Last week's terror attack in London, Islam and the proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act were the hot topics for this week's Q&A panel.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is handed a 15-day jail sentence for his part in an anti-government protest in Moscow which buoyed the liberal opposition's morale a year before a presidential election.
Engineers are frantically working to solve engine problems on the Royal Australian Navy's two largest ships, with fears the Landing Helicopter Docks could be out of action for several weeks — ruling them out for any support efforts in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
The Labor Party will use its numbers to block the Australia-China extradition treaty in the Senate, joining the Greens and crossbenchers to vote against the agreement being ratified.
Outspoken British political figure Nigel Farage says he does not agree with comments made about Islam by One Nation leader Pauline Hanson, saying it would be a mistake to outlaw Islam.
A lawyer for University of Technology Sydney Professor Chongyi Feng believes the Australian permanent residency holder will likely not be able to leave China and return to Sydney "in the short term".