President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines may seem like everything an Asian diplomat is not. At times brash and often outlandish, he finds the rituals of diplomacy too rigid, even superficial. His mercurial, unpredictable streak has got everyone wondering: Is ASEAN, under his stewardship, up for a wild ride?
As French voters cast ballots for president Sunday, they're making a choice that will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.
Fresh off an immense North Korean parade that revealed an arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles, rival South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that Pyongyang's follow-up act will be even bigger.
April 2017 marks the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, which took almost 8,860 lives, injured 22,000, damaged 602,257 houses, and rendered thousands of people homeless.
Say this about the NBA playoffs: It's usually quite predictable.
Swathed in bandages on her head for injuries inflicted by a blast set off by a suicide bomber, the little Syrian girl smiled at the camera from the back of an ambulance in a powerful video clip that's being shared online.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has probably been weakened rather than strengthened by grasping for even more power.
U.S. President Donald Trump exploded from the blocks after his inauguration on Jan. 20, but soon found out he was not in a sprint but in a long-distance race.
If China were to assert more pressure on North Korea to suspend its nuclear and missile programmes, it would not be at the behest of United States President Donald Trump.
There's troubling news from across the Bosphorus, the narrow slip of water separating Europe from Asia Minor. In a decisive but divisive referendum, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly gained the political blessing he sought by winning 51 percent of the nationwide vote.