Vietnam says a Chinese vessel intentionally rammed two of its ships in the disputed South China Sea, sending tensions spiraling in the region.
Gao Yu is the latest government critic to be detained ahead of the politically sensitive 25th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was ousted in a judicial coup on Wednesday, the latest upheaval in years of political turmoil.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is ordered to step down after the country’s Constitutional Court found her guilty of abuse of power.
The e-commerce giant could try to raise more money and may surpass Facebook’s $16 billion initial public offering two years ago.
As Beijing moves to boost the economy of this remote region, ethnic Uighurs say they see few of the benefits.
A Thai court ruling on Wednesday could remove Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office—something protesters have been trying to accomplish for six months.
South Korea’s foreign minister warns North Korea that its nuclear weapons program could come at the cost of the survival of Kim Jong Un’s regime.
Officials say that one person was killed and several dozen were hurt in an earthquake that struck northern Thailand and Burma on Monday.
More than 5,000 US and Filipino troops begin two weeks of military exercises amid a dangerous territorial standoff between the Philippines and China.
Former Miss India Celina Jaitly says she will continue fighting for the rights of lesbians, gays, transgender people and bisexuals despite threats and character assassination.
Vietnam condemns as illegal the operation of a Chinese deep-water drilling rig in what Vietnam says is its territorial water in the South China Sea.
Quake’s epicenter was near the northern Thai city of Chiang Rai, where roads have been reported damaged, but tremors were felt in Rangoon and Bangkok.
An opposition leader wants an election to be delayed by up to six months to allow for reforms aimed at ending a protracted political crisis.
Police kill three rebels and arrested eight forest guards for alleged involvement in the killings of 31 Muslims in ethnic violence in India’s remote northeast.
An apparent suicide bombing last week killed one bystander and wounded 79 people in Urumqi, the capital of China’s restive western region.
The government of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in China says that Wednesday’s attack in the capital Urumqi was carried out by Islamist militants.
The report details the route Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 probably took as it veered off course on March and the confusion that followed.
A congressional subcommittee says that Burma and other countries that don’t do enough to fight human trafficking should be punished.
The US president scored points with skeptical allies simply by showing up, but not everything followed the White House plan.