A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire Monday while making an emergency landing at Changi Airport after turning back from a flight to Milan following an engine oil warning message, the carrier said.
Incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday hit out at "stupid" human rights campaigners, as he defended his imminent war on crime and emphasized the death penalty was for retribution.
The Philippine president-elect said Monday he would aggressively promote artificial birth control in the country even at the risk of getting in a fight with the dominant Catholic church, which staunchly opposes the use of contraceptives.
A top mainland Chinese diplomat is visiting Vietnam ahead of a ruling by an international court on Beijing's extensive territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Scandal-hit Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Monday announced a cabinet reshuffle, including promoting a trusted ally to manage the economy, in what analysts said could be preparation for a snap election.
One man was killed and several buildings torched in violence at a university in Papua New Guinea, its vice-chancellor said Sunday, some two weeks after police opened fire on students in the capital.
Myanmar police Sunday torched drugs with a street value of nearly US$60 million as authorities struggle to tackle the scourge of poppy cultivation and shut down pill laboratories in lawless border zones.
NEW DELHI - Bangladesh police said Sunday they had arrested a man suspected of killing the wife of an anti-terrorism police officer, just weeks after she was stabbed and shot in the southeastern city of Chittagong.
It's lunch break at Seoksan Elementary School and the entire student body has taken to the vast playground for a game of football -- with just three players on each side.
An American base employee on Japan's Okinawa was arrested for suspected drunk driving Sunday, a week after tens of thousands of angry residents rallied in protest at crimes linked to the heavy U.S. military presence.