Mainland China's point man on North Korea arrived in Pyongyang, the country's capital, on Tuesday amid a flurry of diplomacy over the North's recent nuclear test.
A special war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced two more men to death after finding them guilty of killing, kidnapping and looting during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.
Thailand, which faces possible trade sanctions over abuses in its seafood industry, says it has accelerated its fight against human trafficking and unregulated fishing.
A global maritime watchdog said Tuesday that ship hijackings declined in 2015 from a year earlier, while sea piracy incidents increased slightly but consisted mostly of low-level theft.
Myanmar's parliament, led for the first time by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, began a historic session Monday that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years.
Following the rapid spread of Zika virus, Bhutan's health ministry has beefed up surveillance across the country.
If leopard sightings in the bustling metropolis that is Kathmandu were once a rare event that sparked an elaborate media fanfare, the novelty is fading rather quickly. It's no longer surprising to discover a wild cat prowling through the streets and alleys, and hiding in bathrooms and bedrooms in Nepal's capital.
The Commission for Investigation and Abuse of Authority (CIAA) in Kathmandu has said its directives have been ignored by the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) authority to implement a policy of "dress with no pockets" for loaders.
Archaeologists have discovered a post hole, believed to be the place where Buddha gave his first sermon while visiting Nepal after attaining enlightenment, during an excavation at Nigrodharam in Kapilvastu district, Nepal.
At just 10 years old, Mizba Ahmed and her family fled persecution in Myanmar.
Novak Djokovic was still walking around Melbourne Park with his trophy, celebrating his record sixth Australian title, when five-time runner-up Andy Murray was heading for the airport in a rush to reunite with his pregnant wife.
Nepal's Inland Revenue Department (IRD) is of the view that since TeliaSonera is registered in Norway and will be selling its shares to Malaysia-based Axiata, it is unclear if Nepal can charge capital gains tax on share transactions.
Sixteen Buddhist stupas, around 1,000-year-old, have recently been unearthed at Nateshwar in Munishiganj district, 29 kilometers off Dhaka city, with a rich archaeological background.
The man groaned from the painful point of a needle as a tattoo artist pierced his arm, making way for the black ink to run under his skin.