Cyclone Hudhud blasted India’s eastern seaboard, uprooting trees, damaging buildings and killing at least five people despite a major evacuation effort.
Hong Kong’s leader Leung Chun-ying vows on to stay in office, warning students demanding his resignation that their pro-democracy movement is out of control.
Thai Deputy Prime Minister Pridiyathorn Devakula says Washington has more confidence in Thailand’s government, four months after the military seized power in a bloodless coup.
Kim Jong-un is in control of his government but has hurt his leg, a source says, dismissing speculation over his health and grip on power.
Pro-democracy protests could drag on for days yet, after talks aimed at resolving a bitter standoff between the city’s government and student demonstrators collapse.
About 150 Sri Lankan fishermen are stranded in Burmese waters after drifting during bad weather, an official said Tuesday.
Despite any gains Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters might claim over the last 12 days, they will always come up against a formidable foe—mainland China.
If North Korean’s Kim Jong Un does not appear at a key political event Friday, speculation will intensify over his health and grip on power.
Prehistoric cave paintings found on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island shed new light on early human art, which previously was thought to have first appeared in Europe.
Innovative local theater groups are leading the way in critiquing contemporary Sri Lankan society after a decades-long civil war.
A military agreement with the Philippines and easing an arms embargo against Vietnam show the Obama administration wants deeper security ties with Asia.
Pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong continue with hundreds of students remaining camped out in the city center after more than a week of rallies.
As radicals from Indonesia depart to fight in Iraq and Syria, the government is limited in what it can do to prevent recruitment.
Two Burmese workers confess to killing a pair of British tourists whose battered bodies were found on a Thai beach last month, Thai police say.
Washington eases its ban on sales of weaponry to Vietnam to help its maritime security in a sign of deepening ties between the former enemies.
Pyongyang is ready to resume six-party talks on its nuclear program but must maintain readiness in the face of US threats, a senior envoy says.
Leung Chun-ying defies pro-democracy protesters’ demands to step down, with pressure also increasing from Leung’s backers in Beijing as protests in Hong Kong continue.
A Burmese man has confessed to the murder of two British tourists on a Thai island, Thai police say.
“Hong Kong affairs are China’s internal affairs. All countries should respect China’s sovereignty,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests.
Hong Kong’s leader is willing to let pro-democracy demonstrations in the city go on for weeks, while defiant protesters vow they will not budge.