A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Myanmar Wednesday, killing at least one person and damaging pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan, officials said.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Thursday that his country had achieved the "success of all successes" in launching a missile from a submarine, saying it effectively gave the country a fully equipped nuclear attack capability and put the U.S. mainland within striking distance.
North Korea on Wednesday test fired a submarine-launched missile 500 kilometers (around 300 miles) towards Japan, marking what weapons analysts called a clear step forward for its nuclear strike ambitions.
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A car bomb exploded in a nightlife district in Thailand's deep south, killing one and wounding more than 30, in a nation already on edge after a bombing spree that targeted tourist towns.
President Rodrigo Duterte has said his threat to pull the Philippines out of the United Nations for criticizing his deadly crime war was just a "joke," while attempting a light-hearted wordplay on genocide.
Danish lawmakers will travel to the Pacific island of Nauru to visit a controversial Australian immigration centre and study the use of offshore settlements for asylum-seekers, one of the MPs said Tuesday.
A young British woman died and a man was critically injured when a French national allegedly stabbed three people while saying "Allahu Akbar" at an Australian backpacker's hostel, police said Wednesday.
North Korean flags are flown between apartment blocks in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 24.
A model displays creations by Ka-Sha during Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Aug. 24.