A series of anti-terror raids across Sydney and Brisbane were sparked by a senior Islamic State militant ordering “demonstration killings” in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday...
The Dalai Lama hailed Xi Jinping as “more open-minded” on Thursday as the president held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a rare visit to India.
Thailand’s military ruler questioned whether tourists in bikinis are safe in the kingdom, in comments following the murder of two Britons whose battered bodies were found on a Thai island.
India’s first mission to Mars will attempt to put a spacecraft into orbit around the red planet next week, in a crucial test of a low-cost project carrying the country’s hopes to join the world...
Japan’s Defence Minister Akinori Eto and US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy agreed on Thursday to work together toward a reduction in the burden on Okinawa Prefecture of hosting the bulk of American...
Japan has agreed to cut purchases of juvenile eels from its neighbours by 20 per cent as part of moves to protect the endangered species.
Hong Kong animal rights campaigners have spoken of their frustration and anger at seeing the yearly dolphin cull begin in Japan this week.
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The slopes of Japan's Mount Fuji are increasingly being defaced by rubbish and graffiti, despite an overall decline in the number of people scaling the peak.
South Korean soldiers detained a US citizen who was apparently trying to swim across the river border into rival North Korea, the South's defence ministry said.
Fury at a "VIP culture" that routinely sees commercial flights in Pakistan delayed to accommodate the schedule of politicians boiled over this week when passengers angrily prevented the country's...
The number of Chinese arrivals in Japan in the first eight months of the year hit 1,542,400, up 84 per cent from the same period last year and already topping the annual all-time record,...
President Xi Jinping should find the “handshake across the Himalayas” a lot warmer than usual when he starts his India trip today.
Thai police on Wednesday identified a man caught on security camera as the “prime suspect” in the murder of two British tourists on Koh Tao.
Laos may be taking a page from Beijing’s playbook with a new set of restrictions for NGOs operating in the country, which have alarmed both non-profit groups and Western diplomats.
Human rights activists in Japan have reacted angrily to a new pamphlet released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that they claim is racist and stereotypical for depicting white fathers beating...
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could go to China on his first foreign trip since taking power, China’s ambassador to South Korea said on Wednesday.
American parents will be allowed to adopt Vietnamese children again, ending a six-year ban imposed after allegations of baby-selling and fraud but with new restrictions.
The suspects were arrested during a raid on a warehouse on Friday in the Pampanga provincial capital, San Fernando, north of Manila.
A 65-year-old Thai woman has committed suicide by leaping into a pond of crocodiles at a farm popular with tourists on Bangkok's outskirts, police said.
Dolphin slaughter season began in Japan on Tuesday, as the country kicked off an annual cull repeatedly condemned by animal rights groups.
A goldfish called George was on the mend in Australia on Tuesday after undergoing “high risk” brain surgery in an operation that the veterinarian described as “fiddly”.
President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka where he will launch construction of a Chinese-backed US$1.4 billion port city as he promotes his vision of a “maritime silk road”.
The Philippines’ most active volcano has belched out huge lava fragments that rolled about a kilometre down its slope, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers, officials said on...
Thai police questioned three Myanmese men over the murder of two British tourists on Koh Tao, as their bodies were due to arrive in Bangkok for forensic tests.
Philippines authorities on Tuesday ordered people living close to a powerful volcano to evacuate, warning a dangerous eruption may occur within weeks.
Four suspected Islamic militants arrested in Indonesia are members of China's ethnic Uygur minority community and were trying to meet Indonesia's most wanted extremist, authorities said.
Thai police have launched a manhunt for a British tourist after the naked bodies of two backpackers were found on the popular resort island of Koh Tao.