South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said today she wants talks with North Korea on removing raw materials and finished products from a joint industrial complex closed by military tensions.
Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming visit to Islamabad will strengthen "all weather ties" between the two countries and push strategic cooperation between them to a comprehensive level, China said today. Sutirtho Patranobis reports.
Syrian troops have taken full control of a town near the highway linking the capital Damascus with Jordan, a new advance in the regime's campaign to drive rebels from the strategic south, an activist group said on Monday.
A school pupil was arrested in China for hiring hitmen who killed his father and sister because of the pressure they put on him to study, reports said Monday, highlighting educational stress in the country.
A Japanese woman has spent over $100,000 on surgeries to look like a French doll, undergoing a startling 30 cosmetic procedures to get the desired look.
A transsexual woman won a groundbreaking court appeal in Hong Kong today allowing her to marry her boyfriend and forcing the government to re-write the city's marriage laws.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye personally apologised Monday for an "unsavoury" incident during her US summit visit that led to the dismissal of her chief spokesman.
Three Chinese government ships entered the waters of disputed Tokyo-controlled islands today, Japan's coastguard said, as a long-running row shows no sign of fading.
South Korea and a US strike force led by the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz kicked off Monday a joint naval drill slammed by North Korea as a "wanton" provocation and rehearsal for war.
North Korea has replaced the hardline general who headed its armed forces ministry, in a further reshuffling of the top brass by young leader Kim Jong-un.
More than 80,000 people have been killed in Syria's conflict since it erupted more than two years ago, a monitoring group said today.
The Virgin Group founder Richard Branson had his legs shaved, put on lipstick and squeezed into a red skirt to honor a bet by serving as a flight attendant today on an AirAsia trip from Perth, Australia, to Malaysia.
When censors in China squelched politically sensitive online discussions over whether a culprit may have eluded punishment because of Communist Party connections, Chinese looking for justice found another way to keep the issue alive. They took it to Washington.
Turkey was reeling today from twin car bomb attacks which left at least 43 people dead in a town near the Syrian border, with Ankara blaming pro-Damascus groups and vowing to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani threw himself into Iran's election race on Saturday as a flurry of heavyweight candidates rushed to beat the registration deadline in the most unpredictable contest for decades.