"Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom."
—Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 3rd US President, Democrat
- G7 warns Russia on 'annexing' Crimea Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:57:33 GMT
- The G7 group of industrial nations calls on Russia to stop moves to "annex" Crimea, otherwise, says US President Obama, they will be "forced to apply costs".
- Two die as blast levels NY buildings Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:55:44 GMT
- Two women die and more than 60 other people are injured as a gas leak sparks an explosion which razes two buildings in New York City.
- Missing plane: Last message revealed Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:29:03 GMT
- Malaysia says the last message from a Malaysia Airlines plane suggests everything was normal on board before it vanished over the South China Sea.
- Rocket barrage from Gaza hits Israel Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:44:35 GMT
- Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 30 rockets at southern Israel, officials say, the heaviest barrage since November 2012.
- Pistorius toilet door shown to court Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:48:27 GMT
- A forensics expert swings a cricket bat at a toilet door in the courtroom at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial to demonstrate key pieces of evidence.
- Clashes after Turkish boy's funeral Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:01:29 GMT
- Turkish police fire tear gas and water cannon at protesters in Istanbul after the funeral of a teenager wounded in anti-government clashes last year.
- Swiss probe Uzbek leader's daughter Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:32:40 GMT
- Prosecutors in Switzerland open a money laundering investigation into Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the president of Uzbekistan.
- 'Encouraging signs' for Schumacher Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:12:47 GMT
- The family of former F1 racer Michael Schumacher says he is showing "small, encouraging signs" in his fight for recovery after a skiing accident.
- Israel ends army draft exemptions Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:51:05 GMT
- Israel's parliament approves legislation that will end exemptions from military conscription for ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students.
- Mexico vigilante boss Mora detained Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:53:30 GMT
- Mexican vigilante leader Hipolito Mora is detained as a suspect in the killing of two fellow vigilantes in Michoacan
- PM's belief in Israel 'unbreakable' Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:56:06 GMT
- David Cameron says his belief in Israel is "unbreakable" as he urges the country's MPs to pursue a deal with Palestinians to end all conflict.
- Sri Lankan hangman resigns in shock Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:16:17 GMT
- A newly recruited hangman in Sri Lanka resigns in shock after being shown the gallows for the first time.
- VIDEO: Door hit with bat in court demo Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:01:50 GMT
- On day eight of the trial of Oscar Pistorius, a forensics expert is asked to demonstrate how the bathroom door could have been hit with a cricket bat.
- VIDEO: Man's face rebuilt with 3D printing Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:02:15 GMT
- A survivor of a serious motorbike accident has pioneering surgery to reconstruct his face using a series of 3D printed parts.
- VIDEO: Turkey clashes after boy's funeral Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:27:40 GMT
- Turkish police have fired water cannon and tear gas in Istanbul during a protest triggered by the funeral of a teenage boy wounded in anti-government clashes last year.