Beijing: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has pledged to achieve a perilously difficult juggling act: push through reforms that will restructure the nation’s economy, curb its mounting environmental woes and address corruption – all while keeping its economic growth targetsteady at 7.5 per cent.
Jose Belo was shackled, hung upside down, electrocuted, beaten, burnt and jailed for three years in the mid-1990s because of his resistance to Indonesia’s brutal occupation of East Timor.
Schapelle Corby locked herself in the toilet for an entire day and was still on “heavy medication”, her brother-in-law revealed on Wednesday as he begged the media to give her space and not to “twist” the family’s words.
Schapelle Corby locked herself in the toilet for an entire day and was still on "heavy medication" her brother-in-law has revealed on Wednesday as he begged the media to give her space and not to "twist" the family's words.
As Ukraine tension flares, Russia test-fires ballistic missile
Schapelle Corby has made what one senior official has described as a suicide attempt as moves intensify within Indonesia to revoke her parole and return her to Kerobokan prison.
Thai police have launched an investigation into the disappearance of Australian Nathan Hansford, who has been missing for more than a month.
Oscar Pistorius’ steely composure cracked on Tuesday as his murder trial heard graphic details of how his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was injured by the bullets he fired into his toilet door.
Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste goes to trial in a Cairo court today. His arrest underlines the growing dangers faced by reporters just trying to do their job. Michael Green reports.
Russia has told the UN Security Council that it occupied Crimea at the request of the ousted Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych, in order to protect civilians from armed extremists.