A Bangladesh court on Thursday convicted the exiled eldest son of the main opposition leader for money laundering and sentenced him to seven years in prison, a move that could end his political ambitions.
Several thousand South Koreans staged an angry protest Thursday against the planned deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system near their hometown, but President Park Geun-hye insisted the move was a national security imperative.
Powerhouse countries like the U.S., the UK and Australia were directly involved with the Indonesian government in the 1965 communist purge, the International People's Tribunal on the 1965 Crimes Against Humanity said in its final report released on Wednesday.
Many singers in Vietnam are refusing to back big concerts and like performing on game shows broadcast live on several channels as they can promote their performance and receive high payments.
Pakistan's law minister on Thursday announced that bills aimed at tackling "honor killings" and boosting rape convictions would soon be voted on by parliament, days after the murder of a social media star by her brother.
Teenager Piolo Perez swings his bat on a baseball field built atop the Philippines' most notorious trash heap, sending home run balls crashing through the shanties mushrooming on the outfield.
India's Parliament was in an uproar Wednesday after four men belonging to the low-caste Dalit community were beaten while trying to skin a dead cow in western India.
People visit the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo, Monday, July 18. The art museum designed by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier was decided by UNESCO to add to the World Heritage list.
Indian police have arrested three suspects over the alleged gang-rape of a student by a group of men, some of whom had been charged with a previous attack on her, an officer said Wednesday.
North Korea said Wednesday its latest ballistic missile tests had trialed detonation devices for possible nuclear strikes on U.S. targets in South Korea and were personally monitored by supreme leader Kim Jong Un.