Latest articles belonging to Asia-Pacific.
Justin Bieber has played basketball and taken photos with victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan when he visited the Philippines.
Chinese state media have been unusually blunt in reporting a survey that reveals negative attitudes towards the country held by people worldwide.
Singapore is engaging in a period of reflection after Sunday's riot in the usually peaceful city-state.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she won't be responding to opposition calls for her to step down until the country's February election.
Another asylum-seeker boat has sunk off the coast of Indonesia, with a toddler believed to be among the dead.
Newly analysed data suggests eastern Antarctica recorded a record low temperature of minus 94.7C in August 2010.
Latest articles belonging to Middle-East.
Spanish newspaper El Mundo says a reporter and photographer were kidnapped by the insurgent group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in September.
Jordan will give Israel's Eilat 50 million cubic litres of desalinated water while Israel provides Jordan the same amount of water from the Sea of Galilee.
The UN will try and vaccinate 23 million children across the Middle East against polio after an outbreak of the disease in Syria.
Over 70 activists and former MPs have been acquitted by a court in Kuwait of attempting to storm the parliament.
There are several Australians among delegates from 50 countries who are meeting in Qatar to tackle medical issues, including obesity and road trauma.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will not attend Nelson Mandela's funeral because of the $2 million bill for his plane and security
Latest articles belonging to Europe.
The founder of PIP has been convicted in France over a scandal that saw women in 65 countries, including Australia, receive faulty breast implants.
Syria and Iraq have both given the UN permission to airlift food between the two countries for the first time.
Turkey has charged 255 people for protesting in the country in June.
Officials say they're hopeful that next month could be the start of the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons.
Syria was the world's most deadly conflict in 2012, with 55,000 of the 95,000 people killed in conflicts dying in that country.
The man dubbed the "sorcerer's apprentice of implants" has been jailed for four years for producing faulty breast implants.
Latest articles belonging to Africa.
Despite the profound sense of sorrow triggered by Nelson Mandela's death, the mood at his memorial was upbeat, with people celebrating his memory.
People attending Nelson Mandela's memorial service are upbeat, despite the mood of national sorrow in South Africa.
US President Barack Obama has eulogised Nelson Mandela as "a giant of history who moved a nation towards justice".
US officials say the country's army will help transport African Union forces from Burundi to the Central African Republic, in co-ordination with France.
World leaders and South Africans have honoured Nelson Mandela, eulogising his life and achievements.
The first two French soldiers have been killed in an operation to disarm rebels in the former French colony of the Central African Republic.
Latest articles belonging to North America.
Countless numbers of people have seen 'Amy' appear as an eight-year old in a child-porn video. Now Amy is seeking restitution in court from everyone who ever...
Extended footage has emerged of the amazing survival of nine skydivers and two pilots from a mid-air plane crash.
As we mark yet another World AIDS Day without a cure or a vaccine, Hugh Ryan proposes a thought experiment based on a radical proposition: We can end AIDS without...
Prince William performs alongside Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift.
The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched A$15.6 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed...
In the afterglow of the 35th president’s tragic death, a now-familiar myth emerged: Kennedy as the golden leader of a modern-day Camelot, cut down in his prime.
Latest articles belonging to South America.
Interest in the Chilean election has been strong not only as a result of the economic and political contest of ideas, but also because the main protagonists are women,...
Cuban cigars are the country's most lucrative export, but tobacco farmers are often shortchanged in the government-controlled industry.
China's CNOOC and CNPC, Anglo-Dutch giant Royal Dutch Shell and France's Total have joined Brazilian state operator Petrobras in winning production rights to huge...
A classic David and Goliath court case is underway between multinational oil giant Chevron and a group of indigenous Ecuadorians.
Protesters clad in black fought police Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo at the close of a march by striking teachers, damaging buildings until they...
Thousands marched in Rio de Janeiro Monday to support teachers seeking pay hikes before masked anarchists turned to violence, setting fires, breaking into...