At least 21 militants have been killed in airstrikes and a gunfight in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal areas, officials said Sunday.
North Korea's foreign minister on Saturday berated the U.N. Security Council as a forum of lies and double standards, in the first U.N. address by a top Pyongyang official in 15 years.
From navigating gridlocked city roads to playing a favorite national sport, new homegrown apps are blossoming in Myanmar as cheap mobile technology ignites an Internet revolution in the once-isolated nation.
More venture capital (VC) deals happen here than in neighboring countries. And about 40 percent of all start-up acquisitions in the region happen here.
Military helicopters plucked seven people from a Japanese mountainside Sunday after a spectacular volcanic eruption sent officials scrambling to reach many more injured and stranded on the mountain.
Digamber Rawat rarely emerges from the tiny windowless room he shares with his parents because a mysterious illness has wasted away the strength in his legs. His family can't afford private health care, but they must pay for it anyway, even when they go to free government hospitals for help.
Lawmakers in a conservative Muslim Indonesian province passed a law Saturday that punishes gay sex by public caning and subjects non-Muslims to the region's strict interpretation of Islamic Sharia law.
Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday defended the government's plan to transfer refugees to Cambodia, saying the program would start small but be a long-term arrangement.
A volcano erupted in central Japan on Saturday, shooting ash and rocks into the air that has reportedly left more than 30 people seriously injured, including seven unconscious, and forced 150 people to shelter in cabins near the summit.
Sri Lanka's main Buddhist nationalist group on Saturday announced it will host a radical cleric from Myanmar who is accused of fanning religious tensions, at a convention which is already attracting opposition from minority Muslims.