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The Trump administration's unconventional foreign policy toward trade and military alliances has left Tokyo feeling unsure of the US support which has underlined its international relations since the end of World War II.
The Chinese government is trying to hijack one of this year's hottest social trends for its own propaganda purposes.
A Singaporean paraglider who helped rescue trapped people in last month's earthquake in Indonesia has died while paragliding in India, according to a memorial posted by the Air Sports Federation of Singapore (AFS).
A strikingly rectangular, naturally formed ice sheet has been spotted by NASA during a regular flyover on October 16.
Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, a witness in the trial of Indian Catholic bishop Bishop Franco Mulakkal has died, prompting an official investigation.
The US Navy sailed two warships through the Taiwan Strait Monday, a show of force that is bound to irritate Beijing and comes amid heightened US-China tensions on a range of issues.
More than 170 rescue workers are trying to free 18 coal miners trapped in a tunnel in China's Longyun Coal Mining Company in Yuncheng County, reported CCTV.
At least 22 people have been killed and 171 others injured after a train derailed in Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan, according to an update from the country's transport ministry.
At least three people, including a child, were killed and dozens injured in Afghanistan's capital as voters went to the polls Saturday for long-awaited legislative elections, officials said.
The assassination by the Taliban of a police chief in an important Afghanistan province this week could not have come at a more pivotal moment. On Saturday, parliamentary elections are taking place across the country in a vote that had already been delayed for three years because of security concerns.
At least 55 people died and 60 were injured in northern India on Friday night after a train struck people celebrating a Hindu festival at a railway track, police said.
US Navy helicopter crashed onto the flight deck of USS Ronald Reagan in the Philippine Sea on Friday, injuring 12 personnel on board, according to two US Navy officials familiar with the incident.
Top US and Chinese defense officials met in Singapore Thursday for a head-to-head meeting which nearly didn't take place amid growing tensions between the world's two most powerful countries.
The wife of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in September, told the BBC she isn't sure her husband is still alive.
A year after the fall of US movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, a flurry of allegations of sexual misconduct and inappropriate behavior has shaken the Indian media and entertainment industries, prompting many to ask if the #MeToo movement has finally arrived in the world's largest democracy.
An Indian government minister has hit back at a series of allegations of sexual harassment, rejecting calls to step down and suing one of his accusers, after he became the most prominent public figure to be named in what's been dubbed India's #MeToo movement.
A series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault has prompted the resignation of an Indian government minister, the most prominent public figure named in the country's own #MeToo movement.
Pope Francis received an invitation Thursday from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea, and said he would consider the invitation, according to a South Korean spokesman.