The heartbroken parents of Reeva Steenkamp have reacted angrily to the verdict handed down to Oscar Pistorius, saying his acquittal on a charge of murder was not justice for their daughter.
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The cases of several Australians potentially facing the death penalty in China for drug trafficking are centred around the southern province of Guangdong, a notorious hub for methamphetamine production and home to an anti-drug sweep that has netted hundreds, including dozens of foreign nationals.
Oscar Pistorius is a convicted killer, but not a murderer.
The family of Oscar Pistorius has thanked a South African judge for acquitting him of murder, saying they had never doubted the runner's story about the night Reeva Steenkamp died was true.
Former Democratic Unionist Party leader Dr Ian Paisley has died at the age of 88.
Oscar Pistorius is preparing to face a South African court for judgement in the murder trial over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
More than four months since Australia turned back its last boat to Indonesia, scores of new people still arrive each week in Jakarta to plead for asylum.
Two big explosions on the surface of the sun will cause a moderate to strong geomagnetic storm on Earth in the coming days, possibly disrupting radio and satellite communications, scientists say.
With the nation’s attention focused on yet another armed conflict Americans will again to the polls in just under two months for a midterm election that neither party is fighting on sure footing.