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BEIJING/TOKYO US President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a “wise” decision not to fire missiles towards the US...

HONG KONG The democracy movement in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong is facing a dark era, student protest leader Joshua Wong said on Wednesday, a day before...

ADIGAMA (Sri Lanka) Scorched by a 10mo-nth drought that has killed crops and reduced residents to buying trucked-in water, Adigama’s young people are voting with...

SYDNEY Australia’s opposition Labor Party on Wednesday rejected extraordinary claims from the country’s top diplomat that it conspired with New Zealand leftists to try to...

TOKYO An old, disconnected black telephone stands in a telephone booth in the town of Otsuchi - about 20 minutes’ drive from Kamaishi, Iwate...

KUALA LUMPUR AirAsia, the biggest budget carrier in Asia, is training thousands of its staff to fight human trafficking, becoming one of the first airlines...

DHAKA Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh in recent days following a fresh military build-up in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, community leaders said on...

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea’s leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does next, the...

MANILA Uber Technologies resumed its services in the Philippines on Tuesday, defying a regulator’s order that had suspended the ride-hailing firm’s services for a month...

ISLAMABAD Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday sought a review of a Supreme Court decision that disqualified him from office over undeclared assets,...