The father of an Indian woman whose brutal rape and torture provoked international outrage said in an interview published on today that he wanted her name to be made public so she could be an inspiration to other victims of sexual assault.January 6, 2013, 1:37 pm
British experts say they have restored the site of blind mice by injecting light-sensing cells into their eyes.January 7, 2013, 8:01 am
A cat trained by prisoners to deliver mobile phones and tools to dig tunnels has been caught at a jail in north-eastern Brazil after sneaking in with forbidden items strapped to its body.January 6, 2013, 11:26 am
Rescue crews are using boats and aircraft to search for a small plane that disappeared off Venezuela carrying the chief executive of Italy's iconic Missoni fashion house and five other people.January 6, 2013, 10:03 am
Australians are now able to view CCTV footage in UK stores and receive rewards for spotting thieves after a controversial website expanded Down Under.January 5, 2013, 7:56 am
Classes resumed this morning for the students of the Newtown, Connecticut, school where a gunman last month burst in and killed 20 children and six adults before killing himself in the second largest school shooting in US history.January 4, 2013, 10:42 am
A 19-year-old Perth man was fighting for his life in hospital last night with suspected methanol poisoning from a drink on the Indonesian island of Lombok, near Bali.January 4, 2013, 5:07 am
Dubai's Emirates Airlines has begun operations from a billion-dollar new concourse dedicated to Airbus's A380 superjumbos at the Gulf city-state's rapidly-expanding airport.January 3, 2013, 6:20 am
The political deal to pull the US away from the "fiscal cliff" will still hit economic growth and efforts to generate jobs, economists say, but the country will avoid a feared recession.January 3, 2013, 5:42 am
A 21-year-old Australian tourist has fallen to his death from a hotel balcony in Phuket.January 2, 2013, 7:48 pm
Chinese newlyweds have received chests of gold jewellery, a $3 million bank account and an extensive property portfolio as a gift from the bride's father.January 2, 2013, 10:54 am
Fossils unearthed in the Pilbara could trigger a search for ancient life on other planets.January 2, 2013, 6:40 am
The White House and top Republicans have struck a deal to avert huge New Year tax hikes and spending cuts known as the â€œfiscal cliffâ€January 1, 2013, 10:21 am
Top Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is suffering from a rare blood clot in a vein in her head but should make a full recovery, doctors said as she spent New Year’s Eve in hospital.January 1, 2013, 10:10 am
A tour bus careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and several hundred metres down a steep embankment, killing nine people and injuring about 20 others.December 31, 2012, 10:44 am
Lady Gaga plans to offer free counselling at her 2013 Born This Way Ball Tour.December 30, 2012, 1:22 pm
Five Australian tourists who became lost in Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat, have been found safe and well.December 29, 2012, 9:18 am
Now-disgraced BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile was comfortable at the heart of the British government during his heyday in the 1980s, including lunching with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at her country home.December 28, 2012, 12:10 pm
Outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who fell ill in early December and hasn’t been seen in public since, continues to rest at home, her closest aide says.December 28, 2012, 8:17 am
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