A picture of sadness, distress and misfortune has been misappropriated on the internet.
The bodies of six suspected Rohingya migrants from Myanmar have dug up from a mass grave.
A lawsuit against a chemical plant for poisoning residents tests the central government's resolve to tackle pollution.
The bodies of 60 people buried by a mudslide triggered by Nepal's earthquake have been recovered.
Christchurch's Student Volunteer Army founder is urging anyone with medical skills to head to Nepal.
Cockatoo-smuggling ring busted after dozes of live birds found stuffed into bottles.
OPINION: The death penalty is harsh but Indonesia faces a drug-abuse crisis.
Bad weather has cut links with a village in Nepal where villagers are buried under an avalanche.
Internet firm Alibaba pulls a job advert seeking candidates resembling Japanese adult film star.
By his own account, 101-year-old Funchu Tamang should have died when his hut collapsed in Nepal's deadly earthquake.
The bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers have been found buried in an avalanche set off by Nepal's devastating earthquake.
Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction.
At least 21 people were burned to death when a bus fell into a ditch and caught fire in central India on Monday (Tuesday NZT), police said.
Nepal's government has urged foreign rescue workers in the quake-hit capital to return home.
Initial forensic examinations on 26 bodies exhumed at a mass grave in southern Thailand find no signs of violent death.
A 101-year-old man has been pulled alive from the rubble of his house in Nepal, seven days after it collapsed in the deadly earthquake.
Two women and a man have been rescued alive in north-eastern Nepal.
Myuran Sukumaran was tipped off about the arrest of the four Bali nine mules and could have fled the country, but chose to return to a hotel where fellow Bali nine members were waiting in an attempt to save the two men.
The United Nations said on Saturday, as the death toll from the disaster passed 6,600.
Pakistani police say eight members of a wedding party died when furniture strapped to their bus struck a power line.
A NZ microbiologist says the country now faces the possible spread of life-threatening diseases.
Police have exhumed 26 bodies at a mass grave near a suspected human trafficking camp.
An earth tremor of magnitude 5.7 struck 185 km south-southeast of Japan's Izu islands.
A Fairfax reporter caught in the chaos of the earthquake tells his story.
Bibek Bhandari is starting every day hoping for news from his best friend in Kathmandu.
When an officer climbing into the rubble asked if anyone was there, he was shocked to get a reply.
Christchurch schoolgirls caught up in the Nepal earthquake have arrived on home soil.
In 2006, Sukumaran and Chan became the first Australians sentenced to death in Indonesia.
Dramatic footage has emerged of the moment Nepal was struck by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
Burglars stumbled upon a heiress in a break-in then held her for $4m ransom.