Many thousands in Australia's Indian community are keen to catch a glimpse of India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Allphones Arena this month.
From vandalised cars in the streets of Australia to the foreign minister's portfolio in Indonesia, Retno Marsudi faces a fresh challenge, writes Michael Bachelard.
Last Friday, murdered Australian expatriate Bob Ellis was supposed to be on a plane with the senior executives of Garuda Airlines, other Indonesian dignitaries and his wife to celebrate the opening of a new joint-venture air route from Denpasar to Dili.
An American school teacher, who went 'back to school' for two days to see what it was like, says she was so exhausted by day's end that she couldn't do anything mentally stimulating.
A marathon in Bangalore, India, last weekend turned into a fiasco as motorists ignored race cordons and runners became lost, writes Jason Koutsoukis.
Rural US district inundated with calls after allowing seniors to "tastefully" tote guns in yearbook photos.
Paul McGeough gives a rare glimpse inside life under the Islamic State fighters.
The two candidates in Brazil's presidential election have quite different policies on economic growth.
The Indonesian wife of murdered Australian citizen Bob Ellis has denied participating in her husband's gruesome killing, blaming her housemaids instead for organising it, and five thugs for carrying it out.
The victim didn't show much sign of a struggle, and there were no signs that he was protecting himself, a forensic expert reports.
UPDATE 5.30pm: A SEARCH is underway for a missing Woodsdale teenager.
Images from The Great War.
PAUL SCAMBLER'S pictures from the Scale Model Expo at Launceston's Aurora Stadium.
PETER SANDERS'S pictures from the Derby River Darby
SCOTT GELSTON'S pictures from the TCL clash between Uni-Mowbray and Trevallyn.
PAUL SCAMBLER'S pictures of the Walk For Daniel Event in Launceston.
Police are searching for an 87-year-old man who was last seen on October 20.