Cliven Bundy supporter

Slavery remarks lose hero support

A US rancher who became a star lost staunch defenders after his slavery comments.

School mourns its ferry victims

"There are too many pictures, way more than I thought," a weeping student says.

Tonne of heroin seized off Kenya

3:45pm Australian warship seizes heroin valued at $315 million from a smuggling boat off Africa.

Pope's statue collapses

Just days before Pope John Paul II is declared a saint, a giant crucifix dedicated to him kills a man.

Royals head for home

7 min ago With a royal wave and beaming smiles, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said goodbye and thanks.

Search zone nearly exhausted

MH370 With 95 per cent of search zone examined, no signs emerge of flight MH370.

Debris not from MH370

Material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia is unlikely to have come from missing plane, official says.

Debris washes ashore

Prince Charles at Gallipoli?

'Murder' tattoo dilemma

Murder Before his murder trial, a man wants his tattoo removed. It reads "MURDER".

Manning's name change granted

Judge grants name change request for soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

New Washington guessing-game

Internet bill of rights passes

Japan says no trade deal with US

Cars and agriculture prevented Japan and the US from reaching the deal they were hoping to seal.

Russia dismisses sanctions

Russian flag Russia tells the US that its Ukraine-related sanctions on a Russian bank and Russian citizens are illegal and must be scrapped.

Royals to mark Gallipoli centenary

Prince William, his wife and Prince Harry will take part in Anzac centenary events.

Russian social media CEO flees

McCann case looks to sex offender

Pope's phone calls 'aren't gospel'

What Pope Francis tells Catholics over the phone doesn't reflect church policy, the Vatican says.

Base jumpers break world record

Base jumpers French base jumpers have set a new record after jumping off the world's tallest building.

Last stand in Homs

Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs.

More chemical use in Syria - US

US set to cut troops in Afghanistan

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners

A security guard opened fire in an Afghanistan hospital, killing three foreign doctors and wounding two others.

Bali jail 'taking toll' on Kiwi woman

Leeza Tracey Ormsby Kiwi woman Leeza Ormsby has been seen publicly for the first time since being jailed in Bali for alleged drug offences 10 weeks ago.

Ferry boy's body found

Body of the boy who first raised the alarm that a passenger ferry was sinking has been found.

Obama 'not welcome' in Manila

Ferry toll rises to 156

Kim Jong Un: The ladies' dictator

It's hard being dictator. You have to look at things. Point at things. And deal with groupies.

Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped

Nigeria Flag At least 234 girls are missing after Islamic extremists attacked a Nigerian school, more than first reported.

Ethnic massacre in South Sudan

Hundreds slaughtered when rebels seized a South Sudan oil hub, hunting down men, women and children.

Land grabs endanger elephants

Militants claim Cairo blast

Murder accused groom extradited

A British man accused of arranging the slaying of his wife on their honeymoon has arrived under escort in South Africa after his extradition from Britain.

Pacific atolls resilient to rising seas: study

Pacific island Rising sea levels caused by global warming are unlikely to swamp the small atoll nations of the South Pacific, a University of Auckland academic claims.

Labour auctions Tongan king's wine

A bottle of King George Tupou V's favourite wine is being used to support New Zealand's Labour Party.

NZ to help Solomon Islands

'Not another quake'

Flooding hits Solomon Islands

A mother and child have been swept away in flood waters as heavy rains hit the Solomon Islands, local media and residents say.

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