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Australia's High Court has upheld a ruling that radio station 2Day FM broke the law by airing a hoax call to a hospital which...

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Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim has failed to return from a humanitarian visit to North Korea, an official from his church says. Reverend Hyeon Soo...

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The North Korean army fired two short-range missiles into the sea as annual US-South Korea drills got under way, officials in Seoul say. The two...

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Kim Jong-un has urged the North Korean army to prepare for war with the US and its allies, state media said on February 28,...

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Founder of Mukto-Mona blog Avijit Roy, whose writing on religion had brought threats from Islamist hardliners, has been killed in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. Avijit Roy,...

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Law Wan-tung, the Hong Kong woman convicted of abusing her Indonesian maid, has been jailed for six years. Law Wan-tung was found guilty earlier this...

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Prince William has begun a four-day visit to Japan by taking part in a traditional tea ceremony in Tokyo. The Duke of Cambridge spent about...

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South Korea's top court has revoked a 1953 law under which cheating spouses could be jailed for up to two years. South Korea was one...

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A warrant for the arrest of Bangladesh’s opposition leader Khaleda Zia has been issued amid a political stand-off in the country. The court in Dhaka...

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North Korea has imposed a travel ban on foreigners willing to participate in the annual Pyongyang marathon because of concerns over the spread of...

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The first inquiry into the deadly Sydney cafe siege has been released on February 20, with its findings to shape PM Tony Abbott's address...

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A Dutch honeymooner has become the first person to survive a fall from the World's End, a 4,000-foot (1,200-metre) cliff that is one of...

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Former Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi has fled the capital, Sanaa, weeks after he was put under house arrest by Houthi rebels who...

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North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has revealed a new haircut and a new eyebrowcut at a politburo meeting on February 18. Kim Jong-un attended a...

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Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has been indicted over a controversial rice subsidy scheme. If found guilty on the charge of negligence, Yingluck Shinawatra could...

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An Indian bride has reportedly married a guest at her wedding after her fiancé had a seizure and collapsed. Reports said the groom, Jugal Kishore,...

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Everest climbing route in Nepal is to be changed amid fears of an increased avalanche risk. Nepal will change the path in March after a...

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Lunar New Year celebrations have begun in countries across Asia and China on February 19 to welcome the year of the sheep/goat. In China, hundreds...

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An Indian mother gave birth to a baby boy in a train toilet, and the newborn survived after falling on to the tracks. The mother,...

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Rescuers are trying to refloat about 90 stranded pilot whales after more than 100 died on a beach on New Zealand's South Island. The rescuers...

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The North Korean propaganda has released 310 slogans to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's founding. The new slogans covered a wide range of...

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Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho has been found guilty of breaking aviation law over the "nut rage" case. Heather Cho, also known as Cho...

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Chinese mining tycoon Liu Han has been executed after being sentenced to death in May 2014 for "leading mafia-style crime and murder", state media...

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The North Korean state media has released on February 7 new images showing that the secretive state has test-fired a new anti-ship cruise missile. The...

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According to black box data from the TransAsia Airlines turbo-prop plane that crashed in Taiwan, power was cut to both engines, investigators say. Taiwan's Aviation...