North Korea freed an 85-year-old retired American soldier on Saturday after detaining him for more than a month for crimes it said he committed during the Korean War six decades ago.
A raggedy cloth banner in a Philippine town torn apart by one of the most powerful typhoons on record declares that its residents are “roofless, homeless, but not hopeless.”
Australia's first gay marriages were celebrated Saturday in the national capital Canberra, despite the prospect of a High Court decision ruling against the unions later this week.
Cutbacks to tuna fishing agreed to at a crucial Pacific regional fisheries conference to prevent over-fishing have fallen short of expectations, the head of the fisheries management body said Saturday.
Thai authorities said Saturday they would rebuild barricades around key state buildings in Bangkok after opposition protesters called for a final push to topple the government.
North Korea on Saturday deported an elderly U.S. tourist, apparently ending the saga of Merrill Newman's return to the North six decades after he advised South Korean guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
The truce between Thailand's political rivals held in Bangkok on Friday amid more ceremonies in honor of the king's birthday, while the leader of the protest movement who has vowed to overthrow the government planned to announce his next move.
North Korea could be facing its most serious defection in 15 years as South Korean media said on Friday that a man who managed funds for the ousted uncle of leader Kim Jong Un had fled the isolated country and sought asylum in South Korea.
Australia will not halt collecting intelligence on Indonesia but would work towards becoming its trusted partner, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday in the wake of damaging espionage allegations.
Vice President Joe Biden said Friday there should be no doubt about America's commitment to its strategic shift to Asia as he wound up a regional tour dominated by security concerns including a new Chinese air zone.