The 88-year-old North Korean man stretched his arms out the bus window to grasp the hands of his South Korean sister one final time before the end of rare reunions Tuesday between hundreds of family members separated for decades by war and politics.
The Philippine government summoned China's top envoy in Manila on Tuesday to protest what it said was the firing of a water cannon by a Chinese government vessel to drive away Filipino fishermen from a hotly disputed shoal in the South China Sea.
The controversial boss of NHK, who has defended Japan's practice of wartime sex slavery, has launched a power grab at the public broadcaster, it emerged Tuesday, forcing directors to submit undated resignations.
An independent human rights group said Tuesday it has obtained official documents that directly implicate the Myanmar government in abusive and discriminatory policies targeting the country's long-persecuted minority Rohingya Muslim community.
Police clashed briefly in the Philippine capital Tuesday with about 300 protesters opposed to a planned visit by U.S. President Barack Obama and continued U.S. military presence in the country.
U.S. President Barack Obama Monday approved a civilian nuclear pact with Vietnam which could lead to the sale of U.S. reactors to Washington's energy-hungry former war foe.
A North Korean patrol boat repeatedly crossed the disputed Yellow Sea border with the South in an apparent show of force at the start of South Korea-US military drills, Seoul's defence ministry said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama Monday approved a civilian nuclear pact with Vietnam which could lead to the sale of US reactors to Washington's energy-hungry former war foe.
South Korea kicked off its annual joint military exercises with the United States on Monday, despite vocal opposition from North Korea that will test a recent upswing in cross-border ties.
Japan will consider revising an apology for its wartime system of sex slavery, a top official said Monday, a move that will draw fury in South Korea and beyond if the historic statement is watered down.