Investigators scrambled Thursday to study plane wreckage that washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island, fuelling hopes that one of aviation's greatest enigmas could finally be solved: the mystery of missing flight MH370.
Three gunmen who stormed a police station and killed seven people in northern India this week came from Pakistan, India's home minister said Thursday.
British Prime Minister David Cameron began a visit to Southeast Asia on Monday, looking to seal US$1.2 billion in trade deals and push for greater cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group.
Beijing on Thursday hit out at long jail sentences handed to more than 150 Chinese mainland nationals for illegal logging in Myanmar, in the latest tremor to shake relations between the neighbors.
China has put 16 drilling rigs close to its de facto maritime border with Japan, Tokyo said Wednesday, in the latest twist in a row over gas fields in waters disputed by the two countries.
Google removed Tuesday the Chinese name for a South China Sea shoal claimed by both Beijing and Manila from its maps service, following protests from Filipinos.
Asian countries are making a vital contribution to achieving global sustainable-energy goals, according to a new World Bank report.
The Australian government was under fire Thursday after approving a huge Chinese-run coal mine near prime farmland, sparking division in its own ranks with Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce complaining that "the world has gone mad."
Manila opens South China Sea territorial case at Hague tribunal; Beijing objects to 'arbitrary proceedings'
The Philippines opened its case against China before an international arbitration tribunal Tuesday, which it hopes will rule in its favor in an increasingly fraught territorial dispute with Beijing over the South China Sea.
China is standing pat on its decision to reject arbitration by an international tribunal that will begin formal hearings this week to resolve a long-seething feud between Beijing and Manila over the South China Sea, the Chinese ambassador to Manila said Monday.
A man who created a Bangladesh-based nonprofit organization credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty was named the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize on Wednesday.
Southeast Asian countries will establish a humanitarian fund to help boatloads of Rohingya Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrants who have recently landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand, a Malaysian minister said Thursday.
A tiny military exercise in the Philippines this week may presage something much bigger: the entry of Japan into the tussle for control of the South China Sea.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Monday to improve ties with South Korea after years of strain over history and territory, as the two countries held low-key celebrations of their relationship.