| Conservative wins Paraguay presidency with narrow victory

The US-educated son of a senior aide to the country’s late dictator, Abdo Benitez won slightly more than 46% of the vote, with his centrist opponent Efrain Alegre taking almost 43% in a race that was far closer than expected. | Wealthy Australia developer guilty of ex-business partner’s murder

Scottish-born property tycoon Michael McGurk, 45, was shot in the head by a lone gunman as he stepped from his Mercedes in the harbourside suburb of Cremorne in 2009.