Among thousands of public tributes made to victims of the Sydney siege, there was a very personal one.
Trial date set for Kiwi bar manager accused over ''offensive'' Buddha images in Myanmar.
In time for Christmas, Denmark has claimed Santa Claus's home - the North Pole.
School in US apologises to the family of a blind student whose cane was replaced with a swimming pool noodle after he allegedly misbehaved on the bus.
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people.
One hostage the Sydney siege gunman failed to take this week was social media.
US man released to normalise relations with Cuba says it's time to get beyond "belligerent policies".
British bookmaker stops taking bets on Queen Elizabeth abdicating after several unusual wagers.
Taliban gunmen storm a Pakistan military-run school, killing at least 141 people, mostly children.
The former police chief of a major city in northern China has been charged with corruption after he was sacked for allowing his drunk son to be set free.
Egypt has targeted Islamist and liberal opponents; now officials are targeting gay people.
After a lengthy investigation, Fiji authorities won't prosecute resort employee accused of sexually assaulting girl staying in hotel with NZ family.