The US has issued an extraordinary global travel alert to its citizens, citing the Sydney lone-wolf attack.
President Barack Obama has declared the United States will retaliate for the hacking attack on Sony allegedly conducted by North Korea.
Millions of dollars donated to the Indonesian province of Aceh after the Boxing Day tsunami a decade ago have disappeared.
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As Russia’s propaganda machine jolts back to life, flooding the Western world with curated hoo-hah, a popular notion in Russia is that these days everything is PR - the same cynical idea can be described as a symptom of the post-Great Recession West.
A Sydney grandmother facing the death penalty in Malaysia covered her face in a blue veil as she made her first court appearance in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.
When the so-called Islamic State began preparing for war in Iraq, it targeted the country's Sunni tribal leaders. One American was counting.
A Canadian woman who stopped her car on a highway to rescue ducklings, a decision that caused the deaths of two people, has been sentenced to three months' jail.
A VIP paedophile ring, allegedly involving some British MPs, may be behind the disappearance of a boy in London in 1979.
What is extraordinary about this brutal CIA report into assassination operations is how the spy agency failed to anticipate the devastating cost to US prestige from extrajudicial killing.