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Storm Gita: New Zealand counts cost of damage
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:08

A state of emergency is declared after ex-cyclone Gita ravages parts of South Island. BBC News - Asia

India film star Kamal Haasan launches political party
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:01

The veteran actor announced he would contest the next election in southern Tamil Nadu state. BBC News - Asia

Syria war: UN plea to end 'hell on earth' Eastern Ghouta crisis
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:55

The UN Secretary General is calling for an end to the fighting so aid can enter the rebel-held area. BBC News - Middle East

What does Australia need from Trump's US?
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:59

US-Australia expert Prof Simon Jackman explains why Canberra has "doubled down" on the relationship. BBC News - Asia

Singapore City Harvest megachurch leader Chew Eng Han 'tries to flee by sea'
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:58

The man was trying to flee before his jail term for fraud, say police in Singapore. BBC News - Asia

North Korea's Kim Yo-jong baby rumours fascinate South
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:02

Kim Jong-un's sister's possible pregnancy stokes fascination with the North's opaque ruling dynasty. BBC News - Asia

Bahrain activist jailed for five years over Twitter comments
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:00

Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to five years in prison for criticising the government on Twitter. BBC News - Middle East

US evangelist Billy Graham dies
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:03

AMERICAN Evangelist, the Rev. Billy Graham, has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99. World News | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site

New house of horrors
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:59

A COUPLE have been arrested after their four adopted children were found locked up in the house with no access to food or water. World News | news.co...

4 things rich people do with their money that you should be doing too
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:08

If you want to treat your money like high-earners do, here's why you shouldn't try to get rich quick. World News | news.com.au — Australia’s #1 n...

Shock ruling on sexist obscenity
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:56

A JUDGE has dismissed the case against a man who hurled a sexist slur at a Canadian television journalist as she was on air, sparking harsh criticism ...

Palestinian head Abbas calls for international peace summit
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:55

The Palestinian leader's call is rebuffed by Israel, whose UN envoy tells him "you are the problem". BBC News - Middle East

What the Olympics might mean for the Koreas
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:12

Warm words have raised expectations of improved relations between the two countries. BBC News - Asia

Syria war: Eastern Ghouta bombing 'beyond imagination'
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:55

The UN's co-ordinator says he is deeply worried about civilians trapped in the Eastern Ghouta. BBC News - Middle East

Stanley Majors: Life sentence for Oklahoma man who murdered neighbour
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:58

Khalid Jabara was shot dead outside his home after his family was harassed for months. BBC News - Middle East

Mathias Cormann: The ex-Belgian running Australia this week
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:08

Mathias Cormann only began learning English aged 23 - now he will be the nation's temporary leader. BBC News - Asia

Syria war: Fresh strikes on besieged Eastern Ghouta kill dozens
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00

The government continues to bombard the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, a day after 120 people died. BBC News - Middle East

Winter Olympics: Petition calls for ban for South Korean speed skater 'bullies'
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:57

More than 350,000 people sign a petition calling for two South Korean speed skaters to be banned for "bullying" a team-mate. BBC News - Asia

Apple pushes fix to Telugu text bomb bug
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:55

Messages containing a letter from India's Telugu language caused devices to crash. BBC News - Asia

Liu Wen: China supermodel's new year message sparks row
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:55

Liu Wen was accused of betraying her Chinese heritage by wishing fans a happy "Lunar New Year". BBC News - Asia

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