Sri Lanka pilots Friday started industrial action against random breathalyzer tests, as the island's national carrier warned passengers to expect delays.
A Cambodian opposition leader was sentenced to five months in jail Friday in the latest faceoff between the government and opposition as political tensions over challenges to Prime Minister Hun Sen's longstanding autocratic rule show no signs of easing.
Traditional practices, poverty, last year's massive earthquake and Nepal's ongoing political instability mean child marriages remain a serious problem in the country, where 10 percent of the girls marry before they are 15, even though the government says it is.............
U.S. President Barack Obama cancelled a meeting with foul-mouthed Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday at a regional summit after being branded a "son of a whore" who would wallow like a pig.2 Comments
President Barack Obama pledged Tuesday to dramatically increase U.S. efforts to clear millions of bombs secretly dropped on tiny Laos by American planes a generation ago, saying the clean-up was a "moral obligation."
Authorities in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday blamed Uighur jihadists in Syria for masterminding a suicide attack against the Chinese embassy in the Central Asian country.
About 1,000 Buddhists in a Myanmar state wracked by religious and ethnic strife protested Tuesday's arrival of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, saying the Ghanaian is meddling in the country's affairs by leading a government-appointed commission to find solutions to the conflict.
Bangladesh has executed a tycoon and top financier for the largest Islamist party for war crimes, dealing a major blow to its ambitions in the troubled Muslim-majority country.
At least seven people were killed in landslides triggered by torrential rains across Nepal over the past 24 hours.
Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late Saturday for war crimes, dealing a massive blow to the group's ambitions in the Muslim-majority nation.