Thousands of people crammed into boats and army trucks have fled their homes in Serbia and Bosnia after record rainfall turned the Sava River into a deadly torrent and caused the worst floods in more than a century.
The days of freewheeling foreigners, including thousands of Australians, staying in Thailand without proper visas are over.
We all stand up, local and international reporters lurking around the Ukraine government’s media centre, on the third floor of one of Kiev’s faded Soviet-era hotels, in a small, bizarre scene from the information war between Russia and Ukraine.
Thailand's junta has moved to weaken the powers of politicians and reinforced its tight control of the country, appointing a military-dominated interim legislature.
The flag of Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine and the Confederate battle flag of the US Civil War have both become controversial symbols.
The notion that corruption has been rotting the Communist Party from within – and threatening its very existence – is not altogether new.
A Sydney jihadi wanted on terrorism offences has issued an extraordinary statement, threatening a terrorist attack on Australian soil and claiming he would have carried out one, had he not left for the battlefields in Syria and Iraq last year.
An Australian journalist had a machinegun pointed at his head during a terrifying run-in with a pro-Russian rebel near the crash site of flight HM17 overnight.
Gammy, a six-month-old baby abandoned by his Australian parents, could die because his impoverished Thai surrogate mother cannot pay for medical treatment for his congenital heart condition.