Oscar Pistorius’ steely composure cracked on Tuesday as his murder trial heard graphic details of how his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was injured by the bullets he fired into his toilet door.
Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste goes to trial in a Cairo court today. His arrest underlines the growing dangers faced by reporters just trying to do their job. Michael Green reports.
Russia has told the UN Security Council that it occupied Crimea at the request of the ousted Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, in order to protect civilians from armed extremists.
Schapelle Corby's return to Kerobokan prison seems increasingly likely as the Indonesian justice minister expresses open irritation with the drug smuggler and her family and says there is now a "probability" that her parole would be "reconsidered".
The sheer brazenness of Moscow’s actions is a key element driving the international response.
Australian businessman Nathan Hansford is the second long-time expatriate resident of Thailand to be declared missing amid concern they may have been targeted by criminals.
Australia has been ordered to cease spying on East Timor and its legal advisers, in a landmark decision by the International Court of Justice relating to a bitter dispute between the two countries over $40 billion of oil and gas reserves in the Timor Sea.
It's been a while since we warned the Tsar about fraught business in the Crimea, but we are at it again.
For 90 minutes, Oscar Pistorius sat quietly and alone in the dock of Pretoria's High Court.
The leaders of the world's top industrialised powers have turned on fellow G8 member Russia, condemning its ''clear'' violation of Ukraine's sovereignty after the invasion of the Crimean Peninsula.