US hopes to send anti-missile system to SKorea 'as quickly as possible'

A 2008 photo from the US Missile Defence Agency shows a Terminal High Altitude Area Defence...

North Korea rocket launch may spur U.S. missile defense buildup in Asia

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) watches a long range rocket launch into the air in Nort...

Nepal ethnic minorities call off blockade over charter

  By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU: Nepal's ethnic minority groups lifted a...

Cambodia arrests man wanted for Bangkok Spaniard killing

A handout photo released by the Royal Thai Police on 08 February 2016 shows Artur Segarra P...

Eight-year-old girl pulled alive from Taiwan quake rubble

A crane is used in the rescue and search operations that continue at the site where a build...

US trekker dies in Nepal, police say

  Kathmandu: An American trekker has died of suspected altitude sickness af...

Thai father murders 4 children following spat with wife

Bangkok: Police negotiators laid siege to a house in the country's south Mond...

China offers rewards for online "terrorist" tip-offs: Xinhua

A hand is silhouetted in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in B...

Myanmar presidential vote to start on March 17 as transition talks drag on

Myanmar's NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks to journalists during her meeting with the ...

Two survivors rescued from rubble of Taiwan quake

A 40-year-old man (C), identified by local media as Lee Tsung-tian, is transferred by rescu...

US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling N. Korea

    Seoul: Official moves towards the deployment -- fiercely opp...

Cambodia arrests man wanted for Bangkok Spaniard killing

Lead investigator Pol Gen Panya Mamen (left) and police spokesman Pol Gen Dechnarong Sutich...

Lunar New Year turbulence as 'fire monkey' swings into action

    Hong Kong: As the Lunar New Year of the Monkey swings into a...

S. Korea navy fires warning shots at North vessel

  Seoul: The South Korean navy fired warning shots at a North Korean patro...

UN rights chief meets families of Sri Lanka’s war victims

United Nations (U.N.) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein speaks...

UN against amnesty for jailed Sri Lanka rebels: chief minister

Speaking on a trip to the island nation, UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said jai...

UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea rocket launch

A North Korean long-range rocket is launched into the air at the Sohae rocket launch site i...

China school sees monkey business in New Year

Instructors and monkeys pictured during a mock mathematics class at a monkey training schoo...

Loan rejection may been early warning of Taiwan building collapse

Relatives of trapped residents wait for information on the second day of search and rescue ...

Rescuers race to save over 120 buried after Taiwan quake

Rescuers search for survivors from a collapsed building following a 6.4 magnitude earthquak...

N.Korea rocket launch 'serious damage' to regional security: Russia

A North Korean long-range rocket is launched into the air at the Sohae rocket launch site, ...