A body recovered from the crashed AirAsia plane in the Java Sea was wearing a life jacket, raising new questions about how the disaster unfolded.
An Indian court has dropped criminal charges against the president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, who was accused of ordering extra-judicial killings in 2005.
It is in Hong Kong’s business sector that China is tightening its grip, even as Beijing struggles to tame the city politically.
China’s Cabinet announced on Tuesday the firing of the top two officials in Kunshan, where an explosion at a factory killed 146 people in August.
Malaysia, southern Thailand and parts of the Philippines are battered by heavy rain and flash floods, killing dozens.
Six bodies and debris floating in Indonesian waters end the mystery of the AirAsia flight that crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard.
Chinese access to Google Inc.’s email service is blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access to the US company’s services.
Countries around Asia step up the search for an AirAsia plane presumed to have crashed in shallow waters off the Indonesian coast.
A court has suspended a detention order keeping the alleged planner of the 2008 terror attacks in jail, possibly paving the way for his release.
It is too early to know whether oily spots in the water and objects floating elsewhere are connected to the missing AirAsia flight.
Overwhelmed by fear, members of the main gay rights group in Banda Aceh burn documents outside their headquarters, worried that sharia police would raid them.
South Korea proposes resuming stalled talks with Pyongyang amid heightened diplomatic tension after Seoul’s key ally the United States blamed the North for a cyberattack.
Several countries have joined the search for a missing AirAsia jet that disappeared more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore.
American filmmaker Olivia Wyatt discusses her new documentary that explores the culture and mythology of the Moken—the nomadic “sea gypsies” of Burma and Thailand.
India seeks cooperation from Bhutan, Burma and Bangladesh in an offensive against tribal militants who have killed at least 80 people in Assam state.
Russia offers sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie sparking the dispute is so scandalous that Pyongyang’s anger is “understandable.”
Beachside memorials and religious services are planned across Asia to mark the 10th anniversary of one of modern history’s worst natural disasters.
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.