Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.
South Korea’s nuclear plant operator is to conduct drills testing its ability to withstand a cyber-attack, after a data leak and threats from a hacker.
Asia’s fourth largest economy, South Korea, cuts its growth forecast for this year and next as consumer and business sentiment weakens.
Pakistan’s interior minister says police have arrested several suspects in connection with last week’s massacre at a school in Peshawar.
A woman charged with the murders of eight children in the Australian city of Cairns has failed to have her case transferred to a mental health court.
The gunman who shot dead two New York policemen told people “watch what I’m going to do” shortly before the killings, police say.
Germany’s drive to promote more women in business
Asian markets traded mixed on Monday, although trading was thin at the start a working week shortened by the Christmas break.