The python slithered through pipes to latch its jaws onto a man's penis as he was using a squat toilet.
The new punishments for child sex offenders in Indonesia follow national outrage over the brutal gang rape and murder of a 14-year-old.
James isn't your run-of-the-mill North Korean army captain. Son of an American defector and in full uniform, he delivered a message to his nation.
Can India pave the way for low-cost space missions after successfully launching a small shuttle?
Low visibility on Mount Everest is making it hard to reach the bodies of two climbers.
The US President surprised many in Vietnam by having dinner with celebrity food show host Anthony Bourdain.
Bodies of two Indian climbers missing on Everest spotted by climbers.
US President chides Vietnam on political freedoms after critics of the government were prevented from meeting him.
A massage therapist has been charged with sexual assault and faces a maximum 20 years in jail.
A batch of bootleg liquor recently killed 12 people, who began dying within 24 hours of drinking the toxic brew.
At least three climbers have succumbed to altitude sickness on Mt Everest in recent days.
Indian climber, 43, has died while being helped down Everest and two more are missing, just days after a Dutch and an Australian perished near the peak.
A baby born with a tail has had surgery to remove it after doctors feared it might damage his lower body.
Police say a part-time Japanese pop singer is in a coma after being stabbed about 20 times by a fan near a concert site.
Monument to love that's stood for centuries is under threat from insects.
The climb to Mount Everest's peak is sign-posted by the marks of those who died trying to reach it.
Rodrigo Duterte said he will defy the Roman Catholic Church and seek to impose a three-child policy.
Lawyers filed an appeal against the conviction of two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death.
It was a drive-through with a difference as an out-of-control vehicle smashed through the front of a restaurant.
Seventeen girls dead and five injured after fire broke out a boarding school.
Temperatures hit 51 degrees in record Indian heatwave, killing people and melting roads.
A volcano in Indonesia has unleashed hot clouds of ash, killing three villagers and injuring four.
Australian academic and Dutch mountaineer die of altitude sickness on Mount Everest.
More than 20 people are dead after Cyclone Roanu slammed into the country's coast.
Teen Alyssa Azar becomes youngest Australian in history to scale world's tallest peak.
China strongly refutes allegations it is marinating dead bodies, putting them in cans and exporting them to Africa.
There are cat cafes and dog cafes. So why not a hedgehog cafe?
The mayor of a Philippine city has vowed to pay a $700 bounty to police officers for killing criminals.
Taiwan's new president urged China to "drop the baggage of history" in an inauguration speech.
Hundreds of soldiers have resumed the search for hundreds of people missing after landslides.