Good morning, early birds. Victoria moves to abolish its contentious public drunkenness laws two years after the death in custody of Yorta Yorta woman Tanya Day, and a new report finds the majority of refugees on Manus and Nauru are seriously ill. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
On Monday, India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status as an autonomous state. But what does it mean for people living in the region and India's fraught relationship with Pakistan?
The arrival of monsoon season may not be enough to save India from the grip of a devastating water crisis. At what point does national crisis evolve to global catastrophe?
Those championing the Adani Carmichael mine and similar projects are pushing a new sort of nihilism — asking us to take one more step into our collective graves, with the promise of some small reward along the way.
Now our own federal election is done and dusted, let's look at how the outcomes of other elections around the world could affect Australia's interests.
The government's push for religious freedom means nothing if it ignores the millions of religious minorities being persecuted by our trade partners.
India's newly reelected Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspires loyalty even in those who concede that his biggest policies have been disastrous failures.
From Sri Lanka to Pakistan to Indonesia, this is far from an isolated event.
Labor mixes up its extremely important trade partners, Brian Burston beats his old boss Pauline Hanson on power station trivia, and new conservative activist group Advance Australia really knows how to use social media.