Abandoned at sea, thousands of Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims from Burma appear to have shrinking options after two Southeast Asian nations refuse to offer refuge.
A blogger was hacked to death by machete-wielding attackers in Bangladesh on Tuesday, the third such killing in less than three months.
North Korea executes its defense chief on treason charges by putting him in front of an anti-aircraft gun at a firing range.
At least four people were killed in a central Nepal town on Tuesday after a 7.3 earthquake shook the Himalayan nation.
An estimated 6,000 Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims from Burma remain trapped at sea in crowded, wooden boats, migrant officials and activists say.
China’s reclamation around seven reefs in the South China Sea is making Philippine islands vulnerable, Philippine military officials and security experts say.
A government crackdown on a teen video blogger and independent news and opinion website has focused attention on free speech limits in the city-state.
Senior figures from President Joko Widodo’s political party weigh in after data show Indonesia’s economy is smaller, in real terms, than when he took office.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, left hospital on Sunday after seven months spent convalescing following surgery last year.
In her first extensive interview since the attack, Rafida Ahmed has criticized the Bangladeshi government for not responding more aggressively to her husband’s murder.
Boats carrying nearly 600 Bangladeshis and long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims from Burma land in western Indonesia , with some migrants needing urgent medical care.
A crackdown on human trafficking networks in Thailand puts migrants fleeing Burma and Bangladesh at even more risk, activists and officials say.
Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha calls for a three-way meeting with Malaysia and Burma to try to resolve a regional human trafficking crisis.
Foreign trekkers and local Nepalese in a popular Himalayan village disputed who should be prioritized for airlift evacuations in the days following the earthquake.
Newly released satellite images show Vietnam has carried out significant land reclamation at two sites in the disputed South China Sea.
The wife of Anwar Ibrahim has won his seat in a by-election, a vote that was seen as a test of Prime Minister Najib Razak’s leadership.
Renowned South Korean K-pop star BoA will release her latest album, titled “Kiss My Lips,” online at midnight on May 12.
The disciplinary action comes as the Thai prime minister orders a probe into the discovery of human trafficking camps near the Malaysian border.
A gang of Islamist militants stages a bank robbery in Bangladesh in which nine people were killed in order to fund their operations.
Asian economies will lead world growth in 2015 as recoveries in India and Japan help to offset the slowdown in China.