An Auckland man who stabbed his partner to death told the dead woman's niece "you are too late, she is no more", a court has heard
Ruth Pollard After they were rescued by the MY Phoenix, Fairfax Media met some of those who made that journey into the unknown, trying to find a safer, better life in Europe .
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa Kuta's police chief has denied police received a $25,000 bribe to secure the release of a group of Australian men apprehended after they hired strippers at a buck's night in Bali.
A teenager who is on trial in the US for allegedly coaxing her boyfriend in a series of text messages to kill himself has been accused of helping him to research the best method to do so, according to court documents.
Philip Wen Televised "confessions" have become the preferred propaganda tool of Chinese state television, but this journalist's testimony was particularly jarring.
Lindsay Murdoch Reuters won a Pulitzer, the world's top journalistic award, for its coverage of Rohingya boat people from Myanmar with the help of Thai journalist Chutima Sidasathian.
Lindsay Murdoch Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government.
Michael Koziol "Goose barnacles" suggest key evidence could not have travelled as speculated, says science writer.
Philip Wen China will reveal to the world its growing military capability and ambitions as it mounts a massive parade through Beijing this week, though many Western leaders and - understandably - Japan's Prime Minister won't be attending.
John Garnaut, Asia-Pacific editor China has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of artificial islands which will enable it to further project its military power.