Singapore on Sunday confirmed 41 locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus, which can cause deformities in unborn babies, and said more infections are likely.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on crime, has justified the large-scale killing of drug users by suggesting the victims were not human.
A knife-wielding man stabbed a Catholic priest and tried to set off an explosive device at a church in Indonesia on Sunday, police said, the latest attack on religious minorities in the mainly Muslim country.
"Pokemon Go" has been downloaded more than 100 million times. I'm one of those playing the game.
The hero, a police inspector, prowls a city known more for its political malevolence than its street crime. If you read the local newspapers, you could think it's a city with almost no crime at all. There have been no murders reported there for years, no bank robberies, no muggings, no rapes.
Thailand's Education Ministry plans to unroll big changes in its English-language curriculum by aiming to ensure that all Prathom 6 graduates can use the foreign language well enough in the near future to express themselves in everyday situations.
Muslim extremists who support the Islamic State group staged a daring jailbreak in the southern Philippines, freeing 23 detainees in the latest in a series of mass escapes, officials said Sunday.
Participants perform a folk dance as they parade through Tokyo streets during an annual "Yosakoi" festival in Tokyo, Saturday, Aug. 27.
The father of a Briton fighting for his life after a deadly stabbing at an Australian backpacker hostel said Sunday he was proud of his son, who has been hailed as a hero by police.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi faces what could be the toughest test of her leadership yet when she opens a major ethnic peace conference Wednesday aimed at ending wars that have blighted the country since its independence.