Australia – despite its major military commitment fighting Islamic State – was excluded from the Vienna weekend talks seeking a peace path for Syria because of an objection by Russia.
Terrorists have attacked leaders and civilians in France many times before, and for a dizzying array of reasons.
At an incredibly sensitive moment, the world's leaders are gathering in an incredibly sensitive country.
The Paris attacks were a ghastly media spectacular. What will be the broader historical significance in Europe and further afield?
Under pressure in the Middle East, ISIS is turning to terrorism in Europe with a new set of predictable goals.
IS claims responsibility for series of assaults. President Hollande says it is an 'act of war'.