The State funeral procession of late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore. Photograph: Alphonsus Chern/EPA

Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the (...)

A Yemeni man holds a picture of a child riding a horse, claiming the child was killed in a Saudi air strike in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

Forces aligned with the Iranian-backed Houthi movement continued their advance into areas of southern Yemen on Friday, as Saudi Arabia conducted a se(...)

Malcolm Fraser: became increasingly estranged from his party, criticising its hardline stance on asylum seekers and its free-market policies. Photograph: EPA

(...) interest was in foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific region and turbulent southern Africa. Defence and trade(...)

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 have said they are focused on gaining closure now that a number of other cases against the man who raped and mu(...)

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(...)