The South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga is mourning the death of its queen mother, who dedicated her time to helping the elderly and those with disabilities.
Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox.
SRINAGAR, India, AFPFour suspected rebels and two Indian army soldiers were killed in a gun battle in a village in Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, an army spokesman said.
A Japanese man and two Cambodians were charged Tuesday with allegedly tricking Cambodian women into working in the sex trade in Japan.
A Kashmiri family travels in a boat as it rains in the interiors of the Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Feb. 5, Authorities have issued avalanche warnings for many parts of the region, as the heavy snowfall has cut off roads, disrupted power and communication lines.
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena Saturday slammed critics of his ethnic reconciliation plan as the country emerges from a decadeslong ethnic war that claimed over 100,000 lives.
The family of an assassinated adviser to Myanmar's government had worried about his activities and warned him to be careful, but he pursued his work for the sake of the country's people, regardless of who they were or what religion they believed, his daughter said Tuesday.
An astrologer who made several predictions that Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena would die has been arrested and released on bail, police said Wednesday.
Police in Bangladesh's capital fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Thursday to disperse protesters demanding cancellation of plans for a massive coal-fired power plant near ecologically sensitive mangrove forests on the coast. Five people were injured.
A baby has been killed and two children left hospitalized in Myanmar on Monday after their parents attempted a mass suicide on learning they had developed drug-resistant tuberculosis.