Ghislaine Maxwell targeted young girls for sexual abuse by Jeffrey Epstein, a US prosecutor says in her opening statement in the New York trial of the British socialite.
International students barred from entering Australia for at least another two weeks are being urged to hang in there after the federal government postponed its reopening plan in response to the new Omicron strain of COVID-19.
Margaret Teobasi Tadokata says the deadly riots and unrest in the Solomon Islands capital Honiara echo the ethnic tensions that forced her and her young family to flee the country more than two decades ago.
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare defends calling in Australian police and army troops for help, saying without them his government would be left to the mercy of criminals and hooligans.
Shares in Twitter surge more than 10 per cent at opening bell as news of Mr Dorsey's resignation breaks.
Sweden's first female Prime Minister has come out on top again, having resigned mere hours after first being elected last week.