The Swedes have come up with an unexpected way to deter unwanted Russian submarines.
Jewel Topsfield The Indonesian government has downplayed a 40 per cent cut in aid from Australia, insisting it had nothing to do with the Bali nine executions and the republic no longer needed development assistance.
Nick O'Malley Senate Democrats have rebelled against President Barack Obama, voting against debating a bill that if passed would have given him the authority to quickly complete negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation free trade deal backed by Australia.
Lindsay Murdoch A teenage video blogger has been found guilty of uploading an obscene image and making remarks intending to hurt the feelings of Christians in a case that has focused attention on freedom of speech in Singapore.
Nick Miller Russia has up to 10,000 soldiers in eastern Ukraine and has spent more than $1.3 billion supplying separatists, according to a report compiled by Russian opposition activists.
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Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa The wife of slain Australian businessman Robert Ellis is facing 15 years' jail for allegedly plotting the gruesome murder of her husband of 25 years.
A second earthquake above magnitude 7 has hit Nepal within a month after a 7.4 quake struck the Nepal-Tibet border on Tuesday.
Nick O'Malley Al-Qaeda leader had long been prisoner of Pakistan and it agreed to help stage US raid that killed terrorist in 2011, journalist writes.
Lindsay Murdoch UN refugee agency says 25,000 people have fled Myanmar and Bangladesh in the first three months of this year.