A student who discovered his school was looking to scrap its Indonesian language course found himself at the centre of a potential international incident.
- by Sherryn Groch
The prime minister, whose calling card has been national security, faces increasing criticism from his right-wing rivals.
- by Isabel Kershner
As he jetted to Paris, Donald Trump received a congratulatory phone call from British PM Theresa May, but her appeal to his vanity was met with an ornery outburst.
- by Josh Dawsey & Philip Rucker
In an extraordinary move, US first lady Melania Trump has called publicly for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed.
- by Darlene Superville
Trump last month said he knew Matthew Whitaker, but now says he did not know him.
- by David G. Savage
Opposition calls the President's move "totally unconstitutional," saying Sirisena was a "dictator" who had "relegated the constitution to toilet paper."
- by Bharatha Mallawarachi
Armed separatists kidnapped at least 79 students and three staff members from a Presbyterian school in a troubled region of Cameroon, the governor said.
Venezuela has reinforced its border with Colombia with more troops after three Venezuelan soldiers died in an attack by an armed group over the weekend.
The "No" vote against independence for New Caledonia is leading with about 90 per cent of ballots counted in the French territory, local television reported.