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China’s foreign ministry says it has lodged a complaint with the US after Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen in a phone...

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Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has been proclaimed the country's new king, succeeding his much-revered late father King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The prince accepted the throne...

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Thailand’s parliament has invited Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to take the country's throne. It approved the sending of a formal invitation, which Prince Vajiralongkorn has...

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye has announced she has asked parliament to help her find a way to step down. Park Geun-hye faced growing calls...

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Thousands of Indians have demonstrated in a number of cities against the government's ban on two major currency notes. Earlier this month, the 500 and...

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South Korea is seeing what is thought to be the largest protests so far demanding President Park Geun-hye steps down. Park Geun-hye is accused of...

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Japan’s capital is experiencing its first November snowfall in 54 years. The last time it snowed in Tokyo in November was in 1962. Photo Japan...

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A power plant collapse has killed at least 40 people in China's Jiangxi province. The accident took place in Fengcheng where a cooling tower was...

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According to Indian police, the death toll following the derailment of a train in Uttar Pradesh state has reached at least 115, with more...

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At least 100 people are reported dead following the derailment of a train in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, with more than 150 injured,...

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According to South Korean prosecutors, President Park Geun-hye had a "considerable" role in a corruption scandal involving her close confidante Choi Soon-sil. Speaking after Choi...

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Ferdinand Marcos, the late president of the Philippines, has been buried in the Heroes' Cemetery in Manila. The former dictator, who was ousted and forced...

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The first foreign leader to meet President-elect Donald Trump is Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe. The Japanese prime minister said he wanted to "build trust" and...

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Kate Hill from Australian has given birth to twins conceived ten days apart. She was told she might never become pregnant before receiving hormone treatment...

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Hong Kong tycoon Joseph Lau Luen-hung has placed full-page ads in local newspapers revealing details of his split with girlfriend Yvonne Lui. Joseph Lau Luen-hung,...

New Zealand’s officials have confirmed that Christchurch cathedral will be demolished after the 2011 earthquake rendered it beyond repair

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At least two people have died in New Zealand after a powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck South Island. PM John Key said further details were not...

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye will be questioned over allegations of political corruption in a scandal that has engulfed her presidency. According to officials, this...

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Alibaba has announced record sales record its annual Singles Day event. The e-commerce giant said sales this year had reached 121 billion yuan ($18 billion),...

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Sydney will host the 2018 Invictus Games for injured, wounded and sick armed forces veterans, Prince Harry has announced. The prince confirmed the chosen city...

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Alibaba looks set to smash the sales record for its annual Singles Day event. About 12 hours into the event, sales had reached 82.4 billion...

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Indians have queued up outside banks across the country to exchange 500 and 1,000 rupee notes after they were withdrawn as part of anti-corruption...

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According to Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, "honest people" have no need to worry about a decision to withdraw 1,000 and 500 rupee notes...

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Indian government has announced that the 500 ($7.6) and 1,000 rupee banknotes will be withdrawn from the financial system overnight. The surprise move is part...

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Two democratically elected Hong Kong lawmakers have been barred from taking office by Beijing. Yau Wai-ching and Sixtus "Baggio" Leung, who represent the Youngspiration political...

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As part of an investigation into government corruption, South Korean prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for two former aides of President Park Geun-hye. Her former...