South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant on Monday for ousted president Park Geun-hye, days after questioning her over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down.
An avalanche Monday killed seven Japanese high school students and a teacher on a mountain-climbing outing, and injured 40 more.
Media reports say that South Korean prosecutors have decided to ask a court issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations.
Three more bloggers were accused of blasphemy Friday in an Islamabad anti-terrorism court, while elsewhere in the city hundreds of security forces prevented a radical cleric from holding a protest to condemn another five bloggers, who were earlier charged with insulting Islam -- an offense punishable by death in this Islamic country.
South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry was sailed away from its watery grave Friday, beginning its final journey nearly three years after it went down with the loss of more than 300 lives.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he was open to sharing resources with Beijing in flash-point South China Sea waters over which Manila has been given exclusive rights by an international tribunal.
Hong Kong on Friday charged a ship's captain over the transport of nine Singapore armored troop carriers without a proper license, which embroiled the two cities and China in a diplomatic dispute.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Thursday he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands of local posts, fueling concerns about democracy under his rule.
A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on Thursday, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one of its deadliest disasters ever.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe donated 1 million yen (US$9,000) through his wife for a school run by ultranationalist educators, the group's leader told Parliament on Thursday, while also suggesting a land-buying scandal involving the school had "political influence" behind it.