Asia-Pacific

Lebanon crisis robbing young people of their futures: UNICEF

More than four in 10 young Lebanese over just a 12-month period, reduced spending...

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Family who died in freezing cold by US-Canada border identified

Family who died in freezing cold by US-Canada border identified

The four Indian nationals were trying to cross the Canada-US border on foot.

‘Urgent, renewed effort’ needed to restore civilian rule...

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet appealed on Friday for the international...

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US bans telecom giant China Unicom over spying concerns

US bans telecom giant China Unicom over spying concerns

China Unicom is the latest Chinese company to be banned in the US over national...

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Cost of living: New Zealand inflation tops three-decade high

Cost of living: New Zealand inflation tops three-decade...

In October, New Zealand raised interest rates for the first time in seven years...

‘We cannot abandon the people of Afghanistan’ Guterres...

With Afghanistan “hanging by a thread” six months after the Taliban takeover, the...

Tonga tsunami: ‘Kids were screaming as if a war was upon...

A Tongan family’s trip to visit relatives on Mango island earlier this month turned...

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Blue Diamond Affair: Saudis end dispute with Thailand over stolen gems

Blue Diamond Affair: Saudis end dispute with Thailand over...

Diplomatic ties resume after a 30-year row over jewels stolen by a cleaner and a...

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Republic Day: What the grand parade means to India

Republic Day: What the grand parade means to India

Every year, India celebrates 26 January with a huge show of its military might and...

January will ‘almost certainly’ shatter records for civilian...

Violence in Yemen continues to escalate, raising casualties and spilling across...

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Australian Open: Peng Shuai T-shirt ban reversed after outcry

Australian Open: Peng Shuai T-shirt ban reversed after...

The turnaround comes less than 24 hours after organisers banned the shirt for being...

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Australian Open: Navratilova blasts Peng Shuai T-shirt ban

Australian Open: Navratilova blasts Peng Shuai T-shirt...

Australian Open organisers asked a spectator to remove a T-shirt mentioning the...

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One Briton dead and another injured in Thailand

One Briton dead and another injured in Thailand

The second man was taken to hospital following an incident in Kanchanaburi, the...

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends Covid hamster cull

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends Covid hamster cull

Carrie Lam says the priority is to control the rise in cases partly caused by an...

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Thich Nhat Hanh: 'Father of mindfulness' Buddhist monk dies aged 95

Thich Nhat Hanh: 'Father of mindfulness' Buddhist monk...

Thich Nhat Hanh, who set up meditation centres around the world, died on Saturday...

Yemen: UN mission warns of ‘devastating’ loss of life,...

The UN chief has condemned airstrikes launched early on Friday by the Saudi-led...

UN coordinator in Tonga: ‘Resources on the ground are not...

As news coverage of the eruption and tsunami that hit Tonga starts to fade away,...

First Person: ‘We saw people running from the tsunami,...

When a tsunami swept over much of Tonga last weekend, Joseph Sikulu, a Tongan national,...

80 per cent of Tonga population impacted by eruption and...

Some 12,000 households have been affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunami that...

Rare coral reef discovered near Tahiti is ‘like a work...

One of the largest coral reefs in the world has been discovered by a UN-supported...

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