A Pakistani man suspected of starting a devastating factory fire in Karachi four years ago that killed 255 people has been arrested in Bangkok, Thai police said Saturday.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump told Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte that Manila was conducting its deadly drug war "the right way," Duterte said Saturday, in stark contrast to the criticism he received from President Barack Obama.
The government minister responsible for the issue of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea during the 1970s and '80s says he believes growing international pressure will eventually lead to a return of the abductees or their remains.
Indonesian police said they released eight people on Saturday, including prominent citizens who were arrested a day earlier for suspected treason and other crimes but are continuing to investigate them.
Hundreds of thousands of protestors marched in Seoul for the sixth-straight week Saturday to demand the ouster and arrest of scandal-hit President Park Geun-hye ahead of an impeachment vote in parliament.
Calling Tokyo's proposed US$20 billion budget unacceptable, IOC Vice President John Coates urged Japanese organizers on Friday to find ways to make the 2020 Olympics more affordable.
South Korea's main opposition parties said Friday they will push for a vote next week on President Park Geun-hye's impeachment.
Indonesian police arrested 10 people including prominent citizens for suspected treason and other crimes and said they were planning to use a mass protest in the capital on Friday to cause chaos and overthrow the government.
North Korea says a sweeping new round of U.N. sanctions aimed at choking its nuclear program by cutting off as much of a quarter of its foreign trade revenue is an "abuse of power" and will be met with tough countermeasures.
A Cambodian opposition leader who has spent months holed up in his party headquarters in a bid to avoid arrest was pardoned by the king on Friday, breaking a lengthy political stalemate.