Court cases are part of the Chinese government’s campaign against the ‘New Citizens Movement,’ which has called for officials to declare their assets.
A 20-year-old in West Bengal was gang-raped by 13 men as punishment for having a relationship with a man from a different community.
The shooting of a pro-government activist has raised fears that violence will grow in Thailand as the country heads toward planned elections on Feb. 2.
Australia rejects claims by a group of asylum seekers that they were beaten and suffered burns while being returned to Indonesia by the Australian navy.
The close relatives of some of China’s most powerful men and women have maintained secretive accounts in offshore tax havens, according to an explosive study.
An Indonesian court sentences an Islamist militant to 7.5 years in prison for masterminding a plot to bomb Burma’s embassy in the country’s capital.
Arvind Kejriwal tells his supporters to end anti-police protests, saying the force has promised to take action over his accusations of negligence by officers.
The government moves to tighten security as protesters trying to oust the prime minister threaten to disrupt an election she has called for early next month.
Xu Zhiyong has criticized the Chinese Communist Party’s efforts to fight corruption, and is a popular voice despite official efforts to silence him.
Jailed US citizen holds a press conference as United States says it and South Korea are willing to resume ‘credible’ talks with the North over its nuclear program.
Hong Kong police arrest a woman accused of beating her Indonesian maid in a case that has triggered outrage over its alleged brutality.
A shadowy, pro-government cyber army is suspected of blocking, hacking and spying on Vietnamese activists around the world to hamper the country’s pro-democracy movement.
Thousands demand justice for a young Indonesian maid who was badly beaten by her employer in a case that has sparked widespread outrage.
Twenty-eight people are wounded in explosions at a camp of anti-government protesters in Bangkok, the latest violence in a prolonged political crisis dividing the country.
BBC television show based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s prickly London detective becomes a surprise hit among Chinese fond of a storybook Britain.
Police take away an outspoken scholar of China’s Turkic Uighur ethnic minority and raid his home, seizing computers, cellphones and even his students’ thesis manuscripts.
Relations between the neighboring countries are already at their lowest point since the 1990s, and Australia is embarking upon a secretive campaign against asylum seekers.
Throngs of whistle-blowing protesters surround several new government agencies in Thailand’s capital to keep up pressure on the prime minister to resign.
As the region’s foreign ministers descend on Burma, the government hopes it can mediate the divisive South China Sea dispute during its chairmanship of Asean.
Newly released official papers suggest that Margaret Thatcher’s government was involved in planning a deadly attack on the Sikh Golden Temple at Amritsar in 1984.