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A 30 kilometre traffic jam has occurred on the Austrian border with Hungary as vehicle inspections take place after the deaths of 71 refugees in a truck.

New York (AFP) - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic cruised into the second round of the US Open on Monday while Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori crashed out after his runner-up effort last year.

Vienna (AFP) - Around 20,000 people took to the streets of Vienna on Monday to demonstrate against ill-treatment of migrants, police said, after the bodies of 71 refugees were found in an abandoned …

Washington (AFP) - The United States expressed concern Monday that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir plans to visit China, despite his International Criminal Court indictment for alleged war crimes in …

Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine has suffered 18 months of turmoil since pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in a popular revolt last year, an event that set in train a separatist insurgency in …

Washington (AFP) - The US military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator surveillance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia for a two-week training mission aimed at reassuring European allies wary of Russia.

Phuket (Thailand) (AFP) - Two journalists, including an Australian editor, face jail Tuesday as a Thai court is to decide whether they are guilty of defamation over a report implicating the kingdom's …

New York (AFP) - Kei Nishikori brought his best Grand Slam seeding and memories of last year's runner-up finish into the US Open, but left dejected Monday after his third first-round loss in five …

PARIS (Reuters) - A deal was reached on Monday to save hundreds of ferry jobs at the northern French port of Calais, the French transport minister said, ending a dispute that has disrupted traffic …

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