Depressed Aussie gets 13 years for fake collar bomb plot

One-Minute Read Tue 20 Nov, AT 10:06

Sydney judge jails man who attached a fake bomb to a schoolgirl to extort money from her parents

NZ's 'Mount Doom' set to erupt - hobbits told to stay away

One-Minute Read Mon 19 Nov, AT 11:20

Ruapehu, used to depict Mordor hell hole in the Lord of the Rings films, could be about to blow

Burma frees political prisoners as Obama makes historic visit

First Reaction Mon 19 Nov, AT 10:51

President Obama praises Burmese counterpart for reforms, but Aung San Suu Kyi urges caution

What do we know about Xi Jinping, China's new leader?

Profile Thu 15 Nov, AT 15:17

The charismatic Communist 'Princeling' appears to be a mass of contradictions

Ian McKellen attacks NZ PM over 'gay red top' radio insult

First Post Tue 6 Nov, AT 10:15

John Key under fire again, days after he called David Beckham 'thick as batshit'

Burst water main creates 250ft geyser in Melbourne – video

Video Mon 29 Oct, AT 16:16

Houses damaged as burst pipe sends water rocketing to the height of a 13-story building

Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi loses her gloss for failing to denounce killings

First Post Mon 29 Oct, AT 07:33

Where is Suu Kyi's famous 'moral authority' as Muslim Rohingya homes are razed to the ground?

North Korea's deadly Camp 22 penal gulag 'still operational'

One-Minute Read Thu 25 Oct, AT 16:13

Satellite images show that Pyongyang's largest labour camp has not been abandoned after all

South Koreans upset with Japan for snubbing Gangnam Style

One-Minute Read Wed 24 Oct, AT 15:33

Rapper Psy hasn't topped the charts in Japan due to 'dispute over contested islands', claim South Koreans