A South Korean academic accused of writing a book that defamed wartime sex slaves denied the charge in court on Wednesday, insisting her work was in the public interest.
North Korea has created a hangover-free liquor that is between 30 and 40 percent alcohol but leaves you clear-headed in the morning, according to state media.
Shouting slogans and holding placards, hundreds of students on Tuesday angrily protested the death of an Indian student who, along with four others, was barred from using some facilities at his university in the southern tech-hub of Hyderabad.
The death toll in Japan's worst bus accident in 25 years has risen to 15, police said Tuesday, as they struggle to determine why the vehicle veered off a mountain road it was not supposed to be on.
The world's oldest man, a Japanese, died Tuesday at the age of 112 after suffering chronic heart problems, officials said.
South Korea's faction-riven opposition was in total disarray Tuesday after leader Moon Jae-In said he was resigning ahead of a predicted rout in April parliamentary elections.
South Korea brought a new "anti-nut rage" law into effect on Tuesday, prompted by an angry outburst by the daughter of Korean Air's boss over a bag of macadamias.
Cambodian police have appealed for Interpol's help to arrest a Facebook user who allegedly posted a doctored photo of Prime Minister Hun Sen's wife to damage her "honor and dignity," a government official said Tuesday.
A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people Tuesday in a rush-hour attack on a market on the outskirts of the Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials said.
"I don't regret speaking out, but since then, people have looked at me with strange eyes," laments 16-year-old village boy Irfan.
The world's oldest man, Yasutaro Koide, died on Tuesday at the age of 112 in central Japan, a local official said.
North Korea has launched an estimated 1 million propaganda leaflets by balloon into South Korea amid increased tension between the rivals following the North's recent nuclear test, Seoul officials said Monday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, currently chair of the G-7, has said he wants to bring Russian President Vladimir Putin back into the fold to engage Moscow's help over a litany of crises in the Middle East.
A Malaysian man was detained just hours before planning to blow himself up at an entertainment venue in Kuala Lumpur, a government official said Sunday, after authorities raised the alert level following bombings in neighboring Indonesia.