After 18 months of poor relations, Afghan president's visit boosts ties that are crucial to both countries
The 'lucky country' has its fair share of race issues, but no more than anywhere else.
No solutions and no end in sight to leaks and contamination, more than two years after Japanese nuclear disaster
The trial of disgraced politician Bo Xilai being played out in a very public manner that could benefit both sides.
Families forced to choose between an uncertain future at home and their current troubled lives in exile
Former politician Bo Xilai appears in public for the first time in 17 months for his corruption trial.
The former military ruler may need to settle in for a long legal battle with the Pakistani courts.
Australians know desperation when they see it, but they do not want economic migrants abusing their country's goodwill.
Christmas Island's newest arrivals face an uncertain future as Australia gets tough on asylum seekers.
Parents complain of police indifference to their missing children reports and sometimes accuse officers of complicity.
Helicopter assaults, treks in Taliban territory, brushes with wild dogs - a day in the life of Afghan special forces