Latest articles belonging to Asia-Pacific.

Hunderds of passengers, including Air New Zealand's chairman, were left stranded in Hong Kong Airport overnight.
The spotlight is on PM Malcolm Turnbull as the lobby against detention and deportation of Kiwi criminals grows.
Talks aimed at finalising a trade deal between Australia, the United States and 10 other Pacific Rim countries have reportedly been extended.
Searchers are tracking a signal from the mobile phone belonging to the pilot of a DHC-6 Twin Otter plane missing in eastern Indonesia.
Another parcel bomb has exploded in the southern Chinese town of Liucheng just one day after a series of bombs killed at least seven people and injured 51.

Yoga healing angry hearts in PNG

Port Moresby isn't known for being Lycra or latte sipping hub but a yoga revolution is quietly disrupting the spiral of crime.
The Australian consulate-general in Bali will open its memorial garden to the public for the 10th anniversary of the 2005 Bali bombings.


Latest articles belonging to Middle-East.

The US military has acknowledged it may have bombed a hospital run by medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Afghan city of Kunduz in an air strike that...
French President Francois Holland says Russian airstrikes in Syria should only target IS and not other militant groups.
Afghan government troops have taken control of the centre of Kunduz, but fighting continues as Taliban insurgents hole up in houses around the city.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paused for 45 seconds during his address to the UN General Assembly to highlight the assembly's 'deafening silence' in...
US troops are among 11 people killed when a C-130 military transport plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan.
Syrian refugee boy Azam Aldaham, 5, was suffering from a fractured jaw when he was last seen in Belgrade. But before he could receive treatment he disappeared,...
Russian warplanes have mounted a new wave of air strikes since Thursday night in northwestern and western Syria, a Syrian military source and state TV said on...


Latest articles belonging to Europe.

The Vatican has dismissed a Polish priest from his Holy See job after he came out as gay and called for changes in Catholic teachings against homosexual activity.
US President Barack Obama has warned Russia that its bombing campaign against Syrian rebels will suck Moscow into a "quagmire," after a third straight day of air...

UK rail delay compensation scheme

Britain's Virgin Trains passengers will be automatically compensated if their service is late under a new advanced ticketing scheme.
The case of a British teen who plotted to behead Melbourne police officers on Anzac Day is a chilling reminder of how jihadists can groom people online.
A British teenager must serve a minimum five-year sentence for inciting a Melbourne man to behead police officers in a terror attack on Anzac Day.
Whether or not a person finds another attractive is largely the result of their unique personal experiences rather than genes, new research suggests.
A defence lawyer has told a UK court a British teenager who plotted with an Australian man to behead police officers on Anzac Day is no longer dangerous.


Latest articles belonging to Africa.

Twin bomb blasts on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital Abuja have left at least 15 people dead and 41 wounded.
Almost a third of natural World Heritage sites are threatened by mining and oil exploration, according to a report that said companies and investors face...
Polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says.
A man accused of fighting with Islamic extremists who destroyed monuments in the historic city of Timbuktu has been arrested and charged with war crimes.
Police say a man accused of keeping women's genitalia as trophies in South Africa had previously been arrested in Lesotho over an assault on his wife.
Police have arrested a Danish man in South Africa after they found 21 pieces of women's genitalia stored in plastic bags in a freezer in his home.
Leaders of a coup in Burkina Faso say they have freed the president and reopened borders, in an apparent olive branch as they faced a growing confrontation with...

North America

Latest articles belonging to North America.

Families have reported receiving text messages from people they believe to still be trapped after mudslides on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital city.
Online US stock brokerage company Scottrade says it has been informed by the FBI of a hack of its system between the end of 2013 and early 2014.
Some scholars predict the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will make a historic leadership decision on the weekend.
US President Barack Obama has ordered flags be flown at half-mast in honour of victims of a mass shooting.
Hundreds of people are missing following a devastating landslide on the outskirts of the Guatemalan capital, officials say.
Two US men convicted of samurai sword killings are set to spend the rest of their lives in prison for crimes the judge says were "brutal beyond belief".
The gunman who went on a deadly rampage at an Oregon college was equipped with extra ammunition and might have killed more people were it not for the heroism of a...

South America

Latest articles belonging to South America.

The collapse of a hillside onto a town on the edge of Guatemala City killed at least 26 people and left hundreds missing.
Residents have begun rebuilding homes and businesses in Coquimbo, two days after tsunami waves triggered by a major earthquake battered the Chilean port city's...
World News Update, What you need to know
A massive 8.3-magnitude earthquake in Chile has been felt across South America, with tsunamis feared as far away as Japan.
Residents sifted through rubble on Thursday and saved what they could from homes destroyed by a magnitude 8.3 earthquake in central Chile that killed 11 people,...
A Los Angeles-based film pilot is among the two people who died when a plane assigned to the crew of a movie starring Tom Cruise crashed in Colombia.
An Argentine man is accused of keeping his troubled wife and autistic son locked in a cage for at least two years.