"Let us, in his memory, not just reflect on how far we've come, but on how far we have to go": World luminaries pay tribute to Nelson Mandela.
A snapshot of what people were tweeting around the world after Nelson Mandela's death was announced.
South Africans sang, world leaders grieved and cyberspace erupted with Nelson Mandela tributes in a collage of languages as word spread that a man once called a terrorist and later likened to a living saint had died.
A close associate of the reportedly disgraced uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is seeking asylum.
Bail revoked for US defence contractor accused of giving military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend.
Recovering jewellery swallowed by an alleged thief should be messy but relatively easy.
Australia's first same-sex marriages will take place tonight.
Officials are engaged in the delicate task of recovering a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60.
A wave of grief has rolled across the world today following news of the death of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela charmed New Zealanders with his mana, smile and messages of thanks during his only visit here as President of South Africa.
South Africans are reacting to the death of Nelson Mandela with deep sadness at the loss of a man considered by many to be the father of the nation.
Nelson Mandela has inspired many individuals in his life. Here's a collection of his best quotes.
Heroic in his deeds, graceful in his manner, sainted in his image, Nelson Mandela long served as both cause and muse in the entertainment community.
South African's have lost their beloved leader. Nelson Mandela fought for change, for him and his country.
Former South African President and anti-apartheid revolutionary hero Nelson Mandela has died at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.
Apartheid-era South Africa's most feared prison, Robben Island, remains inextricably linked with Nelson Mandela.
A timeline of Nelson Mandela's life.
South African President Jacob Zuma's official announcement that Nelson Mandela has died.
Former South African President and anti-apartheid revolutionary hero Nelson Mandela has died at his Johannesburg home. He was 95. We follow reaction to his passing online.
Death toll climbs as storm thrashes Britain with 225kmh winds. Thousands flee, while Europe braces for the worst.
The Mt Sinabung volcano in western Indonesia continues to rumble to life.
Lawyer tries to paint celebrity chef as heavy drug user who stored drugs alongside wedding ring.
COSTAS PITAS - ReutersMan accused of slaying soldier Lee Rigby on a London street said he killed him as humanely as possible.
EMMANUEL BRAUN AND PAUL-MARIN NGOUPANA - ReutersThe UN Security Council has authorised increased military action by France and African troops in the Central African Republic.
SIMON JOHNSON AND MIA HANLEY - ReutersSweden has been a key partner for the US in spying on Russia, Swedish television reported, citing leaked NSA documents.
ROB GILLIES - APToronto Mayor Rob Ford denies allegations that he offered $5000 and a car to suspected drug dealers in exchange for a video.
Oldest human DNA sequenced yet reveals unknown ancestor from at least 300,000 years ago.
AHMED AL-HAJ - APAt least 20 people were killed in a car bomb and gun battle at the Yemeni defence ministry compound in the capital Sanaa.
Take an inside look at the Obama's Christmas celebrations at the White House.
Western diplomats urged Ukrainian authorities to respect the massive protests gripping the country against the government's decision to freeze ties with the EU and turn to Moscow instead.
Family's relief as stepfather found guilty of New South Wales toddler's murder.
ERIK KIRSCHBAUM AND BELINDA GOLDSMITH - ReutersGale-force winds have hit Scotland, leaving thousands without electricity and halting trains, as northwestern Europe braced for a storm.
'It's him. He died': A US woman has unwittingly live-tweeted her husband's crash death.
Santa and his reindeer have some company this year: military fighter jets. But not everyone's happy.
Police wiretaps suggest Toronto Mayor Rob Ford offered $5000 and a car to suspected drug dealers in exchange for crack video.
Truck containing extremely dangerous radioactive material was carjacked in Mexico.
Jang Song Thaek, the uncle and de facto deputy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been ditched from his job.
Nelson Mandela's health has taken another turn for the worse, but he's putting up a fight.
Celebrity chef admits she took cocaine - but says that's not why ex-husband grabbed her.
Blonde woman's self-portrait with Brooklyn Bridge jumper in background sparks internet furore.
As Adam Lanza massacres Sandy Hook's young students, shots are heard in frantic 911 calls.
Australian DJ linked to the suicide of a British nurse following last year's royal prank phone call leaves her job.
A US judge's wife of 45 years has been charged with poisoning him with antifreeze.
RICHARD VALDMANIS - ReutersYoung Americans unhappy with everything President Barack Obama has done since re-election, but would still vote for him.
COSTAS PITAS - ReutersOne of two men accused of hacking to death a soldier on a London street told police he is ashamed to be British.
One of three Australians injured in a crash in Antarctica is up and walking on the frozen continent.
US vice president arrives in Beijing to meet with China president as airspace dispute has Asia on edge.
Homes raided of pair preparing to accuse Australia of bugging East Timorese Cabinet ahead of sensitive oil and gas revenue-sharing negotiations.
Four people died and dozens were injured in crash of speeding train driven by engineer "in a daze".
Two skydivers are dead after they collided during a jump over southern Arizona.