Japanese consumer inflation slowed further in August, official data showed Friday, stoking concerns about Tokyo's war on deflation.
Australia confirmed Thursday it will sign an asylum-seeker resettlement deal with Cambodia in a move slammed by human rights groups as violating its international obligations.
An American man recently sentenced by North Korea to six years of hard labor says he is digging in fields eight hours a day and being kept in isolation, but that so far his health isn't deteriorating.
Japan's first lady Akie Abe, taking on a rare public role overseas, told a U.S. audience on Wednesday about her deep unhappiness after her husband's first stint in power.
A team of cheerleading robots made their dancing debut in Tokyo on Thursday as creator Murata Manufacturing demonstrated its cutting-edge sensor technology.
China's controversial swimming superstar Sun Yang has taken a potshot at rival Japan's national anthem at the Asian Games, describing it as “ugly.”
A Guam man who killed three Japanese tourists and wounded 11 more during a frenzied knife attack on the Pacific island was jailed for three life terms on Thursday.
Striking students began marching on Hong Kong's financial district Wednesday, taking their protest for greater democratic rights to the city's commercial centre for the first time.
Police have shot dead a “known terror suspect” who stabbed two officers, a day after the Islamic State group called for Muslims to indiscriminately kill Australians, officials said Wednesday.
They are the size of a pinhead and don't even pack a sting, but these tiny wasps are cold-blooded killers nonetheless. They work as nature's SWAT team, neutralizing a pest that threatens to destroy one of the developing world's most important staple foods: cassava.