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No sign of teen's yacht in search area
A Qantas plane is attempting to make contact with a solo sailor who is in trouble in the southern Indian Ocean.

Kyrgyzstan city declares state of emergency
Kyrgyzstan has declared a state of emergency in its second-largest city today, sending armoured vehicles into central Osh where hundreds of youths are fighting with steel bars and are setting shops and cars ablaze.

Six accused people smugglers refused bail
Six of 10 alleged people smugglers from Indonesia have appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court.