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Pacific island nations that supported Australia's bid for the UN Security Council feel let down by its stance on climate change, says the foreign minister of the Marshall Islands.
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has predicted Russian President Vladimir Putin will face an icy reception at the G20 leaders meeting in Brisbane in November if hostilities with neighbouring Ukraine do not ease.
An Australian pilot is one of three people killed when their plane crashed in Papua New Guinea on Saturday.
Addressing the United Nations Security Council, the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has singled out Australia for thanks for its commitment of forces to combat Islamic State militants in Iraq.
Edinburgh: So Scotland stays in the United Kingdom. But what next? The nation has been left bitter, divided and with difficult decisions to make and promises to fulfil.
Naomi Klein's provocative new book takes on global capitalism's role in hastening climate change and argues the model needs replacing - fast.
The United Kingdom faces its biggest political revolution in centuries as David Cameron announces constitutional shake-up in wake of Scots rejecting independence.
The killers of two British tourists are likely to have fled a Thai resort island amid false police leads, a contaminated crime scene and the distraction of veiled criticism of one of the bikini-wearing victims by Thailand's military ruler.
Scotland is holding a referendum on whether it should exit the United Kingdom. Follow all the news as it develops.