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Bollywood star Kader Khan has died in hospital in Canada at the age of 81 following a prolonged illness.
At least nine people were injured, one seriously, when a car deliberately plowed into crowds celebrating New Year's Eve in a central part of Tokyo, according to police.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un affirmed his apparent commitment to denuclearization during an annual New Year's address Tuesday, but warned that he may need to pursue "a new way" if the United States continues to make "one-sided demands" of Pyongyang.
Kenya is the latest country where China is frantically defusing a public relations storm over President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road megaproject.
At least two people were killed in an explosion outside a busy shopping mall in the southern Philippines Monday.
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Scores of people have been killed after a powerful storm swept through the Philippines over the weekend.
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South Korea is joining a growing list of countries attempting to halt the use of disposable plastic shopping bags.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed he molested a maid while in high school -- comments his spokesman later said were "made up."
Kim Jong Un shocked the world in 2018 by transforming his image from nuclear-armed tyrant to global statesman.
At least 15 people were killed in election-related clashes in Bangladesh on Sunday, local police officials told CNN.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a personal letter to his South Korean counterpart President Moon Jae-in, expressing a willingness to meet and discuss denuclearization in 2019.
This year brought big changes to Indian society. The Supreme Court decriminalized gay sex and scrapped an outdated adultery law, both relics of the colonial past, while the #MeToo movement finally arrived in a country notorious for sexual violence against women.
In its quest to become a global superpower, China has regularly become entangled in territorial disputes with its neighbors, butting up against international law.
Anak Krakatoa, the Indonesia volcano that triggered a deadly tsunami a week ago, has lost two-thirds of its height, a government agency said.
A Chinese court ordered a retrial Saturday in a case involving a Canadian convicted of drug smuggling after prosecutors claimed new evidence.
Bangladeshis vote Sunday on whether to give Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a record third consecutive term in an election marred by allegations of human rights abuses by her government.
The personal information of almost 1,000 North Korean defectors has been stolen after hackers targeted an agency which helped them resettle in South Korea.