Former Korean Air Lines executive Heather Cho covers her face as she is surround by reporters when she is released at a courthouse in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: Park Dong-Ju/Yonhap/Reuters

Former Korean Air Lines executive Heather Cho has walked free after nearly five months in prison after an appeals court suspended the sentence she was(...)

(...) advising on the risks to financial institutions in Asia-Pacific. Over the years he has served as lead audit(...)

Rohingya Muslim children  at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, Burma. Diplomats say Burma has up to now resisted calls to take part in meetings on the stranded “boat people”, many of them Rohingya Muslims who have long complained of discrimination in Burma. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak has said he ordered the navy to rescue thousands of migrants adrift at sea, as a Thai official said Burma (Myanm(...)

Thomas Keaney spoke to his parents on the phone from hospital, but his condition deteriorated on Christmas Eve, 2013 and he died a few days later.

A 23-year-old bouncer has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Irishman Thomas Keaney in Western Australia in December 2013.Abbas Al Jrood punched(...)

A Rohingya migrant who arrived by boat holds her child at Julok village in Kuta Binje, Indonesia’s Aceh Province, on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Indonesia and Malaysia agreed yesterday to take in thousands of migrants stranded at sea until they can be sent home or resettled in a third country,(...)

Underdog: crane squares off against two tigers 1:33

Having been blown into the zoo enclosure during an animal show in China's Zhejiang Province, a red-crowned crane squares off against two tigers and li(...)

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday his plan to go to North Korea this week to visit an industrial complex had been scrapped after Pyongyang retracted its earlier approval, calling the decision “deeply regrettable”.  Photograph: EPA

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday his plan to go to North Korea this week to visit an industrial complex had been scrapped after Pyon(...)

Rohingya migrant children who arrived by boat, receive biscuits from a volunteer at the port of Julok village in Kuta Binje, Indonesia’s Aceh Province on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters 1:36

Malaysia and Indonesia said on Wednesday they would offer temporary shelter to 7,000 “boat people” adrift at sea in rickety boats, but made clear t(...)

Vodafone has also partnered with ESB for a €450 million fibre to the home joint venture that will roll out high speed broadband to 50 towns across Ireland.. Photograph: Toby Melville/Files/Reuters

Asia Pacific division and an improvement in Europe where it fell by 2.4 percent, compared with the 2(...)

Trial begins of former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra 1:20

Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at a Bangkok court for the start of her trial on negligence charges. Video: Reuters