Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is under fire for joking that soldiers could rape women during martial law.
Sri Lanka has sought international help as the death toll of recent landslides and floods rose to 113.
Violent anti-India protests have hit volatile Kashmir region after Indian troops killed a top rebel leader.
Six locals are arrested in Malaysia over links to the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group.
Philippine military forces bomb Marawi City in an ongoing battle against Daesh militants.
India aids Sri Lanka to cope with a monsoon near the capital, Colombo, which has so far killed 103 people.
A car bomb attack targeting local police in Afghanistan’s southeastern Khost Province killed at least 18 people on Saturday.
New Delhi’s soldiers kill six suspected militants along the border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan.
Russia and China agree that the North Korean nuclear issue is no good reason for the deployment of a US missile system on the Korean Peninsula.
Flooding and landslides have killed at least 91 people and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in Friday, authorities say.
Taliban militants kill at least 15 Afghan soldiers in an attack on an army base in Kandahar.
Police in Indonesia arrest three suspected terrorists in the country’s West Java Province on suspicion of being linked to a bombing attack on Wednesday.
China’s Defense Ministry says a Chinese trade project commonly known as the Silk Road has no military or geostrategic goals.
Hundreds of residents have fled the southern Philippine city of Marawi amid fighting between government forces and Takfiri militants.
The militant chief had been accused of spearheading a number of deadly attacks against religious minorities, activists and foreigners across Bangladesh
Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters at a regular press briefing in Beijing on Thursday that the US warship trespassed in its waters "without permission".
Thousands of Japanese have held a rally in Tokyo in protest at a controversial anti-terror bill.
Philippine troops backed by attack helicopters are battling to retake a besieged city in the country’s south from Daesh militants.
Trump revealed US nuclear submarines' location near North Korea, addressed a nuclear attack possibility and backed President Duterte’s war on drugs, leaked phone script shows.
Three people are killed in a US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan.
Two bombs explode near a bus station in eastern Jakarta, leaving a police officer and a suspected bomber dead.
Police rushed forces to a north Indian town and arrested dozens of people to stop clashes there.
The Chinese couple was kidnapped when they were coming out from a language center in Jinnah on the outskirts of Quetta.
Philippine militants tied to the Daesh terrorist group have reportedly seized a Catholic church and taken a priest and several worshipers hostage in the city of Marawi.
The Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed interest in purchasing advanced Russian weaponry to combat terrorism and narcotics trade in his country.
China says that despite North Korea's nuclear and missile tests, dialogue can be held with Pyongyang.
India says its military forces have attacked Pakistan’s army posts in Kashmir.
The Philippines’ military forces have struck Daesh-linked gunmen in the southern city of Marawi.
The South Korean military fires warning shots a flying object near the border with the North.
At least 10 Afghan soldiers have been killed and nine others wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan, officials said.
An officer accused of using a Kashmiri man as a human shield against protesters receives an award from the Indian army chief.
Beijing calls on Pyongyang not to do anything in violation of UN Security Council resolutions after the North tested a new ballistic missile.
Ousted Park Geun-hye could receive a life sentence if found guilty of corruption and bribery.
The UNSC vows to increase pressure on all countries to tighten anti-Pyongyang sanctions over North Korea's missile tests.
An ambush on a military convoy leaves five Afghan forces dead in the country's northwest.
Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan strongly denounces anti-Iran remarks by US President Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia.
A roadside bomb explosion killed five people in the northwestern tribal region of Pakistan near Afghanistan.
A bomb attack targeting a hospital owned by the junta in the Thai capital, Bangkok, has left two dozen casualties.
Pyongyang says a medium-range ballistic missile it recently test-launched is ready for deployment in action.
The United Nations Security Council will convene for a closed-door meeting over North Korea's latest missile test.
Israel has signed a deal worth $630 million to sell India's navy a long-range missile system.
A Finnish woman was also abducted after gunmen stormed an international guesthouse in Kabul.
North Korea has test-fired what appears to be a mid-range ballistic missile, a week after it launched a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile.
Five youths in Thailand face jail terms for burning the photo of the country’s late former king.
Taliban militants kill at least 20 Afghan policemen and injure 15 others in attacks in the volatile Zabul Province.
