Free again: stranded dolphins rescued from lake 1:18

Two bottlenose dolphins have been rescued from a lake in Western Australia after swimming up a river to chase fish. Video: Reuters

Adrian Bayley (43), is serving a life sentence, with a non-parole period of 35 years, for the rape and murder of Jill Meagher as she walked home from a night out with work colleagues in September 2012.

The family of Irish woman Jill Meagher, who was raped and murdered in Melbourne by a man out on parole for previous rape convictions, is set to join a(...)

Diageo, the world’s biggest distiller, expects its business in China to return to growth as early as next year. Photo: Reuters

(...). That will help the company’s Asia-Pacific region, which includes India, comprise 25 per cent of total(...)

 Yemenis gather beside a burning vehicle allegedly belonged to Houthi fighters following clashes with tribal militiamen loyal to Yemeni president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

Sunni Saudi Arabia’s “Operation Defensive Storm” against Shia Houthi tribesmen in Yemen could become the kingdom’s first full-scale military campaign (...)

Adrian Bayley is seen after his sentencing in June 2013. Jill Meagher inset. Photograph: Fairfax Media via Getty Images

The man who raped and murdered Irish woman Jill Meagher in Melbourne in September 2012 has been found guilty of the rape of three more young women.Adr(...)

People pay their last respect to the body of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew lying in state at Parliament House in Singapore. Photograph: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images.

Thousands of Singaporeans queued on Wednesday to pay their last respects to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who lay in state at Parliament Hous(...)

Rescue efforts to save 12 stranded pilot whales unsuccessful 1:41

Twelve pilot whales die after becoming stranded in Bunbury harbour in Western Australia despite the efforts of local people and wildlife experts to re(...)

Datalex chief executive Aidan Brogan said 2014 was a year of continued performance and growth for the company. The Irish travel software firm reported a 69 per cent increase in profit after tax to US$2.7m for 2014.

Singapore, a provider of IT products and services to over 44,000 travel agency locations across Asia-Pacific(...)

Financial centre: Dublin still plays host to a huge funds industry, with the value of Irish-domiciled funds put at €1.3 trillion. Photograph: Frank Miller

(...).Some 11 of the top 12 Asia-Pacific centres, however, saw a rise in their ratings and rankings, with(...)

President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on dissent: activists were picked up  amid fears they were planning a campaign against sexual harrassment. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Concern is growing over the health of one of the five feminist activists detained in China this month, with reports that Wu Rongrong has had her medic(...)