A Kashmiri family travels in a boat as it rains in the interiors of the Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Feb. 5, Authorities have issued avalanche warnings for many parts of the region, as the heavy snowfall has cut off roads, disrupted power and communication lines.
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena Saturday slammed critics of his ethnic reconciliation plan as the country emerges from a decadeslong ethnic war that claimed over 100,000 lives.
The family of an assassinated adviser to Myanmar's government had worried about his activities and warned him to be careful, but he pursued his work for the sake of the country's people, regardless of who they were or what religion they believed, his daughter said Tuesday.
An astrologer who made several predictions that Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena would die has been arrested and released on bail, police said Wednesday.
Police in Bangladesh's capital fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Thursday to disperse protesters demanding cancellation of plans for a massive coal-fired power plant near ecologically sensitive mangrove forests on the coast. Five people were injured.
A baby has been killed and two children left hospitalized in Myanmar on Monday after their parents attempted a mass suicide on learning they had developed drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Pakistani health and government officials say a bomb explosion in a market in tribal region bordering Afghanistan has killed at least seven and wounded more than 60 people.
A top U.S. military commander warned Wednesday that the Asia-Pacific region is at risk of attacks by Islamic State group fighters returning to their home countries.
Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species disappear in Myanmar.
"That was a personal commission," says renowned North Korean sculptor Ro Ik Hwa, pointing to a bust of A.Q. Khan, the Pakistani scientist denounced by the U.S. as the world's greatest nuclear proliferator.