Iranian man spared from execution

Iranian killer spared by victim's family moments before execution

One-Minute Read Thu 17 Apr, AT 10:58

Execution stopped at the last minute by murder victim's mother, who slaps killer then forgives him

A Korean passenger ferry sinks off the coast of Jindo Island

South Korea ferry passengers 'told to stay put' as ship sank

One-Minute Read Thu 17 Apr, AT 09:24

Nine confirmed dead and 300 still missing as search operations continue off South Korean coast

Easter in Syria: it's not just Christians who are suffering

Thu 17 Apr, AT 07:45 Venetia Rainey

Kim Kardashian has thrown focus on Kessab: but Syrians of all faiths are suffering under Assad

Prince George of Cambridge visits Australia for the first time

Has Prince George killed off republicanism down under?

Talking Point Wed 16 Apr, AT 15:26

Republican sentiment hits a 35-year low as the royal tour touches down in Sydney

Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno

Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap: rescue 'extremely difficult'

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Apr, AT 13:16

Nigerian troops said to be 'scared' of entering areas in north-east under control by Islamist militants

Charles Laurence

Gun law in Nevada: agents yield to a man called Bundy

Wed 16 Apr, AT 09:46 Charles Laurence

Washington politicians on the spot as cowboys and militiamen team up to drive the law out of town

Pro-Russian protesters in Ukraine

The five best tweets on the crisis in Ukraine

Summary Tue 15 Apr, AT 16:09

Look at photos, read analysis from both sides and see what the protesters eat – in five tweets

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