Thailand's ousted prime minister called on the kingdom's generals to return power to the people as the country marked the second anniversary Sunday of its latest coup.
The Philippines president-elect blasted the Catholic Church Sunday for hypocrisy, saying the bishops who had condemned him during his campaign had been asking favors from the government.
Five people, including teenagers, died from unknown causes during a pop concert in a suburb of the Philippine capital, police said Sunday.
Communist rebels on Sunday killed two farmers in the central Philippines despite peace overtures from incoming President Rodrigo Duterte, the military said.
Foreign aid began arriving in Sri Lanka Saturday, bringing help to half a million people who have been driven from their homes by heavy rains and landslides that have killed at least 71.
Rescuers have found more bodies after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia, raising the death toll to six, an official said Sunday.
A top North Korean diplomat who negotiated a short-lived 1994 deal with the United States to freeze its nuclear programs in exchange for international aid has died of cancer, the country's state media said Saturday.
DHAKA - A fire in a textile factory in Bangladesh Saturday killed three workers and left five injured, police said, in the latest accident to cast a spotlight on the country's hazardous garment industry.
Hundreds of South Koreans marched in one of Seoul's busiest leisure districts on Saturday to protest the stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman. Her death has struck a nerve in a country where, despite its reputation for being relatively safe, many women say they are increasingly afraid of threats, abuse and attacks by men.
The Group of Seven major economies showed a united front on fighting terrorist financing and tax evasion in talks that ended Saturday, but shied away from coordinated action on policies to revive stalling growth.