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 remains of a further 75 victims of the Malaysian Airlines missile disaster have been taken to a specialist forensic facility in the Netherlands overnight.
It is an eerie feeling. There would be silence but for the tinkling sound of the flags, flying at half-mast, clattering against their poles in the wind.
The crash of an Algerian passenger plane is the third fatal airline incident in a week, meaning 2014 could be the worst year for air crash deaths in almost a decade.
Finding answers: 'How long did it take to get justice in the Lockerbie case?'
Readers of The New York Times were greeted last Saturday by an unusual sight – a dead body, on page one. The photo, by Reuters' Maxim Zmeyev, was of a victim of the MH17 plane disaster, and showed a pair of legs underneath a sheet of plastic, on top of which had been placed a red flower.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott should travel to Jakarta to attend the inauguration of the new Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, in an attempt to forge a strong personal relationship to shore up fragile bilateral ties, one analyst has said.
Australia's Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, added a wreath of eucalyptus to the thousands of flowers left at the entrance to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport in memory of the MH17 victims.
Jakarta: The day after Indonesian voters produced a tight and heavily contested presidential election result, two distinct views emerged about what would happen next.
It is the radio advertisement Israeli authorities do not want their citizens to hear. In a quiet voice, a woman reads the names and ages of just a few of the more than 190 Palestinian children killed in Gaza.