Thailand is now trying to allay foreign tourists' fears sparked by the labelling of the suspect who planted Monday's devastating bomb in Bangkok as a "foreigner".
Jewel Topsfield Justice Minister Michael Keenan has called for Islamic State propaganda to be torn down and replaced with an online "counter-narrative to the violent and barbaric ideology".
Philip Wen Extensive damage to homes and uncertainty regarding chemical pollution in the city has emotions running high.
Lindsay Murdoch Thai Royal Police have released a sketch of the face of Bangkok's suspected mass killer.
Bridie Smith Science Editor Washington DC About 100 million sharks are killed around the globe annually, caught by human predators.
Hugh Naylor and Sarah Kaplan He was a world-renowned scholar of antiquities, enchanted into his old age by Syria's fabled city of Palmyra, which he called among the most beautiful in the world.
Ian Steward Thomas Arpad Meyer, 56, an IT consultant from NSW, was caught with 4000 objectionable images when he travelled to New Zealand for a five-day business trip in April.
Government plans to extend crackdown on prostitution and associated criminal activities to other towns.
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Jewel Topsfield Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla has said the relationship between Indonesia and Australia is "much better" as Justice Minister Michael Keenan became the first Australian minister to visit the country since the Bali nine executions.