12:30 am May 1, 2015 | No Comment
Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted twice last week, began sending a new cloud of ash and gas high into the sky on Thursday.
12:17 am May 1, 2015 | No Comment
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban "does not plan to introduce the death penalty," his chief of staff Janos Lazar said Thursday, after strong EU criticism of Orban's call for debate on its reintroduction.
12:06 am May 1, 2015 | 25 Comments
Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Thursday thanked Indonesia for granting a reprieve to a Filipina on death row, crediting his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo for his quick action.
6:45 pm April 30, 2015 | No Comment
Japan are set to compete for sailing’s America’s Cup in 2017, following a lengthy absence from the prestigious competition, sponsors SoftBank said on Thursday.
3:07 pm April 30, 2015 | 30 Comments
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop called on Thursday for a regional approach to tackle drug trafficking, saying the death penalty would not halt the illegal trade after Indonesia executed seven foreigners sparking international anger.
2:53 pm April 30, 2015 | No Comment
Climbing will resume on Mount Everest by next week despite an earthquake-triggered avalanche that left 18 people dead on the world’s highest peak, a Nepalese government official said on Thursday.
2:45 pm April 30, 2015 | No Comment
Residents of the western Philippines are being asked to turn off their refrigerators so there will be enough electricity to watch this weekend’s fight between local boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.
2:39 pm April 30, 2015 | 25 Comments
A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia for smuggling drugs has condemned the “senseless, brutal” execution of two Australians, and reportedly fears she could be next in line for the firing squad.
2:30 pm April 30, 2015 | 18 Comments
An Australian woman faces a possible death sentence for drug trafficking in Malaysia after a prosecutor said Thursday a chemist’s report confirmed the substance found in her bag was crystal methamphetamine.
2:24 pm April 30, 2015 | No Comment
Rescuers on Thursday pulled a teenage boy out alive from under the wreckage of a guesthouse in Nepal five days after it collapsed in a massive weekend earthquake.
11:29 am April 30, 2015 | No Comment
They don’t fit the normal fan profile, but South Korea’s 40-something K-pop “aunties” are every bit as obsessed with their idols as their teenage counterparts.
10:57 am April 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
When boxing hero Manny Pacquiao finally calls an end to his historic career in the ring, he will have his eyes on a much bigger prize — president of the Philippines.