South Korean protestors clashed with police on Thursday as they tried to disrupt the opening in Seoul of a Tokyo-funded foundation for women forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels.
Mainland China and Russia will hold joint naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, Beijing's defense agency said Thursday, after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the area.
Australian officials confirmed on Thursday that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.
An Indian Mishing tribal woman climbs to her traditional hut surrounded by flood waters carrying drinking water after arriving in a banana raft, bottom right at Majuli, a river island east of Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India, Wednesday, July 27.
"Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.
Indonesia Thursday rejected appeals from the U.N. and EU to halt the execution of 14 drug convicts including foreigners, as speculation mounted they could face the firing squad in a matter of hours.
An axe-wielding shopkeeper hacked a couple to death in northern India Thursday after they failed to pay a debt of 22 U.S. cents, police said.
A controversial former military chief accused of atrocities during Indonesia's brutal occupation of East Timor was appointed top security minister Wednesday, with activists calling it a step backward for human rights.
An earthquake shook Tokyo late Wednesday, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.
In a break from training for one of the world's largest soccer tournaments, Yakub Ali swells with pride at the idea of putting a smile on the face of his mother back in Asia's biggest red light district.