Troops have been deployed to India's ethnically diverse northeastern states of Assam and Tripura, amid violent protests against the passing of a controversial and far-reaching law that offers a path to Indian citizenship for non-Muslim minorities from three neighboring countries.
Geoff Hopkins says he will never forget the cries as the survivors of the White Island volcano eruption were pulled aboard the boat.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi testified that members of the Muslim ethnic group still in Myanmar were being helped, but many are desperate.
New Zealand's military is preparing to retrieve the bodies of eight victims of the White Island volcano. How will they do it?
Authorities plan a "high-speed recovery" operation to White Island on Friday.
As vast areas burn, Scott Morrison is being accused of playing down the impact of climate change.
Abdullah Abdullah, a three-time contender for the presidency, is again at the center of an electoral crisis. This time, he insists he won’t compromise.
Experts say the art, found in an Indonesian cave, could be the world's oldest recorded story.
The Daewoo founder’s mad-rush corporate expansion symbolized South Korea’s rise as an Asian tiger. Daewoo’s collapse offered a bracing reality check.
Are the Indian government's claims about non-Muslim groups in neighbouring states correct?
Huge numbers of tourists risk scaling active volcanoes every year.
A group of international experts in Hong Kong has left an investigation into alleged police misconduct during protests after criticizing a lack of ...
The autonomous region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea voted overwhelmingly to leave the country and form a new independent nation on Wednesday.
The paintings are at least 43,900 years old and depict humanoid figures with animal-like features in a hunting scene.
The controversial law offers amnesty to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from three countries.
At least two civilians were killed and 73 others wounded in a car bombing and subsequent assault at Bagram Air Base.
Retrieving those left behind on the island, all of whom are presumed dead, is seen as too dangerous.
Super Smash Bros is the only first-party Nintendo title approved for sale in the country.
Cricket-starved Pakistan fans can now cheer on their own players for the first time in 10 years as Test cricket returns to the country.
Myanmar's leader says there is no proof its army had "genocidal intent" against Rohingya Muslims.
The nearly unanimous results in the Pacific islands chain exceeded expectations and could both accelerate independence and complicate relations across the region.