The time since Ballarat mother Samantha Murphy disappeared and a lack of leads is suspicious, police say as investigators continue sifting through information.
missing due to hostilities
A Colombian man is feared dead after vanishing in suspicious circumstances as police arrest two men they believe could help with answers.
The government has offered its thanks to Papua New Guinea for securing the release of an Australian professor held hostage by armed criminals.
An Australian professor and three university students remain captive in remote Papua New Guinea after being taken hostage at gunpoint.
Armed men have taken an Australian archaeologist and university students hostage in Papua New Guinea and are demanding a ransom from the two governments.