While global investors were hitting the panic button, a Japanese day trader timed the bottom perfectly.
A sinkhole in a Chinese city swallows five people in a dramatic scene that was captured on security video.
A Kiwi tourist has reportedly been injured after being bitten by an orangutan while trekking in Indonesia.
Prosecutors have detained 11 government officials and company executives over the warehouse explosion in Tianjin that killed 139.
He just wanted a bottle of water, but it ended in an Istanbul street fight.
North Korea's shiny new airport has an internet room. But no internet.
Asian stocks were mixed and Shanghai's index fell despite Beijing's decision to cut a key interest rate to help stabilise financial markets.
Chinese President says he will wage an unceasing fight against separatism for the mountainous region of Tibet.
Asia's richest person lost the most among billionaires worldwide as China's stock markets plunged.
India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their first ever joint naval exercises.
Boy trips, accidentally punches hole in 350-year-old painting worth millions.
China's central bank tries to stabilise economy after Chinese shares tumble again.
The China sharemarket closes down 7 per cent as a "mood of panic" dominates the market.
The typhoon that hit the Philippines has now caused widespread damaged across Japan.
Nothing says "everything is fine" like caged bunnies in a burned-out disaster zone.
Up to three quarters of security cameras broken along getaway path taken by Bangkok bombing suspect.
North and South Korea agree to end a standoff involving an exchange of artillery fire.
Filipino army helicopters airlifted relief supplies to thousands of families who fled their homes during a typhoon as more bodies were pulled out from under landslides.
Thai police deactivated a bomb in the capital Bangkok, a week after an explosion killed 20 people in the city.
An explosion rocked a warehouse at a US military base in Sagamihara, near the Japanese capital of Tokyo.
Reports are emerging of a massive fire at a steel works factory near Japan's Haneda airport.
The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Goni rose to nine after five more people were buried by landslides.
His father was afraid to fly, but North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has taken to the skies.
Nepal has opened Mount Everest to climbers for the first time since an earthquake-triggered avalanche in April.
North and South Korean officials have met at a town on the heavily guarded border between the two countries in a bid to defuse tension.
Bali Nine's Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen has some remarkable news: he is engaged to be married.
South Korea and North Korea have begun their first high-level talks in nearly a year.
North Korea says it's prepared to wage war against the South as a deadline of 8.30pm approaches.
Thousands of dead fish have washed ashore near where dangerous chemicals exploded in Tianjin, China.
Kim Jong Un gives South Korea 48 hours to halt anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts or face military action.