South Africa has begun preparations to host world leaders eager to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will travel to Johannesburg to attend a memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
North Korea has deported an US veteran of the Korean War who had been detained in the country since October.
Cloud storage startup Box, launched from a college dorm in 2005 has raised $110 million in new capital.
NZ singing star Lorde has picked up two Grammy nominations - song of the year and record of the year.
The Grammy Awards may have to deal with some angry Kiwi Lorde fans after labelling her an Australian.
Officers have arrested a teen accused of stealing some wreckage of the Porsche that Paul Walker died in.
Buenos Aires zoo welcomed its first Andean condor chick of the hatching season.
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The Socceroos will face reigning world champions Spain in their third match at next year's World Cup in Brazil.
NSW are confident of extending their advantage at the top of the Sheffield Shield ladder even though Doug Bollinger is not playing.
Heavy rain has ended New Zealand's hopes of winning the first Test against the West Indies, the match called off with the home side needing just 33 runs.
Sam Kasiano and the Bulldogs are set to benefit from the heavyweight prop having played in the World Cup.
Mitchell Johnson has claimed six wickets to bowl England out for 172 in their first innings of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
V8 Supercars series leader Jamie Whincup has secured pole position for the inaugural twilight race at Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday.
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