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Makeshift koala hospital scrambles to save dozens injured in bushfires

Makeshift koala hospital scrambles to save dozens injured in bushfires

Dozens of injured koalas arrive at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park's makeshift animal hospital each day in cat carriers, washing baskets or clinging to wildlife carers.
Shanghai cuts Prague ties after mayor announces Taipei twinning

Shanghai cuts Prague ties after mayor announces Taipei twinning

Shanghai cut ties with sister-city Prague Tuesday after the Czech capital announced a twinning agreement with Taiwan's capital Taipei.
Top judge in protest-hit Hong Kong defends legal system

Top judge in protest-hit Hong Kong defends legal system

Hong Kong's top judge on Monday delivered a passionate defence of the city's legal system as it struggles with a backlog of protester trials and accusations of bias from all sides.
Ex-U.K. consulate staffer cuts ties with Hong Kong family to avoid 'harassment'

Ex-U.K. consulate staffer cuts ties with Hong Kong family to avoid 'harassment'

A former British consulate employee who was detained in China last year said he has cut ties with his family and relatives in Hong Kong and the mainland to avoid them being harassed.
Details of US-China deal to be published after signing: White House

Details of US-China deal to be published after signing: White House

The full text of a partial U.S.-China trade deal will be released only after it is signed next week, the White House said Friday. After nearly two years of escalating conflict, U.S.
Fire-hit Australian farmers vow to rise from the ashes

Fire-hit Australian farmers vow to rise from the ashes

Steve Bellchambers is digging pits to bury the carcasses of livestock killed by bushfires which swept through his farm in Batlow, New South Wales.
Thai journalist sentenced over tweet warns of threat to media freedom

Thai journalist sentenced over tweet warns of threat to media freedom

A Thai journalist sentenced to two years in prison for defaming the owner of a poultry farm via a tweet said Thursday the kingdom's criminal libel laws are eviscerating media freedom.
Nepal deports 122 Chinese nationals after cyber raid

Nepal deports 122 Chinese nationals after cyber raid

Nepal on Wednesday deported 122 Chinese nationals who were arrested on suspicion of operating a large-scale cyber fraud operation in Kathmandu, officials said.
China urges restraint after Iran missile attacks

China urges restraint after Iran missile attacks

China on Wednesday urged restraint from all sides after Iran launched missiles at Iraqi bases housing U.S.
U.S. warns citizens in China over mystery pneumonia outbreak

U.S. warns citizens in China over mystery pneumonia outbreak

Americans travelling in China should avoid animals and contact with sick people as the country grapples with a mystery pneumonia outbreak, the U.S. embassy in China said Tuesday.
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