Australia and Indonesia have agreed to put a damaging spy row behind them, officials said Tuesday, paving the way for the resumption of full cooperation on issues such as defense.
A number of asylum-seeker children held in Australian mainland detention centers are to be released, officials said Tuesday, although hundreds of others will remain locked up in offshore camps.
The head of Hong Kong's Law Society resigned Tuesday following a no-confidence vote after he backed a Chinese government policy document which many lawyers saw as a threat to the rule of law and judicial independence in the city.
Outspoken Australian tycoon Clive Palmer has labeled the Chinese government “mongrels” who “shoot their own people” in a televised tirade that was criticized by Canberra Tuesday as “hugely damaging.”
Japan is to restart exports of rice grown in Fukushima for the first time since foreign sales were halted due to fears of contamination by the nuclear disaster there, officials said Tuesday.
A passenger train struck a crowded rickshaw, killing 21 people at a railway crossing in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a railway official said Tuesday.
An erupting volcanic island that is expanding off Japan could trigger a tsunami if its freshly formed lava slopes collapse into the sea, scientists said Tuesday.
Global mining giant BHP Billiton posted a 23.2 percent jump in annual net profit Tuesday and said it will create a new independent company by spinning off non-core assets to reduce costs and boost productivity.
Shares in Skymark Airlines surged Tuesday after a report that Malaysia's AirAsia may buy the struggling Japanese carrier, which was left reeling after a collapsed jet order with Airbus last month.
Pope Francis says he wants dialogue with China and the only thing he asks in return is for the Catholic Church to be able to operate freely.