The consequences will be felt as MH370 has changed air travel.
Locals have long believed Manly the centre of the universe. Suspicions were confirmed on Thursday when Manly boy Mike Baird landed the second leg of the leadership double with the other local hero, Tony Abbott. On Friday, Manly received Royal Assent.
'I'm here to fight for you, to fight the endless circle of corruption, and to do development.'
Jakarta: The rape of a five-year old boy in the toilets of the prestigious Jakarta International School has shocked the expatriate community and prompted a discussion in Indonesia about the prevalence of child sex abuse.
Edging towards the end of his cross-examination, prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked Oscar Pistorius who the world should blame for the athlete's actions in shooting Reeva Steenkamp dead.
US researchers have developed a highly accurate model for tracking the spread of the flu, using the number of hits on flu-related articles on Wikipedia.
There was no Labor Party-style nail-tearing brawling, no leaks and backbench stalking. As leadership changes go, it was polite and well-mannered.
Even though it has been driving a ferocious security crackdown that has resulted in the arrest of at least 16,000 people and the deaths of more than 1400, Egypt's government has elected to go further.
An Australian journalist taking a stand against attempts to silence the media in Thailand has spent five hours in a small prison cell crowded with 90 prisoners, including a man who admitted killing his girlfriend.
The number of lions in west Africa has fallen so much that there are growing concerns for the future of the entire species.
POLL: Mike Baird has been elected as leader of the Liberal Party of NSW, and will be Premier.
Premier Barry O'Farrell has resigned after being caught out lying to a corruption inquiry over a $3000 bottle ...