BEIJING (AP) â€” An explosion Friday evening at a gas factory in central China killed two people and left 12 unaccounted for, state media said.
BANGKOK (AP) â€” Thailand's Constitutional Court accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders Friday in cases that could disqualify them from office.
NEW DELHI (AP) â€” An Indian court on Friday sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for the drugging and killing of a 15-year-old British girl whose body was found on a Goa beach in 2008.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) â€” A powerful bomb exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding 33, according to police and health officials.
TOKYO (AP) â€” Japan's foreign minister on Friday summoned South Korea's ambassador and accused Seoul of violating international law by refusing to join in an arbitration panel to settle a dispute over World War II forced labor.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) â€” The Taliban said they would hold talks Thursday with representatives of a Swedish non-profit group after threats by the insurgents forced the organization to close 42 clinics it runs in eastern Afghanistan.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) â€” A Chinese Australian writer detained in Beijing since January has been charged with endangering state security and moved from house arrest to a detention center, his lawyer and a friend said Thursday.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) â€” Philippine police filed sedition and other criminal complaints Thursday against the vice president, three opposition senators, four Roman Catholic bishops and other critics of President Rodrigo Duterte for allegedly plotting to destabilize his administration.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) â€” Thousands of Philippine police officers have received administrative punishments with more than 2,000 dismissed for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under the president's crackdown, officials said Thursday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) â€” South Korea and North Korea will meet on the qualifying path to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar but it's unclear whether a rare match between them in Pyongyang will materialize considering their political tension.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) â€” Authorities in Pakistan arrested a former prime minister Thursday over alleged irregularities related to the import of natural gas from Qatar.
BEIJING (AP) â€” Global stock markets mostly fell on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he could impose more tariffs on Chinese goods and Japan's exports tumbled.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) â€” The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar said Thursday the U.S. didn't "go far enough" in sanctions against four top Myanmar generals over the mass killings of minority Rohingya Muslims.
BANGKOK (AP) â€” Organized crime syndicates in Southeast Asia are flourishing in the illegal trafficking of drugs, wildlife, counterfeit goods and people, a U.N. report said Thursday.
TOKYO (AP) â€” Japanese fire official says more than 20 now confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) â€” South Korea's central bank on Thursday cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to shore up growth threatened by a trade dispute with Japan.
TOKYO (AP) â€” Japanese fire official says 12 people presumed dead, more missing after Kyoto animation studio fire.
TOKYO (AP) â€” Japan fire official says several people found unresponsive after Kyoto animation studio fire.
TOKYO (AP) â€” Japan's exports declined in June as shipments of goods were hit by trade disputes between China and the U.S., the Finance Ministry reported Thursday.
TOKYO (AP) â€” Japanese authorities say at least 38 injured in fire at a Kyoto animation studio, a man arrested on suspicion of arson.