Syrian opposition figures on Monday began four days of talks on how to end the near four-year conflict, with members of President Bashar al-Assad's regime set to join them but the main exiled opposition alliance boycotting the event.
Joe Pietersen had the luxury of watching from a distance as his former backline teammates at the Stormers bashed it up, but his reincarnation as a Cheetahs flyhalf will unavoidably take him into the thick of the action.
Top seed Serena Williams and her older sister Venus sent a chilling warning to the rest of the women's draw at the Australian Open on Saturday by both advancing to the fourth round at Melbourne Park for the first time in five years.
Jaguar Land Rover has introduced an innovative technology aimed at preventing cars from colliding with bikes, motorcycles or scooters, in part by alerting drivers through a virtual tap on the shoulder or a sound like a bicycle bell.
Male prostitute Leopold Leisser, who became a central figure in the Shrien Dewani trial, has spoken out about the warm reception he was given by murder victim Anni Dewani's family in Cape Town during the trial.