Germany's intelligence service believes flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian rebels using a missile taken from a Ukraine military base.
Maria Scheffer, 13-years-old when she was sent to Auschwitz with her mother and two sisters, has just been commended by Flinders University for the PhD she commenced in her 70s examining Australia's prosecution of war criminals.
More than a quarter of a century old and the bane of global warming sceptics everywhere, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change isn't about to fade into the sunset.
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It was a long way to come to say that nothing was about to happen.
Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo sits composed on his last afternoon in the Jakarta governor's office as the noise of angry ranting drifts in from the street outside.
Joko Widodo, who on Monday tomorrow will be inaugurated as Indonesia's second directly elected president, will quickly move to salve the festering grievances of West Papua.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has hailed Australia's hardline asylum seeker policy as a blessing for incoming Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his nation.
Pro-democracy protesters have rallied to reclaim protest sites the police had earlier cleared.