A giant sinkhole that swallowed part of a five-lane road in the Japanese city of Fukuoka has been filled in with a speed almost as astonishing as its sudden appearance.
Nick Miller Assange's legal team remained open to discussions with the United States about ending their investigation.
Philip Wen A Hong Kong court has ordered two young pro-independence lawmakers to vacate their seats after they modified their oaths of office to disparage China.
Broede Carmody Dramatic pictures have emerged of livestock huddled precariously on tiny islands after a deadly 7.8 earthquake struck north of Christchurch on Sunday night.
Lia Timson News from London, New Zealand and, of course, Washington.
Stranded Kaikoura residents battered by thunderstorms and aftershocks will be given the option to fly out of the region on Tuesday - if the weather permits.
Nick Miller Swedish assistant prosecutor Ingrid Isgren has arrived at the Ecuadorian embassy in London to interview Julian Assange over rape allegations and request a DNA sample.
NZ: Dozens of tourists and stranded residents are waiting to be evacuated from quake-hit Kaikoura.
Paul McGeough Canberra's get-out-of-jail card on the future of the hundreds of Australia-bound refugees on Nauru and Manus Island may have a very short shelf-life, with the head of a prominent US anti-immigration think tank warning: "this is the kind of thing the Trump administration will nix on Day 1."
Nick Miller Finnish diplomat says there was a "very sinister Russian connection" within France's far-right National Front.