North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed “merciless” retaliation Monday as the U.S. and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational.
India's factory output in February grew at its slowest pace in five months as business demands remained dim, a survey showed Monday, suggesting strong government steps were needed to reignite growth.
North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.
Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.
The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn't mean it's been unproductive. It has yielded lessons and discoveries that could benefit millions, including coastal Australians, ..............
The UK's Prince William stood atop a hill in northeastern Japan on Sunday, and stretched below him was barren land known as the “Bay of Destruction,” which was swept by a tsunami four years ago.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Sunday repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologize to former wartime sex slaves, warning that “time is running out” for Tokyo.
Myanmar says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region., 1 Comment
India's ruling Hindu nationalist party was Sunday sworn into government for the first time in the country's only Muslim-majority state after a power-sharing deal with a regional rival.
The Indian government's budget was praised Sunday as balancing the need to boost business and to help the poor, but some experts were disappointed at a lack of big-bang reforms to Asia's third largest economy.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has contradicted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's claim that the president gave him an indication that he might soften his stance on the planned executions of 11 prisoners, including two Australian drug smugglers.
India's finance minister announced the government's new budget on Saturday, promising a slew of measures that attempt to balance welfare spending with high economic growth and infrastructure development, while vowing to keep a tight control on fiscal deficit.
The Japanese government on Friday proposed that the Self-Defense Forces be allowed to rescue Japanese nationals embroiled in terrorist attacks overseas if a rescue by local police authorities cannot be expected.
Somali pirates have released four Thai sailors who were held hostage for nearly five years, the longest period of captivity of hostages held by Somali pirates, a U.N. official said Friday.