The climate change agreement announced this week between the United States and China caught the world by surprise after months of secret negotiations.
At least 11 women are dead and 20 others seriously ill after undergoing free sterilization operations, highlighting the risks Indian women face in reproductive health.
China proposes a forum to restart stalled peace talks between Afghanistan and Taliban insurgents, a sign that Beijing wants more influence in its neighbor’s affairs.
The US and China jointly announced new goals for tackling climate change, but long-standing tensions, such as over security issues, remain unresolved.
The two leaders hold formal talks for the first time since taking office, a breakthrough in efforts to improve ties between the Asian rivals.
Attempted murder, waging war on the state, criminal intimidation and fraud are among charges against ministers Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed to the cabinet.
More than 200 boat people held in southern Thailand will be pushed back out to sea, police say, despite criticism of human rights groups.
China will contribute $40 billion to set up a Silk Road infrastructure fund to boost connectivity across Asia, President Xi Jinping announces.
Kenneth Bae arrives home after years of imprisonment in North Korea, thanking the US government and revealing that his time there offered lessons.
His influence at home quickly fading, the US president makes a three-country tour that will test his ability to play a commanding role internationally.
Leaders of the two trading powerhouses have announced the “effective” conclusion of a free trade agreement after more than two years of negotiations.
Megumi Yokota, a Japanese national abducted by North Korean agents decades ago as a schoolgirl, died from an overdose in 1994 and was buried in a pit with other corpses, according to a South Korean newspaper.
Tanzania studies a report alleging that Chinese officials bought illegal ivory during President Xi Jinping’s visit and smuggled it out in diplomatic bags.
India’s National Investigation Agency works on a shoestring budget and lacks officers specializing in cyber surveillance, explosives or tracing chemicals.
United States Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has postponed a visit to Burma and Vietnam this month due to scheduling issues.
One of the founders of popular file-sharing website Pirate Bay is arrested under an Interpol warrant as he attempts to cross into Thailand from Laos.
Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has been treated for a swollen intestine and remains in hospital after surgery to remove his gall bladder in October, the palace said on Tuesday.
Amid an alarmingly high rate of road fatalities, India’s new government plans an ambitious five-year plan to overhaul the country’s highway laws.
A 29-year-old British banker is charged with murder in a Hong Kong court after police found the bodies of two women in his apartment
Thailand’s military government vows to bring peace to the Muslim-dominated south within a year, despite stalled peace talks aimed at ending the insurgency.