Police say Barbara Fistrovic was swimming between red flags which, in Thailand, indicate dangerous conditions.
Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies A Jakarta court has ordered the Australian government to enter mediation over a $103 million class action on behalf of 115 Indonesians who were jailed in adult prisons and detention centres while still juveniles.
Lindsay Murdoch Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned all human rights violations on Tuesday and said anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State would face the law.
Lindsay Murdoch She defended the country's security forces which according to irrefutable evidence have committed atrocities against the Rohingya ethnic minority.
Jewel Topsfield Fake news about Indonesia's omnipresent bogeyman - communism - has been blamed for riots in Central Jakarta.
Lindsay Murdoch While Aung San Suu Kyi has been widely condemned for failing to stop the slaughter of Rohingya Muslims, Myanmar's military commander has been feted during official trips to Europe.
Peter Hannam Environmentalists and policymakers trying to avert the world's growing extinction crisis need to lower their sights from not trying to save the largest, often "charismatic" threatened species such as elephants and tigers, but also many of the smallest ones, a new research paper finds.
Lindsay Murdoch Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled a visit to the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week where Bangladesh says it will accuse her country's security forces of ethnic cleansing and call for international intervention in the Rohingya crisis.
Australia has fallen short in their pursuit of a revised target, losing the rain-affected first one-day international against India in Chennai.
Lindsay Murdoch A Catholic priest held hostage for almost four months in the besieged southern city of Marawi has been rescued hours after a deadly battle between Philippine soldiers and Islamic State-allied militants.