Suspected Islamic militants have hacked to death a university professor in western Bangladesh, several years after he led a push to ban students wearing full-face veils, police said Sunday.
Australia arranged a warm and fuzzy welcome for the world's most powerful leaders at this weekend's G-20 summit with a campaign dubbed “koala diplomacy,” in which top politicians cuddled the shy native marsupials.
Sales of “dangerous drugs” — synthetic drugs with narcotic-like effects that are not banned outright under Japan's current laws — are going underground or moving online despite police efforts to crack down on the substances.
India's new government has launched a drive to promote the country's ancient therapies as it seeks to cash in on the multi-billion dollar global market for holistic medicine.
The world's most powerful economies urge “strong and effective action” on climate change, catapulting the issue up the G-20 agenda in a new boost for campaigners after a surprising Sino-U.S. breakthrough.
Residents of Japan's Okinawa Sunday elected a governor who opposes plans to relocate a U.S. military base within the island chain, a fresh setback in efforts to resolve a thorny issue in military relations.
Eyeing Chinese assertiveness, President Barack Obama and the prime ministers of Japan and Australia committed Sunday to deepen their military cooperation and work together on strengthening maritime security in the Asia Pacific., 1 Comment
U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday warned of the dangers of outright conflict in Asia, as China squares off against rival claimants over disputed territories, but vowed that Washington would remain anchored in the region.
Okinawa's voters will deliver their verdict Sunday on a decision to press ahead with the long-stalled relocation of a U.S. military base, in an election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to win.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made his first official trip to neighboring Pakistan on Friday, seeking to improve ties crucial to his hopes of reviving Taliban peace talks as U.S. troops end their 13-year war.