09 Dec 13 | Tens of thousands of protesters have rejected fresh elections called by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and vowed to continue their campaign aimed at eradicating her family from politics and replacing the country’s system of democracy.
08 Dec 13 | South Korea has declared it will expand its air defence zone in a direct response to a similar zone announced by China that has sharply increased regional tensions.
08 Dec 13 | Thailand’s main opposition party MPs have resigned en masse from parliament, deepening the country’s political crisis as protesters vowed a final showdown on Monday with the government..
08 Dec 13 | It is often thought that children of privilege have an easy ride through life, but it may be time to reassess the stresses they face.
08 Dec 13 | After Nelson Mandela's release from prison, he spoke about his battle to achieve a true rainbow nation.
08 Dec 13 | China's brusque tone in its meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop marks the latest rebuff to Australia on the international stage.
07 Dec 13 | Beijing: Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has held firm in the face of an unconventionally strong protest from Beijing over the federal government’s position on China’s newly-declared air defence zone in the East China Sea, insisting Australia ‘‘should never be afraid to stand by our values and our views’’.
07 Dec 13 | The Chinese government has delivered a fresh rebuke to Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, warning that Australia's position on the East China Sea had “jeopardised” bilateral relations.
07 Dec 13 | Idris Elba never met Nelson Mandela. He wanted to, but there was never the right time.
07 Dec 13 | Brian Boyd will take to the grave the secret Melbourne location where, in 1990, he met Nelson Mandela's car and a posse of undercover police.
07 Dec 13 | The Chinese government has delivered a fresh rebuke to foreign minister Julie Bishop, warning that Australia's position on the East China Sea had “jeopardised” bilateral relations.
06 Dec 13 | China appears poised to expel nearly two dozen foreign journalists at The New York Times and Bloomberg.
06 Dec 13 | Nelson Mandela had a "massive aura", "walked the walk", "no one in the world can rival him" for the way he changed the world and "inspired the Rainbow Nation".
06 Dec 13 | In the years after Nelson Mandela's release from prison, Australian journalist Neil McMahon observed the Mandela phenomenon up close as a foreign correspondent. Here, memories of the man, the myth - and the powerful moments that marked his journey from prisoner to president.
06 Dec 13 | South Africa's "greatest son" has died
06 Dec 13 | Former South African president Nelson Mandela has died, president Jacob Zuma has announced.
05 Dec 13 | At first, she was only known as CJ, with the Twitter name of @ScanCouver - a woman who lives in Vancouver in the state of Washington, US and who tweets about local news and traffic incidents. But on Thursday, what began as a routine series of tweets by Caran Johnson about a two-vehicle crash on a local motorway turned into a heartbreaking personal journey that unfolded on social media, as she began to suspect one of the people involved in the accident was her husband, Craig.
05 Dec 13 | At 400,000 Years, oldest human DNA yet found raises new mysteries.
04 Dec 13 | King Bhumibol Adulyadej never needed to say a word to stop police and anti-government protesters clashing violently on Bangkok’s streets.
04 Dec 13 | Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has faced a hostile grilling by British MPs, who accused him of committing a crime by distributing documents received from spy whistleblower Edward Snowden.