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According to South Korean and US officials, North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from a submarine off its east coast. The KN-11 missile was...

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Indian doctors in the northern city of Amritsar say they have surgically removed 40 knives from a man's stomach. The 42-year-old man had swallowed the...

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World's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge has opened to visitors in Zhangjiajie, central China. The glass bridge connects two mountain cliffs in what are known...

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The world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge will open to visitors in central China this weekend. The bridge connects two mountain cliffs in what are...

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China’s Civil Aviation Administration has decided to limit the operations of North Korean airline Air Koryo, after a Beijing-bound flight made an emergency landing...

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Top North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho, who disappeared from the country's embassy in the UK, has defected to South Korea, officials in Seoul have...

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Residents of Chinese city of Nanning, in the Guangxi autonomous region, are covering their cars with things like bamboo mats in order to prevent...

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A group of 13 North Korean restaurant workers who defected from China to South Korea earlier this year have been released. According to South Korean...

Japanese Emperor Akihito has undergone a successful heart bypass operation at the University of Tokyo Hospital

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In a rare TV address to Japan, Emperor Akihito has strongly indicated he wants to step down, saying he fears his age will make...

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Thailand begins voting in a referendum on a new constitution, written by a military-appointed committee. The military government threw out the old constitution when it...

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A North Korean defector has entered the South Korean consulate in Hong Kong seeking asylum, the South China Morning Post reports. The publication reported that...

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Qandeel Baloch, best known as Pakistani social media celebrity, has been killed by her brother in an apparent “honor killing” in the province of...

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At least 20 people have been freed after Bangladeshi troops cleared Holey Artisan Bakery cafe in the capital Dhaka where suspected Islamist gunmen took...

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Australia is holding federal elections, where the conservative coalition government is widely expected to win. PM Malcolm Turnball and opposition leader Bill Shorten delivered their...

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A number of hostages have been taken by gunmen that stormed a popular cafe in the diplomatic area of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, officials...

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Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as the new president of the Philippines, after winning election in May. The 71-year-old overthrew the political establishment at...

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The antagonism that exists between South Korea and Japan has a historical background. Contemporary hostility is traced back to 1910 when Japan ruled Korea...

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Eight Chinese bank employees have been publicly spanked for poor performance during a training session, a leaked video has shown. The video, first posted by...

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South Korea is holding a rare hearing into the detention of 12 North Koreans who defected to the South. A group of human rights lawyers...

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A tweet from Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has become viral after she had to gently tell a user that she is not...

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Malaysia has banned the first Islamic-compliant airline, Rayani Air, for breaching regulations. The country’s Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said it was revoking Rayani Air's...

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King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, the world's longest-reigning living monarch, celebrates 70 years since ascending to the throne. The celebrations began with a religious ceremony...

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King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand has undergone heart surgery, the Thai Royal Household Bureau announced. The 88-year-old king, the world's longest-reigning monarch, has had a...

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Veteran US photojournalist David Gilkey and his Afghan translator Zabihullah Tamanna have been killed in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. David Gilkey of National Public...

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Donald Trump has been described by North Korean media as a "wise politician" who could be good for the Asian country. According to an editorial...