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There's only one place left on Earth where a critically endangered species of freshwater turtle is known to survive in the wild: Hong Kong.
A Chinese court will hear an appeal Saturday from a Canadian man reportedly convicted of drug smuggling -- the latest case to test relations between Ottawa and Beijing following the detention of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver this month.
Two men have died after their wives accidentally rammed their golf cart and knocked them into a river on a golf course in Thailand.
China's Defense Ministry has praised outgoing US Defense Secretary James Mattis, saying Beijing "highly appreciated" his attitude during his time in the post.
Thousands of people are being evacuated and flights rerouted as the volcano which caused a deadly tsunami in Indonesia last week continues to erupt.
Two death-row inmates were hanged in Japan on Thursday, taking the number of executions in the country this year to 15 -- the highest annual total since 2008.
A high-profile Marxist student activist was bundled into a car by suspected plainclothes policemen on Wednesday on his way to celebrations for the birthday of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong.
It's a Christmas battle for the hearts and souls of the Chinese people.
A young man in Peshawar, Pakistan, killed five of his family members early Wednesday night before taking his own life, police said.
Nearly two weeks after 15 miners became trapped in an illegal coal mine in northeastern India, rescue efforts to save them have been hampered by more flooding.
Japan has announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) next year, and will resume commercial hunting in its territorial waters and exclusive economic zone from July.
The desperate search continues Wednesday for survivors of a tsunami which struck parts of western Indonesia, as the country marks the 14-year anniversary of its 2004 Sumatra tragedy -- one of the most devastating ever recorded.
A high-profile Chinese human rights lawyer detained more than three years ago is facing trial Wednesday, the latest prominent detainee sent to court by the ruling Communist Party over the Christmas period.
Tori, a five-year-old black mongrel with an expressive, happy face, has enjoyed a rags-to-riches change of fortune.
Bapu Suwarna, a father of three, was reunited with his loved ones after Indonesia's deadly tsunami. Many Indonesians enjoyed no such luck. Among them is Riefan Fajarsyah, lead singer of the pop band Seventeen, which was performing at a beach resort when the tsunami crashed onto the stage, carrying off his wife and bandmates.
Five people have been killed after a hijacked bus drove into pedestrians in the southeastern Chinese city of Longyan in Fujian province, authorities said Tuesday.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan.
At least 25 people were killed Monday during a a seven-hour assault that began with a car bomb at a government building in the Afghan capital, authorities said.
Indonesians worry another tsunami is coming, as 5,600 are displaced and hundreds are dead or injured
As the threat of more deadly tsunamis casts a pall of fear over Indonesia, the country's National Disaster Mitigation Agency said Monday that more than 5,600 people are displaced.