UK union leader Bob Crow had died at the age of 52 after apparently suffering a heart attack at his home in east London.
An alleged people smuggling mastermind wanted to face charges in Australia will appeal a decision to extradite him from Jakarta.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Two suspect men who flew on a missing Malaysian airliner appear to have been Iranian illegal immigrants, officials said Tuesday, lessening fears of terrorism but shedding no light on the fate of the plane's 239 passengers and crew.
Tunis (AFP) - Japan plans to provide Tunisia with two loans worth 335 million euros ($465 million) to support the country's "democratisation," Senior Vice Foreign Minister Nabuo Kishi said Tuesday during a visit to Tunis.
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Defence Minister David Johnston says Canberra would welcome armed forces from the UK utilising Australian facilities much like the US is doing in Darwin.
Doha (AFP) - Vagner Love outshone Cerezo Osaka star Diego Forlan with two goals in a stunning 3-1 win as China?s Shandong Luneng went top of their group in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
Raipur (India) (AFP) - Maoist rebels killed 16 people in a massive attack on security forces in central India Tuesday, less than a month before the country holds a general election.
Sydney woman Leeza Ormsby remains uncharged and locked up in a Bali police cell, one month after being arrested at the scene of a drug raid.
Taipei (AFP) - A Taiwanese military intelligence officer who fled to Britain and unsuccessfully sought asylum was given a ten-month suspended jail sentence for desertion Tuesday.
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