A year since Malaysian Airlines jet MH370 vanished, officials are considering calling off the search.
US engineer who had criticised Islamists was killed by machete-wielding assailants in Bangladesh.
The head of the supermax prison on "death island" does not believe the executions of two Aussies will take place soon.
Michael Chan gets his family's message across on local TV broadcast.
Preparations for the transfer of the Bali nine duo to "execution island" is all but complete.
A charismatic gospel singer who jams with prison guards is among those on death row with Bali nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Tony Abbott said Jokowi was "carefully considering" his position on Chan and Sukumaran, the Indonesian leader disagrees.
Britain's Prince William has shared royal chit chat over tea with Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito.
Pakistan's meteorological agency says a moderate earthquake has jolted northwestern Pakistan.
Japanese police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of killing a 13-year-old schoolboy, in a chilling murder some local media suggest was inspired by Islamist extremist executions.
The case of a Hong Kong mother who assaulted her maids has exposed the plight of millions of domestic helpers in Asia.
A gunman shot and killed three people before he was found dead in the second such incident in two days in South Korea.
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Rescue helicopters and trucks loaded with relief supplies struggle to reach victims in snow-logged mountain terrain.
US-trained army commandos have killed 14 Islamist militants belonging to the Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group.
Isolation cells on the penal island where the Bali nine duo will be killed will be ready this weekend.
Australian PM Tony Abbott won't give details on talks over 'Bali Nine' pair set for execution.
Myanmar's accusations that Chinese mercenaries have been helping rebels have been denied by their leader.
Indonesian president says no intervention will save Bali Nine duo from the firing squad.
CCTV footage has captured the terrifying moment a Korean couple plunged into a sinkhole.
Indonesian Administrative Court throws out legal challenge to a rejection of clemency plea of Bali nine ringleaders
In yet another theory about what happened to MH370, a documentary claims the flight may have been deliberately flown off course towards Antarctica.
North Korean authorities have banned foreigners from one of the year’s most popular tourist events.
As the one-year anniversary of MH370's disappearance approaches, victims' families are still struggling.
Lingering anger is stoking a new front of radical activism in Hong Kong.
At least 39 people died in Bangladesh when a passenger ferry capsized after colliding with a trawler on the river Padma with more than 100 people aboard.
Indonesian authorities executed a Brazilian man last month without allowing a priest perform the last rites as he waited for the firing squad.
Indonesian President insists that any postponement in the transfer was due to "technical issues", rather than pressure from Australia.
If we continue to believe that human dignity is not for sale, then we are the winners, and they, our jailers, are the losers.
Not even Marilyn Monroe's pink dress could match Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suit.