When Australian surfers Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman ventured into the Mexican state of Sinaloa, they must have known they were entering one of the world's most dangerous territories.
Megan Levy On the night of November 20, two men matching the descriptions of Australian surfers Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman were seen entering an all-night convenience store in the coastal Mexican city of Los Michos.
Daniel Flitton The United Nations agency responsible for educating half a million Palestinian children was almost forced to postpone the school year because of sharp funding shortfalls from international aid donors.
Philip Wen Air quality index readings surged beyond 500, more than 20 times levels considered safe by the World Health Organisation, prompting local authorities to issue an "orange alert".
Michael Koziol An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at the weekend when its front windscreen shattered en route from Milan to New York.
Adam Morton Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is coming from the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta, where he lobbied other Commonwealth leaders and criticised Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's uncosted pledge on greenhouse gas emissions.
Adam Morton and Tom Arup, in Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Marshall Islands Micah Puia lives in a shanty town on a dirty beach in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands. He is 11-years-old, and has lived here all his life. According to some here, Micah has spent his whole life as a climate change refugee. And he will soon be forced to move.
Lia Timson and Peter Ker A torrent of mining waste was this month unleashed from an iron ore mine causing Brazil's worst environmental disaster and putting the spotlight on BHP. Why?
Daisy Dumas Coffee may be your mind-sharpening tool of choice, but some of Silicon Valley's brightest brains are relying on something substantially stronger for their morning pick-me-up.
Deborah Gough UPDATED: Three police officers have been shot near an abortion clinic in Colorado Springs, according to United States media reports.
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