A Thai court on Friday sentenced four men to life imprisonment over the death of three people, including two children, in a grenade attack in Bangkok last year during anti-government protests.
India has canceled a license allowing Greenpeace's Indian arm to collect money from overseas, the organization and Indian media said Thursday, the latest in an ongoing battle between the environmental group and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
Indonesia has unexpectedly dumped much-vaunted plans for its first high-speed railway in favor of a slower and cheaper rail option, in a blow to Japan and China who have been fiercely competing to win the construction job.
A Nepali policeman was shot dead Friday in the latest round of clashes to hit the country's southern plains as protests intensify against a proposed new constitution.
French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard.
A court on Friday sentenced three Indian men to 20 years in prison for raping a Japanese student who was sightseeing in one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.
Thai police on Friday said neither of the two men detained over the deadly Bangkok attack last month were believed to be the main bombing suspect -- seen on CCTV wearing a yellow T-shirt and placing a rucksack under a bench at Erawan shrine moments before the blast.
BANGKOK -- Thai authorities unveiled the restored centerpiece Friday of the Erawan Shrine, in the latest bid to boost confidence among Bangkok's tourism and business communities almost three weeks after a deadly bombing that left 20 dead.
Turkey expressed skepticism Thursday over reports that its nationals were involved in the Aug. 17 bombing of a Bangkok landmark that killed 20 people, saying it had not received any official notification from Thailand.
Japan said Thursday it was "disappointed" there were no signs of rapprochement in mainland Chinese leader's Xi Jinping's speech to mark the 70th anniversary of Tokyo's WWII defeat, as Beijing showed off its growing might with a huge military parade.
The United Nations called Thursday for dialogue and an end to violence in Nepal following clashes between security forces and protesters opposed to a proposed new constitution that have left 19 people dead.
The Philippines and Vietnam will sign a "strategic partnership" agreement by the end of the year, officials have said, as common neighbor and rival China flexes its military muscle in disputed waters.
An international body that monitors fisheries in most of the Pacific Ocean ended a meeting in Japan on Thursday without agreement on fresh measures to protect the dwindling bluefin tuna.
Naga protesters on Thursday blocked a key highway and authorities shut down wireless Internet services to quell heightening tension in a northeast Indian state where seven people have died in violence this week.