A powerful earthquake has hit the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least three and leaving dozens more feared trapped under a collapsed apartment building.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa An Australian man has been arrested in Bali for alleged fraud and embezzlement over the purchase of a land and villa development.
Lindsay Murdoch A video has gone viral on the internet that shows young Burmese soldiers being brutally punched and kicked by officers.
Philip Wen Beijing: The journey home to spend the week-long Chinese New Year holiday with family is often a feat of logistics. But increasingly, those with the financial means are eschewing the annual travel rush altogether, choosing to spend the week-long holiday abroad.
Philip Wen In China, the Lunar New Year is a time of family reunion and celebration; vast distances are travelled so people can be home for the most important holiday on the calendar.
Lindsay Murdoch Suspecting illegal gambling, police would not accept card game was played for fun and points, club founder says.
Felipe Dana Photographer Felipe Dana reflects on the story behind the "bucket baby" In Brazil.
Nick Miller German chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged €2.3 billion ($3.6 billion) in aid for Syria, in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis and the resulted exodus of refugees.
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