Rewatiraman Shukla, a young office worker living in a slum on New Delhi's outskirts, can't remember a time when his family did not have a newspaper delivered to their home. Even when home was a single room in a congested tenement without indoor plumbing. Even when his father was working long hours as the single breadwinner to provide the bare necessities.
A North Korean envoy says his country has developed nuclear missiles and is prepared to use them at any time.
Dozens of dogs rescued from a South Korean meat farm were in rough shape both physical and mentally when they arrived in Northern California this week to start new lives.
Australia released its long-term blueprint to save the Great Barrier Reef Saturday, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott saying protecting the World Heritage site was a priority.
Dozens of aging U.S. veterans gathered on the tiny, barren island of Iwo Jima on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the bloodiest and most iconic battles of World War II.
Southeast Asian nations on Saturday wrapped up a key agreement allowing qualified banks to operate freely in each other's countries in a push toward greater financial and economic integration.
Puruchuco, an ancient Incan complex, sits at the fast-moving edge of Lima's real estate boom, forcing authorities in the Peruvian capital to get creative as they seek to preserve the archeological treasure.
The health condition of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew "has worsened", the government said Saturday, as the critically ill founding leader of the city-state entered his seventh week in hospital., 1 Comment
The Philippines' financial capital Makati has been plunged into chaos with two politicians claiming to be mayor, forcing courts to close and delaying government business during a bitter stand-off triggered by graft claims.
Shinzo Abe is expected to become the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress next month, crowning a visit focused on deepening trade and military ties.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama beat the drum for Japan on Friday — literally — as she tried her hand at traditional “taiko” drumming in the historic tourist hotspot of Kyoto.
Japan marked the 20th anniversary Friday of coordinated attacks on the heaving Tokyo subway system when a doomsday cult released a Nazi-developed nerve gas on packed trains, killing 13 people and injuring 6,000.
An elderly Thai man was jailed by a military court Friday for scrawling graffiti in a shopping mall toilet critical of the country's junta leaders and its revered king.
Australia's former conservative Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, who died Friday aged 84, was seen as a voice for human rights who oversaw an upsurge in immigration from Asia.