New Zealand Labour has won the support of a nationalist party that wants to curb capitalism.
Andrew Taylor Will the elevation of Jacinda Ardern to New Zealand's top job prove awkward for Foreign Minister Julie Bishop?
New Zealand kingmaker Winston Peters says he will form a coalition with Labour, handing Jacinda Ardern the prime ministership.
Daniel Hurst "I have called on the world to never again drop such weapons upon human beings. They must be removed from the Earth and abolished as quickly as possible."
Lindsay Murdoch The move comes as human rights groups are calling for countries like Australia to pressure Hun Sen to end a campaign to silence his critics.
Kirsty Needham Beijing: Chinese president Xi Jinping has sought to downplay China's image as an emerging superpower, setting out a 30-year timeframe for the country to become a "global leader" with international influence.
Kirsty Needham China will end the controversial practice of "shuanggui" - or extra-judicial Communist Party-based discipline - against corruption suspects, which had been labelled "abusive" by human rights groups.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa The 32-year-old was apprehended at Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport on October 8 with an alleged 28 grams of marijuana and 37 pills of diazepam, a prescription-only sedative.
Nick Miller Europe's year of political upheaval isn't over. In the Czech republic, a charismatic, controversial billionaire dubbed the 'Czech Trump' - is poised to take power.
Lindsay Murdoch A massacre in a riverside village called Tula Toli has emerged as the most horrific atrocity in Myanmar's Rakhine State since security forces there launched a brutal offensive against Rohingya Muslim civilians in late August.