The United States has bluntly told Thailand’s military rulers to move quickly to restore civil rights and democracy despite strong indications the South-East Asia country has moved closer to China.
Warming ocean water is said to be melting the largest glacier in East Antarctica, underscoring climate change's assault on the continent’s ice cover.
Australia Day in New York begun with a picturesque dusting of snow, but it is drawing to a close with the "storm of the century", a potentially historic blizzard, bearing down on the city.
The global climate is likely to become increasingly prone to extremes with super La Nina and El Nino events in the Pacific to almost double in frequency this century, according to Australian-led research.
The Bali Nine members on death row will not learn this month whether they will face the firing squad in the second round of executions to be held in Indonesia this year.
The two most influential women in North Korea : one sports Christian Dior, the other wears dark uniforms.
Many consider Prince Philip's gaffes as the innocent comments of a nice, old duffer. Others say it reveals a deep-seated racial and chauvinist prejudice.
Receiving a knighthood from Australia is far from the strangest thing ever to happen to Prince Philip.
An Australian politician under investigation for joining the civil war in Syria claims to have 10 years experience in the army and left behind his wife and three sons when he disappeared several weeks ago.
The head of the Northern Territory branch of the Labor party has reportedly flown overseas to fight in Syria against terror group Islamic State.
Well, what a wonderful day we have for Australia Day 2015.