Protesters in Thailand trying to bring down the government abruptly ended a rally at national police headquarters on Wednesday but their leader said the fight would go on despite efforts by authorities to defuse the crisis.
Floods in Malaysia caused by heavy rains have left a teenager dead and forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people, officials said Wednesday.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott Wednesday defended a raid by Australian intelligence agents on the offices of a lawyer representing East Timor in a spying case, but Timor's president called it “unconscionable.”
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden should not expect to make much progress in defusing tensions over the East China Sea if repeats "erroneous and one-sided remarks" on the issue during a visit to China, a top state-run paper said on Wednesday.
Protesters intent on toppling Thailand's democratically elected prime minister plan to press their struggle again Wednesday with a peaceful march on Bangkok's national police headquarters, one day after a sudden truce in honor of the king's birthday this week ended a spate of increasingly fierce street fighting.
In jubilant scenes hard to imagine after days of clashes, protesters swept aside barricades in old Bangkok on Tuesday to occupy the grounds of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's office and warmly greet the police who, until just hours before, had rained teargas and rubber bullets upon them.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, seen as the hard-line regime's political regent, has apparently been purged and two associates executed, South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday nearly two years after the young supremo came to power.
Australian councils, charities and churches that lost millions of dollars on risky investment products during the global financial crisis have agreed a settlement, the liquidator of Lehman Brothers Australia said Tuesday.
Unwanted infant girls in the sterile, sparsely furnished nursery rooms of the Life Line Trust orphanage in Tamil Nadu state, southern India, are considered the lucky ones.
Singapore on Tuesday said it plans to launch an international commercial court that will aid in settling an increasing number of cross-border disputes as Asia's economies boom.