Australian spies are targeting Indonesia’s largest mobile phone network as well as the telecommunications systems of Australia’s small Pacific Island neighbours, according to documents obtained from the former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.
Jewel Topsfield Indonesian president Joko Widodo says the executions of 10 drug felons, including Bali nine ringleaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, will not be this week but will be soon.
Tom Allard Andrew Chan was "fine". Myuran Sukraman "pale" and in a daze. The last moments of the Bali nine duo in Kerobokan prison.
Michael Bachelard A few weeks before the devastating news that his clemency bid had been rejected by the Indonesian president, Myuran Sukumaran made contact with this reporter through back channels with a request: could Fairfax Media please stop using a particular photograph of him and fellow death row convict Andrew Chan.
Jewel Topsfield Bali nine ringleaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan are waiting to die on Nusakambangan island, with the Indonesian Attorney-General expected to announce they will be killed as early as this weekend.
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Daniel Flitton China's influence is growing in Australia's backyard, with new research showing Beijing has almost matched the US, Japan and New Zealand as an aid donor to tiny Pacific island nations.
Heath Aston A second Westerner has died in battle against Islamic State, just days after Australian Ashley Kent Johnston was killed fighting alongside Kurdish comrades in Syria.
Tom Allard Andrew Chan and his girlfriend Febyanti Herewila shared faith and a devotion to helping the wretched and luckless, and over the past year this blossomed into a relationship.
Paul McGeough We knew before Benjamin Netanyahu arrived at the US Congress, that he would have nothing new to say.