The shelling of the US embassy in Libya is dividing opinion, writes Chief Correspondent Paul McGeough in Washington.
Rolf Harris was scheduled to go ahead with a concert on Saturday night, even as he waited to discover whether he would face charges over sex assault allegations.
The most powerful meteor strike on the moon ever observed has just been announced by NASA.
British police say they have more than 20 suspects in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the British toddler who vanished from a family holiday in Portugal six years ago.
Silvio Berlusconi's private disco featured aspiring showgirls performing striptease acts, woman dressed up as President Barack Obama and a prominent Milan prosecutor whom the billionaire media mogul has accused of persecuting him, according to the first public sworn testimony by the Moroccan woman at the center of the scandal.
For almost five years Indonesia did not execute a prisoner on death row. But since a Malawian drug smuggler broke that drought on March 15, the floodgates have opened. In the early hours of Friday, three people - all Indonesians and all murderers - were taken from their cells and shot.
Details have emerged of Australia's treatment of prisoners.
New York Times columnist Joe Nocera recently started a blog called the Gun Report, documenting the extent of violence since the Newtown school massacre last December.
As Australia gradually winds down in Afghan the challenge of war will only get harder.
Two men are dead after a desperate act to save their friends, writes Michael Bachelard.
A TODDLER who went missing in Johns River, near Taree, has been found safe and well.
POLICE are searching for a two-year-old boy, said to be lost in the Johns River area.