Thailand's junta chief appealed for calm Tuesday after police warned of a plot to target Bangkok with car bombs, sparking a security alert across the capital including at airports.
The body of a new-born baby has been found in the toilet of a plane after it arrived in Indonesia from Doha, with police waiting to question a female passenger, an official said Tuesday.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday told her government to prepare for large-scale defections from North Korea, just days after direct appealing to its citizens to flee their country.
Australia's plan to hold a national vote on same-sex marriage appeared doomed Tuesday after the opposition Labor Party vowed to block the poll it said would spark divisive debate.
Government forces were battling a group of suspected rebels inside a government compound on Monday in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir.
One of India's largest colleges is expanding into the U.S. with the purchase of one campus in New York and a proposal to buy two more, drawing opposition from state officials in Massachusetts about the quality of the education it will offer.
Seoul officials said Monday they've lodged a formal complaint with Beijing accusing Chinese fishing boats of ramming and sinking a South Korean coast guard vessel.
A New Zealand tourist was so afraid of an Australian man she met through the dating app Tinder that she fell 14 floors to her death while trying to escape from his apartment balcony, a prosecutor told a court on Monday.
Hundreds of detained communist rebels in the Philippines are likely to be granted amnesty, officials said Monday, after fresh talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies.
Doctors treating Thailand's hospital-bound King Bhumibol Adulyadej placed the ailing monarch on a ventilator this week, the palace said Sunday, adding that the 88-year-old's health was "not stable."