Britain's Supreme Court has restored a £17.5 million ($29 million) settlement between Michael Prest, the founder of Nigerian oil firm Petrodel, and his ex-wife Yasmin. Its decision is seen as ending legal arrangements that amounted to a ''cheats' charter''.
Israel would rather destroy the S-300 system than see it in Syrian hands, writes Sheera Frenkel from Jerusalem.
Edward Snowden, the self-confessed leaker of secret surveillance documents, claims the US has mounted massive hacking operations against hundreds of Chinese targets since 2009.
Zimbabwe was plunged into fresh political crisis on Thursday as Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai vowed to fight a unilateral decision by President Robert Mugabe to hold elections on July 31.
Going straight after a lifetime spent as a member of Japan's feared yakuza organised crime mobs poses a number of challenges. Chief among them is what to do about the fingers you chopped off.
Officially he might not be a fugitive. But, Edward Snowden, the man Washington most wants to run to ground – just as soon as it gets its legal paperwork in order, has emerged from hiding in Hong Kong, insisting he wants a legal showdown with the US in the island's courts.
Gathering intelligence and conducting surveillance can be in the interest of all Australians. But when is enough, enough?
On the eve of their presidential election, moderates and reformists in Iran are coalescing behind Hassan Rouhani, a cleric and former nuclear negotiator, as their best hope of staving off a divided field of conservatives.
An uneasy calm has returned to Istanbul's protest square after running clashes between riot police and protesters, as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed zero tolerance for the mass demonstrations.
Chess has always been a tactical game, but beyond the two people sitting at the board another cat and mouse operation is going on - between players trying to cheat - and now a Canberra man is trying to stop them.