Australia’s prime minister warns that all refugees who arrive in the country by boat will be resettled on the island nation of Papua New Guinea.
Cambodia’s national election body rejects a late bid by the country’s opposition leader to register as a candidate and vote in the upcoming general election.
Prosecutors charge two Malaysians with sedition and inciting religious enmity after they posted a photograph on Facebook considered an insult to the Muslim holy month.
Soon after they served the lunch they had prepared for dozens of children at an Indian school, the two cooks realized something was very wrong.
US President Barack Obama has stumbled on an unusual partner in his quest to combat climate change: China.
North Korea has a long history of aggressively buying, marketing and selling arms, especially in developing countries in the Middle East, Africa and Southeast Asia.
Twenty-two children die and dozens are hospitalized after eating school lunches believed to be tainted with insecticide.
A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentenced a top Islamist politician to death on Wednesday for crimes during a 1971 war of independence.
A Bandung restaurant’s adoption of a Nazi theme sparks debate on Indonesians’ seemingly relaxed attitude to offensive symbols.
China has detained a key campaigner for officials to reveal their wealth, exposing the limits of the fight on corruption under Xi Jinping’s new government.
In good cop/bad cop fashion, Vietnam’s Communist Party mixes counseling and persuasion of the media with threats and some
A North Korean ship carrying weapons system parts buried under sacks of sugar was seized as it tried to cross the Panama Canal.
Authorities say there is little hope of finding alive the 5,748 people declared to be missing from the “Himalayan Tsunami” of a month ago.
Bangladesh approves a labor law to boost worker rights, including the freedom to form trade unions, after a factory collapse in April killed 1,132 workers.
More than a quarter of Chinese children with disabilities don’t get to go to school, a rights group says.
Thailand’s premier university apologizes for displaying a billboard that showed Adolf Hitler alongside Superman and other superheroes in a mural tribute to the graduating class.
Bhutan’s main opposition party, which campaigned on developing stronger ties with neighbor India, will take over power in the tiny Himalayan nation.
A new study links heavy air pollution from coal burning to shorter lives in northern China.
The Philippine government and the country’s largest Muslim rebel group agree on a crucial revenue-sharing accord, but a breakaway rebel faction resumes attacks.