Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government would fully support the priorities of the government of Nepal and expressed hope that the new dispensation in Kathmandu would be able to steer the country toward greater peace.
News website Prachatai has defended the funding it receives from a foundation set up by controversial "financial wizard" George Soros, maintaining the relationship has not tarnished its reputation.
A Cambodian vendor prepares her roadside store selling bottles of gasoline at Phnom Broseth resort on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Aug. 21.
A strong earthquake struck off the coast of northern Japan for a third consecutive day early Sunday though there were no immediate reports of people injured or damage.
North Korea on Sunday demanded the repatriation of a dozen restaurant workers who jointly fled to South Korea, a day after blasting Seoul over a separate high-profile defection.
The U.N. human rights investigator has told AFP she hopes to visit the Philippines to probe alleged extrajudicial killings, but President Rodrigo Duterte's government bluntly declared she was unwelcome.
China and Myanmar said Saturday that they have pledged to forge closer ties as "blood brothers," as Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi got set to wrap up a visit to Beijing, her first diplomatic trip since taking power in March.
North Korea said Saturday that a senior North Korean diplomat who recently defected to South Korea is a criminal and "human scum," in its first official response to the defection.
A majority of countries on a U.N.-mandated body is urging the U.N. General Assembly to consider launching multilateral negotiations on nuclear disarmament, in a process boycotted by the world's nuclear-armed powers.
Two Singaporeans who intended to travel to Syria to fight for the Islamic State (IS) have been detained under the Internal Security Act, the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs said Friday.