The Philippines on Sunday hailed what it termed growing international support for its efforts to counter the People's Republic of China's claims to most of the South China Sea.
Rescuers in the Indian capital on Sunday plucked the body of a little girl from the ruins of a collapsed four-story building, increasing the death toll to five.
A South Korean intelligence official has been found dead in an apparent suicide amid a growing political scandal over a covert hacking programme used by the country's spy agency, police said Sunday.
Cambodia on Saturday charged and detained a wanted property tycoon over the assault of a popular TV actress after a video of the vicious attack sparked widespread anger and calls from the premier to give himself up.
Australia said Friday it was "sickened" after new footage emerged purportedly of Russian-backed rebels rummaging through the luggage of passengers killed after Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, as a ceremony marked the disaster's one-year anniversary.
Australia's policy of sending asylum seekers to offshore camps has been a "disaster" in the two years it has been in place, rights groups say in a new report, claiming no one has been successfully resettled.
The new U.S. commander of the Pacific Fleet assured allies Friday that American forces are well-equipped and ready to respond to any contingency in the South China Sea, where long-seething territorial disputes have set off widespread uncertainties.
Thousands of Indonesians were spending a miserable Eid Friday after failing to make it home to see their families as erupting volcanoes closed six airports, including in the country's second-biggest city.
An Australian schoolboy who discovered a new species of jellyfish in a Queensland canal has had the tentacled creature named in his honor, scientists said.
Suspected militants have shot dead two Thai soldiers and burned their bodies, police said on Friday, in the latest outbreak of violence in the kingdom's insurgency-battered deep south.
Controversial security bills that opponents say will undermine 70 years of pacifism and could see Japanese troops fighting abroad for the first time since World War II passed through the powerful lower house of parliament Thursday.
Bangladesh police said Thursday they had arrested a man on suspicion of filming the brutal murder of a 13-year-old boy that provoked public outrage after the footage went viral.
The Philippines said Thursday it would re-open a former U.S. naval base that was closed more than 20 years ago, stationing its own military hardware at the facility that faces the flashpoint South China Sea.
The skeletal remains of a young child have been found dumped in bushland in southern Australia, with police Thursday looking for an elderly man seen carrying a suitcase in the area.