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22 May 2013 : Mining magnate Gina Rinehart had Aus$7 billion (US$6.8 billion) wiped off her fortune in the past year but remains Australia's wealthiest person, an annual rich list showed Wednesday.
22 May 2013 : Wallaby winger Digby Ioane could miss the opening Test against the British and Irish Lions after undergoing a knee operation on Wednesday, rugby officials said.
14 Apr 2013 : The BBC is embroiled in a row with the London School of Economics after one of its reporters allegedly posed as a student in order to film undercover in North Korea.
14 Apr 2013 : KATHMANDU - A Nepalese presenter has set the world record for the longest television talk show by staying on air for 62 hours and 12 minutes, organisers said Sunday.
14 Apr 2013 : A roadside bomb planted by the Taliban in restive northwest Pakistan killed a political party official on Sunday, a month before the country votes in a historic general election.
14 Apr 2013 : Suspected Chinese hackers defaced the website of the Philippines News Agency (PNA) on Sunday, officials said, a possible repeat of cyber attacks last year also blamed on China during a territorial row.
14 Apr 2013 : Australia has announced a Aus$14.5 billion (US$15.2 billion) plan to boost funding for schools in one of the country's biggest education reforms in decades.
14 Apr 2013 : The Philippines' leading firearms lobby on Sunday said it backed a government campaign to clamp down on illegal guns following a spate of high-profile deaths this year.
14 Apr 2013 : French photographer Pierre Borghi returned to France on Sunday, a week after he was freed in Afghanistan following four months in captivity, officials said.
14 Apr 2013 : Cuba's Guillermo Rigondeaux beat Nonito Donaire by a unanimous decision to retain his WBA junior featherweight world title and hand the Filipino his first loss in 12 years.
14 Apr 2013 : Japanese figure skating star Mao Asada, the 2008 and 2010 world champion, said on Sunday she would retire from competition after next year's Sochi Winter Olympics.
14 Apr 2013 : A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, but a tsunami warning was not issued and no major damage was expected.