Police say two bombs targeting security forces went off in a commercial area in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south but no one was injured.
Less than 48 hours after they were arrested, a Philippine city prosecutor has dropped the charges against three Indians held by the police after a car they brought for servicing to an auto shop in Laguna was found to have been rigged with deadly C4 explosives.
Philippine police say gunmen ambushed political campaigners for a southern town mayor, killing his daughter and nine others supporters and relatives. The mayor and eight other people were wounded.
A US military helicopter today crashed near the North Korean border, a South Korean defence official said, with no reported casualties.
A moderate 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Batan Islands region of the northern Philippines today, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
South Korea raised its military watch alert to "vital threat" today before an expected North Korean missile launch, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned the Korean peninsula may be slipping out of control.
A moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southern Myanmar today, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
North Korea today said it will escalate production of nuclear weapons material, including restarting a long-shuttered plutonium reactor, in what outsiders see as Pyongyang's latest attempt to extract US concessions by raising fears of war.
Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind a synchronized cyberattack in South Korea last week
North Korea took its first official swipe at South Korea's new president today, employing a well-known sexist phrase to paint Park Geun-Hye as overbearing and manipulative.
Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed was freed on Wednesday after his overnight detention sparked anti-government protests that led to the arrest of over 80 opposition activists, police said. HT reports.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has overseen a military drill, state media said Saturday, his third such inspection in as many days as tensions run high following Pyongyang's third nuclear test.
Buddha statues have joined Barbie dolls and characters from “The Simpsons” television cartoon as banned items in the conservative Muslim nation.
When Kim Jong-Un came to power in North Korea in late 2011, some saw a young, untested leader destined for failure, while others detected a glimmer of reformist hope in the Swiss-educated heir to the ruling Kim dynasty.
North Korea said its nuclear test Tuesday was only a "first" step and warned of stronger action if it was faced with tougher sanctions as a result.