Tributes have poured in from around the world to Aylan Kurdi, the toddler whose lifeless body on a Turkish beach focused the world's attention on an escalating global refugee crisis.
Lindsay Murdoch A boat carrying dozens of migrants has sunk in rough seas in the Malacca Strait off Malaysia, killing at least 14 people, according to Malaysian rescuers.
Kate Aubusson A tiny alien creature that washed up on the banks of a river in western Russia has locals and experts stumped.
Justin Huggler German oceanographers publish new research claiming MH370 may have crashed 3200 kilometres north of search area
Some European officials may be tempted to adopt the hard-line approach Australia has used to stem a similar tide of migrants. That would be unconscionable.
Philip Wen China put on its biggest display of military might on Thursday in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War II, an event shunned by most Western leaders but which underscored Beijing's growing confidence in its armed forces.
Nick O'Malley US animal-protection group is hopping mad at efforts to permanently end a ban on imported kangaroos.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa An Australian has drowned in the Mentawai islands in Indonesia a week after surfer Ron Schneider was killed in a surfing accident at a nearby beach.
Rick Feneley In the past day, millions of people around the world have looked at this picture of a drowned little boy. If you cannot bear to look, or if you cannot bring yourself to confront it one more time, turn the page.
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