Tens of thousands of people have marched through central Hong Kong to protest a planned civil disobedience campaign by pro-democracy activists demanding electoral reform.
Thai medical authorities are moving to protect Thai surrogate mothers carrying an estimated 150 babies who have Australian biological parents, fearing some may decide to abort their foetuses.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has a serious heart condition but risks arrest if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London to seek hospital treatment.
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The government will increase its aid effort to South Sudan where the United Nations warns more than 50,000 children could die this year because of a worsening food crisis.
A twin boy and girl who came from eggs donated by an Australian woman were among 21 babies documented in a Bangkok “baby factory” condominium in central Bangkok.
The high security island jail called Nusakambangan is described as Indonesia’s Alcatraz — there is no stricter prison and perhaps no more secure environment on the entire archipelago.
The queues outside the Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital begin to form as early as 4am in the morning.
The woman murdered in Bali and stuffed into a suitcase died from asphyxiation after a blunt-force blow to her nose blocked her airway, an autopsy has found.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has weighed into the debate on Scottish independence by saying those advocating for a break-up of the United Kingdom are not the friends of justice or freedom.
POLICE are seeking public assistance to locate a Mount Isa man missing since Monday.