Two gunmen on a motorcycle killed three soldiers Sunday near the northwestern city of Peshawar, police said.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike expects the 2020 Paralympics to make Japan's capital more accessible to people with disabilities.
With Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif assuring leaders of Azad Kashmir on Friday that he will aggressively raise the Kashmir dispute at the U.N., as Pakistan and India are set to clash over the situation in the India-held region at the 71st session of the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA).
Pakistan must not hang a mentally ill man suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, a rights group said Friday, after a court issued a warrant for his execution next week. Death row prisoner, Imdad Ali, who is around 50 years old, was sentenced to death for the murder of a religious teacher in 2002.
A Japanese court on Friday approved Tokyo's plan to relocate a U.S. military base on Okinawa in a move unlikely to immediately resolve a long-running spat between central and local authorities.
Strutting her stuff in a gold-hemmed mini-skirt, white leather boots and shaking silver pom-poms, octogenarian Fumie Takino has discovered her elixir of youth -- cheerleading.
Indian police said Friday they have arrested a prominent Kashmiri activist who was this week prevented from travelling to Geneva, where he had been due to brief U.N. officials on the strife-torn region.
The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday it still regards the U.S. as a trusted ally but will not accept lectures on human rights as a condition for receiving American help.
Eighty-eight places in Japan are going to be designated "animation spots" to encourage tourism -- using train stations, school campuses, rural shrines and other fairly everyday places where popular "manga" characters are depicted.
Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to jail for killing villagers during an interrogation, the military said, a rare ruling in a former junta-run country where the army has long operated with impunity.