The exchange of fire between soldiers and militants leads to the death of four people in the Indian-administered territory.
The Chinese government has killed or jailed between 18 and 20 CIA informants in the course of two years, US officials say.
Afghanistan's vice president has left for Turkey; in the middle of a criminal investigation.
Police launch a raid on the office of prominent Bangladeshi opposition leader Khaleda Zia.
Taliban militants have launched an attack from three directions on parts of the Afghan city of Ghazni.
Gunmen have stormed a bank in southeastern Afghanistan, killing three people and wounding over 30 more, officials say.
Beijing denies US allegations that two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American military plane.
China sends navy ships to Myanmar’s Yangon to hold joint military exercises.
North Korea says it won't be possible to hold talks with the US as long as Washington pursues hostile policies toward Pyongyang.
A suspected roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan kills as many as 11 family members.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signs an executive order to impose a new ban on smoking and selling cigarettes in public.
The Japanese cabinet approves a bill to allow Emperor Akihito to step down from power.
A US official says two Chinese jets have intercepted a US spy plane flying over the East China Sea.
The International Court of Justice ruled that Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav must not be executed by Islamabad until it has had time to hear the case brought by New Delhi.
Beijing is angry at US deployment of an advanced missile system to South Korea, seeing it a threat to the regional security balance.
The European Union delegation to Manila says the Philippines will no longer accept grants from the EU following its criticism of his trademark drug war.
Hundreds of stone-throwing student protesters have clashed with New Delhi forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
South Korea’s new president, known for his advocacy of engagement with Pyongyang, says there is a high possibility of conflict with North Korea.
Three gunmen storm into state-run radio and television headquarters in Nangarhar Province.
China has set up rocket launchers on a reef in the disputed South China Sea as a defensive measure against Vietnamese military combat divers.
Seoul says North Korea’s latest missile test was detected by the recently-installed THAAD missile system.
A small fire triggers evacuation of hundreds of passengers at Singapore's Changi airport.
Azerbaijan destroys an Armenian air defense system in Nagorno-Karabakh.
China is willing to continue to provide necessary assistance for Myanmar's internal peace process, President Xi said.
An Afghan military official says government troops have driven Taliban out of a strategic area in the northern province of Kunduz.
The United Nations Security Council demands that North Korea halt its nuclear and ballistic missile tests.
Pakistani forces kill at least four militants during a raid on a militant hideout in Punjab.
A European Union official urges the government to allow full aid access to the troubled Rakhine State, where Rohingya Muslims are besieged by the army.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says a barrage of missile tests shows that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is “in a state of paranoia.”
Prison guards in Papua New Guinea have shot dead at least 17 prisoners attempting a jailbreak.
The new government in Seoul says it will send envoys to the US, China, Russia, Japan, and Germany to discuss Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs among other things.
The US and Japan have called for a UN Security Council's emergency meeting on North Korea's latest missile test.
Indian forces kill two suspected militants during a fierce gun battle in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
A firefight between Thai forces and a band of Golden Triangle drug smugglers has left nine criminals dead near Thailand’s border with Myanmar.
Having suffered from years of political instability since emerging from a decade-long insurgency, Nepal is voting in local elections for the first time in 20 years.
In a meeting with his Turkish counterpart, Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing and Ankara should deepen their counter-terrorism cooperation.
North Korea fires “unidentified projectile,” which is thought to be a ballistic missile, says South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The Chinese military deploys a pair of advanced AWACS aircraft in the vicinity of the disputed South China Sea.
Two civilians are killed during clashes between Pakistani and Indian forces in Kashmir.
Gunmen kill 10 construction workers in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan.
At least a dozen Daesh-affiliated militants are killed during Afghan army operations in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
At least three civilians are killed in a bomb attack targeting a vehicle in Kabul weeks after Taliban launched its so-called spring offensive.
A senior North Korean diplomat says Pyongyang will hold talks with the US under right conditions.
Fresh images have reportedly emerged that show Rohingya refugees, including children, with wounds sustained during a Mynmarese army crackdown.
The UN Committee against Torture slams “widespread practice of torture” by Pakistani police to get confessions from detainees.
The Blue House said Putin had expressed Russia's full readiness to play a "constructive role" in resolving the international dispute.