In recent months, New Delhi has brought vast quantities of ammunition, equipment, fuel and food into Ladakh region.
Two Myanmar military deserters say they were ordered to take part in the indiscriminate mass killing and rape of Rohingya Muslims in 2017, a human rights group claims, in video confessions which correspond with individual accounts given by survivors of the alleged atrocities.
Police fired pepper spray guns at protesters while hundreds marched in Hong Kong. Demonstrators were marching against the postponement of a legislative elect...
Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga will join the race to succeed his boss Shinzo Abe as prime minister, local media said on Sunday, as the competition heats up to succeed Japan's longest-serving leader.
Shinzo Abe, the longest-serving Japanese prime minister in history, has resigned, citing health reasons.
The United States has a responsibility to lead in the Pacific and "won't cede an inch" to other countries that think their political system is better, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday in a thinly-veiled swipe at China.
Ballistic missiles launched in response to US aerial activities in a 'no-fly zone' area during a Chinese naval drill.
A far-right terrorist who killed 51 Muslim worshipers in New Zealand's worst mass shooting in modern history will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole, the first time such a sentence has been handed down in the country's courts.
Chinese businesses like Huawei Technologies Co pose a threat to the West, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said on a visit to Italy on Tuesday, shortly before the Italian foreign minister was due to meet China's top diplomat.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to take care of his health and do his utmost at his job, he said on Monday, after a second hospital visit within days sparked concern whether he could stay on as leader of the world's third biggest economy.
Prosecutor opens sentencing saying self-confessed white supremacist wanted to instil fear among Muslim community.
China has approved a wealth management joint venture between U.S. asset manager BlackRock Inc , Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd and China Construction Bank Corp (CCB) , as China gradually opens up its financial sector to international firms.
Zoom Video Communications has opened a new data centre in Singapore, its first in Southeast Asia, it said on Tuesday. Use of Zoom's video conferencing services has surged as huge numbers of people across the world work from home because of coronavirus curbs, but the company has also come under fire over privacy and security issues.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says parliamentary polls originally scheduled on September 19 will be moved to October 17.
Student leader released on bail as protesters continue to demand reform of monarchy and resignation of prime minister.
Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on Friday called for new protests and an election recount, piling pressure on strongman president Alexander Lukashenko as he faces the biggest challenge in his 26 years in power.
A cartoon in Australia's biggest national newspaper drew condemnation on Friday as being racist for portraying U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden describing his new running mate, Kamala Harris, as "this little brown girl".
China's retail sales slipped in July, dashing expectations for a modest rise, as consumers in the world's second-largest economy failed to shake off wariness about the coronavirus, while the factory sector's recovery struggled to pick up pace.
New Zealand has extended a lockdown in its most populous city as the country battles a fresh community coronavirus outbreak that comes after months without any locally transmitted cases.
Two cities in China have found traces of the new coronavirus in cargoes of imported frozen food, local authorities said on Thursday, although the World Health Organization downplayed the risk of the virus entering the food chain.
New Zealand officials are investigating the possibility that its first COVID-19 cases in more than three months were imported by freight, as the country's biggest city plunged back into lockdown on Wednesday.
In 1958, Shyamala Gopalan arrived in Berkeley, California, after traveling thousands of miles from her family to pursue a doctorate in nutrition and endocrinology.
Taiwan's top diplomat tells visiting US health secretary that Chinese pressure is making 'life increasingly difficult'.
Final results from Sri Lanka parliaentary election showed that Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) -- or Sri Lanka People's Front -- won 145 seats in the 225-member Parliament
The World Health Organization warned on Monday that there might never be a "silver bullet" for COVID-19 in the form of a perfect vaccine and that the road to normality would be long, with some countries requiring a reset of strategy.
Against the backdrop of several pharma companies reporting second-quarter sales declines thanks to COVID-19, AstraZeneca represents a rare exception, thanks to a strong performance by its oncology medicines. But China growth, normally strong, slowed down as Pulmicort tumbled.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has claimed that his country's response to the pandemic has defied global expectations.
Tenet — Christopher Nolan’s movie — might release in late August in parts of Europe and Asia, according to a new report. Warner Bros. is reportedly in talks with cinema chains in France, Spain, and the UK to open Tenet between August 26–28. Asian chains are waiting on hear on a new release date for Tenet in “the next few days”.
The removal of diplomats creates a barrier to future deescalation -- and that could be dangerous.
Tesla Inc's rapid rise to become the world's most valuable carmaker could mark the start of a new era for the global auto industry, defined by a Silicon Valley approach to software that is overtaking old-school manufacturing know-how.
Air carriers have a stark choice: Get back to flying, or hunker down. CEO Doug Parker has chosen the first, adding flights back quickly despite a gathering coronavirus storm that will determine whether his bet is judicious or reckless.
China accused the United States of "gangster logic" on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered an end to Hong Kong's special status under U.S. law in response to Beijing's imposition of new security legislation on the territory.
India's government has petitioned a state court to stop any of the Chinese companies whose 59 apps it recently banned from obtaining an injunction to block the order, according to two sources and the legal filing.
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus. RETAIL:— Bed Bath & Beyond plans to close about 200 stores over the next two years as its sales slid in the first quarter. The chain reported its quarterly sales dropped 49% due to temporary store closures amid the pandemic. Online sales soared 82%.
One of South Korea's most prominent elected officials and longtime mayor of the capital Seoul was found dead on Friday after he was reported missing by his daughter amid a criminal probe and media reports of alleged sexual harassment.
South Korean police say body of 64-year-old discovered on a mountain in north of city
Days of heavy rain have swollen rivers and triggered mudslides across China and Japan. Dozens of people have died in the flooding and millions have been told...
Authorities in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia are on high alert after a suspected case of bubonic plague, the disease that caused the Black Death pandemic, was reported Sunday.
The border between Australia's two most populous states will close from Tuesday for an indefinite period as authorities scramble to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus in the city of Melbourne.
At least 162 people have died and others are feared trapped after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar's Kachin State, according to officials.
Asian stocks tracked Wall Street higher on Thursday although sentiment was cautious ahead of U.S. employment data while copper prices jumped to more than six-month highs on a better global outlook and supply fears in top producer Chile.
Spotify will roll out lyrics support in India and 25 other Southeast Asia, Latin and South American markets on Tuesday, thanks to a new global partnership with lyrics app Musixmatch.