Searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find the object spotted yesterday.
The wife of a New Zealand man on board a missing Malaysia Airlines jet is praying for a miracle that he will return home safely.
Interpol knew about the stolen passports on MH370 but says they weren't checked against its database.
A suicide bomb at a security checkpoint in southern Iraq, was the deadliest of a series of attacks.
The plane became entangled in the strings of a skydiver's parachute, sending both earthwards.
The missing plane apparently fell from the sky at cruising altitude, and the pilots were either unable or had no time to send a distress signal.
New Zealander Michael Devoe wants to stay in Kiev, but may have to leave if the Russians push further west.
A goose nicknamed Mario struck up a friendship with an American man that altered the course of both their lives.
The standoff between Ukraine and Russia has its roots deep in the history of Ukraine.
Planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for a Malaysian jetliner missing with 239 people on board for more than 24 hours.
Two weeks ago, Sergey Aksyonov was a small-time Crimean politician.
Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew.
The Corbys are waiting to find out if Schapelle will be sent back to jail for breaching her parole conditions.
Oscar Pistorius told a concerned security guard on the phone that everything was "fine" after neighbours reported gunshots.
Crimea's parliament has called a March 16 referendum on whether the semi-autonomous region should join Russia.
The Waitangi Marae Trustees say Kingi Taurua has gone rouge with his comments about the royal visit to NZ.
The man Newsweek claimed was the founder of bitcoin has denied he had anything to do with it.
The European Union has suspended talks with Russia on a wide-ranging economic pact and a visa agreement.
Britain's Prince Harry is launching the "Invictus Games," a new sporting event for wounded, injured and sick service personnel.
A group of Italian scientists have successfully launched a the world's first 'pastrynaut' into the stratosphere.
As Reeva Steenkamp lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe, a witness testified.
Ukraine, the EU and the US have condemned Crimea's planned referendum to decide whether to join Russia.
A new magazine hit Italian newsstands today, dedicated completely to covering Pope Francis.
Bystanders and officers helped pull the woman and her children from their nearly submerged minivan.
Australia correspondent Tom McCrae takes a look at what's making news across the ditch.
Facing off in Europe's capitals, Russia and the West began building the elements of a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine.
The former NOTW editor did acknowledge paying a PR guru "in part" to stop allegations coming out.
Oscar Pistorius' trial has recounted a previous gun incident the paralympic athelete was involved in.
Time lapse footage has emerged of a massive storm that hit Sydney yesterday afternoon.
The EU is hoping to get the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers in the same room for the first time since the dispute over Crimea began.
Tim Burrowes attempts to shed some light on how Corby's situation has reached this desperate point.
The US and the European Union are preparing economic and diplomatic sanctions against Russia.
US Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets where more than 80 anti-government protesters were killed and promised aid.
The virus was recovered from the permafrost of northeast Siberia and poses no threat to humans.
Rebekah Brooks said that she received abuse and death threats after it was revealed News of the World had hacked voicemails.
Firstline spoke to Novotel's general manager to talk about overseas accommodation prices.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that Western actions were driving Ukraine into anarchy.
The first witness in the Pistorius murder trial broke down in tears, saying she still remembers the terrified screams of Reeva Steenkamp.
Gates, who led the list for 15 of the past 20 years, won the spot back from Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu.
It is not clear if Vladimir Putin's move was an attempt to heed the West's call to de-escalate the crisis that has put Ukraine's future on the line.
US residents are dealing with the latest snow day in a winter full of them.
James Mates live from Sevastapol, Crimea discusses where the rest of the world stands.
The US is suspending miliary exercises with Russia in light of Moscow's involvement in Ukraine.
Two classic Corvettes have re-emerged from a giant sinkhole that gobbled up eight prized vehicles.
Japan says crew from the Bob Barker tried to sever a steel warning wire its ships were towing.
A Russian defence spokesman dismissed reports troops had ordered two Ukrainian warships to surrender.
A woman in Minnesota has had a different kind of family pet living in her house for the past 16 years.
Ukrainians appreciate NZ's stance on Russia's action in Crimea, but have realistic expectations of what it will achieve.
New Zealand has no plans to pull out of the Sochi Paralympic Games, as tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalate.
A neighbour of Oscar Pistorius said screams woke her in the pre-dawn hours of Feb 14 last year, when Reeva Steenkamp was killed.
Russia has issued an ultimatum demanding that the crew of two Ukrainian warships in Crimea immediately surrender.
Oscar Pistorius has plead not guilty to the charge of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the start of his trial in South Africa.
David Shearer joins Paul Henry to discuss the issue and how forceful New Zealand should be.
The anticipated story with Corby might have landed her in more trouble with Balinese authorities.
A Tongan immigrant facing deportation has been told her home country can't meet her medical needs.
All the tough talking in the world is having little effect on Russia's president, Vladimir Putin.
North and South editor Virginia Larson and Media lecturer Neil Curtis take a look at the week's news.
Ukrainians shouldn't expect the West to come to its aid militarily there be a war, says a NZ-based expert on the region.
An eight-year-old boy whose father died in Iraq five weeks after he was born has given a priceless gift to another officer.
Police blamed a slashing rampage that killed 29 people at a train station in southern China on separatists from the country's far west.