British man wore shoe-bomb on flight but backed out of attack after his parents said they wouldn't want a terrorist son.
Oscar Pistorius' friend testifies that he twice fired guns in public before he killed his girlfriend.
A ship sold to a Tongan government agency has started delivering cyclone aid.
A Queenslander bitten by a deadly eastern brown snake grabbed a beer to wait for the ambulance.
Searchers looking for missing flight MH370 have 30 days to find the black box.
Leo Bretholz made a daring escape from the Nazis jumping from a moving train en route to Auschwitz.
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian children are trapped in besieged parts of Syria, a UN group says.
As dozens of ships and aircraft from 10 nations scour the seas for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, a US-based satellite imaging company has launched its own search effort with a crowdsourcing campaign to locate the Boeing 777.
Airline investigates report that the co-pilot on its missing flight invited women to stay in the cockpit two years ago.
Uganda's recent law change is driving gay people further into the shadows.
We now know Schapelle Corby's first words after her release from jail. And they're a little strange.
In a busy office when email goes down, it's the IT manager that gets the flack. Shane Robb from Simpson Grierson talks about how he was able to catch a break.