Paul Weeks left NZ after the Christchurch quakes in search of a better life. Instead he was on the jet which vanished off Vietnam.
A Malaysian court has sentenced a couple to death by hanging for murdering their 26-year-old Indonesian housemaid three years ago, their lawyer said.
Journalists to be deported from Indonesia for covering the Schapelle Corby case on tourist visas.
US asks UN Security Council to take action against North Korea for firing ballistic missiles.
UN sanctions experts are investigating Dennis Rodman over gifts he took to North Korea.
A fire on a bus in northeastern China has killed 10 people and injured 17, the country's second deadly bus fire in less than a week.
Ravindra Kishore Sinha built India's largest security business from a garage.
Schapelle Corby has made a suicide attempt, according to one official, but family and parole officer stopped her.
A day after cease fire declared with al Qaeda, "professional terrorists" storm Islamabad court, killing 11.
An angry-looking Indonesian justice minister indicates he may revoke Schapelle Corby's parole.
Gunmen burst into a court in the center of the Pakistani capital on Monday killing at least 11 people.
Australian detained for spreading Christianity in Korea to be deported after seeking forgiveness.
North Korea fires off short-range missiles, just a week after another launch.
''Do you think I will ever be normal?" drug smuggler asks in her first interview since being released.
China comes down hard on separatists from the country's far west, after stabbing rampage at Kunming train station.
Protesters rallied outside the Hong Kong government condemn a knife attack on a former newspaper editor.
Witnesses to chilling violence at a Chinese train station recall moments of fear and chaos.
Re-run elections in Thailand are reported to be going ahead peacefully.
Militants have killed 12 members of the security escort for a polio vaccination team in Pakistan.
After her first words on release "I feel like a crab" – what else is there to say? Not much, apparently.