TOKYO -- A 7-year-old boy is missing in a forest in northern Japan after his parents reportedly made him get out of the car as punishment.
An embezzlement charge against a powerful Buddhist abbot has unleashed his super-rich temple's PR machine, with Twitter-using Thai monks orchestrating his defense over a scandal that has opened a bitter rupture at the heart of the nation's faith.
Dying from soldiers' bullets, the young protester told her father not to lay her soul to rest until democracy reigned in her homeland, Myanmar. It has taken 28 years, but it is done.
NEW DELHI - Police said Sunday they arrested five Indians accused of assaulting Africans in New Delhi, after African diplomats urged the Indian government to ensure the safety of their nationals living in the country.
KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Nepal celebrated Everest Day on Sunday by honoring nine Sherpa guides who fixed ropes and dug the route to the summit so hundreds of climbers could scale the world's highest mountain this month, following two years of disasters.
Warning of strict action against people stashing black money, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said prosecution would be initiated against those found to have parked funds illegally in accounts named in "Panama Papers."
Indonesian activist Adlun Fiqri could be jailed for wearing a T-shirt allegedly bearing a leftist logo, one of many caught up in a backlash against efforts to shine a light on military-backed, anti-communist massacres half a century ago.
The number of flights from Taiwan to Japan has surged astoundingly, with the weekly number totaling 727 in May, up by over 40 percent from a year earlier, according to the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA).
The survivors of the world's first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. They just don't usually come directly from the leader of the country that dropped the bomb on them in the first place.
Malaysia on Saturday received 68 Syrian refugees including 31 children out of a total of 3,000 it hopes to allow into the predominantly Muslim country with hundreds more expected soon.