India deploys military helicopters to hunt down tribal militants in the northeastern state of Assam after rebels kill 75 people this week.
Authorities in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou crack down on Christian communities, toppling crosses and banning all Christmas celebrations in kindergartens and grade schools.
After being ravaged by the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004, Sri Lankan village Seenigama is bouncing back with the help of a local charity.
In a new report, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, a US think tank, advocates an “asymmetric approach” to Taiwan’s defense strategy.
India imposes a curfew in parts of the northeastern state of Assam after rebels kill 48 people in a series of attacks.
Elections to return Thailand to democracy will come in February 2016 at the earliest, a Thai leader says, a delay Washington calls “unwise and unjustified.”
India cuts 20 percent of its healthcare budget, putting at risk disease control initiatives in a country with some of the world’s lowest health spending.
Rising seas combine with a subsiding cityscape in Jakarta, where an urban sprawl of 28 million people is sinking faster than anywhere else on Earth.
An unlicensed medical practitioner suspected of negligently infecting more than 100 villagers in northwestern Cambodia with HIV is charged with murder and other crimes.
In further signs that President Xi Jinping is consolidating his power, his predecessor Hu Jintao’s top aide has been placed under investigation for disciplinary violations.
US President Barack Obama says the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism.
India’s most powerful Hindu group vows to continue with a campaign to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, stoking a sensitive debate that affects parliament.
A decade after the Indian Ocean Boxing Day tsunami killed more than 200,000 people, experts and officials say weaknesses remain in regional early-warning systems.
Beijing is tightening its control after a series of grassroots protest actions in the former Portuguese colony and gambling hub.
Following the 2004 tsunami, the ethnic Moklen fishing communities buried their dead, fought off land grabs to rebuild their homes, and—surprisingly—sighed in relief.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged villagers not to take retribution against an unlicensed medical practitioner believed responsible for more than 100 HIV infections.
North Korea is accused of cyberattacking Sony Pictures as the studio pulled plans to release its comedy about an assassination attempt on Kim Jong-un.
The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, says his traditional religious role should cease with his death rather than have a “stupid” successor replace him.
After decades of Cold War acrimony, the US and Cuba move to restore diplomatic relations, in a historic shift that could revitalize trade and travel.
Critics say a proposal by the National Reform Council to strip parliament of its power to appoint a cabinet will encourage patronage politics.