India on Tuesday pulled out of a key regional summit in Pakistan citing an increase in cross-border terrorist attacks, as tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours escalates.
A passenger spotted a snake curled around the armrest of another passenger's seat on a Japanese Shinkansen "bullet" train on Monday, forcing the train to make an unscheduled stop.
India has said it may review the 56-year-old Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan, an agreement to share the waters of six cross-border rivers, following a terror attack on an Indian Army camp in Kashmir recently.
South Korea is more than just a country known for its flashy gadgets and revolutionary technology--it's also fast emerging as an ideal investment hub for foreign investors.
Thai police said Tuesday that two men accused of hiding a dismembered body in a Bangkok house freezer and running a fake passport ring are Americans.
Australia on Tuesday watered down plans for a "backpacker tax" on foreigners on working holidays, after an outcry from farmers and tourism operators.
Azerbaijan voted Monday on whether to extend the president's term in office, with opposition groups attacking the referendum as a ploy to boost Ilham Aliyev's long grip on power.
Singapore's ambassador to China, Stanley Loh, said that no dispute or arbitral tribunal ruling was raised at the Non-Aligned Movement Summit (NAM) and described a report by the Chinese edition of the Global Times as "replete with fabrications and unfounded allegations."
Dozens of activists Monday were commemorating a South Korean farmer who died in a hospital almost a year after being knocked unconscious by water cannons during anti-government protests.
Australia's trade minister will lead the country's first business delegation to visit Iran in 14 years after sanctions over Tehran's nuclear program were eased.