There is one Buddhist nun everyone in Nepal knows by name -- not because she's a religious icon and a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, nor for her work running a girl's school and a hospital for kidney patients.
With turquoise columns propping up a pink and yellow portico, Myanmar's art deco style Thwin cinema is a rare relic from a golden age of movie-making that dazzled audiences more than half a century ago.
Australia's tough gun controls will be further tightened to restrict access to new rapid-fire shotguns, the prime minister said Wednesday.
Bangladesh police said Tuesday they have identified three people as financial backers of a group blamed for a deadly attack on a cafe, including a doctor who joined Islamic State jihadists in Syria.
Two passenger buses collided head-on in central Pakistan on Monday, killing 25 people and injuring 69, officials said.
Searchers have recovered 25 bodies from a ferry that sank in central Myanmar and expect to find scores more corpses as workers begin raising the boat from the riverbed, officials said Monday.
Talks opened in Australia Monday to create two vast marine sanctuaries aimed at protecting the pristine wilderness of Antarctica with Russia and China key to whether they succeed.
Prison authorities in Bangladesh's southern city of Khulna on Sunday executed a senior Islamist extremist whose banned group has been linked to the murder of foreign hostages, police said.
Security was tightened in a Bangladesh southern city Sunday ahead of the expected execution of a senior Islamist extremist whose group has been linked to the murder of foreign hostages, police said.
Bangladeshi and Chinese firms have signed US$13.6 billion in trade and investment deals on the sidelines of President Xi Jinping's brief tour to the South Asian nation, a trade group official said Saturday.