Just hours after reality TV star Kim Kardashian gushed about her impressions of Bahrain, riot police fired tear gas to disperse more than 50 hardline Islamic protesters denouncing her presence in the Gulf kingdom.December 2, 2012, 8:50 am
Tens of thousands of people have packed Tahrir Square to protest against a power grab by Mohamed Morsi, piling pressure on Egypt’s Islamist president as he faces his most divisive crisis since coming to power in June.November 28, 2012, 6:56 am
A Dubai court has sentenced an Irish man and British woman to three months in jail for an intimate tryst in the back of a taxi.November 23, 2012, 8:00 am
A Czech-born woman in England has been fined and found guilty of racially abusing her New Zealand-born neighbour a “stupid fat Australian bitch”.November 22, 2012, 7:32 am
Witnesses say masked gunmen have publicly killed six suspected collaborators with Israel at a busy Gaza City intersection.November 21, 2012, 8:16 am
'Ladies and gentlemen, is there a pilot on the plane?'November 21, 2012, 7:06 am
Thai authorities are investigating the crash of a microlight aircraft in which the pilot died as he was scattering the ashes of a friend.November 19, 2012, 8:44 am
A young Welsh woman is hoping surgeons can save her sight after her left eyeball "exploded", according to the Daily Mail in London.November 14, 2012, 9:45 am
Sir Elton John and David Furnish are reportedly expecting their second child.November 10, 2012, 6:29 pm
An erotically charged Picasso oil painting of his mistress alongside tulips and fruit has sold for $US41.5 million ($A40m) on an otherwise anemic night for high-end art in New York.November 9, 2012, 12:14 pm
A breaching whale has leapt out of the sea off South Africa and landed on a boat, injuring three men, one seriously, officials say.November 6, 2012, 10:09 am
Australia's TV soapie Neighbours was so popular in Britain in 2000 that BBC chiefs decided against showing the Queen Mother's 100th birthday celebrations in 2000 because it would have disrupted the show's schedule, it has been claimed.November 5, 2012, 7:33 am
Watching the dramatic footage of the US Coast Guard crew's daring rescue of survivors from the stricken HMS Bounty, Capt. Dave Shaw knew what the rescuers were up against as they fought wild seas in hurricane Sandy.October 31, 2012, 3:20 am
Five West Coast Eagles and Hawthorn star Lance Franklin are among thousands of Australians left stranded in New York while Sandy batters the city.October 31, 2012, 3:04 am
The beating heart of global capitalism was today stilled.October 30, 2012, 8:18 am
New York authorities have ordered the evacuation of 375,000 people from low-lying coastal areas as the imminent arrival of Hurricane Sandy forces the entire eastern seaboard into lockdown mode.October 29, 2012, 8:17 am
A New York police officer allegedly plotted to kidnap up to 100 women, roast them in his oven or over a fire and then eat them, the FBI says.October 26, 2012, 11:48 am
The pink bougainvillea sits in stark contrast to the rubbish and rubble - a piece of defiant beauty on the barren site that has broken the hearts of Bali bomb survivors.October 15, 2012, 5:42 am
It didn't take long for the tears to fall, for the collective grief of 22 nations to echo through the holiday island.October 13, 2012, 8:28 am
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