A member of the Indian LGBT community attends a vigil in Mumbai on Thursday, June 16, in solidarity with the victims of the Orlando mass shooting.
An outside investigation team appointed by the operator of Japan's damaged Fukushima nuclear plant said Thursday that an instruction from then-company president to avoid mentioning "meltdown" delayed disclosure of the status of three reactors.
Workers in Vietnamese abattoirs have been filmed using sledgehammers to bludgeon Australian cattle, activists said Thursday, with livestock exporters vowing prompt action over alleged "brutal treatment" in the multi-million dollar industry.
Mainland Chinese pressure was blamed Thursday for a stunning diplomatic U-turn by Southeast Asian Nations that saw them retract a statement sounding alarm over Beijing's island building in the South China Sea.
The governor of Tokyo resigned Wednesday over spending public money on lavish hotels and spa trips, the latest setback on the mega-city's troubled road to hosting the 2020 Olympics.
BANGKOK -- Thai police entered a sprawling Buddhist temple complex Thursday, wading through thousands of devotees camped on the grounds, to arrest a popular abbot accused of embezzling $14 million.
A Chinese spy ship entered Japan's territorial waters on Wednesday as Tokyo conducted a joint exercise with the United States and India, Japanese officials said.
Abandoned by family and mocked by their society, the life of a Pakistani transgender person is lonely. It can even be deadly.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations issued, then swiftly retracted, a tough statement on tensions in the South China Sea that may have offended meeting host China, underscoring sensitivity over the increasingly heated territorial disputes in the region.
New Zealand's government on Wednesday agreed to pay a record amount to a 41-year-old man who spent more than 20 years in prison for a rape and murder he did not commit.