Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleads for anti-government demonstrators to clear the streets and support a snap election, but defiant protesters refuse to back down.
Commentaries by China's most influential news outlets suggesting that an ongoing air pollution crisis was not without a silver lining drew a withering reaction.
Purge of Kim Jong Un’s uncle and release of a US veteran held in North Korea may not signal rapprochement with the West.
North Korea announces the dismissal of Jang Song-thaek, the once powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong-un, for what it described as a string of criminal acts including mismanaging the economy, corruption, womanizing and drug-taking.
People set fire to vehicles and clashes with police in the Indian district of Singapore after a man is hit and killed by a bus.
Yingluck Shinawatra dissolves Parliament, but demonstrations in Bangkok are set to continue after a brief pause for the king’s birthday.
Japan and Asean will call for freedom of airspace over the high seas in a communique at next week’s Tokyo summit, a move directed at China’s aviation defense zone.
Despite the angry protests in Bangkok that followed the government’s attempt to pass an amnesty bill, Prime Minster Yingluck Shinawatra’s brother is still revered.
South Africa’s first black president, jailed for nearly a third of his life, passed away at his home in Johannesburg at 8:50 pm Thursday at the age of 95.
An investigation uncovers Thai government complicity in selling Rohingya to traffickers, who hold them in shocking conditions and extort money from them.
Giving no ground, Chinese President Xi Jinping and US Vice President Joe Biden trade strong arguments over China’s contentious new air defense zone.
Street protests are put on hold for King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s birthday Thursday, and many hope the revered monarch will provide a solution to the deadlock.
Protesters intent on toppling Thailand’s democratically elected prime minister plan to press their struggle again Wednesday with a peaceful march on Bangkok’s national police headquarters.
Merill Newman, 85—in his sixth week of detention in the communist state—supported partisans during the 1950-53 war.
The state-run Global Times says Britain is now only good for tourists and students, and has a few good football teams.
Protesters in Bangkok enter Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s compound, but political deadlock is not over yet.
With an estimated bump of up to 10 percent in the number of births per year, demand for maternal health care is bound to surge.
The US vice president urges Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands.
The protests on the streets of Bangkok and occupation of government offices are the latest flashpoint in a fight for power, not for democracy.
Tens of thousands of people take to Bangkok’s streets in an ongoing attempt to bring down the government of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.