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BEIJING/SYDNEY Chinese authorities have blocked an Australia-based academic from boarding a flight home, Australia said on Sunday, after what sources said was repeated interrogation over...

JINDO (South Korea) When South Korea’s Sewol ferry sank three years ago killing more than 300 people, it also devastated businesses close to the wreck...

DHAKA Three people, including a policeman, were killed and scores wounded in two separate bomb blasts on Saturday near a militant hideout that was raided...

HONG KONG A small electoral college chooses a new Hong Kong leader on Sunday amid accusations of meddling by Beijing, denying the Chinese-ruled financial hub...

MANILA The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said on Saturday that its armed units will declare a unilateral ceasefire no later than March 31,...

SINGAPORE A Singaporean teenager who was jailed twice after insulting the island’s late leader Lee Kuan Yew and religious groups has been granted political asylum...

BEIJING Accidents at two neighbouring gold mines in central China’s Henan province killed 11 people on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local...

YANGON Myanmar on Saturday rejected the UN rights council’s decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya Muslims, saying the...

MANILA A Filipino fisherman cast adrift in the high seas by a storm survived for nearly two months by drinking rainwater as he helplessly watched...

SEOUL Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye apologised to the country on Tuesday as she arrived at prosecutors’ offices for questioning as a criminal suspect...