A 17-storey apartment building has collapsed during a powerful earthquake in Taiwan, killing at least five people including a baby girl.
A 17-storey apartment building has collapsed during a powerful earthquake in Taiwan, killing at least five people including a baby girl.
The European Parliament has called for the immediate release of five Hong Kong booksellers detained in China, a case that has grabbed global headlines and rattled...
An Australian man has been arrested in Bali over allegations he defrauded a couple during the sale of a luxury villa.

Sparks fly from Japanese volcano

A volcano in Japan has, not far from a nuclear power plant but there has been no damage, nor anyone hurt.
The US and its allies say they will track the North Korean rocket, when the launch window starts on Monday.
Indonesian prosecutors are pushing for the "mastermind" of the people-smuggling boat at the centre of a Senate inquiry to be jailed for 13 years.
President Maithripala Sirisena has lifted Sri Lanka's unofficial ban on singing the national anthem in Tamil. The anthem was performed in the minority language at...
A magnitude 4.6 quake has briefly interrupted bullet train service between Tokyo and Odawara in Japan.
A new study has found people who breathe through their mouth while asleep, could increase their risk of tooth decay.
Over 30 European retirees holidaying in Thailand were busted for playing bridge as part of a government crackdown on gambling.
Protesters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal say Thursday's signing of the document won't stop them from trying to stop it.

TPP trade deal signed in Auckland

Ministers from the 12 countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal have officially signed the agreement in Auckland.
Hundreds of thousands of people in China are preparing to usher in the Year of the Monkey, and for many hopeful parents, it's a good year to have baby.
South Korea has demanded the North call off a planned rocket launch as the US called for tougher UN sanctions, and China and Russia expressed concern.
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