Chinese villagers kidnap construction workers, tie them up, douse them in gasoline and set it ablaze when a land dispute turns violent.
The number of times Japanese fighter jets scrambled to ward off Russian military aircraft rose sharply in the last six months, amid rising diplomatic tensions.
China expresses concern after India announces plans to build a road along the remote eastern part of their disputed border.
Chinese censors have blocked the website of Britain’s national broadcaster, the BBC, as tensions rise in Hong Kong between pro-democracy protesters and police.
Dozens of activists demand that Washington hand over to the Philippines a US Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino.
Hong Kong police use pepper spray on pro-democracy protesters as they clear a major road that had been barricaded with concrete slabs.
A huge bust of fake US dollars in Cambodia points to a well-oiled and growing counterfeit operation in neighboring Thailand.
Britain summons the Thai charge d’affaires in London to raise concerns over the police investigation into the murder of two British backpackers in Thailand.
Hong Kong police use sledgehammers and chainsaws to dismantle pro-democracy barricades near government offices and the city’s financial center after clashes break out.
Kim Jong-un appears in state media for the first time in nearly six weeks, ending an absence that fed global speculation that something was amiss.
Thai police find scores of sick and exhausted boat people on a remote island, all but one of the 79 suspected human-trafficking victims from Bangladesh.
South Korea plans to cram already-packed storage sites with more spent fuel than they were originally intended to hold while it seeks a permanent solution.
The water coming out of Beijing taps later this month may have travelled more than 1,400 kilometers, transported through the world’s biggest water transfer project.
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.