- Kerry visits UAE for talks on Syria Updated: Feb-17-14 9:37 am
- Indonesia baffled by spying on shrimp spat Updated: Feb-17-14 2:22 am
- Australian PM says asylum seeker policy tough Updated: Feb-07-14 12:28 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Abu Dhabi Monday for discussions with Emirati officials on the deteriorating situation in Syria, nuclear talks with Iran and the Middle East peace process.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's foreign minister said Monday he was baffled by the latest report of a top-secret document about Australia spying on Indonesia and offering to share that information with the U.S., saying he was not sure how snooping on a trade spat could relate to security.
CANBERRA, Australia - Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday that no asylum seeker had reached Australia by boat in 50 days, the longest period since 2008, describing the measures to turn them back as tough but effective.