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SYDNEY Cyclone Debbie wrought widespread but moderate damage in Australia’s northeast, authorities said on Wednesday, as flooding rain and fallen trees slowed troops and emergency...

TAIPEI/BEIJING China must specify the charges against a detained Taiwan human rights activist or release him, his wife, ruling party lawmakers and rights groups in...

COLOMBO Exiled Maldives opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed vowed on Wednesday to keep up the pressure on the government after it deployed troops to remove his...

YANGON A nascent Rohingya militant group whose raids triggered a bloody crackdown by Myanmar’s army called on Wednesday for international peacekeepers to protect the stateless...

SYDNEY Australia’s foreign minister held an emergency meeting with the Chinese ambassador in the wake of Canberra’s failure to ratify an extradition treaty with China,...

NYAUNG KONE (Myanmar) For generations, residents of this farming village in central Myanmar had a set rhythm to their day - waking up with the...

SYDNEY Howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas pounded Australia’s northeast on Tuesday, damaging homes, wrecking jetties and cutting power to thousands of people as...

WASHINGTON North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that US officials believe could be part of its programme to develop an...

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader-elect Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she was “very determined” to tackle the high cost of housing in the densely populated...

SEOUL The remains of what appears to be at least one unrecovered victim of South Korea’s sunken Sewol ferry were found near the salvaged vessel...