Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, center, is questioned by reporters upon his arrival for a hearing at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea on Thursday, Feb. 16.
Kim Jong Nam, a jovial, overweight gambler and playboy, had embarrassed Pyongyang before -- he tried to sneak into Tokyo Disneyland; he criticized his half brother -- but he's been generally seen more as an annoyance than an existential threat to North Korea's stability.
Malaysian authorities have detained a woman in connection with the death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport terminal 2 on Wednesday.
Jakarta's Christian governor who is standing trial for blasphemy fought to cling on to his job Wednesday in a high-stakes election seen as a test of religious tolerance in Muslim-majority Indonesia.
India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space program.
Malaysian police arrested a second woman Thursday in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea's leader who was reportedly poisoned this week by two female assassins as he waited for a flight in Malaysia.
The half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korean media reported Tuesday, with one TV station saying he was attacked at the main airport with poisoned needles.
The haunting silhouette of "Battleship Island" rises up from the sea, an abandoned testament to what was once the most densely populated city on earth.
At least 13 people were killed and 82 injured when an apparent Taliban suicide blast ripped through a protest in Lahore on Monday, Pakistani officials said, shattering the city's growing sense of security.
India's Supreme Court jailed the anointed next leader of Tamil Nadu for four years for corruption Tuesday, heightening the turmoil in a state still reeling from the death of its long-time matriarch.