As Australia weighs in on one of the world's hardest foreign policy questions, it's worth asking why countries don't already acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel's capital, writes Middle East correspondent Eric Tlozek.
The world's longest sea-crossing bridge in China is hailed as a feat of human ingenuity, but some worry it may bring more than just tourists.
It is understood Prime Minister Scott Morrison will announce the decision to recognise West Jerusalem as Israel's capital today, but will not immediately move the embassy from Tel Aviv.
Germany says a failure to curb climate change could cost the world "a lot more" than the trillions of dollars the US President claims he is saving by quitting the 2015 Paris accord.
A lawyer for Melbourne-based refugee Hakeem AlAraibi, who is detained in Thailand, says his home country of Bahrain is yet to lodge a formal extradition request with Bangkok.
Australia will meet its 2030 emissions reduction target of 26 to 28 per cent "in a canter", Prime Minister Scott Morrison has repeatedly said, but with emissions consistently increasing, it hasn't always been clear how that will happen.
Canberra calls on Thailand to immediately release a Melbourne-based refugee, amid fears he could be tortured if an extradition request made by Bahrain is carried out.
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's global chief financial officer, was arrested in Canada this month and faces extradition to the United States, which alleges she covered up her company's links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions.
Ecuador's President says the road is clear for the WikiLeaks founder to leave because Britain has provided sufficient guarantees that he won't be extradited to face the death penalty abroad.