A 15-year-old boy has been released from hospital following brain surgery after suffering a fractured skull during a playground incident.
Police in a mountainous area of northern Japan are treating the deaths of four people as being caused by bears.
At least 121 people are on death row in Indonesia, including 35 foreigners, and next year the government plans to execute 30 of them.
Four people died and a newborn baby ended up in hospital after separate crashes on NSW roads over the long weekend.
A woman who was struck by a car while crossing the road has died from her injuries.
A man has gone on trial in Perth accused of causing his neighbour to have a fatal heart attack during a fight about a house party.
A cyclist who died after falling from his bike north of Adelaide is thought to have suffered a medical episode, police say.
South Korea's Sewol ferry, which sank off the southwest coast of the country more than two years ago, is being raised in a $98m salvage operation.
A former Adelaide property tycoon has had her fraud case dismissed after the Queensland prosecutors weren't ready to go to trial.
The foreign affairs department says it does not know of any Australians caught up in Sunday's nightclub massacre in Florida.