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BANGKOK Thailand’s 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest reigning monarch, is in an unstable condition after receiving haemodialysis treatment, the palace said in a...

BEIJING A country’s domestic law should not supersede international law on anti-terrorism cooperation, China said on Monday, after the US Congress last month approved a...

SEOUL Analysis published on Sunday of recent satellite images fuelled concerns that North Korea may be on the brink of another nuclear test or long-range...

JAKARTA An increasing number of Indonesians are taking a stand against digital games like Pokemon Go that they say erode values, and encouraging children to...

DHAKA Bangladeshi forces on Saturday killed 11 suspected extremists including the new leader of a banned group behind a massacre at a Dhaka cafe this...

TOKYO A fifth of the Japanese workforce faces the risk of death from overwork, according to a new government survey into the country’s notoriously strenuous...

SEOUL South Korea’s recent fall in global press freedom rankings comes as no particular surprise to Choi Seung-Ho. “Sometimes it feels as if we’re moving back...

SEOUL Typhoon Chaba battered southern parts of South Korea with violent wind and heavy rain on Wednesday, killing at least three people and flooding the...

SEOUL A top ranking North Korean embassy official in Beijing has defected, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday, while a separate report suggested...

BANGKOK Thailand is considering testing all pregnant women for Zika, the health ministry said on Monday, following confirmation last week of its first known cases...