Cyclone Roanu struck the Bangladesh coast on Saturday killing six people and forcing hundreds of thousands more to flee their homes as the storm unleashed strong winds and heavy downpours.
A young Congolese teacher has been killed by a group of men in New Delhi, police said Saturday, the latest victim in a series of attacks on African nationals in India.
Japan's defense minister traveled to Okinawa to lodge a formal protest with the commander of the U.S. military base there on Saturday after the arrest of a base employee linked to the suspicious death of a local woman.
Desperate Sri Lankans clambered onto rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts Friday to escape monster floods in the capital Colombo as officials said half a million people had fled their homes across the island.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday expressed "outrage" after the arrest of a U.S. military base employee linked to the suspicious death of a woman on Okinawa, a week before a high-profile visit to Japan by President Barack Obama.
North Korea urged South Korea on Friday to accept leader Kim Jong-Un's proposal for military talks and to ease tensions that surged after the North's fourth nuclear test in January.
TeSouth Korean officials and firefighters wearing protective gear take part in an anti-terrorism exercise in Seoul, Friday, May 20. The exercise is part of annual disaster response drills for South Korea held this year from May 16 to May 20.
A Malaysian murder convict was hanged in Singapore Friday, police said, hours after the city-state's highest court rejected a final bid for him to escape the gallows, sparking condemnation from rights groups.
The brutal murder of a woman in Seoul's upmarket Gangnam district has triggered a public outcry and a debate over what some see as a growing streak of violent misogyny in South Korea.
Authoritarian Vietnam released one of the country's longest serving prisoners of conscience on Friday, just days before U.S. President Barack Obama is due to visit, the Catholic Church said.