Bali Nine member Matthew Norman still hopes to be freed one day - and he has a message for fellow Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence on the eve of her release.
- by James Massola & Amilia Rosa
The last time there was an imperial-scale contest for power over Australia's sphere it was on the Kokoda Track. The contemporary Kokoda campaign was engaged on the weekend.
- by Peter Hartcher
Hundreds of soldiers have mobilised to search for missing people and evacuate others from high-risk areas.
Harsh rhetoric from Xi Jinping and Mike Pence, combined with the collapse of the communique, suggests East-West tensions are rising.
- by Rosalind Mathieson
The repatriation of the first 2200 refugees was to begin officially on November 15, but it stalled amid protests at the refugee camps.
- by Zeba Siddiqui
At least 33 people died when Cyclone Gaja struck six districts of Tamil Nadu state with heavy rains and winds that reached 90 kilometres per hour.
The Chinese President warned of the effects of conflict while, in a blistering speech, the US Vice-President castigated Chinese policy in the region.
- by Kirsty Needham