Two Australian skydivers have been killed in the US after a car crossed onto the wrong side of the road and smashed into their motorbike.
Kate Aubusson A 60 kilogram chunk of a Boeing 777 has fallen out of the sky and smashed through the awning of a factory in Shanghai, Chinese state media has reported.
Ruth Pollard Syrians are asking why none of the US-led coalition's firepower is protecting civilians from the force that is causing the most harm: the Assad regime.
Nick O'Malley Four people have been shot dead in what local authorities are calling an act of domestic terrorism in the city of Chattanooga in Tennessee.
Kate Aubusson A sex video filmed in a Beijing Uniqlo change roomhas left authorities hot and bothered after the footage flooded China's tightly controlled social media.
Paul McGeough On board MH17, 283 passengers were finishing their meal, reading a book, watching a movie or dozing, and its 15 crew drawing breath, while flying over territory that most probably were unaware was being torn apart by civil war.
It was a touching video that would strike a chord with the families of any ex-pat separated from the ones they love.
Nick O'Malley The US President considers a diplomatic deal with Tehran will be the crucial foreign policy achievement of his second term.
Nick O'Malley President Barack Obama has addressed the slew of rape accusations against the comedian Bill Cosby, at a press conference held to defend the Iran nuclear deal.
Nick Miller Days after the MH17 crash, independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta seemed to have little doubt as to who was responsible.