One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes.
An Indonesian court on Thursday sentenced an Islamic militant to 10 years in prison for his involvement in a suicide bombing and gun attack in the capital Jakarta earlier this year.
North Korea on Thursday conducted what appeared to be a failed test -- its second in a week -- of a powerful medium-range missile that experts warn could be deployed as early as next year.
A 174-ton piece of jade worth millions of dollars that was uncovered in Myanmar will have to stay where it is for now -- because its owners don't have equipment strong enough to move it.
The Philippines' national police chief on Thursday suspended dozens of officers involved in violent clashes with anti-U.S.
A Philippine police van on Wednesday rammed and ran over baton-wielding protesters outside the U.S. embassy in Manila.
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.
--When Western governments began pouring money into the Mekong River Commission, they hoped it would help four Southeast Asian countries cooperate in responsibly managing one of the world's great rivers.
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.