Health officials gather to investigate a chicken farm in Aomori city, Aomori prefecture, northern Japan, Tuesday, Nov. 29, after a highly contagious avian flu strain in poultry was detected.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will take part in a rare rally to protest a bloody crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, an official from his office said Tuesday.
After months of wrangling, the U.N. Security Council is prepared to impose new, tougher sanctions on North Korea over its fifth and largest nuclear test yet, diplomats said Monday.
The Philippines criticized Tuesday as "irresponsible and alarming" a U.N. envoy's warning that life sentences meted out to two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders should serve as a warning to Manila over human rights abuses.
South Korea's scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye said Tuesday she was willing to stand down early and would let parliament decide on her fate.
An Indonesian woman screamed in agony Monday as she was caned in Aceh, the latest in a growing number of women to be publicly flogged for breaking the province's strict Islamic laws.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye will not answer questions from prosecutors over a snowballing influence-peddling scandal rocking her presidency, her lawyer said Monday.
At one end of a backstreet in downtown Delhi a group of women hold a vigil to demand rapists be executed, while at the other acolytes of a spiritual leader arrested for sexual assault demand his release.
Philippine police defused a bomb found in a rubbish bin near the U.S. Embassy in Manila Monday, authorities said, with officials blaming Islamic militants for what they called an attempted terrorist act.
This undated photo shows Pygmy marmosets at the Symbio Wildlife Park in Sydney. Two men were charged Monday, Nov. 28 with stealing the rare pygmy marmosets from an Australian wildlife park as a baby was reunited with her mum and the hunt continued to find dad.