Patrolling over the China-Myanmar border has been increased by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force after a Myanmar warplane dropped a bomb in southwest Yunnan province and killed four Chinese, a military spokesman said Saturday.
Residents in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu hunkered in emergency shelters for a second straight night Saturday after venturing out to find their homes damaged or blown away by the powerful storm, aid workers said.
The world's biggest automaker is driving onto the world's biggest sports stage.
A water buffalo gored two butchers at a slaughterhouse before going on a rampage through the Philippine capital Saturday, terrorizing hundreds of people and tossing furniture in the lobby of a small hotel.
The alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks was detained afresh for one month after a Pakistani court cancelled a detention order against him, his lawyer said on Saturday.
Narendra Modi landed in Jaffna on Saturday, making a highly symbolic first visit by an Indian prime minister to Sri Lanka's war-ravaged northern Tamil heartland after urging greater autonomy for the island's largest minority.
Rescuers were frantically searching for survivors Saturday after an overloaded ferry sank in rough waters off the coast of western Myanmar killing more than 30 people and leaving at least a dozen more missing.
Policymakers gathered for a ten-yearly meeting on disaster risk reduction Saturday, with hopes high that the conference in tsunami-hit Japan might provide a springboard for efforts to tackle natural disasters and costly climate change.
The president of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu appealed to a U.N. disaster conference Saturday for help as a powerful cyclone swept across his archipelago, driving painfully home the rising risks from extreme weather and climate change.
South Korea has developed smartphone apps to help bring down its high student suicide rate by warning parents when their children might be at risk, the education ministry said Friday.
Narendra Modi begins the first official visit by an Indian premier to Sri Lanka in nearly three decades Friday, looking to reassert New Delhi's influence over Colombo after its drift towards China.
A Pakistan court on Friday cancelled a detention order against the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, a senior government lawyer told AFP, potentially paving the way for his release.
Japan's powerful lower house of parliament on Friday passed a record US$793 billion budget, including fresh economy-boosting stimulus and more defense spending as Tokyo eyes an increasingly assertive China.
Malaysia's transport minister on Thursday vowed to take stern action against an air traffic control supervisor if it is confirmed that he was asleep on the job when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared a year ago.