The anti-government protesters who once threatened to shut down Thailand's capital said they will significantly scale back their presence in the streets, in what could be a prelude to eased tensions.
The United States on Thursday condemned “deplorable” conditions in North Korea and said serious abuses against stateless Rohingya Muslims threaten Myanmar's progress on human rights.
At least 15 people, including 13 children, were killed when a bus carrying students on a trip to the seaside collided with a truck in eastern Thailand Friday, police said.
The head of India's giant Sahara group surrendered to police Friday, two days after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest over delays in repaying billions of dollars illegally collected from small investors.
Power was restored in the southern Philippines Friday after a massive blackout left millions without electricity for hours, but officials warned of more outages due to ageing equipment.
Tokyo on Friday said it was puzzled over why Beijing approved national remembrance days to commemorate the Nanjing Massacre and its defeat in World War II, after decades of Japanese pacifism.
North Korea test-fired four short-range missiles into the sea Thursday, Seoul's defense ministry said, in an apparent show of force to coincide with South Korea-U.S. joint military exercises.
A soldier armed with two automatic weapons shot dead five of his colleagues as they slept early Thursday before killing himself in restive Indian Kashmir, police and the army said.
Two Indian naval officers were found dead Thursday after they went missing in a submarine fire off Mumbai's coast, the latest in a string of accidents that have forced the navy's chief to quit.
A film casting a nostalgic eye on a former left-leaning president has become a box office phenomenon in South Korea, powered by what some see as growing discontent with Seoul's conservative political landscape.