North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gives dogs to South Korean president

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given South Korean President Moon Jae-in a pair of white North Korean Pungsan dogs, the latest sign...

Secretive trial opens and closes for Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang

The trial of Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang got underway on Wednesday. At least two protesting supporters were taken away from the courthouse...

North Korea ‘likely’ to take part in Winter Olympics in South Korea

North Korea's representative to the International Olympic Committee said on Saturday that the isolated state will "likely" compete in the figure skating at next month's...

Rabies poses health risk in Thailand

Each day dozens of street dogs are brought to Bangkok's Lat Krabang animal quarantine center, where the veterinarians sterilize them and vaccinate them against...

Volcano-triggered tsunami kills scores in Indonesia

At least 222 people died in Indonesia after a tsunami hit beaches around Sunda Strait late Saturday evening, the country's disaster agency says, raising earlier...

Delhi schools roll out ‘happiness classes’ to beat stress

On an early Saturday morning, the normally boisterous classrooms at the Kautilya Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya school in South Delhi are eerily silent. Dozens of...

North Korea reopens hotline to South to talk Olympics

North Korea has restored a cross-border hotline to the South to discuss its participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The hotline, which...

Police arrest dozens of Christians in Pakistan

Pakistani police finally brought dozens of "missing" Christians to a court in the southern city of Karachi on May 16 after denying their arrests...

India deports Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, sparking outcry

India has deported seven Rohingya Muslims after the country's top court rejected a last-minute plea that they be allowed to remain in the country...

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn faces new charges of aggravated breach of trust

Japan prosecutors have again arrested former Nissan executive Carlos Ghosn over new allegations of aggravated breach of trust, according to local media. The Kyodo...

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