Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free
Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free

A Nigerian education official says 24 more schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped. That means 44 are free…

Fate of 115 kidnapped girls unknown

A Nigerian school principal has denied military reports that most of the girls kidnapped by Islamist gunmen are now safe…

Arrest in Boston Marathon bomb scare

A suspect is in custody after police had to blow up two black backpacks dumped at the finish line of the Boston Marathon…

Boston marks marathon bombing anniversary

Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon…


War and the peacemaker

In 1942, at the age of 49, World War One hero Ormond Burton went on trial in the Supreme Court at Wellington.

Jews told to 'register' in east Ukraine

Jews have reportedly been told to "register" with pro-Russian forces in the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk, in a move condemned…

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Islamists abduct 100 schoolgirls
Islamists abduct 100 schoolgirls

More than 100 schoolgirls have been abducted from a secondary school in northeast Nigeria and driven off in a truck by heavily…

Teen's Twitter terror 'joke' backfires
Teen's Twitter terror 'joke' backfires

A 14-year-old Dutch girl who sent a terror threat to American Airlines as a Twitter “joke” has been arrested by police in…

Saudi Arabia: Atheists are terrorists
Saudi Arabia: Atheists are terrorists

Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which define atheists as terrorists, according to a report from Human Rights…

Bin Laden's son-in-law found guilty
Bin Laden's son-in-law found guilty

Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law has been found guilty by a New York jury of conspiring to kill Americans in the failed "shoe…


Kiwi escapes fierce attack in Afghanistan
Kiwi escapes fierce attack in Afghanistan

Aid worker Nicola Rounce - a project manager who has lived in some of the world's most dangerous places…

Gwynne Dyer: Innocent man caught in ugly truth

They lied, they're still lying, and they'll go on lying until Libya calms down enough to allow a thorough search of its…

Theory of Taliban base destination

More than a week after Flight MH370 vanished, Malaysian authorities are seeking diplomatic permission to investigate a theory…

Suicide bomber rigs minibus, killing 18

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged minibus at a crowded checkpoint near Baghdad, killing 18 people.

Journalists caged for Egypt terror trial
Journalists caged for Egypt terror trial

The parents of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste say they are haunted and depressed by images…

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on trial

The highest-ranked al-Qaida figure to face trial on US soil since the 9/11 attacks has denied charges of conspiring to kill…

Final three suspects caught in China stabbing rampage

Police have captured the three remaining suspects in a slashing rampage at a train station in southwestern China that killed…

Knife attack: Witnesses describe horror

Witnesses have described how injured victims fled in panic amid gunshots as police fired on attackers who slashed their…

Students die in horrific school attack

Islamic militants in Nigeria set ablaze a locked school dormitory, killing 29 students - shooting and slitting the throats…

IRA bombing suspect walks free after blunder
IRA bombing suspect walks free after blunder

A blunder by UK police has seen a prime suspect for the murders of four soldiers by the IRA in the 1982…

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Holy Week
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Christians throughout the world are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range…

Devotees re-enact crucifixion
Deputy headmaster found dead
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