Wreckage could be MH370

The aircraft debris that washed up on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean.

7:12 PM  Wreckage from MH370 could have reached the Reunion islands, Australia's deputy PM confirms.

Rolling Stone sued over rape story

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house on the University of Virginia campus.

Members of the fraternity at the centre of the article, A Rape on Campus, go after magazine for negligence.

Indian terrorist hanged

Yakub Memon was convicted of the 1993 Mumbai bombing that killed 257 people.

Man convicted for 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people, has been executed.

Lion killer's patient apology

Cecil the lion was a popular attraction among visitors to the Hwange National Park.

US dentist who killed Cecil the lion writes a letter of apology to his patients over the furore.

Deaths 'tore my heart out' video

Kath, River, Nyobi and Charlie Hinder in 2014.

Nyobi and River Hinder were curious children who will be sadly missed, their granddad says.

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australia

Queensland hit by 5.3 quake video

There have been reports of tremors between Maryborough and the Sunshine Coast in Australia.

Local says her "whole house was swaying" in 5.3 magnitude quake in south-east Queensland.

Accused arrested on the treadmill video

No longer on the run: Regulars at Fit HQ gym couldn't believe their eyes when police burst in.

Contractor's threat to remove gay bars

Russian MH17 veto slammed

americas

Lion killer apologises to patients

Cecil the lion was a popular attraction among visitors to the Hwange National Park.

US dentist who killed Cecil the lion writes a letter of apology to his patients over the furore.

911: 'Deal with it yourself' video

American dispatcher hangs up on panicked 911 caller trying to help a dying friend.

Russian hackers used an exploit called Hammertoss, which uses several common websites, including Twitter, to relay commands and extract data from US government computers.

Twitter used to hack US computers

Russian hackers penetrated high-profile US defence industry by combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign pics.

europe

Twitter used to hack US computers

Russian hackers used an exploit called Hammertoss, which uses several common websites, including Twitter, to relay commands and extract data from US government computers.

Russian hackers penetrated high-profile US defence industry by combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign pics.

Exorcism done from chopper

Priest carries out exorcism from helicopter over an Italian seaside town in a bid to banish evil.

Migrants make their way along train tracks as they attempt to access the Channel Tunnel in Frethun, near Calais, France, on Wednesday.

Migrant dies in Channel crossing

One man dead as thousands of migrants attempt to enter Britain through tunnel connecting it to France.

middle east

Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar has not been seen for years.

Taliban leaderĀ Mullah Mohammed OmarĀ is dead, according to reports citing Afghan officials.

Iran role for Waikato lecturer

'Reinserting the Iranian economy back into the global economy' will be the focus for Dr Sadeq Bigdeli.

Leader of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) Malik Ishaq speaks during an interview with Reuters at his home in Rahim Yar Khan in southern Punjab province.

Leader of sectarian group killed

Pakistani police have killed the leader of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

asia

Theories behind the MH370 mystery

Is the mystery of missing Flght MH370 closer to being solved?.

When MH370 went invisible to radar and disappeared in 2014 it fuelled global speculation about what happened.

Chinese airport closed after arson attack

Chinese authorities have suspended operations at a regional airport after an arson attack left two passengers injured.

A woman prays for good fortune while holding incense sticks on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year at Yonghegong Lama Temple, in Beijing.

Uncertain times fuel occult beliefs

Superstitious beliefs are making a comeback in China, with ruling officials seeking guidance from mystics.

africa

Why finding MH370 has been so hard

South African Airways Flight 295 crashed into the Indian Ocian in 1987, killing all 159 people on board.

In 1989 a plane with 159 people on board plunged into the Indian Ocean. The struggles to find it would be similar to those in the hunt for MH370.

MH370: What we know so far

Wreckage found on Reunion island is possibly from doomed flight MH370. Here's what we know so far.

Cecil the lion was a popular attraction among visitors to the Hwange National Park.

Lion killer apologises to patients

US dentist who killed Cecil the lion writes a letter of apology to his patients over the furore.

south pacific

6.9 quake hits near Solomons

Quake generic

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake was reported in the Santa Cruz islands, and a short-lived tsnuami warning has been lifted.

Nauru pressed on civil rights

Nauru pressed over civil rights abuses of opposition politician stripped of passport.

Low-lying Maldives were badly affected by the tsunami which hit South East Asia on Boxing Day, 2004.

Going under

Low-lying atoll nations like the Maldives will be the first to face the threat of rising sea levels as the effects of climate change take their toll.

Video

'So many red herrings'

After a 510-day wait, Danica Weeks faces another 24 hours before she can be sure if this is the MH370 breakthrough.

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