Peter Baker Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans imprisoned by North Korea, has been released and is on his way home after six months of captivity.
The hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its coverage of the Watergate scandal, Ben Bradlee, has died aged 93.
Mohannad Sabry, Jonathan Landay CAIRO: Egyptian authorities have raided the offices of 17 domestic and international human rights and democracy organisations, in a sharp intensification of the military's crackdown that recalled the...
Louise Hall NITSANA DARSHAN-LEITNER has dedicated her life to fighting terrorism her way: using courts around the world to bankrupt terrorist organisations and disrupt the flow of funds from rogue states.
Jason Koutsoukis Australia's Indian community are planning a Sydney stadium welcome for new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he addresses Parliament in Canberra.
Shihar Aneez Sri Lanka will hold a presidential election in January, nearly two years ahead of schedule, the government's spokesman said
Nick Cumming-Bruce Africa's most populous country has brought an Ebola outbreak to an end, but the deadly virus is spreading elsewhere.
Gulsen Solaker and Tom Perry Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobane, while the United States air-dropped arms for the first time to help the defenders...
Michaela Cancela-Kieffer Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf fears a generation of Africans is at risk of being lost because of the Ebola crisis.
Philip Wen China is seeking the extradition and seizure of assets of corrupt officials who have fled to Australia with illicit funds running into the hundreds of millions of dollars.
James Pomfret and Elzio Barreto Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong on Sunday for a second night, deepening a sense of impasse.
Philip Wen Pro-democracy protesters have rallied to reclaim protest sites the police had earlier cleared.
Lindsay Murdoch The Malacca Strait, a bottleneck for 50,000 ships a year carrying more than a third of the world's shipping trade, is proving a happy hunting ground for pirates.
Michael Muskal and Geoffrey Mohan The fear of Ebola in the United States is spreading at a much faster rate than that of Ebola diagnoses.
Melanie Kembrey The depth of the fears about Ebola spreading to the US have been encapsulated in a picture of a woman wearing a home-made Hazmat suit at the airport.
Christine Mai-Duc Even the president of the United States can have trouble with his credit card.
Michael Bachelard, John Garnaut Australians are some of the world's great travellers, but when it comes to our near neighbour, Indonesia, we are a sadly predictable bunch.