Ten farm workers were killed and two injured after a truck plummeted off a hillside in southern Myanmar, state media said Wednesday, as road accidents surge during the Buddhist New Year holidays.
An Asiana Airlines plane smashed into a communications antenna as it came in to land at a Japanese airport, footage showed Wednesday, injuring 27 people in an accident with echoes of the Korean airline's fatal 2013 crash in San Francisco.
A Japanese journalist, on trial for allegedly defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye, headed home Tuesday after Seoul lifted a travel ban.
Australia's government said Tuesday it had completed preparations to send about 300 additional troops to Iraq and would deploy them over the coming weeks.
North Korea's first lady has appeared in public for the first time this year as part of celebrations marking the birthday of the country's founding leader Kim Il Sung, state media said Tuesday.
A Singaporean man and an Australian woman behind an online forum that often attacks immigrants and foreign workers in Singapore were charged Tuesday with sedition, an offense punishable by jail.
A math problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore's elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world after it went viral, prompting a rush of attempts to solve it.
A Japanese court on Tuesday issued a landmark injunction against the restarting of two atomic reactors, after the country's nuclear watchdog had given the green light to switch them back on.
Faster growth under the reformist governments of India and Japan will help cushion the blow to the world economy from a marked slowdown in China, the International Monetary Fund predicted Tuesday.
China has wrought widespread environmental damage in the South China Sea with its construction of artificial islands on disputed reefs, the Philippines said Monday., 1 Comment
Pakistani troops have killed 13 members of a militant group that claimed responsibility for a weekend attack on a dam project in the southwestern Baluchistan province that left 20 construction workers dead, an army spokesman said Monday.
Maoist rebels set off a land mine in central India on Monday, killing at least four policemen and injuring seven others, police said.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday his nation will adopt a "no jab, no pay" policy to block parents who refuse to vaccinate their children from accessing some government welfare.
Joy Pakham Changvisommid, 24, a student from Laos, loves it at her international university on the edge of the quiet town of Beppu on Japan's south-western Kyushu island.