China rebuffed a US claim that Beijing's approach has failed, saying the key to solving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue does not lie with China.
All sides should be committed to the peaceful settlement of the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula and avoid escalation of tensions.
An out-of-control wildfire in Western Australia state has destroyed nearly 95 homes after it tore through a small rural town just south of Perth overnight, prompting fears three people were missing, local authorities said on Friday.
A senior diplomat and special envoy of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Xi Jinping will visit Laos and Vietnam from Tuesday to Saturday.
Newly-appointed Australian of the Year David Morrison has said that "unfair" religious, racial and gender-based discrimination is still rife throughout Australia, using his Australia Day speech to call for greater acceptance.
Not much is expected from US Secretary of State John Kerry's trip to seek Beijing's support to punish DPRK for its reported nuclear test.
Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Thongloun Sisoulith on Monday met with visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry.
At least 10 people were detained in the Turkish capital Ankara on Monday for allegedly recruiting for the Islamic State (IS) militant group, Anadolu Agency reported.
India celebrates its republic day on January 26 since the country became a republic with a large military and civilian parade.
Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's Defense Services Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing has voiced support for the new government and the new parliament to ensure rule of law and achieve long-lasting peace in the country, the official media reported Monday.
A piece of suspected plane wreckage has been found off the coast of southern Thailand, a local official said on Saturday, prompting speculation it might belong to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which vanished nearly two years ago.
Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has on Monday declared that he will recontest his seat at the next election, despite being sensationally ousted from the top job late last year.