A mother, whose son has a cranial birth defect, has made a heartfelt plea to other parents to try stop and stop their children from poking fun at people like her son.
Leaders of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have warned against provocation that could spark violence during the Chinese National Day holiday, after hundreds jeered the Chinese national anthem during an official flag-raising ceremony in the city.
The key players who have set the tone and direction of the pro-democracy campaign, and those they are trying to persuade.
The man charged with tackling the Ebola outbreak says it scares him more than anything he has seen in a lifetime spent leading international responses to disasters and epidemics.
Barack Obama has confessed the US was hit by its own intelligence double-whammy in the Middle East, writes Paul McGeough
Weather fails to dampen spirits as tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators opened their umbrellas to ward off downpours.
A skinny, bespectacled 17-year-old is at the forefront of a surging protest movement in Hong Kong.
One of the more startling of the government's budget measures was the idiosyncratic decision by Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews to make young people under 30 "wait" six months before they can receive unemployment benefits.
The UN has no plans to boost its presence in Cambodia despite the Abbott government's claim it is working "closely" with the agency in a controversial plan to resettle refugees there.
Fears are growing in Indonesia that the coalition of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto intends to mess further with the country's democracy.
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