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Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte launched a fierce attack on the European Union after it condemned his brutal crackdown on crime. Rodrigo Duterte said the EU...

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North Korea has announced it carried out a "successful" ground test of a new rocket engine to launch satellites. The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un,...

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According to a former death squad member, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the murder of political opponents while mayor of Davao. During a Senate hearing,...

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Super typhoon Meranti has hit mainland China after battering Taiwan with its strongest storm in 21 years. The super typhoon, with gusts of up to...

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Japan’s Sakurajima volcano - one of the country's most active volcanoes - is due for a major eruption within the next 30 years, say...

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North Korea is facing a humanitarian disaster after tens of thousands of people were displaced by flooding, the UN and the International Red Cross...

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According to South Korean officials, North Korea could be ready to conduct another nuclear test at any time. North Korea conducted its fifth underground nuclear...

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According to reports from Seoul, South Korea has a plan to annihilate Pyongyang if North Korea shows any signs of mounting a nuclear attack. A...

North Korea has increased the activity at its Punggye-ri nuclear test site ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to South Korea

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North Korea has successfully carried out its fifth nuclear test, Pyongyang has confirmed. The government announcement on state media came hours after a seismic event...

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President Barack Obama has called off a meeting with controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who had insulted him earlier. Rodrigo Duterte was responding to Barack...

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According to South Korean officials, North Korea has test-fired three ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast. The ballistic missiles were launched from...

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Hong Kong maids have taken to the streets of the city to demand a ban on them being asked to clean windows in high-rise...

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Hong Kong is voting in the first major elections since pro-democracy protests in 2014. Voters will choose 35 lawmakers based on geographical constituencies and 35...

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According to the Filipino government, the Abu Sayyaf militant group was responsible for a bomb attack in Davao, the home city of newly-elected President...

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China has ratified the Paris global climate agreement, state news agency Xinhua reports. China is the world's largest emitter of harmful CO2 emissions, which cause...

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China’s glass-bottomed bridge that was heralded as a record-breaker when it opened two weeks ago has closed. According to officials, the government was planning urgent...

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A bomb attack in Davao, the home city of Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte, has killed at least 12 people. At least 60 people more were...

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Islam Karimov’s death has been finally confirmed by the Uzbek government, six days after he was taken to hospital with a suspected brain hemorrhage. The...

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Turkey has announced that Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov has died at the age of 78. There is no official Uzbek confirmation of the president’s death,...

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The Reserve Bank of Australia has issued its first ever tactile banknote on September 1 after a campaign by a blind boy. Three years ago,...

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Volkswagen is being sued in Australia for allegedly misleading customers by selling modified vehicles that covered up emissions fraud. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

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North Korea executed Vice Premier Kim Yong-jin last month, South Korea government officials have said. According to Seoul's unification ministry, Kim Yong-jin was one of...

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A mass cow theft is being investigated in New Zealand after reports that 500 cattle have been stolen from a farm in Canterbury. It is...

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Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov has been hospitalized, a government statement says, amid rumors that he is seriously ill. Islam Karimov, 78, was undergoing a full...

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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...