Philippine authorities on Tuesday confirmed that Muslim extremist guerrillas had beheaded a second Canadian hostage, as they defended their inability to save him despite months of pursuit.
Countries in Southeast Asia have "serious concerns" over recent events in the disputed South China Sea, an unusually strongly worded communique issued by their foreign ministers in China said Tuesday.
North Korea has closed a multi-million U.S. dollar model village in Pyongyang because it reminds leader Kim Jong Un of his executed uncle who managed the project, media reports said Tuesday.
Hindu devotees bathe at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, June 14. Hindus across the country are celebrating Ganga Dussehra, devoted to the worship of the river Ganges.
Human flesh and hair were found inside the stomach of a bear suspected of attacking at least one of four people in northern Japan who apparently died from such assaults, officials said Tuesday.
Indonesia plans to put 16 convicts to death after next month's Muslim Eid holiday, an official said Tuesday, confirming executions were set to resume after a hiatus.
Filipino protesters said Monday that Chinese coastguard ships blocked and sprayed them with water as they sailed to a disputed South China Sea shoal to plant a Philippine flag for independence day.
A buying spree in the Asia-Pacific region propelled double-digit growth in the global arms market last year to a record US$65 billion, defense analysts IHS Jane's said Monday.
NEW DELHI -- A Bollywood movie about drug abuse in India's northern state of Punjab has been cleared for viewing after its director was ordered to cut several scenes.
TOKYO - Three Japanese talent agents who allegedly forced a woman to appear in more than 100 pornographic videos have been arrested, a police spokesman and local media said Monday.