It is a new beginning that almost didn't happen. When Sameeha Elwan was awarded a scholarship in November to study her PhD in Australia, her main worry was whether she would ever be allowed to leave Gaza. With the Rafah border crossing into Egypt now rarely open and the Erez crossing into Israel tightly controlled, it was as if she had been given a gift she was destined never to be able to accept.
The consequences will be felt as MH370 has changed air travel.
Boxer Rubin ''Hurricane'' Carter became a cause celebre after he was wrongfully convicted of murder. Geoffrey Robertson recalls a case that didn't stand a chance.
A closer look at this high-tech nation's relentless search for growth would be revealing.
Australia has made preliminary inquiries about getting more marine search equipment as authorities grapple with the prospect the Bluefin-21 underwater drone may soon finish its sweep without success.
The co-operation of militaries in the search for the missing Flight 370 has created a unique event in a region increasingly fraught with rivalries.
The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
On Tuesday Peter Greste and two colleagues will appear for the sixth time in a large, dusty courtroom inside Cairo’s imposing Tora Prison complex.
A Bangkok area popular with Australian tourists may be the target of Middle Eastern terrorists, Thai police warn.
In the United States, public reaction to the corporate use of business jets can be scathing when instances of obvious excess become publicised, such as the day in 2008 when the top executives of Detroit's big three automakers each used a private jet to fly to Washington to argue for $25 billion in taxpayer bailouts.