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At least 14 killed in bus crash

A police investigator passes by the wreckage of a bus that crashed on a downhill road in Tanay, Rizal province, east of ...

A passenger bus rammed into an electric post in Philippines killing at least 14 students and injuring 38.

North Korea is 'reckless'

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un assumed power in late 2011.

S.Korea leader warns N.Korea terrorism tactics 'are getting bolder' after Kim Jong Nam's death.

Assassination video appears video

Kim attack

Security cameras purportedly show dramatic killing of North Korean leader's half-brother.

N Koreans fled after assassination

Kim Jong Nam was allegedly poisoned to death.

Four people suspected of plotting Kim Jong Nam's murder left Malaysia the same day he died - but where did they go?

A strike against women's rights

A bus torched in protests by Naga tribesmen demanding that state continue the tradition of letting men make all decisions.

Violent protests erupt in the Indian state of Nagaland, as men fight for women to return to the kitchens.

Fourth arrest in Kim murder

FILE PHOTO: North Korean heir-apparent Kim Jong Nam takes a look around as he boards a plane upon his deportation from ...

Police detain North Korean man in connection with murder of dictator Kim Jong Un's half-brother.

Assassination 'a TV prank'

Kim Jong Nam was killed in Kuala Lumpur's airport.

Women suspected of poisoning brother of North Korean dictator claim they were told it was a comedy show stunt.

Wailing, anger at bombed shrine

A man mourns the death of a relative who was killed in a suicide blast at the tomb of Sufi saint Syed Usman Marwandi.

Crowds gather to attend funeral prayers for victims killed in a suicide blast at a shrine in Pakistan.

Suspected killer a 'simple country girl'

Kim Jong-nam was killed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

The mother of a woman arrested over the death of Kim Jong-nam says her daughter is a "good person".

65 isn't old, it's 'pre-old'

Getting old is scary, but most people in their sixties reckon they have a way to go before yet.

How do you fix an ageing society? Just don't consider people old until they're 75, report concludes.

SUV nearly squashes mum and child video

A mum lies on the ground after being hit through a fence by the SUV which has also topple backwards missing her and her ...

Even after being smashed through a fence and falling several metres the danger had not passed for this mum and child.

Another IS bomb attack

A file photo in the hallway of the tomb of Sufi saint Syed Usman Marwandi, also known as Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, in Sehwan ...

Suicide bomber attacks crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan, killing at least 72 people.

Third suspect arrested

Kim Jong-nam is believed to have been poisoned.

Third person arrested in connection with the apparent murder of North Korea's Kim Jong Nam.

James Bond-type assassination

Kim Jong Nam in Macau, China, in 2010.

The bizarre assassination of the banished son of the late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il in Malaysia raises more questions than answers.

Quakes hit Indonesian province

All the injured have been hospitalised.

At least nine people have been hurt following two earthquakes measuring 5.5 and 5.1 on the Richter scale.

Dozens die of bird flu in China

Guangzhou residents wear masks after a SARS outbreak in 2004 in China.

After 79 deaths last month, the Chinese government is worried this season of bird flu could be its worst.

Kim attack a 'prank' video

Kim Jong Nam takes a look around as he boards a plane upon his deportation from Japan at Tokyo's Narita international ...

Woman arrested in connection with suspected assassination of North Korean leader's half-brother.

Man smuggles gold bars in rectum

An Indian man was found carrying 12, 100 gram gold bars inside his body.

A man was caught smuggling $122,000 worth of gold bars in his rectum and his luggage.

1.3m Kiwis, 1.2m Chinese

Just 500 Chinese people visited Australia in 1976. Now there's more than 1 million a year.

When it comes to tourism, we've always been Australia's biggest fan. That's about to end.

N Korea's spies highly trained

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un pictured in Pyongyang.

Poison pens and torch guns are part of the arsenal of spies who receive special privileges in the secretive nation.

Murder in Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam died in Malaysia after what's been reported as a poisoning.

The target: a dictator's estranged half-brother. The method: a poisoned cloth. But it's not a spy novel, it's real life.

Asia's cheap solar ambulances

The solar-assisted ambulance for narrow streets in Bangladesh.

An inexpensive, solar-powered ambulance to fit down narrow lanes is set to hit the road in rural Bangladesh this year.

Kim Jong Un's half-brother killed video

North Korean heir-apparent Kim Jong Nam, who had lived in exile for years.

North Korean dictator's eldest sibling was assassinated with "a poisoned cloth" in Malaysia, reports say.

500kg woman lands in India

Eman Ahmed, who weighs 500kg, was flown to India for lifesaving treatment.

"World's heaviest woman" put on liquid diet as she undergoes lifesaving treatment.

US to deal 'very strongly' with N Korea

North Korea says its test-firing of a new type of ballistic missile was a success.

North Korea's ballistic missile test earns the ire of the US President, who threatens action.

Lahore blast kills at least 10

Police and rescue workers work at the scene of a blast in Lahore, Pakistan.

At least 10 people killed when a blast hit protesters in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

Tour bus flips, killing 32

The remains of a tour bus that crashed off an expressway ramp in Taipei City, killing 32 Taiwanese tourists.

Trip to view cherry blossoms ends in death for 32 of 44 passengers on Taiwanese tour bus.

China blames US, S Korea video

China foreign minister Geng Shuang: "The root cause of the (North Korean) nuclear missile issue is its differences with ...

China says root cause of North Korean missile launches is friction with US and South Korea.

Calls for ban on dolphins on planes video

A dolphin at Ocean Dream Samudra in Jakarta.

Footage showing dolphins boxed in crates has led animal activists to call for a ban on transporting dolphins by plane.

N Korea a defining issue for Trump video

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a statement on North Korea while US President Donald Trump watches on.

North Korea will probably build a missile capable of hitting the US during Donald Trump's time as president, expert warns.

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