A U.S. Marine accused of killing a transgender sex worker has been summoned to appear before a prosecutor Monday after police called for him to be charged with murder, the foreign department said.
Virgin on Friday took full control of budget carrier Tigerair Australia, buying the remaining 40 percent it did not already own for AU$1 (88 U.S. cents) from its Singapore-listed parent.
Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers in Nepal's northern mountains who were stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas early this week leaving at least 29 people killed, officials said.
Relatives of a transgender Filipino allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine angrily demanded Thursday that the accused be thrown in a Philippine prison.
Lawyers Thursday said they will urgently appeal a court decision that a baby born in Australia to asylum-seeker parents is not entitled to refugee status, with the fate of 100 other children resting on the outcome.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday his government is not considering a national version of the Northern Territory's public sex offender website as he is “disinclined to single out particular crimes.”, 1 Comment
Australia's Environment Minister Greg Hunt has pledged to end the extinction of native mammal species by 2020, with a focus on culprits such as feral cats.
The prisoners of war (POW) held in Tokyo's Omori POW camp saw some of the most horrific destruction during the last months of World War II, as American B-29 bombers dropped incendiary bombs that obliterated much of the city.
Rising star and possible future prime minister of Japan, Yuko Obuchi, was under fire Thursday over reports she has spent political donations on makeup, in a blow to the most prominent of a new wave of women ministers.
India's top court on Thursday summoned the police chiefs of two states to justify their record on tracking down missing children, acting on a petition from new Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi's child rights group.