A homicidal-suicide involving the murder of innocent strangers must involve an overwhelming desire for revenge, psychologists say.
David Wroe Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been too busy to return Tony Abbott's phone call about the fate of the Bali Nine pair on death row, Jakarta's envoy in Australia has said.
Rachel Olding and Miriam Steffens The co-pilot who crashed Germanwings Flight 49525 into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, was rocked by a deep personal crisis following relationship problems with his girlfriend, according to a German media report.
Philip Wen For nearly two months, the Myanmar military has been locked in a nasty war right on China's doorstep, and it shows no sign of ending.
Peter Hannam To call this week’s wintry chill across southern Australia a “burst from Antarctica” would be doing a disservice to parts of the frigid continent.
The following is a list of airliner accidents involving possible or rumoured pilot suicide, compiled by the Aviation Safety Network.
How the aircraft crew is supposed to lock and unlock the cockpit door, based on a video by Airbus.
Jewel Topsfield The case review was expected to take up to three months, buying time for those on death row, but the request has been rejected.
A list of plane crashes and near misses related to cockpit door locks.
Nick Miller A snow-striped mountain range, its peak shrouded in cloud, loomed over the field where the bereaved families of the Germanwings tragedy gathered.