President Barack Obama is set to welcome Burma President Thein Sein to the White House on Monday, but a looming cyclone could derail the visit.
The Philippine president apologizes to Taiwan for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coast guard personnel, after Taiwan rejected an earlier apology.
Taiwan says it is recalling its representative to the Philippines over Manila’s “informal and insincere” apology for the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman.
A concert promoter cites safety concerns as the cause for the American rockers canceling their show in the Indonesian capital.
Indonesia’s anti-terror squad seizes homemade bombs and arrests two suspected militants allegedly planning to attack the Burma Embassy to protest that country’s treatment of Muslims.
Burma hails an EU decision lifting political and economic sanctions against the former pariah state, pledging to continue its reforms and march toward democracy.
A senior court official dies under mysterious circumstances, his body bruised after 11 days in the custody of anti-graft investigators of the ruling Communist Party.
Gareth Bale fronted a late fightback by Tottenham in a 3-1 victory over Manchester City on Sunday, while Liverpool and Chelsea drew 2-2.
China accuses Japan of raising regional tensions with its increased use of fighter jets to monitor Chinese aircraft that approach islands claimed by both countries.
North Korea demands the lifting of UN sanctions and the end of US-South Korea military drills as conditions for resuming talks.
A bomb planted on a motorcycle explodes near the office of a political party in the Bangalore, injuring at least 16 people.
Philippine authorities filed a poaching case and are preparing more charges against Chinese fishermen aboard a vessel that ran aground in a protected coral reef.
Malaysian leader Najib Razak has promised more cash handouts for the poor along with cheaper cars and homes.
The fight at an immigration detention center left eight people dead and15 injured.
Anxious over recent sectarian violence in the country, authorities blame the blaze on an accidental electrical short, but locals suspect criminal activity.
The government denies that authorities bear some blame for recent mob attacks by Buddhists on Muslims that killed dozens of people.
Twenty-one bodies have been recovered from the mudslide that buried workers in piles of earth up to 30 meters deep.
Steven Gerrard’s penalty sealed a second-half turnaround by Liverpool against Aston Villa, while Manchester United beat Sunderland 1-0 to maintain their 15-point title race lead.
Thai authorities and Muslim separatist leaders started peace talks on Thursday aimed at ending almost a decade of unrest in the country’s far south.
Myanmar security forces fired shots into the air to break up new violence as attacks on Muslim targets continued despite government attempts to halt them.