Bangkok: Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has declared that democracy is dead in her country after a military-stacked parliament voted to ban her from politics and prosecutors announced criminal charges that could see her jailed.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has a fervent desire to rid Indonesia of drug abuse but there is also a strong strand of politically motivated populism, and ignorance, behind the strategy.
Child marriage and rape are harsh realities for girls caught in refugee crises, Matt Wade reports from Kenya.
"He could have easily thought of himself and nobody would blame him but that is the Andrew we know."
Friday's accession of 79-year-old King Salman heralds a new and uncertain era of jockeying for position within the Saudi royal family.
'The people who are stealing money from us will change, or not. If they change, then other people will keep stealing money from us.'
Google executive chairman predicts the internet will soon be so ubiquitous it will effectively "disappear" into the background.
The second Bali Nine ringleader, Andrew Chan, has had his bid for clemency rejected and is expected to be executed with Myuran Sukumaran.
Climate change and the danger of nuclear war pose an ever-growing threat to civilization and are bringing the world closer to doomsday, a group of prominent scientists and Nobel laureates said Thursday.
The Department of Agriculture has cast doubt on the viability of sunflower seeds harvested in memory of MH17 victims. But there is hope - on a saucer in my kitchen window.