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
Autos & TransportationToyota posts record profit but cautious on outlook as chip crunch weighs
Aerospace & DefenseThales to sell signalling business to Hitachi in $2 bln deal
Olympics · 6:04 AM UTCAthletics-McLaughlin breaks world record to win 400 hurdles, Muhammad gets silver
Sydney McLaughlin shattered her own 400 metres hurdles world record to win gold in 51.46 seconds on Wednesday, getting the better of fellow American Dalilah Muhammad in a thrilling Tokyo Olympics final that lived up to all expectations.
Asia Pacific · 8:03 AM UTCBlast in Afghan capital as Taliban battle government forces in south, west
An explosion near a facility of Afghanistan's main security agency in the capital, Kabul, on Wednesday wounded two civilians and a security official, police said.
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.