Indonesia will buy eight Apache attack helicopters off the United States, as US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Survivors of Sri Lanka’s civil war complain to the UN human rights chief about missing relatives, military land grabs and a life without basic facilities.
China’s top newspaper says the United States is seeking to use the issue of chemical weapons to pursue regime change in Syria illegally.
Tens of thousands of Filipinos protest in a Manila park, demanding the scrapping of a corruption-tainted development fund that was widely abused by lawmakers.
One of Indonesia’s most influential Islamic groups says the exposure of skin by women in a competition violates Muslim teachings.
Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy told thousands of supporters that his party will stage massive protests unless an independent committee begins investigating alleged election irregularities.
A quiet plan is hatched in the heart of India’s capital to change the landscape of one of the world’s most populous cities.
Chinese prosecutors demand a heavy sentence for ousted top politician Bo Xilai, scoffing at his “whimsical” challenge to bribery, graft and abuse of power charges.
Japan’s government has started denying funds to pro-Pyongyang schools in the country, whose classrooms showcase portraits of North Korean leaders.
In Jakarta, a buzzer is not an alarm or a bell, but someone with a Twitter account with 2,000 followers who is paid to tweet.
The government can now appeal a court ruling that allowed the country’s non-Muslim minority to use the word “Allah” to refer to God.
Sri Lankan human rights activists have asked a UN official to inquire about the recent killing of unarmed protesters, anti-Muslim violence and army land grabs.
Fallen Chinese political star Bo Xilai launches a spirited defense at his high-profile corruption trial, fiercely denying he took $3.5 million in bribes.
Anti-terror police arrest eight more suspected militants in connection with a plot to bomb the Burma Embassy in Jakarta.
The killing of an Indian crusader against superstition and religious charlatans prompts hundreds of protesters to shut down a city near Mumbai.
Schools and offices to close as heavy rains trigger landslides and other disruptions throughout the island.
A leak of radioactive water at the Fukushima nuclear power plant could be the beginning of a series of leaks from storage tanks.
Thailand could soon become the first Asian country to legalize gay marriage if a proposed law makes it through parliament.
Contaminated water with dangerously high levels of radiation is leaking from a storage tank at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
Officials dismissed as unethical a proposal by an education official on Sumatra island that would require female senior high school students to undergo virginity tests.