Russian President Vladimir Putin has defended breakaway moves by the pro-Russian leaders of Crimea.
11:55am His bones broken, nearly drowned and made to eat faeces, man speaks of Chinese corruption.
11:31am In a break from the usual papal ways, Francis rides the bus with cardinals and bishops.
A 34-year-old woman is in a critical condition after reportedly being set alight in Sydney's CBD.
A plane became entangled in the strings of a skydiver's parachute, sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa, Florida, with both the pilot and jumper hospitalised with minor injuries.
Ukraine has lurched toward breakup after lawmakers in Crimea vote to join Russia. | Ukraine calls Interpol
A suicide bomber driving a explosives-packed minibus killed at least 32 people and wounded 147 in Iraq.
It's alarming when a respected airline loses a plane in such mysterious circumstances.
"Very distraught" Oscar Pistorius pleaded with God over the body of his dying girlfriend, a witness tells the court.
Man with "close relationship" with his kids, but abused his partner, to stay in Samoa.
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.