A teacher who plied the international school circuit for 40 years has been revealed as a life-long child sex abuser with potentially hundreds of victims in schools in nine countries including Indonesia.
A veteran New Zealand hiking guide has welcomed the decision by Nepalese sherpas to abandon this year’s climbing season on Mount Everest after a massive avalanche killed at least 13 of their colleagues last week.
Investigators frustrated at failing to make headway into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 are preparing to start all over again from scratch if the plane is not found within days.
United Nations representatives have joined the criticism of the Abbott Government's boat tow-back policy and called on Australia to process asylum seekers who reach Australian waters instead of returning them to Indonesia.
In the game of high-stakes absurdity that Egypt is playing in the trial of three Al-Jazeera journalists, including Australian Peter Greste, Tuesday’s proceedings must surely represent 'peak farce'.
Bad weather could affect the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Wednesday.
Barack Obama plans to shun the popular opposition leader when he becomes the first US President to visit Malaysia in nearly half a century.
Thailand's former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is ready to "sacrifice his family" by ending its political roles so the country can emerge from months of sometimes violent anti-government protests and political stalemate, according to a close aide.
When Sarah Bajc received an email from a senior Fox executive offering to raise millions of dollars to help her, she thought it warranted further investigation.
It is a new beginning that almost didn't happen. When Sameeha Elwan was awarded a scholarship in November to study her PhD in Australia, her main worry was whether she would ever be allowed to leave Gaza. With the Rafah border crossing into Egypt now rarely open and the Erez crossing into Israel tightly controlled, it was as if she had been given a gift she was destined never to be able to accept.