Here is what Tony Abbott has to say to some of the most persecuted people on Earth
Compassion is apparently not the Australian prime minister's defining characteristic.
Beaten and starving, some Rohingya are paying to flee boats
The refugees are returning to their squalid camps in Myanmar.
Earth needs a flag. How about this one?
You know, for when we colonize Mars and fight wars against aliens.
Nepal's historic homes at risk as post-quake demolition begins
The government has pledged to restore the damaged monuments, but hundreds of private houses will likely face the wrecking ball.
Southeast Asia is following Australia's lead turning back migrant boats
Thousands of lives are at risk.
OK, so there was a ground raid. But who's winning the war?
The raid that captured a key Islamic State leader in Syria is being touted as a serious blow to the militant organization. The truth is we don't really know.
Take a guided tour of Everest’s devastated base camp (VIDEO)
GoPro footage from the day after Nepal’s earthquake reveals just some of the carnage.
Scientologists are in Nepal trying to 'heal' trauma victims
The Church of Scientology's global disaster squad has arrived in Nepal.
Thailand’s death camps may be the most horrifying places in Southeast Asia
When the world's most persecuted people flee, it only gets worse.
The US Congress has pretty much crushed the largest trade deal in history
It's a win for transparency. But not everyone's a winner.
Dozens dead as new quake hits shattered Nepal
A new earthquake and powerful aftershocks have killed dozens of people and brought fresh terror to an already traumatised Nepal on Tuesday.
Watch this wild boar on an insane Mother's Day mall rampage in Hong Kong
She got a lot done in four hours.
Things might be about to get a whole lot worse in Nepal
The monsoon season is coming. And that means landslides.
Campaigners warn of rise in human trafficking after Nepal quake
Women and children are the most vulnerable.
These are some of the incredible rescues made after Nepal's devastating earthquake
Some survivors were found because NASA radar technology detected their heart beats.
Malaysians really don't care what the country's morality police have to say about rock concerts
The agency has taken a lot of ridicule for its 'suggestions' about how Malaysians should behave at concerts.
Death toll from Nepal's devastating quake passes 7,000: official
The death toll in Nepal from last weekend's devastating earthquake has risen to 7,040, an official from the National Emergency Operations Centre said on Sunday.
Some aid reaches remote villages in Nepal. But not enough
Even those who have gotten food now worry that hungry thieves will attack them.
Vatican strategy promotes Pope Francis as catalyst on climate change
Francis will attend key gatherings ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.
Boy pulled from Nepal rubble in 'miracle' quake rescue
Pemba Tamang survived despite being trapped for 120 hours.
Teenager found alive beneath rubble 5 days after earthquake in Nepal
With tragedy comes miracles.
Villages just hours from Kathmandu are still waiting desperately for aid
Survivors urgently need food and shelter. But landslides have blocked roads and weather has grounded helicopters.
Riot police intervene as anger erupts among Nepal quake survivors
Supplies of food and water are running thin.
Near remote Nepal quake epicenter, survivors dig for loved ones alone
Officials say the death toll could reach 10,000.
Day 3: Kathmandu airport at a standstill as death toll rises above 4,300
The international airport in Kathmandu is in chaos as terrified Nepalese flee and aid groups attempt to send in help.
Aid agencies prepare 'massive' operations in Nepal
Food, medical supplies and tents are on their way to earthquake-ravaged nation.
Kazakhstan's president was just re-elected with an outrageous 97.7 percent of the vote
Seems a little suspicious.
Drone footage shows what a devastated Nepal looks like from the sky (UPDATED 4/28)
Meanwhile, the official death toll is now over 4,000.
'She was my everything': Tragic end to Nepal quake rescue
Intense rescue efforts continue in Kathmandu after a deadly earthquake kills thousands.
The death toll in Nepal is rising disturbingly fast
Officials say 3,700 have so far been killed. But there are entire regions of the country that rescuers have yet to reach.
Video from Nepal shows terrifying avalanche crashing down around Everest hikers
More than 3,200 people are so far known to be killed in the earthquake, which struck Saturday. But that number is rising fast.