A passenger train has crashed and exploded into flames killing an estimated 30 people, mostly women, after crashing into a gas truck in south Jakarta.
Tens of thousands of protesters have rejected fresh elections called by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and vowed to continue their campaign aimed at eradicating her family from politics and replacing the country’s system of democracy.
Thailand’s main opposition party MPs have resigned en masse from parliament, deepening the country’s political crisis as protesters vowed a final showdown on Monday with the government..
South Korea has declared it will expand its air defence zone in a direct response to a similar zone announced by China that has sharply increased regional tensions.
Indonesia expresses confusion over Abbott government's stance over future intelligence activities.
After Nelson Mandela's release from prison, he spoke about his battle to achieve a true rainbow nation.
US President Barack Obama has admitted he was not allowed to have an iPhone owing to security fears - explaining why he is sometimes seen with a BlackBerry.
It is often thought that children of privilege have an easy ride through life, but it may be time to reassess the stresses they face.
Beijing: Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has held firm in the face of an unconventionally strong protest from Beijing over the federal government’s position on China’s newly-declared air defence zone in the East China Sea, insisting Australia ‘‘should never be afraid to stand by our values and our views’’.
China's brusque tone in its meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop marks the latest rebuff to Australia on the international stage.