced to of 14 years jail in Fiji after being found guilty of possessing almost 50 kilograms of cocaine.
Lindsay Murdoch A British tourist out celebrating his elderly father's birthday accidently bumped into a Thai man among street of partygoers in a Thai resort town, police say, sparking a horrific attack caught on CCTV video that has gone viral on the internet.
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Lindsay Murdoch He vowed to pardon himself for murder, joked about his penis, and took a swipe at Australia over its policy on the South China Sea.
Jewel Topsfield Bali Nine member Michael Czugaj is among 66 prisoners who have been transferred to a remote jail in East Java after prison authorities said they caught him with traces of the drug ice in Kerobokan jail.
Peter Hannam Scientists had been expecting this for decades. Now the evidence is emerging.
Latika Bourke The cost to Britain if it leaves the EU "would be a pure deadweight loss ... with no economic benefit , OECD head says.
Police have arrested the partner of Tina Kontozis, who was bashed to death with cricket bat in her ...