Talks opened in Australia Monday to create two vast marine sanctuaries aimed at protecting the pristine wilderness of Antarctica with Russia and China key to whether they succeed.
Prison authorities in Bangladesh's southern city of Khulna on Sunday executed a senior Islamist extremist whose banned group has been linked to the murder of foreign hostages, police said.
On his birthday Thais wore yellow, when he got sick they put on pink, and now that King Bhumibol Adulyadej has passed Bangkok's streets have turned monochrome in an extraordinary display of collective grief.
Marc Marquez secured his third world championship by winning the Japan Grand Prix Sunday where his closest rivals Yamaha duo Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo both crashed out.
A 96-year-old confidant of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been formally confirmed as the regent to manage the throne in the place of the crown prince and heir apparent, but it wasn't clear how long the caretaker arrangement would last.
The U.S. military said Saturday it had detected an unsuccessful launch by North Korea of a powerful medium-range missile capable of hitting U.S. bases as far away as Guam.
A man loads a truck with footwear of victims killed in a stampede on a crowded bridge on the outskirts of Varanasi, India, Saturday, Oct. 15. More than a dozen people were killed and several more injured in .....
Thai police on Sunday charged a woman with royal defamation after a mob demanded action over a Facebook post allegedly smearing the "heir and regent," as the country mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
With Thailand grieving the death of beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the famous welcome extended to visitors in the "Land of Smiles" will be a bit less warm during mourning.
Typhoon Sarika lashed the main Philippine island of Luzon on Sunday, flattening homes and toppling trees and power pylons as more than 12,000 people fled to safer ground, officials said.