Cyberattacks sent MasterCard's website into a tailspin. The page has been up-again, down-again as hackers stage a cyberattack protest in support of WikiLeaks.
The results of Saturday's Afghanistan election aren't expected for days, but because the parliamentary candidates ran as individuals, not as party members, they are unlikely to unite in opposition to President Hamid Karzai.
Independents may play a key role in forming a functioning government after Australia's election ended Saturday without a clear winner.
Julia Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister Thursday after the once unassailable Kevin Rudd lost favor over mining disputes and his shelving of climate change initiatives.
Despite claims of otherworldly origins, the Australia UFO was likely created by the new Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral.
Rough weather will delay Abby Sunderland's rescue.
Eerie spiral light show in the pre-dawn sky over Australia on Saturday prompted a flood of UFO reports. The phenomenon was likely the privately launched Falcon 9 rocket, which lifted off from Cape Canaveral Friday.
A Save the Children report timed for Mother's Day names Australia as the second-best place to be a mom. Norway won the top honor.
Australian police arrived in Israel on Wednesday to investigate identity theft of dual nationals in connection with the Dubai assassination widely blamed on Israel's Mossad intelligence agency. The use of forged passports has provoked a stern response, but is unlikely to jeopardize relations.