More than 50 countries including Australia, the US, China, Russia and members of the European Union have agreed to make the Ross Sea the world's first large-scale marine park in international waters.
Philip Wen The title change strengthens Xi's hand ahead of a major leadership reshuffle late next year, where he will try to further consolidate his base.
Jewel Topsfield Supporters of Byron Bay woman Sara Connor are calling for those who know her to write a character reference ahead of her trial.
Nick Miller Snowdens of the world rejoice, the Pirate Party is coming.
Amrit Dhillon On one day, every year, New Delhi is transformed from an ugly duckling into a beautiful princess, every part of it lit up by millions of flickering diyas.
Jewel Topsfield Australian permanent resident Jessica Kumala Wongso has been sentenced to 20 years' jail for murdering her friend with cyanide-laced coffee after a sensational trial broadcast live on national television in Indonesia.
Maher Mughrabi Overwhelmed by information? You are in famous company. But presidential candidates have fewer excuses.
Peter Hannam Australia is already experiencing an increase in extreme conditions - and it's projected to get worse.
Jewel Topsfield An advocate for victims of the worst oil spill in the history of Australia's offshore petroleum industry is lobbying for the 2009 maritime disaster to be on the agenda at a Bali meeting.
Chris Zappone Trump appears to be marching towards destiny - friendless, while Democrats fear a November surprise.