Thailand’s Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn asks the government to strip his wife’s family of their royally issued surname.
Guo Feixiong, an activist who organized rallies for media freedom, has pleaded not guilty to charges of disturbing public order in an all night trial.
Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists clash with police early as they try to encircle government headquarters, defying orders from authorities to retreat.
Thirty years after a cyanide leak killed thousands in India, the toxic legacy of a pesticide factory owned by US multinational Union Carbide lives on.
Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of leader Kim Jong Un, takes a senior position in the North Korean party.
The former small-town mayor who has championed a people-centric approach to governance finds himself at the helm of Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
India’s Central Bureau of Investigation has refuted an earlier post-mortem report, claiming that two cousins allegedly raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh actually committed suicide.
The United Front spreads China’s influence by gaining control over groups not affiliated with the Communist Party that are often outside the mainland.
Japan considers creating a government-backed financing arm for weapons exports, a move that would accelerate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s shift away from Japan’s pacifist past.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand has opted for a reverse-psychology approach in an effort to lure tourists back to the Kingdom after recent strife.
Hong Kong police arrest two of the student leaders at the heart of pro-democracy protests that have shaken the Asian financial hub since August.
Twenty years after India officially abandoned targets for mass sterilization, doctors, healthcare workers and family planning experts say they remain in practice.
The case against senior Khmer Rouge leaders has been suspended, after judges bowed to pressure from lawyers seeking an adjournment to appeal an earlier conviction.
The Associated Press takes a weeklong road trip through North Korea, getting unprecedented access to the hermit kingdom.
Chinese authorities in Inner Mongolia arrest 31 people on suspicion of trafficking women because they had held 14 people, 11 of them from Burma.
A former member of the Jamaat-e-Islami Islamist party has been sentenced for killing civilians during the 1971 Bangladesh independence war.
Hong Kong authorities encounter little resistance as they begin clearing part of a pro-democracy protest camp in the bustling district of Mong Kok.
Bangladesh arrests four members of an outlawed militant group, including the chief of its women’s wing, as well as five suspects in a southern city.
Two senior Thai policemen face royal insult charges, the latest in a mounting number of lese-majeste cases following a coup in May.
Dozens of media workers have gathered at a shrine in Manila to remember the single deadliest attack on the press ever documented.