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Jewel Topsfield Indonesian president Joko Widodo caused a storm of controversy on Monday when he appeared to indicate the Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte had given Indonesia the green light to execute Filipina maid Mary Jane Veloso.
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Paul McGeough Fifteen years after 9/11, the staging of terror attacks is dramatically altered. But the essential objective is unchanged: instilling fear.
Amrit Dhillon India's cow-and-beef politics have just taken a new twist.
Nick Miller A furious Norwegian newspaper has taken Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to task for "abusing his power" as the world's most powerful editor, after the social media company demanded censorship of the famous Vietnam war 'napalm girl' photograph.
Emma Pinedo At least four people died and close to 50 people were injured on Friday after a train derailed in Galicia in north-western Spain.
Philip Wen North Korea says it is now capable of mounting nuclear warheads after it conducted its most powerful atomic test to date.
Nick Miller The Taliban's push into Tarin Kot has not weakened Australia's resolve on Afghanistan, Julie Bishop tells her British hosts.
Paul McGeough It's as though one of the crazies in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" nipped away from the asylum and is standing in as the Republican candidate.