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2 February 2016, 10:01am
Ted Cruz defeats Trump in Iowa vote
Ted Cruz defeats Trump in Iowa vote
World

Republican Senator Ted Cruz beat Donald Trump in the first presidential nominating contests of the 2016 White House race.

2 February 2016, 04:31am
Zika virus: WHO declares emergency
Zika virus: WHO declares emergency
Lifestyle

The World Health Organisation has moved to build a global response to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

1 February 2016, 8:51pm
Germany opens shelter for gay refugees
Germany opens shelter for gay refugees
World

Germany opened its first shelter for gay and lesbian refugees, as fears grew over threats to sexual minorities.

1 February 2016, 3:42pm
Train runs over teen taking selfie
Train runs over teen taking selfie
World

An Indian teenager was struck and killed after he tried to take a photo of himself in front of an oncoming train, police said.

1 February 2016, 3:40pm
‘States fail to help Syria war victims’
‘States fail to help Syria war victims’
World

Some of the countries most deeply involved in Syria's civil war are among the least generous in helping its victims, Oxfam said.

29 January 2016, 11:11am
N Korea ‘preparing to launch rocket’
N Korea ‘preparing to launch rocket’
World

Speculation mounted that North Korea is preparing a rocket or long-range missile launch to follow its recent nuclear test, a report said.

29 January 2016, 11:08am
Malala launches education petition
Malala launches education petition
World

Malala Yousafzai’s petition urging a Syria donors' conference to give millions for education reached over 70 000 signatures.

29 January 2016, 11:04am
FBI releases video of Oregon shooting
FBI releases video of Oregon shooting
World

A video released by the FBI of the shooting death of a protester shows the man reaching into his jacket before being fatally shot.

29 January 2016, 04:13am
Zika virus spreading ‘explosively’
Zika virus spreading ‘explosively’
Lifestyle

The Zika virus could infect as many as four million people in the Americas, says the World Health Organisation.