India on Saturday succeeded for the first time in using a mobile launcher to test-fire a long-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead deep inside rival China.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Pyongyang would not sit idly by “with rabid dogs barking” about toppling its socialist system, in apparent reaction to comments by U.S. President Barack Obama that the regime was doomed, state media reported Saturday.
India's government raised over US$4 billion Friday by selling 10 percent of its stake in mining giant Coal India as it looks to raise funds through asset sales to keep its fiscal deficit in check, an official said.
A set of gates that became an enduring symbol of Myanmar democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's years under house arrest are to be auctioned, a businessman who now owns them said Saturday.
Bangladesh authorities on Saturday cut the power to opposition leader Khaleda Zia's office in an apparent bid to force her to call off a crippling anti-government transport blockade.
A Mongolian court on Friday found three former executives of a foreign-owned mining company guilty of tax evasion and sentenced them to prison terms of more than five years each, prosecutors said.
Japan's deputy foreign minister has said negotiations with the Islamic State group threatening to execute a Jordanian pilot and a Japanese journalist have become “deadlocked,” local media reported Saturday.
All commercial flights worldwide could soon send out an automated signal every minute in times of distress to help rescuers find downed aircraft more easily.
A mysterious and sometimes fatal brain disease that has afflicted children in northeastern India for years could be linked to a toxic substance in litchi fruits, U.S. researchers said Thursday.
A bomb tore through a busy Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan on Friday killing at least 61 people, officials said, in the deadliest sectarian attack to hit the country in nearly two years.
A woman who says an Uber driver raped her in New Dehli, India, on Thursday accused the company in a lawsuit filed in U.S. court of failing to properly investigate the alleged assailant's background.
Singapore's parliament has enacted a universal health insurance scheme with nearly US$3.0 billion in subsidies to help the elderly and lower-income people, as it responds to demands for better social safety nets.
The Philippine president said Friday he has ordered the hunt for a Filipino terror suspect who escaped an anti-terrorist operation that resulted in the killings of 44 police commandos, the biggest single-day combat loss in recent years that threatened to derail a peace deal with Muslim rebels.
Two senior Thai police officers allegedly at the center of corruption network whose exposure led to the downfall of a senior Thai princess were jailed Friday under Thailand's controversial lese majeste law.