Narendra Modi’s efforts to seize on yoga as India’s signature cultural export have his Hindu nationalist allies swelling with pride, but leave minorities feeling marginalized.
India sends an envoy to Burma to calm tempers over a cross-raid against insurgents that it trumpeted as a warning to countries harboring anti-India militants.
A Malaysian tanker that went missing last week carrying fuel worth $5.6 million and 22 crew members is believed to have been hijacked by pirates.
Calls grew on Monday for an inquiry into reports that Australian officials paid people-smugglers bound for Australia thousands of dollars to turn their boat back to Indonesia
The under-23 football team’s surprise run to the Southeast Asia Games gold medal game has been a lift to the collective conscience of Burma’s people.
Thousands of South Korean schools that were shut by worries over Middle East Respiratory Syndrome reopen as the country seeks to return to normal.
Hong Kong readies to vote on an electoral reform package backed by Beijing, while a weekend poll shows public support has shifted against the proposal.
Zhou Yongkang provides the latest example of a twisted relationship between the leadership of the Communist Party of China, which nominally espouses atheism, and spirituality.
The Indian army’s brief foray this week into Burma to hunt militants has set alarm bells ringing in regional rival Pakistan.
The Pacific nation of Palau, fighting a rising tide of illegal fishing, sets fire to four Vietnamese boats caught poaching marine life in its waters.
A court sentenced Zhou Yongkang to life in prison Thursday after convicting him of corruption in a secretly held trial, sparing him the death penalty.
Australia’s prime minister has ducked allegations that officials from his country paid the crew of a boat carrying 65 migrants to return to Indonesian waters.
Joko Widodo wants to open up the remote and impoverished region of Papua, but will first need the backing of the military, parliament and separatists.
With the chaos of Jakarta’s traffic jams not looking to abate anytime soon, entrepreneurs are helping fellow commuters circumvent the world’s worst gridlock.
Mock military exercises known as “survival games” are increasingly popular in Japan, where public opinion is divided on the merits of a pacifist constitution.
Malaysian authorities arrest a foreigner for allegedly stripping naked on Mount Kinabalu, an act some have said angered the mountain’s spirits and caused an earthquake.
The Indian army on Tuesday attacked insurgent groups along its border with Burma, days after the rebels killed 18 Indian soldiers in an ambush.
Rules making it easier to file lawsuits in China have led to concerns over frivolous claims, after a man claimed actress Zhao Wei stared at him too intensely through his TV set.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sparks outrage after he praises his Bangladeshi counterpart for her courage to fight terrorism “despite being a woman.”
Chea Sim, a key Cambodian political figure after the fall of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime, died on Monday.