South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday offered a "creative" solution to stalled six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear program -- cut Pyongyang from the equation and make them five-party negotiations instead.
An improvised bomb exploded in eastern India Friday, killing two people who had been making explosives in a cow shed, a senior police official said.
North Korea's leadership should be held criminally responsible for egregious human rights abuses, a U.N. envoy said Friday.
South Korea's president questioned the role of long-dormant North Korean nuclear disarmament talks, saying Friday that regional powers should meet without the North in the wake its recent nuclear test.
Pakistanis buried their dead and observed a day of nationwide mourning Thursday following the brazen attack by Islamic militants who stormed a northwestern university the previous day, gunning down students and teachers and spreading terror before the four gunmen were slain by the military.
A student activist was snatched from a Bangkok street, bundled into a car and assaulted by soldiers, his lawyer said Thursday, in a dramatic act of military muscle-flexing apparently caught on CCTV.
A Japanese minister who was the country's top negotiator for a huge trans-Pacific trade deal was accused of corruption Thursday, piling pressure on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of parliamentary elections this year.
A South Korean man suspected of being behind an explosion at a controversial Tokyo war shrine was rearrested on Thursday, accused of carrying and using gunpowder.
A North Korean woman who defected 16 years ago has returned to the country, state media has reported, shedding tears in a video and ripping up pages from her memoir in an apparent act of recantation.
Nepal police said Thursday they fired on demonstrators, killing three, after fresh violence erupted in the country's southern plains where ethnic minority protesters have mounted a months-long battle over a new constitution.
At least 21 people died when gunmen armed with grenades and Kalashnikovs attacked a university in Pakistan Wednesday, as security forces moved in under thick fog to halt the bloodshed.
A Thai man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in jail for two Facebook posts about the king that were deemed in breach of the country's draconian royal defamation law.
Coconut trees are no longer considered trees in the tropical Indian state of Goa, where authorities have reclassified them as palms to allow farmers to cut them down more easily.
Apple said Wednesday it has asked the Indian government for permission to open its first stores in the country, paving the way for its feted brands to join the fast-growing smartphone market.