Hundreds of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh protest efforts to send them back to their homeland of Myanmar.
A member of the Bahraini royal family is sued for failing to pay an alleged 35 million dollars to an Egyptian businessman to arrange meetings for him with Bollywood stars.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International have called on Bangladesh and Myanmar to drop plans for the repatriation of Rohingya Muslims.
At least 30 Afghan security forces have been killed in an overnight attack by Taliban militants in Afghanistan’s western province of Farah bordering Iran.
US Vice President Mike Pence says there is no place for “empire and aggression” in the Indo-Pacific region, in a remark apparently aimed at China.
France has said Europe must protect itself with respect to China, Russia and even the United States.
Bangladesh is reportedly using heavy-handed tactics in an attempt to force Rohingya Muslim refugees back into Myanmar.
Sri Lanka’s parliament passes a no-confidence motion against the newly-appointed government of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
New Delhi is in talks with Washington to receive a waiver from US sanctions against Russia.
"I will be the first to let you know if things go bad!" Trump wrote on Twitter.
The final statement could be issued after ASEAN leaders start their meeting late on Tuesday.
Indonesian authorities say the the pilots of a Boeing 737 MAX that recently crashed in Indonesia had not been provided with adequate training by the aircraft manufacturer.
South Korea says a recent report by a US-based think tank accusing North Korea of being engaged in “deception” regarding its weapons activities is wrong.
Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi over her human rights abuses.
New Delhi's homeless will be given cotton masks to help them survive in the world's most polluted major city, officials say.
Vietnam's lawmaking body, the National Assembly, has unanimously ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar are to push ahead with the repatriation of thousands of Rohingya this week.
The Afghan government sends additional forces to the Hazara-populated areas of Ghazni Province, amid deadly clashes with Taliban militants.
A former farm supervisor has been identified as main suspect by the police probing a major Australian strawberry needle contamination scare that sparked nationwide panic.
Top officials say the repatriation of ethnic Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh will begin Thursday.
An alliance of opposition parties, including the BNP, says it plans to contest the December 23 elections.
At least 25 civilians and government forces have been killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s Ghazi province.
South Korean military transport aircraft began a tangerine airlift to North Korea on Sunday, the first of a gift of 200 tonnes of the fruit from the southern island of Jeju, Seoul says.
Australian police say a man who stabbed three people in central Melbourne had been inspired by Daesh.
Sri Lanka’s president dissolves the parliament, calling for general elections in early January.
A group of 42 aid agencies have warned against repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Mayanmar.
India says it is examining the details of US exemptions that will allow it to continue to buy Iranian crude oil despite the re-imposition of sanctions.
Talks on Afghanistan peace opened in Moscow with the participation of Taliban and the Afghanistan High Peace Council, which is said to represent the Kabul government.
A report says Saudi Arabia is forcibly sending scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh.
Australian police on Friday said a deadly knife attack in Melbourne was an act of terror, revealing that the deceased suspect was originally from Somalia.
A Chinese company has unveiled a new stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country’s growing aerospace prowess.
North Korea has "postponed" a meeting between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean officials, according to the US UN Ambassador.
Officials rescue 33 Rohingya Muslims aboard a fishing boat bound for Malaysia in the southeastern part of the Bay of Bengal.
At least 25 inmates and two security officers have been killed when a riot broke out overnight at a high-security prison in Tajikistan.
Taiwan has launched two US-manufactured frigates as part of plans to boost its naval capabilities.
The leader of the opposition in Australia's New South Wales state has resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment against him just four months before a state election.
Former US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has warned that a new cold war is brewing between China and the US.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has abruptly canceled plans to meet a top official from North Korea in New York.
The opposition says formation of a caretaker setup is essential for a free and fair general election.
UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar calls on Bangladesh to drop plans for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, where conditions are not yet ready for their return.
A large proportion of hate speech has been directed towards Rohingya Muslims, the report says.
At least 20 Afghan soldiers have been killed in an attack by Taliban militants against an outpost in Afghanistan’s western Farah Province.
The United States “cannot win militarily” in Afghanistan, General Austin Scott Miller has conceded.
The Afghan Taliban will also join multilateral peace talks hosted by Russia on Friday.
China has confirmed a new case of African swine fever, in southern Hunan province, marking the 50th outbreak of the highly contagious disease.
