A 14-year-old Australian boy convicted of drug possession on the Indonesian resort island of Bali will be free to return home today after two months in detention, lawyers say.December 4, 2011, 8:28 am
An honour killing is expected to be behind the murder of a couple in Pakistan this month.November 25, 2011, 7:31 am
Seven people, including one Australian woman, died when a fire swept through an overnight train in eastern India, officials say.November 23, 2011, 6:02 am
Ricky Gervais says he wants to improve on his controversial performance at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards - by being even more outrageous the next time around.November 18, 2011, 7:57 am
Rival Lebanese politicians came to blows live on national television over the crisis in neighbouring Syria, hurling insults - and chairs - at each other before the show cut to a commercial break.November 16, 2011, 5:29 pm
South African police are investigating the death of the former cricketer and ABC commentator Peter Roebuck after he fell to his death from a Cape Town hotel room on Saturday.November 14, 2011, 6:16 am
China's property market, a mainstay of the world's second-largest economy, has started to suffer a downturn that could have a knock-on effect on global trade in commodities, analysts warn.November 13, 2011, 1:43 pm
Australia has signed up with eight other Asia-Pacific nations to begin work on a trade deal that is set to deliver a region-wide free-trade area.November 13, 2011, 8:27 am
Julia Gillard is set to hitch the nation's future economic fortunes to the creation of an Asia-Pacific free-trade deal she says would bring major financial and work benefits to ordinary Australians.November 12, 2011, 12:15 pm
Julia Gillard has used Veteran's Day in Hawaii to make a heartfelt tribute to the role of American GIs in staving off a possible Japanese invasion of Australia.November 12, 2011, 7:35 am
A man who used his mobile phone to secretly film himself having sex with his girlfriend says he made the 35-minute film to rate his performance.November 11, 2011, 7:21 am
A Russian spacecraft on its way to Mars with 12 tons of toxic fuel is stuck circling the wrong planet: ours.November 10, 2011, 11:17 am
Shocking footage has emerged of a man dancing down an English street while swinging a cat by its tail.November 10, 2011, 7:57 am
Rapper Heavy D, who scored hit singles such as "Now That We Found Love", died on Tuesday after falling at his Beverly Hills home, according to media reports.November 9, 2011, 8:30 am
One day in jail, the next in Playboy.November 8, 2011, 9:10 am
A British couple married for 36 years have been found dead in each other's arms - apparently the victims of poisoning after their coal fire malfunctioned.November 8, 2011, 8:30 am
Two American women guilty of beating a helpess toddler to death have collapsed in court, screaming and shouting after they were sentenced to life for the cold-blooded killing.November 7, 2011, 7:55 am
Julia Gillard has made her second trip to Afghanistan as Prime Minister, just eight days after one of the Diggers' bloodiest episodes in the decade-old conflict.November 7, 2011, 4:06 am
Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 days in jail for violating her probation and ordered to perform a strict schedule of community service and psychological counseling.November 3, 2011, 5:28 am
Dozens of people have watched the public beheading of a Sudanese man in a Saudi Arabian carpark after he was found guilty in a secret trial of being a sorcerer.November 1, 2011, 3:22 pm
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