Holiday snaps of Australian Peter Greste's parents and his award-winning BBC documentary on Somalia were just two of the many pieces of irrelevant material presented as evidence to an Egyptian court, as the trial of three Al Jazeera journalists descended further into farce during its fifth day.
Japan is grappling with the idea an almost 70-year-old pledge of peace need not amount to a total ban on war.
With its opulent palace life, heroic storyline and beautiful lead actors, the Turkish drama set in the court of Sultan Suleyman, Magnificent Century, should have represented the artistic pinnacle of the phenomena known Ottomania.
It is one of the most contentious parts of Oscar Pistorius'; version of events: why did the Olympian not ask Reeva Steenkamp about the noise in the bathroom before going towards it and opening fire?
Members of the US Congress now spend more of their energy begging for money than they do focused on any other single issue.
The US is looking to counter a ''three warfares'' strategy China is employing to advance territorial claims.
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake has hit near the Solomon Islands.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has opened up for the first time publicly about his divorce from Wendi Deng, saying he was "shocked" to learn of reports that his ex-wife kept diary entries about the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
The announcement that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on CBS's Late Show has his critics up in arms.
Oscar Pistorius trial has resumed following two dramatic days of cross-examination.