Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he could be open to peace talks with the Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf, which recently beheaded two foreign hostages and kidnapped seven more.
A handful of faded photographs has long been Suntali Rasaili's only treasured memento of her teenage daughter, allegedly executed by Nepali soldiers at the height of the Maoist insurgency.
A suspected drug pusher lies dead as police crime scene operatives gather evidence after three suspected drug pushers were killed when a drug bust operation ended in a shootout with authorities in Manila, Saturday, June 25.
Police have arrested a schoolgirl in northeast India for allegedly cheating during pressure-packed exams that saw her come top in the state in a growing scandal, a senior officer said Sunday.
The US$165 million loan to Bangladesh for a power distribution system upgrade and expansion project has two components to be executed by Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board and Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd.
Indonesian Olympic medalist Triyatno had a look of pained determination on his face as he hauled a 180 kilogram barbell into the air -- no mean feat for a weightlifter fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
NEW DELHI - India has blamed regional rival China for blocking its entry to a nuclear trade group opposed to the proliferation of nuclear weapons, after its members met in South Korea with no decision on India's bid to join.
A villager, donning capes mostly of dried banana leaves and covered in mud, attends a mass in a bizarre annual ritual to venerate their patron saint, John the Baptist, Friday, June 24, at Bibiclat, Aliaga township, Nueva Ecija province in northern Philippines.
MANILA - A Filipina held hostage by a notorious kidnapping-for-ransom gang in the strife-torn southern Philippines was released from captivity Friday, police said, a week after her Canadian boyfriend was beheaded by the gunmen.
KATHMANDU - Nepal has barred its citizens from working in Afghanistan after a suicide bomb attack killed 13 Nepali guards in Kabul this week, an official said Friday.