Two girls found hanging earlier this year in northern India committed suicide and were not gang-raped and murdered as previously thought, the country's top policing agency said Thursday.
A Japanese reporter on Thursday pleaded not guilty to charges of defaming South Korea's president by reporting rumors that she was absent for seven hours during a ferry disaster in April because she was with a man.
North Korea revealed Thursday that Kim Jong-Un's younger sister holds the title of a senior party official, confirming her rise through the ranks as a potential key aide to the young leader.
Malaysians have a passionate love affair with their lip-smacking cuisine — rich curries, succulent fried chicken, buttery breads and creamy drinks — but it is increasingly an unhealthy relationship.
South Asian leaders signed an agreement to improve cross-border energy trade in the power-starved region Thursday, as a summit overshadowed by India and Pakistan's rivalry ended with little progress towards regional integration.
Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday abandoned plans to repeal a controversial sedition law increasingly used against his regime's political opponents, as the opposition warned of a lurch back to authoritarian rule.
Militants attacked an army patrol in Indian Kashmir on Thursday, leaving three soldiers and three civilians dead as fighting continued near the border with rival Pakistan, security officials said.
South Korea's current account surplus in October rose to US$9 billion on growing exports of ships, memory chips and steel, state data showed Thursday.
A trial has begun for a Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea's president by reporting rumors that she was absent for seven hours during a ferry disaster in April because she was with a man.
Health campaigners Wednesday welcomed India's unprecedented plans to raise the age for tobacco purchases to 25 and ban unpackaged cigarette sales, calling them a major step towards stopping nearly one million tobacco-related deaths a year.
Afghanistan's new president told the Indian and Pakistani leaders Wednesday he would not let his country become the battleground for a proxy war, as the enmity between South Asia's arch-rivals cast a shadow over a regional summit.
The president of the Asian Development Bank says Japan's economy is expected to return to growth in the fourth quarter of this year and its recession will have little impact on Southeast Asian economies.
If you haven't communed with your socks lately, thanked your shoes for their hard work or bowed (at least mentally) to your home in appreciation, maybe it's time to consider it.
Australia should hold a public inquiry into abuse at a prestigious military academy, a long-awaited report into disturbing mistreatment within the defense force found Wednesday.