Worldwide temperatures are showing little sign of easing back from 2014’s record levels with January matching the warmest tallies for the month in 125 years of data.
Jewel Topsfield Bali nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran won the hearts of the Lipstick Brigade and with help changed many facets of life at Kerobokan prison.
David French One of the world's tallest residential towers, Dubai's Marina Torch, is ablaze after a fire broke out in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Nick O'Malley Alabama woman Rosa Parks sparked the civil rights movement with her bus seat protest; the city's chief justice is standing up against what he perceives to be a tyranny of a different order. Nick O'Malley reports on the extraordinary views of Roy Moore.
Jewel Topsfield and Tom Allard Indonesian authorities executed a Brazilian man last month without allowing a priest perform the last rites as he waited for the firing squad.
Nick Miller Former staff of news website Lenta.ru have left Russia for Latvia, where they are fiercely guarding their editorial independence.
Nick Miller Less than two-thirds of Australians have heard of the Australian Constitution, a new survey has found.
Tom Allard Indonesian President Joko Widodo says there has been no delay in plans to execute Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, despite the postponement this week of their transfer to the island where they are slated to be killed.
Jewel Topsfield Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has appealed directly to the Indonesian Vice-President for an indefinite stay of execution for the Bali Nine ringleaders, unveiling a fresh diplomatic push for the two countries to work together on tackling drug syndicates.
Nicky Phillips If you've ever wondered what ants do when nature calls - wonder no more.