Boat refugees to leave PNG despite US uncertainty: Australia
Hundreds of refugees being held at a remote Papua New Guinea detention camp will be moved by October despite uncertainty over a resettlement deal with the United States, Australia's immigration minister said on Thursday.
The International Monetary Fund late on Thursday approved a one-year, US$1.8 billion loan programme for Greece but will not release any funds until the eurozone agrees on a debt relief plan, in a highly unusual compromise step.
South Korea on Friday urged North Korea to accept its offer of military talks aimed at reducing tensions along the border, describing it as a "very urgent task."
Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy are more likely to suffer autism, but the added risk is very small and may not, in fact, stem from the drugs, researchers have said.
President Donald Trump accused fired FBI director James Comey on Wednesday of trying to create leverage with a dossier alleged to contain compromising information about the president.
The United States and China have agreed to cooperate on reducing the trade deficit in the first round of economic talks under the Trump administration, Washington said at the conclusion of the meeting on Wednesday which produced no major breakthroughs.
A Thai general is among more than 100 defendants facing a verdict on Wednesday in a sprawling 2015 human trafficking case which saw thousands of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants abandoned at sea and in jungle death camps.
Tens of thousands of people who fled wildfires in western Canada have been unable to return home as the massive blazes rage on.
The population of one of the world's rarest species has been boosted with the birth of a northern hairy-nosed wombat joey, Australian wildlife officials said on Wednesday.
A controversial bill to toughen France's security laws cleared its first hurdle late Tuesday when the conservative-dominated Senate approved the legislation by a majority.