Seoul (AFP) - Holding yellow balloons and carrying banners, thousands of protesters marched in the South Korean capital Saturday, calling for an independent probe into last year's ferry disaster.
Taez (Yemen) (AFP) - Fierce fighting raged Saturday in south Yemen between Iran-backed rebels and loyalists of exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, as pressure mounted for the warring factions to hold political talks.
Baghdad (AFP) - The Islamic State group claimed an attack Saturday by French, Belgian and Senegalese suicide bombers on the Iraq-Jordan border that officials said killed at least four Iraqi security personnel.
Kathmandu (AFP) - The death toll from a massive earthquake which devastated parts of Nepal on Saturday has risen to 876, according to police.
Sydney (AFP) - The Australian government on Saturday said it has been told by Indonesia that the execution of "Bali Nine" drug traffickers Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan was "imminent".
Jakarta (AFP) - A Filipina on death row in Indonesia has been informed that she will be executed on Tuesday, her lawyer said.
Kathmandu (AFP) - An avalanche at Mount Everest base camp triggered by a massive earthquake killed at least 10 people on Saturday, including foreign climbers, a Nepalese official said.
Tony Abbott says young pilgrims at the Lone Pine memorial on Anzac Day are the hope of our day - just as the diggers who died in 1915 were a century ago.
Kathmandu (AFP) - A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed hundreds of people Saturday as it ripped through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche that hit Everest base camp.
The Hague (AFP) - Police from seven European countries detained 26 people and seized hundreds of horse passports in a crackdown against a Europe-wide horsemeat trafficking ring, the EU's judicial agency Eurojust said Saturday.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Myuran Sukumaran's sister are pleading with Indonesia's president for a last-minute reprieve for the Bali Nine pair.