Jewel Topsfield and Karuni Rompies Thousands gather in Jakarta for the latest rally demanding the city's Chinese Christian governor be jailed for his alleged insult to the Koran.
Inga Ting Northern Territory police are searching for a man believed to have left an outback rest stop about 10 minutes before a French tourist was stabbed to death in front of his terrified wife.
Matthew Knott George Christensen said his favourite response was from comedian Magda Szubanski.
A week in photos from award winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
Fergus Hunter Amid the chaotic and action-packed final sitting week of Parliament for 2016, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton quietly added a sixth property to his impressive and expanding portfolio.
Peter Munro Khaled al-Assad was beheaded by Islamic State for protecting some of the world's most important artefacts - and now others are taking up his fight.
Heath Aston Properties granted to World War Two veterans are among 150,000 hectares of farmland in northern Queensland that the Defence Department has earmarked for acquisition to allow Singaporean soldiers more room to train on Australian soil.
Nassim Khadem Cyber attacks against Australian agencies, businesses and individuals are on the rise, but our nation still lacks the capability to defend.
Georgina Mitchell Former Fairfax Media photographer Andrew Quilty has been awarded the Gold Walkley award for excellence in Australian journalism, for a striking photograph taken in the aftermath of a US airstrike in Afghanistan.