Save the Children UK's 94-second clip using a girl in London to show what's happening in Syria has racked up around 14 million hits on YouTube.
British Prime Minister David Cameron's nanny has been granted British citizenship, just after his government criticised the use of cheap foreign workers.
More pro-Russian protests are expected in the Ukraine as the situation there continues to deteriorate.
Pro-secession protests are continuing in the Russian-leaning Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
A former militia leader in the Congo has been convicted of war crimes for a massacre which killed at least 200 people.
Russia does not want a new Cold War, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said on Friday, as tensions rose over Russian-backed demands by Crimea to secede from...
The German President has formally asked for forgiveness for a Nazi massacre that mowed down 80 civilians in Greece in 1943.
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon has urged authorities in Ukraine to treat the Crimea situation "with calm".
The Spanish air force Falcon plane carrying the prime minister was forced to land shortly after takeoff after a warning light came on.
Russian energy giant Gazprom says it can't "deliver gas for free", and has warned that the Ukraine must pay its outstanding debt.
Construction work is set to begin on an expansion of Facebook's data centre in Sweden.
Thousands have gathered outside the Kremlin in Moscow in a show of support for Crimea's move to hold a referendum to leave Ukraine and join Russia.
France's Le Monde newspaper reports that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under wiretap in April 2013.
IMF's Reza Moghadam says he has held "productive" talks with the Ukraine and is impressed with the country's commitment to reform.
A team of 47 observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation have been stopped from entering Crimea by armed men waving a Russian flag.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are holidaying in the Maldives ahead of their three-week tour Down Under in April.
Ukraine's zoo is pleading for help, saying that without emergency measures its animals will start dying next week.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has made light of being ridiculed on Twitter after posting a photo of himself on the phone to Barack Obama.
A trial at the International Court of Justice is reviving painful memories of the 1990s wars in the former Yugoslavia.
Practice trenches used to emulate conditions soldiers would face in France during WWI have been found in southern England.
Congolese ex-militia boss Germain Katanga has been convicted of murder and pillaging but cleared of rape, sexual slavery and using child soldiers.
Interpol is considering a request from Ukraine to issue a warrant for the arrest of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych for abuse of power and murder.
Climate scientists are warning European summers will be hotter as the planet warms, with temperatures well over 40C and droughts in the south.
Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has slammed a decision by Crimean politicians to allow a referendum on joining Russia.
A judge has ruled in favour of a woman who wanted to freeze her late husband's sperm until 2060.
The Australian Paralympic Committee has dismissed talk the Australian government may boycott the Sochi Games over Russia's intervention in Crimea.
Australian Francis Gurry is set to serve a second term as the UN's World Intellectual Property Organisation head.
Women with their naked chests painted the colours of Ukraine's flag have protested against Russian President Vladimir Putin in New York.
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A report released on International Women's Day has found that the Pacific region has some of the world's highest rates of domestic violence.
Recent Winter Olympic sporting success raises critical questions about the limits of national campaigns‘ ability to translate gold medal “inspiration” into...
It's 50 years since Australia was rocked by the music phenomenon that was Beatlemania. Now the Fab Four are being celebrated in a Melbourne exhibition, to...
In the lead up to International Women's Day, community organisations have come together to highlight the uncertainty facing women and family violence services.
The Bureau of Statistics says retail sales rose 1.2 per cent in January, driven by a 2 per cent increase in cafe, restaurants and takeaway food services.
The federal government has sought to repeal the part of the Qantas Sale Act which restricts foreign ownership - but so far it's a policy that has refused to take...