20 May 13 | The vast majority of Indians are worried about China's rise and consider it a security threat, an opinion poll has revealed, with the results exposing a serious trust deficit between the Asian giants.
20 May 13 | The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
20 May 13 | Rolf Harris made an odd choice for a final encore, considering.
19 May 13 | Myanmar President Thein Sein has begun the first visit to Washington by a leader of his country in nearly 50 years with the United States throwing its support behind his reforms.
19 May 13 | Rolf Harris was scheduled to go ahead with a concert on Saturday night, even as he waited to discover whether he would face charges over sex assault allegations.
19 May 13 | The shelling of the US embassy in Libya is dividing opinion, writes Chief Correspondent Paul McGeough in Washington.
18 May 13 | For almost five years Indonesia did not execute a prisoner on death row. But since a Malawian drug smuggler broke that drought on March 15, the floodgates have opened. In the early hours of Friday, three people - all Indonesians and all murderers - were taken from their cells and shot.
18 May 13 | Two men are dead after a desperate act to save their friends, writes Michael Bachelard.
18 May 13 | As Australia gradually winds down in Afghan the challenge of war will only get harder.
18 May 13 | New York Times columnist Joe Nocera recently started a blog called the Gun Report, documenting the extent of violence since the Newtown school massacre last December.
17 May 13 | Pope Francis has attacked the ‘‘dictatorship’’ of the global financial system and warned that the ‘‘cult of money’’ was making life a misery for millions.
17 May 13 | The United States condemned as "outrageous and offensive" comments by the mayor of the Japanese city of Osaka who said this week that Japan's military brothels during World War Two were "necessary" to provide respite for soldiers.
17 May 13 | Two more would-be asylum seekers have died on the ocean trying to get to Australia while their 46 shipmates survived a boat journey that contained equal parts tragedy and luck.
17 May 13 | Rolf Harris is going ahead with his second concert of the year, organisers say, even as he waits to discover whether he will face charges over sex assault allegations.
16 May 13 | In the lead-up to Easter ancient rituals collide with modern politics, writes Ruth Pollard in Jerusalem.
16 May 13 | Scandal fever has so thoroughly gripped Washington some players were having difficulty distinguishing one from another on Tuesday.
15 May 13 | Indonesia’s president has significantly boosted Schapelle Corby’s chance of parole by apparently clearing away the biggest remaining hurdle — her immigration status.
15 May 13 | The prosecution of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on charges of paying for sex with an under-age prostitute and then abusing his powers to cover it up concluded on Monday with a call for a six-year jail sentence and a lifetime ban from public office.
15 May 13 | A fuller-faced O.J. Simpson walked slowly into a courtroom on Monday wearing wrist shackles and a blue jail jumpsuit. He was there to seek a new trial in his sports memorabilia robbery and kidnapping conviction that sent him to prison.
15 May 13 | Britain will vote in 2017 on whether to leave the European Union under a draft bill Prime Minister David Cameron has been forced to allow into Parliament after a Conservative Party revolt.