Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues yesterday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court.
Girish Karnad, a top Indian playwright, actor and director and a rights activist, died yesterday after a prolonged illness. He was 81. India’s president and the prime
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to Sri Lanka yesterday as part of his first overseas tour since being reelected this spring, emphasizing India’s “neighborhood first”
A global rights group yesterday welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of Parliament voted
Retrieving the bodies of five climbers of an international team from a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain isn’t immediately possible because helicopters are having difficulty operating due
Australian prosecutors argued in court yesterday that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and said his accuser had been a
A New Zealand judge ruled yesterday that media outlets can now show the face of the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques.
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha isn’t feeling chatty about being elected to stay on as premier. Prayuth stayed out of the spotlight yesterday, a
Thailand’s Parliament convened yesterday for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power in a military
Australia’s Federal Police raided the offices of the national public broadcaster yesterday in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the
North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premiere
Indian authorities are continuing to search for an air force plane that went missing on Monday near the border with China. The navy tweeted yesterday
U.S. and Philippine officials yesterday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country’s south after a
Indian officials were working on a plan yesterday to retrieve five bodies believed to be mountaineers from a team of international climbers that went missing on a notoriously dangerous
The powerful younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a public event in Pyongyang for the first time in more than 50 days,
The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse will ask an Australian appeals court today to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys
A senior North Korean official who had been reported as being purged over the failed nuclear summit with Washington was shown in state media yesterday enjoying
Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand and the
China’s defense minister warned yesterday that its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters.
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said yesterday that so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed
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