A Bangladesh court has released on bail a Canadian university student arrested on suspicion of involvement in a bloody attack on a restaurant that left 20 hostages dead in the country's capital three months ago, officials said Monday.
Canberra has chosen U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin as the combat system integrator for its new fleet of 12 French-designed submarines.
A rush by Australia's state governments to switch to clean electricity sources could undermine the country's energy security, the federal government warned Thursday after all of South Australia state lost power.
Australia on Tuesday watered down plans for a "backpacker tax" on foreigners on working holidays, after an outcry from farmers and tourism operators.
Azerbaijan voted Monday on whether to extend the president's term in office, with opposition groups attacking the referendum as a ploy to boost Ilham Aliyev's long grip on power.
A Bangladeshi rickshaw transports a passenger in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Sept. 24. Rickshaws are the most popular means of public transport in Dhaka.
A Bangladeshi child holds on to an adult as they attempt to cross the road in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Sept. 24. Due to insufficient footbridges in the city, people cross the roads in dangerous conditions.
Three young men stuck in a crevasse on Australian tourist attraction Uluru, the world's largest monolith, were lowered to safety in a difficult, late-night rescue operation, authorities said Tuesday.
Cambodia's strongman premier vowed Monday to "eliminate" his opponents if they push ahead with plans for nationwide protests against an ongoing government crackdown that has sparked international alarm.
Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to jail for killing villagers during an interrogation, the military said, a rare ruling in a former junta-run country where the army has long operated with impunity.