Indonesia's judicial commission is preparing to interview the former lawyer for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran over bribery allegations.
Singapore Airlines is investigating how one of its Airbus A330-300s temporarily lost power in both Rolls-Royce engines in mid-flight, the carrier said on...
The death toll from a heatwave sweeping India has reportedly passed 1000, as temperatures nudge 50C in some areas.
Nepal is boosting efforts to prevent children left homeless by the country's earthquakes becoming trafficking victims.
The prosecution has had the final word in the trial of an Indonesian woman accused of organising a hit on her Australian husband in Bali.
Scientists say Australia and New Zealand would be living under an enormous hole in the ozone layer if not for global co-operation.
UN warns Australia is being targeted by Mexican drug gangs looking to expand their reach in the lucrative ice trade.
Taiwan's president will propose a peace initiative on Tuesday to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea that have put Beijing at odds with its...
More than 100 children who travelled alone on a boat to Indonesia are now awaiting news of their fate after enduring horrific conditions, beatings and threats at...
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says he won't leave a woman with dual nationality stateless if Australia withdraws her citizenship.
Video footage showing a male motorist savagely beating the female driver of a car that cut him off has sparked outrage around the world and prompted Chinese...
A report into the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster has found Japan did not take adequate precautions to protect it from the risk of earthquake.
Claims the UK foreign office lost important evidence linked to Bali death row drug trafficker Lindsay Sandiford must be urgently examined, say her lawyers.
Authorities in Malaysia have discovered mass graves near camps run by people smugglers in the country's north.
A landslide in Nepal has created a dam and a lake two kilometres long on the Kaligandaki River, which is threatening to burst and cause flash floods.

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