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Asia

22 Aug
North Korea Monday denounced joint military drills between South Korea and the United States amid heightened tension over the North's nuclear and missiles programmes which it said was aimed at a preemptive...
21 Aug
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that the joint military exercises kicking off that day with U.S. forces are purely defensive in nature and not intending to raise tensions on the Korean...
21 Aug
Heavy rain hit southwest China's Gansu Province on Thursday. The rain started with a maximum rainfall reaching more than 100 millimeters. The rain caused severe flooding at some road sections and in some...
19 Aug
Nearly 150 residents took part in an evacuation drill in a coastal town of western Japan on Saturday in preparation for a possible missile launch by North Korea towards Guam that might fly over parts of the...
19 Aug
Lawyers for two Myanmar migrant workers, Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, sentenced to death in Thailand for the 2014 murder of two British backpackers on the island of Koh Tao are set to submit a petition to the...
18 Aug
Rescue teams are working around the clock to evacuate and aid thousands of people who have been either stranded or displaced by flooding in South Asia. Grace Lee reports. After hundreds of flood-related deaths...
18 Aug
Tokyo protesters demand official response to U.S. base's noise pollution. The military base is the size of three standard football pitches, but in many versions of the map of Tokyo, the name of the area is...
18 Aug
U.S., Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea.                  U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE REX TILLERSON said...
17 Aug
Floods in north Bangladesh have killed at least 39 people in the last few days and affected more than 500,000, many of them fleeing their homes to shelter in camps. The situation could get worse as swollen...
17 Aug
Afghan police have discovered mass grave containing the bodies of at least 36 victims of a recent militant attack on a village. Security forces were searching for more possible graves. The victims were directed...

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