7:28 AM A Zimbabwean court has charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing 'Cecil', the southern African country's best-known lion.
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Tom Allard 4:41 PM After tensions over the Bali nine executions and boat turnbacks, the Australian and Indonesian foreign ministers will meet next week for the first time since Australia's ambassador was recalled from Jakarta
Kevin Sieff 4:07 PM While the world mourned Cecil, the Zimbabwe lion, another devastating poaching incident was quietly carried out in Kenya.
3:50 PM Aviation experts say it is likely that a large object that washed up on the shore of Reunion, an island in the Indian Ocean, overnight is wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 that vanished more than a year ago.
3:27 PM Debris that appears to be from a large plane has reportedly been found off the east coast of Africa, raising the possibility it could be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.
Isabel Kershner 3:19 PM Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu moves to placate pro-settler parties in his coalition, which has a razor-thin majority.
Catherine Armitage 2:35 PM A number found on the aircraft part washed up on the shore of Reunion, a French island in the Indian Ocean should be the vital clue that will allow authorities to quickly confirm whether it is part of the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Angus Holland 2:31 PM Questions surround the discovery of a piece of aircraft on Reunion Island, now widely believed to have come from the missing Malaysian airliner MH370. Here's what we know so far:
2:22 PM Debris that appears to be from a large plane has reportedly been found off the east coast of Africa, raising the possibility it could be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.
Casey Garret Johnson 2:02 PM Even before word of Mullah Mohammad Omar's death, questions about who actually controls the Taliban existed.
Kevin Crowley 1:10 PM The push is on for African countries to stop trophy hunting after 13-year-old Cecil was killed.
Justin Jouvenal 1:05 PM He was a high-powered counter-terrorism official by day, but by night he pursued other targets.
James Massola 1:02 PM Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop have launched a blistering attack on Russia after it killed off a UN push for an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those who shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Lolly Bowean 12:53 PM On the day he was finally released from prison after murder charges were dropped, Alprentiss Nash vowed he would use his freedom studying to become a chef, learning about antique cars and travelling.
Emma Batha 12:07 PM China will be overtaken faster than previously thought.
Pamela Constable 11:49 AM Taliban's reclusive founder and spiritual leader died in a Pakistani hospital in 2013, intelligence service announces.
Megan Levy 10:55 AM Walter Palmer, the US dentist and big game hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has written a letter to his patients apologising for the disruption to their treatment while the international furore continues over his actions.
Abby Ohlheiser 9:58 AM When 17-year-old Jaydon Chavez-Silver was shot at a party in Albuquerque last month, one of his friends did what anyone would do under those horrible circumstances: She called 911.
Megan Levy 9:54 AM US actress Mia Farrow was so enraged over the death of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe that she joined the online chorus of social media users venting their anger online at the man who killed the animal.
Christopher Ingraham 9:53 AM The internet is in an uproar this week over the recent killing of a well-known lion in Zimbabwe. Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist, allegedly baited Cecile the lion out of a national park by dragging a dead animal behind a car at night.
Marie McCullough 8:12 AM Sitting on his hospital bed, the first child in the world to receive a double hand transplant talked about his big plans. Zion Harvey wants to climb the monkey bars.
Wesley Lowery 7:56 AM A University of Cincinnati police officer has been indicted on a charge of murder for fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop earlier this month.