Asia PacificMan in his 20s becomes one of Australia's youngest COVID-19 deaths
Asia PacificJapan signals chance of rolling back controversial COVID hospital policy
Asia PacificMalaysia PM defies calls to quit, wants confidence vote next month
TechnologyBig strategic decisions await Samsung's Lee as momentum builds for his parole
FinanceFrom goal posts to fishnets, German investor Windhorst hurries to clear billion-plus debt
TechnologySony posts Q1 profit jump on pandemic demand for devices and content
Olympics · 8:28 AM UTCAnother record on track, Belarus sprinter heads for Poland
Another athletics world record was obliterated at the Olympics on Wednesday, as athletes coped with the heat of political and diplomatic controversy as well as Tokyo’s broiling summer weather.
Asia Pacific · 8:21 AM UTCTaliban claim responsibility for car bomb attack in Afghan capital
The Taliban claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a car bomb attack on the residence of Afghanistan's acting defence minister, while a blast near the office of the main security agency in Kabul just hours later wounded three people.
United StatesNew York Governor Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women, report finds; he vows not to resign
Middle EastOne killed in fire on military bus in Damascus - state media
One person died and three were injured when a fire broke out on a military bus in a heavily fortified army compound in Damascus early on Wednesday, Syrian state news agency SANA reported.