Indian police questioned an Uber executive Tuesday about the company's claim it conducts comprehensive background checks and a top official called for the taxi-booking service to be banned nationwide after one of its New Delhi drivers was accused of rape.
Australia's government accused the Islamic State (IS) group of using foreign fighters as “cannon fodder,” as the number of Australians killed while fighting alongside militants in Syria and Iraq rose to 20.
After giving up all worldly possessions, they wander the Bangladesh countryside dressed in white robes, singing of peace and love for all with their single-stringed ektaras.
Thai rubber farmers Tuesday defied a law banning political gatherings as the industry reels from record low prices, testing the junta's resolve to end the kingdom's subsidy culture.
North Korea released Tuesday video footage showing some of the young refugees who were controversially repatriated by Laos last year, in an apparent bid to refute claims that the eldest members of the group had been executed.
The daughter of Korean Air's CEO resigned Tuesday after being widely criticized for having the chief purser kicked off a plane because of the way she had been served some nuts., 1 Comment
A giant storm left the Philippines Tuesday after killing at least 27 people and devastating remote coastal towns, but the government won praise for unprecedented preparations that were credited for saving lives.
The Indian capital on Monday banned taxi-booking service Uber after a woman was allegedly raped by one of its drivers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi told voters Monday not to be intimidated against casting ballots in Indian Kashmir's state elections after a string of attacks, as he hit the campaign trail in the Muslim-majority region.
Godzilla is stomping back. And this time, it's Made in Japan, like the original. The announcement this week from Japanese film studio Toho comes after the success earlier this year of the Hollywood Godzilla, directed by Gareth Edwards, which grossed more than US$500 million worldwide.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his former health minister were among 19 people Monday to hand in nominations to contest the island's presidential election next month.
Millions of people in the Philippine capital hunkered down on Monday as a major storm churned towards the megacity, after claiming at least 21 lives while ripping apart homes in remote island communities.
Japan's economy contracted more than initially thought in the July-September quarter, revised official data revealed Monday, showing the world's third largest economy sank deeper into recession.
A Nepalese court jailed five former Maoist rebels on Sunday over the torture and killing of a journalist, lawyers said, in the first such ruling for crimes committed during the country's civil war.