The mystery of what happened to an Australian backpacker missing in Brazil has deepened, with revelations he checked into an apartment in the beachside neighbourhood of Copacabana before disappearing.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies Indonesia police seems unaware of an assurance received by Australia that a permanent resident charged with murdering her friend with cyanide-laced coffee will not face the death penalty if found guilty.
Lindsay Murdoch Temple staff released at least 10 tigers from cages to complicate wildlife officials reaching other caged tigers, witnesses said.
Megan Levy As Australian backpacker Rye Hunt prepared to jet/set off an adventure around the world last month, he posted online a smiling photograph of himself alongside an excited message to his family and friends.
Jessica Long A terrifying car crash that left Danni Bett lying in hospital in a neck brace wasn't enough to stop her from breastfeeding.
Three US women are being hailed as heroes after they stopped a rape by warning a woman sitting nearby in a restaurant that her date had put a suspicious powder in her drink.
Peter Hannam Research reveals more than one-third of the coral reefs of the central and northern regions of the Great Barrier Reef died in the bleaching event earlier this year
Megan Levy At least two Australians have been injured in a speedboat crash that killed two other tourists near the popular holiday island of Koh Samui in Thailand, officials say.
Jewel Topsfield Indonesia's harsh new punishments for child sex offenders - including the death penalty and chemical castration - represent something of a pyrrhic victory for women's advocates in Jakarta.
Travis M. Andrews US Air Force Master Sergeant Melvin Rector long carried Britain in his heart after he helped defend it during World War II, but 70 years passed without him stepping foot in the country.
A 17-year-old girl died after a car crashed and rolled in Sydney's west overnight, police say.