South Koreans crossed the border to meet family members they had not seen since the 1950-53 Korean war. The reunion may have been the last chance for many to see their loved ones.
A memorial in the California city of Glendale honoring women in Asia forced to work as sex slaves by the Japanese military in World War II provoked a conservative backlash in Tokyo
A new report by Médecins Sans Frontières details gaping holes in Afghanistan’s public health system as the country’s occupation by foreign troops draws to an end
After police killed seven they thought were rebels
A new report claims Naypyidaw has been methodically oppressing the Muslim minority for decades
The lights are off, but everyone’s home
The arrest of a provincial gangster is part of a tightening net around former Chinese public-security czar Zhou Yongkang
Wild cat prowled through streets in Meerut, India before entering a hospital where it stayed for 12 hours. The leopard injured seven people, and is reportedly still on the loose.
Academics and activists are talking about the possibility of “widespread conflict,” even civil war
It’s the lungs rather than the heart that most people are worried about — but never mind
Five clothing companies, including global giants Zara and Mango, contribute to trust fund
After another rowdy day in Parliament, lawmakers in India’s upper house passed a bill on Thursday to create a new state in India, Telangana. The bill, which has to be signed by India’s President to become law, would carve India’s 29th state of some 35 million people out of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.
The bifurcation of …
Officials want to improve security for climbers trying to conquer the world’s tallest peak