LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected the government's plea to extend for three more months the house arrest of a U.S.-wanted militant who founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack.
BANGKOK (AP) — A United Nations report says the world's least developed countries need access to electricity if they are to break out of poverty.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier is racing toward freedom.
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the crash in the Pacific of a U.S. Navy plane flying to the USS Ronald Reagan (all times local):
TOKYO (AP) — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terrorism a "serious provocation" that justifies its development of nuclear weapons.
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit new highs and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index closed above the 30,000 level for the first time in over 10 years. Trading was slowing, however, ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government is preparing to extradite to the United States a recently arrested Filipino Catholic priest who faces charges of sexually molesting two boys in North Dakota churches in the 1990s, an official said Wednesday.
BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of South Korea and China on Wednesday affirmed their commitment to repair strained relations ahead of a visit by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Beijing next month and amid ongoing concerns over North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korean tensions (all times local):
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has appeared again in an anti-graft court seeking an exemption from attending his corruption trial so that he can visit his wife as she undergoes cancer treatment in London.
TOKYO (AP) — US Navy tweets 8 people recovered from Pacific plane crash in good condition; search on for 3 others.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity, an international human rights group said Wednesday.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan says 8 found from US Navy plane crash in Pacific; fate unclear.
TOKYO (AP) — A search is underway for two Japanese and five Indonesian crew members after their fishing ship was found capsized about 400 kilometers (250 miles) from the Pacific island of Palau.
TOKYO (AP) — US Navy says aircraft with 11 people aboard has crashed in Pacific Ocean on the way to aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean soldier races for the border in a jeep and then on foot before his former comrades shoot him at least five times as he limps into South Korea, where he collapses and is dragged to safety by southern soldiers on a dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian senator who is British by descent on Wednesday became the ninth lawmaker to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running for office that threatens to bring down the government.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who was found on fire in San Diego is a former prisoner of North Korea who was freed with the help of former President Jimmy Carter.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. releases dramatic video of a North Korean soldier's desperate dash across border, and his rescue after being shot.