The Hong Kong protests couldn't have come at a worse time for Xi Jinping as he heads to North Korea before a high-stakes trade talk with Donald Trump in Japan, writes Ting Shi.
South Australia's peak doctors' union says it has taken its most "drastic action" ever by referring the state's health department to the Australian Human Rights Commission over "cruel" treatment of mental health patients.
Who is the worst war criminal in Westeros? Does wildfire inflict superfluous injuries? And does the use of dragons in battle breach international humanitarian law? The Australian Red Cross has crunched the numbers.
Brisbane man Hazem Hamouda is on his way back to Australia after languishing in one of Egypt's most notorious prisons for more than a year without charge.
It's a core human design to understand where we come from but an ancestry DNA test might be less helpful than you think, writes Caitlin Curtis.
Islamic State fighters are fleeing their collapsed caliphate and must be held accountable for their crimes. A special UN tribunal may offer the best way forward, writes Louise Chappell.
When Katrina Elliot Myerson's 97-year-old grandfather showed her some letters from his time as a POW in Burma, it drew a line to her work with the Red Cross in Myanmar.
An inquest in Brisbane will look into the circumstances surrounding the death of Omid Masoumali — including the significant delay in medical treatment — after he set himself on fire in Nauru in 2016.
Bahraini refugee Hakeem al-Araibi rejoins his Melbourne soccer team at a match for the first time since he was released from a Thai prison after an extradition ordeal lasting more than two months.
Australian man Hazem Hamouda "vanishes" in Egypt after failing to turn up at a police station where he was due to be released after languishing in one of Egypt's most notorious prisons for more than a year without charge or evidence.