Nepal must investigate allegations that police tortured protesters arrested during demonstrations against a new constitution that left at least 50 people dead nationwide, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
North Korea on Tuesday fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea in an apparent protest of South Korea's decision to allow the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in the country, Seoul officials said.
Suspected Maoist rebels have killed 10 paramilitary commandos in eastern India after ambushing their convoy and exploding a series of bombs, police said Tuesday, in the deadliest such attack since 2014.
Performers wave flags during the South Korean Olympic team's inaugural ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 19. The Summer Olympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5. South Korean team aims to rank in the top 10 competing nations in the medal tally.
Vice President Joe Biden met with Australia's prime minister and other leaders on Tuesday, as he reasserted America's push to boost its presence in the Asia-Pacific region and maintain its status as a "Pacific power."
In this Dec. 9, 2015 photo, South Korean Jeon Chang-han is transferred to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department headquarters from a police station in Tokyo. Jeon who detonated a homemade device in a public restroom at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo was sentenced to four years in prison on Tuesday, July 19, in Tokyo District Court. He was arrested in December and charged with trespassing, property damage and violation of the explosives control law.
South Korea says North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea, eight days after Pyongyang warned of a "physical counter-action" against the South over its decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system to better cope with North Korean threats.
A senior South Korean prosecutor has been arrested for allegedly pocketing millions of dollars following shady stock transaction deals with a leading online game maker, officials said Monday.
Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. is buying Britain's ARM Holdings for 24.3 billion pounds (US$32 billion), in a deal the British government hailed Monday as a vote of confidence in the country following last month's vote to leave the European Union.
A Himalayan Shangri-La that was closed to visitors until 1992, the former Buddhist kingdom of Upper Mustang in Nepal is facing unprecedented change as a new highway brings modernity to the roof of the world.