The militants have seized control of an important security post outside the central Afghan city of Ghazni, killing more than a dozen government forces there.
Sri Lanka speaker says he would not accept former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, as the new PM until he proves a majority in parliament.
The two-week-long drills kick off around the South Korean port city of Pohang days before high-level talks between top US and North Korean diplomats in New York.
Smog kills more than one million Indians every year and Delhi has the worst air of any major city on the planet, the World Health Organization says.
A 31-vehicle pile-up on an expressway in northwest China kills 14 people and injures 34 others.
The international mediators commended Armenia and Azerbaijan for "implementing constructive measures in good faith."
US and Japan military forces holding war games with Canada's participation in waters in and around Japan.
NATO says a US service member has been killed and another one wounded in an insider attack in the Afghan capital.
North Korean warns that it could resume building up its nuclear arsenal if US does not lift its sanctions.
Leaders of China and the Dominican Republic hold bilateral talks in the capital Beijing, pledging to expand ties and continue to cooperate for common development.
Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says time is running out to avert a "bloodbath," while hoping for a resolution by the parliament.
Unknown assailants kill Sami ul-Haq, a cleric known as the "Father of the Taliban", in a Pakistani city.
Washington has charged that Beijing backed a scheme by Chinese and Taiwanese companies to steal trade secrets.
A tiny island in northern Japan is missing. The island, known as Esambe Hanakita Kojima was registered by Japan's coastguard in 1987.
Indonesian authorities say they are analyzing the black box data in search for clues to a plane crash that left 189 killed this past Monday.
China promises to support Pakistan as Prime Minister Imran Khan visits Beijing to seek aid in the face of the country's "very difficult" situation.
Asian parliamentarians say Myanmar is not safe enough for the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees.
In a report, the Pentagon's watchdog sheds fresh light on the US military's failure to contain Taliban and stabilize Afghanistan.
United Nations officials say conditions in Myanmar's northwestern state of Rakhine is “not yet conducive” for the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees.
The Kabul government control over Afghanistan has slipped in recent months as local security forces have suffered record-level casualties against militants, a United States government watchdog says.
Indonesian divers have retrieved a black box from a Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea this week with 189 aboard, one diver on the search team says.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in says the leader of neighboring North will “soon” visit Seoul.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is the biggest national security challenge facing Washington.
Five former detainees who were held at the Guantanamo Bay were appointed members of the political office in Qatar.
Demonstrations against the verdict are being held in major cities.
China voices strong opposition to the official contacts and military relations between the United States and Taiwan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a humongous statue, whose controversial construction has displaced the local community and cost millions of dollars.
North Korea has been making preparations at several of its weapons sites ahead of visits by international inspectors, South Korea says.
Indonesian military officials say they may have found the main body of an ill-fated plane that crashed two days ago after picking up pings potentially from its transponder.
An Afghan army helicopter crashes in the southwest of the country, killing 25 people on board, officials say.
A group of Chinese intelligence officers have been charged in the United States with hacking into private companies’ computer systems in an effort to steal aviation data.
US President Donald Trump threatens to slap more tariffs against China.
Myanmar’s government is destroying villages in Rakhine State and the physical evidence of the atrocities committed against the Rohingya.
A court in Bangladesh doubles the jail term of former prime minister Khaleda Zia for graft, her lawyers say.
A typhoon that has caused devastation in some Western Pacific islands made landfall in the Philippines on Tuesday.
Indonesian search teams recover more body parts at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people aboard.
Sri Lanka’s parliament speaker has warned that the political crisis unfolding in the country could turn into a “bloodbath” on the steers unless the MPs are not allowed to intervene.
A bomb attack hits near the head office of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission in Kabul, killing a police officer.
The Lion Air Boeing 737 crashed into waters off Java Island minutes after taking off from the international airport in Jakarta.
A constitutional crisis has erupted into violence in the country.
The party of Thailand's former premier said it is "confident of success" ahead of a much-anticipated election.
Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, ignores a presidential order to step down and evict his official residence.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he plans to continue 'discussions' his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe amid rising tensions between the two countries.
New surveys show that, unlike President Trump, a majority of Americans are not concerned with China’s global rise.
People in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar are voting in parliamentary elections that were postponed for a week due to violence.
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has suspended parliament till November 16, a day after removing Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister and replacing him with former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa.