President Obama praises Burmese counterpart for reforms, but Aung San Suu Kyi urges caution
The charismatic Communist 'Princeling' appears to be a mass of contradictions
John Key under fire again, days after he called David Beckham 'thick as batshit'
Houses damaged as burst pipe sends water rocketing to the height of a 13-story building
Where is Suu Kyi's famous 'moral authority' as Muslim Rohingya homes are razed to the ground?
Satellite images show that Pyongyang's largest labour camp has not been abandoned after all
Rapper Psy hasn't topped the charts in Japan due to 'dispute over contested islands', claim South Koreans
Gillard jokes to male journalist that he may not appreciate the logistics of walking on grass in heels
International media laud Australian PM, but at home they're questioning her motivation
As the reef shrinks, the UN has admitted only half of conservation efforts make a difference
Crown of Thorns starfish have poisonous spikes, up to 21 arms and an appetite for living coral
Fatal attacks prompt plans to kill sharks that get too close to swimmers
Japanese fisheries agency says factory ship needs repairs and whaling fleet might therefore not set sail
China launches aircraft carrier as tensions escalate in the East China Sea
Rotund supreme leader offers 'expert guidance' but critics say he should be helping malnourished North Koreans
Followers of Scientology offer quack therapy to Vietnamese victims of US chemical weapon
Australian airline seeks to boost flagging fortunes through ten-year flight-share deal
Sweden wants to extradite Gottfrid Svartholm Warg for copyright offences - but did America intervene?
Billionaire heiress Gina Rinehart says Aussies should stop drinking and socialising if they want to be rich like her